David Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer
David Woods joined AIA in February 2003. As the President and CEO, Mr. Woods develops and oversees the strategic direction of the Company. Mr. Woods’ experience in the promotional products industry spans more than 22 years. In addition, Mr. Woods served on the Board of Directors of PPAI for eight years and was Chairman in 2000. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer of PPAI before joining AIA. Mr. Woods earned a B.S.B.A. from Boston University, an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School.
Tom Lehr, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Tom Lehr joined AIA in 2003. As CFO and Treasurer, Mr. Lehr manages the finances of the Company, including financial procedures, reporting, planning, tax management, and capital structure management. He has more than 30 years of career experience, including 10 years in the promotional products industry. Mr. Lehr earned a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, with emphasis in accounting and management.
Paul Weller, Director of Information Technology
Paul Weller joined AIA in 2012 as the Director of Information Technology and oversees the development and implementation of the information technology strategic direction of the Company. Mr. Weller provides leadership for all technology and related services that support corporate growth, administrative processes, and end users. Mr. Weller graduated from Northcentral Technical College with a degree in Computer Science.
Michelle Dalton, Director of Account Services
Michelle Dalton joined AIA in March 2008. Currently, as the Director of Account Services, she oversees the daily operations for the Account Services Department, as well as execution of the Company’s Owner onboarding program. Ms. Dalton also manages and leads the contract renewal process for current Owners. Ms. Dalton earned a B.B.A and an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
Kelley Schulz, Director of Accounting
Kelley Schulz joined AIA in 2012 as the Director of Accounting and oversees the daily operations of the corporate accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable departments. Ms. Schulz earned a B.A. in Business Economics, with an Accounting emphasis in addition to a B.A. in Communications from the University of California-Santa Barbara.
Mike Irwin, National Director of Sales
Mike Irwin joined AIA in 2001 as the Company’s first Regional Sales Manager and was named National Director of Sales in 2008. Mr. Irwin holds a certification as a Dale Carnegie sales trainer and is the former Chairman of PPAI’s MAS/CAS Certification Committee. Mr. Irwin is the Immediate Past-President of the Mid-Atlantic Promotional Products Association. Mr. Irwin earned a B.S. degree from Virginia Tech University in marketing management.
Greg Iott joined AIA in 2008. As Vice President, Marketing Services, Mr. Iott is responsible for the Company’s marketing support services and supplier relations, as well as corporate marketing programs. Mr. Iott boasts more than 30 years of promotional products industry experience in a number of sales and marketing positions. Mr. Iott earned a B.A. with honors from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, with emphasis in marketing and strategic planning.
Rebecca Kollmann, Director of Business Development
Rebecca Kollmann joined AIA in 2004 as the Director of Marketing. Ms. Kollmann entered her current position as the Director of Business Development in 2008 and is responsible for recruiting new Owners, as well as AIA’s corporate marketing initiatives. With 17 years of experience in the promotional products industry, she has held various roles in marketing, sales, and account management. Ms. Kollmann is currently the Vice-Chair of the PPEF Board of Trustees, and Immediate Past-President of the Promotional Products Association of Wisconsin. Ms. Kollmann earned a B.A. and an M.B.A., with emphasis on marketing and operations, from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
Marie Miller, Director of Continuous Improvement
Marie Miller joined AIA in 2001 in the information technology department and moved to the education department in 2005. In 2012, Ms. Miller began the development of AIA’s continuous improvement program and started AIA’s lean initiatives as the Director of Continuous Improvement. Ms. Miller is a member of the PPAI Certification Committee. She earned a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and an M.A. from the University of Montana, both in Political Science, and two Associate’s degrees in Computer Information Systems from Fox Valley Technical College. She also earned her Lean Enterprise Project Certification from Fox Valley Technical College.
Wendy Eiden, Director of Human Resources
Wendy Eiden joined AIA in 2006 as the Director of Human Resources. Ms. Eiden is responsible for all aspects of human resources, including employee relations, compensation and benefit plan management, recruiting, talent management, and strategic planning. She earned a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
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