Leadership

LEADERSHIP TEAM

We are in the business of providing high-quality products and services that meet the needs of our customers. Our corporate philosophy centers on not only what we do, but how we do it. We strive to make Printek a special company to work with—surpassing expectations through the value of our unique products and services.

Our team is led by:

Julie Payovich, President and COO

Julie has been with Printek for 24 years and is currently serving as President and Chief Operating Officer. She has held several positions at Printek, including finance, sales, and executive administration. Julie has a bachelor’s degree in business from Central Michigan University. She is a member of the World Presidents’ Organization and the Berrien County Manufacturers Council. During her tenure as the President of Printek, Julie has expanded the company’s product and services portfolio and launched the Printek Mobile business unit.

Russ Corace, Executive Vice President

Russ is Executive Vice President of Printek, where he has worked for the past 11 years. In this position, he oversees engineering, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, technical support, service repair, and product management. Before joining Printek in 2000, Russ held management positions in large organizations and high-tech startups. Russ earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Oakland University and a master’s degree in engineering with concentrations in electrical and biomedical engineering from Colorado State University. He also has a dozen U.S. and international patents to his credit.

Chris Yeager, Director of Marketing

Chris is the Director of Marketing for Printek. He directs all core marketing duties, including ad placements, direct and e-mail campaigns, literature, trade shows, public relations, and Web and social media management. Throughout his 24 years with Printek, Chris has worked in a variety of human resources and marketing functions as well as IT and shipping. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Western Michigan University and a master’s degree in business from Keller Graduate School of Management.

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