792 Industry Professionals Now Awarded with Education Certifications

19 new grads certified; 27,000 enrolled in ASI’s free Online Learning Center

TREVOSE, PA – May 14, 2013 – The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced 19 more industry professionals were certified in April through the ASI Education Certification Program, bringing the total to 792, with more than 27,000 enrolled in ASI’s free Online Learning Center.

Participation in the ASI Education Certification Program costs nothing for ASI members and is user-friendly, with all courses automatically tracked electronically via ASI’s proprietary digital campus. ASI’s extensive educational programs support the needs of everyone from newcomers to proven industry veterans.

The ASI Certification Program offers two certification levels: BASI™ (Bachelor of Advertising Specialty Information) and MASI™ (Master of Advertising Specialty Information).

BASI graduates are:

  • Todd Bader, Promotional Works (asi/301198)
  • Jackie Bass, You Name It Specialties (asi/365123)
  • Cristina Castaneda, The ImagEmporium (asi/528677)
  • Stephanie Cofell, ePromos (asi/188515)
  • Ernie Foutch, Custom Logos (asi/173183)
  • David Garthwaite, The ImagEmporium (asi/528677)
  • Kyle Hempel, My Print Broker (asi/278693)
  • Chris Johnson, JC Tees (asi/232955)
  • Frank Moore, Icon Branding Solutions (asi/229604)
  • Lalia Neira, Westminster Promotions (asi/359158)
  • Errol Niamut, Universal Business Solutions NV (asi/349444)
  • Carmen Romaniuk, Douglas Specialties (asi/182617)
  • Mark Sawitzky, Custom Logos (asi/173183)
  • Damon Subasa, Proinnovative (asi/79840)

MASI graduates are:

  • Jeanna Abercrombie, Pepco Poms (asi/77280)
  • Jerry Delgado, Vernon Company (asi/351700)
  • Laurie Roberts, PROforma PROmotions Remembered (asi/491562)
  • Mark Sawitzky, Custom Logos (asi/173183)
  • Jeff Sliva, Pepco Poms (asi/77280)

“To get ahead in business, professionals must be in constant touch with new trends and the latest education opportunities,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “By obtaining your MASI or BASI, you embody to the fullest the drive to succeed. I join everyone at ASI in saying congratulations. You have earned it.”

ASI annually invests $1.3 million to educate its members. During the 2012 ASI Show® season, 6,597 industry professionals attended live education classes, up 4.7% from 2011, making ASI the largest educator in the industry. Click here for a complete overview of ASI Education.

With a full spectrum of education, information and research programs, ASI has everything it takes to help ad specialty professionals learn the business and remain competitive. ASI offers an unmatched portfolio of educational opportunities, incomparable publications and insightful research reports.

For more information on ASI Education, contact Melinda Ligos, ASI’s editor-in-chief and senior vice president of professional development, at (215) 953-3434 or [email protected].

About ASI
The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) is the largest media, marketing and education organization serving the promotional products industry, with a network of over 25,000 distributors and suppliers throughout North America. ASI leads the industry in technology solutions, providing cloud-based e-commerce, enterprise resource planning software (ERP) and customer relationship management software (CRM). ESP Web™ is the industry’s leading tool for sourcing hundreds of thousands of products. A family-owned business since 1962, ASI also provides online research, marketing, advertising opportunities, trade shows, education, award-winning magazines, newsletters, custom websites and catalogs to help members sell, market and promote their brands. Visit ASI at www.asicentral.com and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and the CEO’s blog.

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