GPA announces that Rob Olson has joined the team as its newest business development manager. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience, Olson will focus his creativity and familiarity with the local market on helping GPA’s customers in Colorado and Southern California increase their value and grow their businesses.
Olson’s background includes 32 years of serving the graphic arts industry as a sales executive. His ability to build strong relationships within all levels of an organization has led to the development of many significant partnerships and programs during the course of his career. He comes to GPA with in-depth experience supporting the substrate needs of diverse markets through a variety of printing platforms. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., U.S.
“We are extremely excited to welcome someone with Rob’s tremendous experience and knowledge to GPA as we continue to grow out west,” says Jim Bender, GPA’s west region area VP. “Because he’s been in the paper and print industry his entire career, he will offer a solution-based perspective in a continually changing industry. Our customers can look forward to his consultative approach bringing new and creative ideas to their organizations.”