KenGarner_newPresident & Chief Executive Officer

Ken Garner joined the Mailing & Fulfillment Service Association – now the Association of Marketing Service Providers  – in November 2008 as its President and CEO after a 33 year career in the printing industry – all with the same company. He joined United Litho, a heatset web magazine printing company, after receiving his undergraduate degree. Working his way up the corporate ladder from janitor/delivery driver he held a variety of jobs including V.P of Operations and V.P. of Sales and Marketing. He spent the last 12 years of his printing career as United Litho’s president. In 1994, he engineered the sale of the company to the Sheridan Group and became a member of its Leadership Team.

Most recently Ken led the successful re-positioning and rebranding of his association to increase its relevance to the members it serves. AMSP is a member of the Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service. Ken is a member of its Executive Committee.

Ken is a frequent speaker at industry events and has authored numerous articles for a variety of trade publications. He has also been a featured guest on Fox News.

Ken has an extensive background as a volunteer leader serving as a Director on the Boards of the Printing Industry of Virginia, the National Association for Printing Leadership, and the Graphic Arts Show Corporation. He served as chairman of the Environmental Conservation Board, PIA’s Executive Development Program, the Graphic Arts Education & Research Foundation, and NAPL. He is a member of NAPL’s Walter E. Soderstrom Society. In 2002, he received the Walter E. Soderstrom Award.

He lives with his wife Mary in Fairfax Station, Virginia and spends much of his free time following his daughter’s collegiate basketball coaching career.

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