Board of Directors

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Michael Ritter (TLMI Chairman) Controller, I.D. Images, LLC

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Michael Ritter (TLMI Chairman), Controller, ID Images in Brunswick, Ohio. Michael has been active in TLMI since joining the association in 1995. He previously served on the Board of Directors in 2005-2008 before his current term started in 2011. He served many years on the finance committee. Michael graduated from Emory University with an accounting degree in 1989. He spent four years in public accounting earning his CPA before returning home to Greeneville, Tennessee where he joined the family business (Superior Business Associates) and helped expand its’ product line into labels and tags.

Lori Campbell (TLMI Chairman Elect)President, The Label Printers

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Lori Campbell (TLMI Chairman Elect) President, The Label Printers, Aurora, IL. Lori has been with The Label Printers since 1982, and is responsible for all of the company’s sales, marketing, and manufacturing functions. She attended Eastern Illinois University, graduating with a BA in Political Science. Lori and her husband Kevin live with their Labrador Retriever Sadie, in Aurora, Illinois. Lori was elected to the board in 2013 for the second time.

Tim McDonough (TLMI Vice Chairman)President, Flexo-Graphics, LLC

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Tim McDonough (TLMI Vice Chairman), President, Flexo-Graphics, LLC in Butler, WI. Since graduating from Creighton University, McDonough has been in various sectors of the printing industry for over 27 years. Recently, McDonough celebrated his 15th year at Flexo-Graphics, an active TLMI member for over 15 years and recipient of the Eugene Singer award, and various other accolades. McDonough provides a unique outlook on leading a business with efficiency and consistency as his two main goals and a passion for cutting edge technology. In the off chance he is not at work, McDonough enjoys playing golf with his wife and three children and supporting the Milwaukee Brewers in the hopes that they will someday win the World Series.

Craig Moreland (TLMI Past Chairman) President, Coast Label Company

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Craig Moreland (TLMI Past Chairman), President, Coast Label Company, Fountain Valley, California. Coast Label joined TLMI in 2004, and Craig was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2010. Craig’s TLMI passion is growing membership, and he chaired the Membership Committee for four years prior to becoming Chairman.  Craig entered the label industry when he and his wife Janice purchased Coast Label in 1991. Prior to that, Craig held senior operating positions with a healthcare management company and a carbide cutting tool company. He graduated with a BA from the University of California, Irvine, and earned an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business. Craig and Janice live in Laguna Hills, California and have two married children, two grandchildren, and one very energetic Goldendoodle. Their son Drew is employed at Coast Label running the sales and marketing departments. Craig and his family enjoy downhill skiing, outdoor activities and traveling.

David Ellen Global Divisional Director, Domino Digital Printing

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David Ellen is the Global Divisional Director of Domino Digital Printing.  David’s roles within Domino over the past 24 years have included management & executive positions, both in the United States and United Kingdom. David was promoted to Global Divisional Director in April 2019.  Prior to this promotion, David served as President of Domino Digital Printing North America since 2016, and VP of Sales previous to that after coming over from Domino UK in 2005. While in the UK, David held positions of Global Director Commercial Printing, European Director Commercial Printing, UK Sales Manager, and UK Account Manager since joining Domino in 1995.

As Global Divisional Director, David is positioning the business to soar to even greater heights. “I’m very excited by our market-leading position in digital UV inkjet printing, our year-on-year growth, and our expansion as Domino continues to invest in digital printing. We have excellent people joining us, as well as existing employees being promoted into new positions. It’s an exciting time at Domino. Our employees are not only energized by their career opportunities, but also by our customers, our culture, and our world-class products.”

Mark GlendenningCEO & Owner, Inland

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Mark Glendenning is CEO & Owner of Inland in Lacrosse, WI, a manufacturer of packaging including decorative labels primarily for the beverage and food industries. Mark has a BS in Industrial Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison. He began his career with Eaton Corporation as a sales engineer for their Cutler-Hammer industrial controls and Dynamatic industrial drives divisions. He has been working at Inland, a family business, since 1988. He is married to Dr. Margie Webster, a primary care doctor at Gundersen Health Systems in La Crosse. He is involved in local civic organizations and activities and serves on a number charitable and industry boards.

