Advance Corporation, a 70-year-old, privately held, third generation family-owned manufacturer, announces a new Management/Sales team. Jennifer Holm was named as General Manager; Kathy Wilson as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, along with Linda Apfel as National Accounts Representative.
Holm, formerly sales and marketing manager of the Identification Products Division, will be responsible for all aspects of the business. She holds an Executive MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.
Wilson has served the firm for twenty years as the sales and marketing manager of the Braille-Tac Division. As Vice President, she will be responsible for all aspects of the sales and marketing of the company. Wilson is a manufacturing industry expert in the field of ADA Signage and has been published in various trade articles. She studied political science, sociology, and anthropology at Luther College, Decorah, IA.
Apfel brings a wide breadth of experience to Advance including many successful sales and marketing campaigns and programs, all within the awards and recognition industry. As National Accounts Representative, Apfel will work with multi-line reps and distributors to develop sales. Apfel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.