The key players on JKG Group’s management team bring keen insight, sound judgment, practical knowhow and tons of experience to the table. The result? Your Brand. Accelerated.
A seasoned entrepreneur with a successful career spanning four decades in management, marketing, distribution and sales, Bruce is also president of Gittlin Companies − JKG Group’s parent company. He has played an active role with JKG since the Gittlin Companies purchased a majority share in 1994 and has made significant contributions to JKG’s growth through his management insight and financial acumen.
Chief Operating Officer
Drawing on over 20 years as a senior executive in sales and business development and long history in the graphic arts industry, Steve is committed to ensuring that JKG’s culture is totally customer-focused. As Chief Operating Officer, he plays leadership roles in sales, operations and quality assurance. Strongly committed to the community, he was co-founder and executive director of the National Executive Service Corps, which places retired corporate executives as consultants to non-profit organizations.
Bob joined JKG in 1994 when the firm was acquired by the Gittlin Companies. He has played a key role in guiding its expansion into a multidimensional provider of marketing communications solutions to national and international clients. He is excited about showing existing customers and prospective clients how JKG can help them accelerate their brand, defend their image, maximize their profits and simplify their lives. Passionate about participating in non-profit and philanthropic endeavors, he serves on the board of directors of the Golden Bell Education Foundation and has been recognized for his service to others by many charitable organizations.
Chief Technology Officer
Tom joined JKG Group in 1994 and has played a key role in its accelerated growth. He is a multi-talented individual with a unique combination of skills in the disciplines of information technology, graphic arts, marketing and operations. Since 1988, Tom has been working with data-driven content and automating complex business processes with easy-to-use tools. He is the architect of JKG Group’s technology platforms, including MyCIS.
Director of Creative Services
Paul has been in the creative industry since 1986. His rare balance of creative ability and technical production knowledge enable JKG Group to create effective communications campaigns and award-winning materials efficiently and within budget. Paul possesses an invaluable understanding of the infrastructure and processes required to execute integrated marketing communications solutions. In addition to marcom collateral, Paul has 20 years’ experience in designing packaging and point-of-purchase displays.
Director of Communications
Leon has worked as a public relations professional, writer, editor and journalist for 35 years. He plays an integral role in developing and implementing marketing, media relations and fundraising communications strategies for JKG Group clients in the corporate and non-profit sectors. A number of PR campaigns and marketing communications materials created on his watch have garnered prestigious awards from PR News and the League of American Communications Professionals.
Director of Print Operations
Robert brings more than 30 years of experience in operations and operations management within the printing industry to JKG. A graduate of the New York School of Printing, he continued his training in the intricacies of printing techniques and technology as well as the application of lean manufacturing, continuous process improvement, and total quality control in print operations.
Director of Mailing Services
Rich has more than 25 years of experience in printing and mailing on both the supplier and the customer sides of the house. His process improvement, lean manufacturing and just-in-time expertise make Rich uniquely qualified to ensure that JKG’s mailing services continue to push the envelope.
Director of Logistics
In 12+ years with JKG, Josh has risen through the ranks to become the Director of Logistics overseeing the company’s comprehensive kitting and fulfillment operations. He has guided the expansion of JKG’s logistics services to include hazardous materials handling as well as other special capabilities. Drawing on his training as a master gardener, Josh knows how meticulous planning and constant attention to detail lead to measurable results.