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Board of Directors

The APA Board of Directors is charged with managing the affairs of the association in accordance with the bylaws. Composed of 12 dedicated individuals from member companies—six retailers and six suppliers—the board of directors is elected by the membership.

Executive Committee


Niels Norby imageNiels Norby
NetSoft Studio, LLC
Carlsbad, CA
Phone: 775.996.1343 Ext. 2040




Dan Messerchmidt imageDan Messerschmidt
JDS Industries Inc
Sioux Falls, SD
Phone: 605.339.4010




Wilson Brim, CRS
Southern Trophy House
Nashville, TN
Phone: 615.256.7295 Ext. 117



Past President

John Stangle imageJohn Stangle, CRM
Creative Awards & Screen Printing
Wichita, KS
Phone: 316.652.0926





Greg Azorsky imageGreg Azorsky
Recognition Plus
Independence, MO
Phone: 913.269.8237



Jeanette Brewer-Richardson imageJeanette Brewer Richardson, CRS
Engraving Concepts
Arlington, TX
Phone: 817.460.8122



Charlie Drago imageCharlie Drago
Monarch Trophy Studio
San Antonio, TX
Phone: 210.344.3777



Jessica Heldman-Beck imageJessica Heldman-Beck
The Rowmark Group
Findlay, OH
Phone: 419.429.0116



Darin Jones imageDarin Jones
Ikonics Imaging
Duluth, MN
Phone: 218.628.2217



Gregory Kolenut imageGregory Kolenut
Marco Awards Group
South Windsor, CT
Phone: 201.873.6577



Megan Raymond imageMegan Raymond
Raymonds Trophy
Bakersfield, CA
Phone: 218.628.2217



Justin Varn imageJustin Varn
Tallahassee, FL
Phone: 850.878.7187

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