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Mary Held - Owner
Mary was born here in Columbus, Ohio on December 28, 1927. She met Bernie Held in 1946 and they were married shortly there after. In 1964, Bernie purchased Old Trail Printing and Mary has been involved in the printing company ever since. Bernie passed away in 1987 and her three children are running the company today, but Mary still has a special role in the company. She is the majority owner which gives Old Trail Printing it’s distinction of being a WBE certified Business. She has always been dedicated to helping people in her community and is actively supporting several charities in our area.

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Michael Held - Principal
Michael was born in Columbus Ohio on December 16, 1950. He graduated from Bishop Hartley High School in 1968 and then spent a year at Columbus Technical Institute studying architecture. It was during his high school years his father Bernie purchased The Old Trail Printing Company. After spending a year at CTI, Michael felt a strong desire to join his dad in the printing business. Working part time on and off since 1964, he started his full time career at Old Trail Printing in June of 1969. Most of his first 35 years with the printing company was spent in sales. Working with the customers has been one of his greatest passions. He now spends most of his time helping to run the business and manage the sales and marketing team. Michael is deeply committed to both his family and the employees that make up the foundation of Old Trail Printing. He enjoys spending time with his family and an occasional round of golf.

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Susan Horn - Principal
Susan Horn, co-owner of Old Trail Printing, has been active in PIANKO for the past 10 years. Sue currently serves as the Past Chair of the Printing Industry Association of Ohio and Northern Kentucky Board, and serves on the Membership Committee, Member Education Committee and the Print Contest Committee. In addition, she serves on the PIEF (Printing Industry Education Fund) Board. In 1972, Sue joined Borden, Inc. in Columbus and also attended Franklin University in the evenings where she majored in Accounting. At Borden, Sue worked in a variety of financial and administrative capacities until she was promoted to Financial Analyst for Borden’s Food Division. While raising a family of her own, Sue joined her parents’ business (Old Trail Printing) on a part-time basis - assuming several general administrative duties including accounts receivable and billing. In 1988 Sue became a full-time associate with Old Trail and took over the majority of administrative functions, including Human Resources. When Old Trail purchased Mid-Ohio Graphics in 1994, Sue was named General Manager and continued to serve in an administrative capacity at the printing company. She served as MOG General Manager until Spring of 2000 when Old Trail merged the two companies to have its own in-house prepress division. At that point, Sue returned to her family's company where she directs all administrative, accounting and Human Resource functions.

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Dave Held - Principal
Dave has worked at Old Trail Printing his entire career and is an integral part of the sales and marketing efforts. In addition to being the top revenue producer, he is a member of the management team that directs the daily operations and sets strategy for the company. Away from the office he enjoys time on his Harley Davidson Heritage Softail.

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Warren Johnson - Senior Account Executive
Warren Johnson graduated from Bowling Green State University, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and a minor in printing. Warren relocated to Columbus Ohio in 1984, where he was a freelance artist for 2 years. He joined the Kroger Company in 1986 as a graphic artist, went into store management, and was with the company for 10 years. After leaving the Kroger Company, he joined the The Old Trail Printing Company as an Account Executive. He has been with Old Trail since 1995.

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Rick Heery - Senior Account Executive
Rick’s history begins in 1978 at Old Trail Printing. Upon graduation from high school the owner, Bernie Held, asked Rick to be a part of his company and join Rick’s dad in the Prepress Department at Old Trail. He started by operating the Camera Department and developing film in trays. It wasn’t long after that when he began running the Stripping Department (we are talking a long time ago now). In 1989, Rick created the Customer Service Department and shortly thereafter moved into Sales. With over three decades of printing experience, he feels the most comfortable communicating what he knows to Print Buyers. He prides himself in suggesting ways to make his customer’s jobs more cost effective. In his spare time, he watches a lot of his kid’s soccer games and when the weather is nice he will get out and play a little golf.

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Shaun White - Account Executive

Shaun graduated from Grove City High School in 1990. During his junior and senior year he studied Graphic Communications at Paul C. Hayes Technical which gave him the opportunity after graduation to begin his career at a commercial sheetfed printing company in Columbus. He gained invaluable experience making proofs and plates which led him into estimating and job planning. This laid the groundwork for a career in sales managing the company’s two major accounts. After moving to the Buckeye Lake area Shaun worked for a web printing company in Lancaster as an inside sales rep. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 18 years and his 3 daughters. Shaun also enjoys being outdoors on the water and working on his golf game.

   

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Brenda Pritchett - Account Executive

Brenda graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a B.A. in Marketing.  For the last 18 years, Brenda has honed her strategic marketing, project management and relationship development skills in the event marketing industry where she gained valuable experience sourcing and utilizing a variety of print related tactics for her clients through her relationship with PIANKO (Printing Industries of Ohio · N. Kentucky).  Brenda takes great pride in developing the relationship and listening to her client’s needs, always seeking to find the most creative and cost effective way to meet those needs.  She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her son play soccer.

   
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