PRINTING United Alliance announced that nine industry notables have been inducted into its Ben Franklin Honor Society (BFHS). The inductees were welcomed in a private virtual ceremony on Nov. 17. More information about the BFHS can be found on the BFHS community page.
The historical BFHS recognizes and honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement and betterment of the printing and graphic communications industry through meritorious service. The society comprises Alliance members and other industry leadership.
The 2022 BFHS inductees are:
- Christopher Bernat, Print Mannschaft
- Paul Cousineau, Cousineau Consulting
- Gary Field, Cal Poly University
- Steve Johnson, Copresco
- Charles “Pat” McBride, Envision Printing
- Gerry Michael, GA Michael & Associates
- Jeff Stoudt, The Printing Industry of the Carolinas
- Jeff White, Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
- Trish Witkowski, FoldFactory.com
“Each of these individuals has made unique contributions to the printing industry,” says Ford Bowers, CEO, PRINTING United Alliance. “The breadth of their endeavors is remarkable, and I look forward to seeing their continued contributions in the years to come. On behalf of the Alliance, I extend heartfelt congratulations to this year’s inductees for this distinguished honor.”
About PRINTING United Alliance
PRINTING United Alliance is the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, comprising the industry’s vast communities. The Alliance serves industry professionals across market segments with preeminent education, training, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from the leading media company in the industry – NAPCO Media. Now a division of PRINTING United Alliance, Idealliance is the global leader in standards training and certification for printing and graphic arts operations across the entire industry supply chain.