ASI Awards 21 More Industry Professionals With Education Certifications

40,000 more enrolled in the free

TREVOSE, PA – May 31, 2018 – The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced 21 more industry professionals were recently certified through the ASI Education Certification Program, bringing the total to 1,824, with more than 40,000 enrolled in the free ASI University digital campus.

The ASI Education Certification Program is free for ASI members and user friendly, with all 500 courses automatically tracked via The extensive educational program supports the needs of everyone, from newcomers to proven industry veterans, with sales, marketing, social media, business-building and technology courses offered online and in-person at ASI shows and events, presented by experts in their field.

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

The latest BASI graduates are:

  • Jeffrey Batson, More Goat (asi/276365)
  • Amanda Burke, Bright Ideas (asi/146026)
  • Quincy Edwards, Bright Ideas (asi/146026)
  • Angela Hawkins, Reliant Business Products (asi/514513)
  • Melanie Hojnowski, Second Step Advertising (asi/522735)
  • Rayan Horak, Pivot Communications Group (asi/296283)
  • Leah Kahan, Axis Promotions (asi/128263)
  • Jay Kaufman, Brothers Printing (asi/509710)
  • Sharie Kearns, OMG Branding Solutions (asi/232119)
  • Raul Lara, Brand New Promotions (asi/145080)
  • Jacob Rolon, Vantage Promotions (asi/351174)
  • Elise Salmon, College Hill Custom Threads (asi/164578)
  • Abdul Samad, Totes Factory (asi/91584)
  • Scott Silvey, Spirit Gear Unlimited (asi/522820)
  • Cassie Thompson, College Hill Custom Threads (asi/164578)
  • Loveada Way, Richard E Spry (asi/332900)
  • Beth Yohe, Xtreme Wear (asi/531032)

The latest MASI graduates are:

  • Amanda Burke, Bright Ideas (asi/146026)
  • Amanda Hueneke, Professional Business Systems (asi/525008)
  • Jody Martin, PMM Productions (asi/296609)
  • Zane Naylor, NBE Event Group (asi/279164)

“Hard work, dedication to our industry and a yearning for success are the hallmarks of everyone earning an ASI education certification,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “Congratulations to everyone going the extra distance to further their career.”

ASI annually invests $1.3 million to educate its members. Click here for a complete overview of ASI Education, which is just one of many exclusive benefits offered to ASI members. Click here to review 17 member-only discounts offered by affiliate partners through ASI’s Business Savings Program.

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, award-winning publications and insightful research reports.

For more information on ASI Education, contact Kerry Boderman, ASI’s education director, at [email protected].

About ASI
The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI®) serves a network of 23,500 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the $23.6 billion promotional products industry. ASI’s flagship product, the technology platform ESP®, manages the industry’s entire supply and marketing chain. ASI also produces award-winning digital and print content, live events and educational programs that enable companies in 55 countries to be more efficient, productive and profitable. ASI’s Counselor® magazine provides the most authoritative business content in the industry, and the ASI Certification Program features 500+ live and online education courses for over 40,000 professionals. The company, family owned and operated since 1962, is proud to have been consistently ranked among the “Best Places to Work” in Philadelphia and Bucks County, PA. For more info: