Schenker Named GCPPA Executive Director

The Gold Coast Promotional Products Association (GCPPA) is pleased to announce that Mike Schenker, MAS, will serve as Executive Director of the association.  GCPPA President Jean Kalinsky, reports that, “The Board is excited to have someone with Mike’s promotional industry experience and recognition join us as Executive Director.  His years working with both SAAGNY and PPAI made him the ideal choice for managing our association, facilitating growth and for providing our members, nationwide, with the services and offerings of a leading regional association.”

photo_mikeschenkerMike, who lists himself as “All That” at Mike Schenker, Consulting, has been in the promotional products industry for many years as both a distributor and supplier and is also recognizable as one of the admins of the popular “Promotional Products Professionals” group on Facebook.  Mike is a well-known speaker, educator, mentor and trainer and was the proud recipient of the PPAI Distinguished Service Award in 2014. Of the GCPPA appointment, he says, “I’m honored to be joining this great group of dedicated promo industry people.  This association is on the verge of some very exciting times and I’m happy to lead it into the future.”

GCPPA is a PPAI regional affiliate serving South Florida.  The association’s mission is to enhance the level of professionalism of the promotional products industry in the region by providing its members with a wide variety of programs, services and activities.