Tara Halpin CEO/Owner,Steinhauser

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Tara Halpin worked at Steinhauser for 12 years before she and her brother purchased the company from their parents in 2007. Two years later, she led the company through a total restructuring, shifting the business from commercial printing to manufacturing consumer product labels. This change motivated Tara, as CEO and 4th generation owner, to then become laser-focused on their sales and operational efforts, by recruiting smart, driven individuals who have energized and grown the company. Because of this change, she has guided this 114-year-old Newport, KY-based company from one customer back to over one-hundred. Between running the business and spending time with her husband and kids, Tara also serves on the Board of Directors of the Printing Industries of Northern Kentucky and Ohio.

James E. Hammer President & CEO, Hammer Packaging

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James E. Hammer is President and CEO of Hammer Packaging in West Henrietta, NY. From a modest $4 million in sales with 60 employees, Jim has grown the company to the over $100 million and 450-employee organization it is today. The company has won many awards, most notably Best Workplace in America and the prestigious Rochester Business Ethics Award, as well as being named to the Inc. 5000 and Rochester Top 100 list of fastest growing privately held companies.

Jim began his career at Hammer in sales and customer service. He was promoted to Vice President in 1975, and became President & CEO in 1983. Jim has personally received numerous distinctions including being the recipient of the Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award, Power of Communication Award and the Herbert Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award from RIT. Jim was also inducted into the Rochester and New York Business Halls of Fame and has received the Business Person of the Year by the Rochester Small Business Council. Most recently he was honored with the Gaudete medal from St. Bonaventure University.

He currently serves on the boards of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, JP Morgan Chase Regional Advisory Board, Rochester Business Alliance, and Doyle Security. In addition to Jim’s board responsibilities, the Hammer family is actively involved in many local Rochester community programs and organizations through volunteer work and support.

John McDowell President, McDowell Label

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John McDowell serves as the President of McDowell Label, a McDowell Packaging & Advertising Company. McDowell Label is a manufacturer of Shrink Sleeves, Labels, and Flexible Packaging, which was founded in 1981 and is strategically headquartered in Plano, Texas.

Prior to his current stint in the brand-packaging category, John was a Managing Partner of the most recognized sports & fitness club brands, Gold’s Gym & 24 Hour Fitness.  John was involved with one of the largest M&A transactions within the North American Sports Club Market, at the time, leveraging a 12 facility merger into what became a 400+ facility enterprise.

His experience in multi-facility development, performance improvement, branding, new market development, and relational-team-building has been an added asset for McDowell Packaging & Advertising Company, Inc.

John is a graduate of Texas A&M University (whoop), where he earned a BS in Sports Management and served in student leadership. John also serves on the regional board of directors for College Golf Fellowship and is active in many fundraising causes for charity. A proud father of two children, John notes, “they keep me humbled, grounded, and motivated.”

Robert Parker President, Label King

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Robert Parker is President, Label King, San Diego, CA. A graduate of San Diego State University Robert started Label King in 2002 after an 11 year career in the packaging field.  A TLMI member since 2010 Robert has been active in the TLMI Environmental Committee serving as co-chair of the Liner Recycling Committee.  Robert and his wife Kim live in San Diego with their two children.

Elizabeth Pecha-Poelker Owner, PrintFlex Graphics

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Elizabeth Pecha-Poelker is CEO and owner of PrintFlex Graphics, St. Louis MO.  PrintFlex specializes in package-based promotions: labels, stickers, booklets, instant redemption coupons, extended content labels and a variety of other POS and POP products for consumer packaged good.  PrintFlex also offers application equipment consulting, leasing and sales.   PrintFlex serves a national client base, made the INC 5000 list of fastest growing companies 6 years in a row and was named the 2011 SBA Small Business Team of the Year for Eastern Missouri.  Liz has served on many community and industry boards.  She is a graduate of Ripon College, Ripon Wisconsin.  She lives in the city of St. Louis with her husband Chris Poelker.  They have three grown sons and enjoy traveling and going to sporting events. 

