AIA Corporation Appoints 2020 Owner Advisory Council Members
APPLETON, Wis. (Oct. 13, 2020) — AIA Corporation (AIA) announced today the appointment of new members to its Owner Advisory Council (OAC). Now in its 11th year, the OAC works closely with AIA leadership to ensure the success and growth of AIA’s nearly 300 independent Owners.
Incoming OAC members include:
● Tom Bagli, CEO and Owner of Bluestone Marketing Inc. Tom has been with AIA for 18 years and will serve as the chair of the OAC.
● Lisa Fronek, owner of Generate Sales and Marketing. Lisa has been with AIA for nine years.
● Chase Murphy, CEO of MDM Pro. Chase joined AIA in 2020.
● Maria Perez, president of AIA Effective Promos. Maria has been with AIA for 21 years.
“Our new OAC members bring a diverse set of perspectives and business experiences, while also sharing AIA’s core values,” said Joél Bastien, SVP of Owner Success. “They were all recruited and nominated with input from AIA’s Leadership team and Owner Success team. We are excited for the new OAC to bring a measured and an independent mind to speak for the greater good of the Owner Community.”
OAC members provide feedback to AIA leadership on matters that affect the continued growth and success of Owners; test new solutions and services and innovations developed by AIA that could benefit AIA Owners; and mentor Owners in their geographic region. OAC members are appointed to a one-year term but may be reappointed for a second year.
"On behalf of the OAC, we are very excited to work with AIA leadership and to be the voice on behalf of our peers,” said Perez. “We are committed to serving our fellow Owners personally and professionally, and in conjunction with AIA, building a true partnership for growth and success."
AIA partners with distributors in the promotional products industry and provides them with the professional services they need to run an efficient and profitable business. With AIA, distributors maintain their independence, gain the support of like-minded entrepreneurs and are empowered to Be Boldly You. AIA distributors have access to advanced technology to streamline sales and operations; back office support and order financing; supplier relations; sales coaching and planning; and marketing programs. These business services enable distributors to work smarter, freeing up time and resources to focus on professional and personal goals. For more information, visit www.aiacommunity.com or call 800-460-7836.