Patrick Potter President, Flexo Wash, LLC

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Patrick Potter is President of Flexo Wash, LLC in Louisville, Kentucky. Patrick  is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and a graduate of Trinity High School. In 1993 he earned a B.S.B.A. in Accounting from Xavier University. Patrick is President and coowner with his family of Flexo Wash, LLC. Flexo Wash is the leading provider of cleaning technology for the flexographic, gravure, and offset package printing industries.

Prior to joining his family with Flexo Wash, Patrick was Vice President of Sales for RH Clarkson Insurance Group, and also served as Vice President for Fifth Third Bank. He was with Fifth Third for over sixteen years. During his career at Fifth Third, Patrick led the Corporate Treasury Management sales team, and managed the Investment Advisors division, in addition to his time in Commercial Banking.

Patrick currently serves on the boards of the Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville, JB Speed Art Museum Board of Governors, The First Tee of Louisville, and the Trinity High School Board of Directors where he currently serves on the executive committee. He is a member of the Archbishop’s Finance Council and Investment Committee for the Archdiocese of Louisville. Patrick also serves as a regional representative to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ National Advisory Council (NAC). Patrick and his wife Heidi have three children, Lucie, Molly and Michael.

Kristin Yerecic Scott Marketng Director, Yerecic Label

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Kristin Yerecic Scott is Marketing Director and Board of Officers member at Yerecic Label based in New Kensington, PA. As part of Yerecic Label’s third generation, she joined the family business full time in 2014. Kristin is responsible for the branding, advertising, public relations, digital marketing and sales material development for the organization as well as leading the Pre-Order Cross Functional improvement team.

Kristin is the Marketing Co-Chair for TLMI where she has assisted staff with the association’s brand refresh and new website.  She is active in a variety of associations for industries Yerecic Label services including serving as the Education Co-Chair and Board of Directors member for the Southeast Produce Council.  Kristin supports her local Toys for Tots organization which is also a cause near to Yerecic Label’s heart.

Kristin graduated from Ohio University with a BS in Strategic Communications, and minors in both Economics & Business. Kristin and her husband Matt live in Pittsburgh, PA and are enjoying their time as newlyweds!

Bob Spiller President & CEO, RotoMetrics

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Bob Spiller has served as President & CEO of RotoMetrics since 2012. Since joining, Bob has expanded RotoMetrics’ business in the US and internationally through both organic growth and acquisitions. 

Before joining RotoMetrics, Bob was President & CEO of a privately held high security printing and anti-counterfeiting technology company. His prior experiences included leadership positions with Graphic Packaging International, Bertelsmann A.G. (Sonopress Division), and Avery Dennison. Bob earned an Engineering Degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

John WynneCEO, Fortis Solutions Group

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John O. Wynne, Jr. is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fortis Solutions Group, a labels, shrink sleeve, folding carton and flexible packaging company servicing customers nationwide from multiple locations. Prior to entering the labeling business in 2010, John held various positions within the Investment Banking units of Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley in New York. John received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business.

Michelle Zeller CFO and COO, AWT Labels & Packaging

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Michelle Zeller serves as CFO and COO of AWT Labels & Packaging. Michelle has over 25 years of extensive accounting and operations experience.  Michelle has been with AWT since 2004 and is responsible for customer service, planning, purchasing, IT, HR, Quality, compliance and accounting.   Michelle is a Certified Public accountant and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from the University of St Thomas (1988), after which she spent 4 years in Public Accounting.   Michelle completed MDA Leadership Consultants, High Performance Leadership program in 2013.   Michelle is passionate about the environment and loves to waterski.