From left to right, Seated: Jack Mewhirter, Marc S. Simon and Jim Stutz.
Standing: Dale Limes, Kevin McHargue, Terry McGuire, Dawn Olds and Dale Moir. Not pictured: Stephanie Rains
Marc S. Simon
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Simon was appointed Chief Executive Officer and a director of HALO Branded Solutions in February 2001. He was recently honored as the "Person of the Year" by the industry's leading trade publication, Counselor.
Prior to joining HALO Branded Solutions, Mr. Simon spent 22 years in private law practice and five years as a leading executive in the call center industry. Mr. Simon is a CPA and has a BS in accounting and a J.D. from the University of Illinois.
Mr. Mewhirter became the President of HALO Branded Solutions in 1999. Mr. Mewhirter has spent his entire 37 year career with HALO Branded Solutions achieving executive positions in operations, marketing and sales. Mr. Mewhirter has also served on several key leadership committees of the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), the industry's largest trade association.
Executive Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Mr. Stutz joined HALO Branded Solutions in 2008 as Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development responsible for all aspects of sales, including field sales management, large-client acquisition, business development and recruiting. Prior to joining HALO Branded Solutions, Mr. Stutz spent 18 years at Cintas Corporation managing the Promotional Products Business unit. Mr. Stutz has appeared on Counselor magazine's Power 50 list and serves on the board of the St. Vincent DePaul Society in Cincinnati.
Senior VP of Marketing
Mr. McGuire joined HALO Branded Solutions in 1999 as Vice President, Marketing and Sales Support. Mr. McGuire has over 25 years of promotional products experience. Prior to joining HALO Branded Solutions, Mr. McGuire held executive business development and marketing positions with industry manufacturers. Mr. McGuire holds a BA in Communications from Central College.
Senior VP of Sales
Mr. Limes has been Senior Vice President of Sales for HALO Branded Solutions since March, 2004. He was previously Vice President of Sales at JII Promotions. Mr. Limes is a 24 year veteran of the promotional products industry with extensive sales and management experience. He is also the current Chairman of the PPAI Leadership Advisory Committee. Mr. Limes graduated in 1980 with a BBA from the Ohio State University.
Senior VP of Sales
Mr. McHargue joined HALO Branded Solutions in 2008 as Senior VP of Sales. Prior to joining HALO Branded Solutions, Mr. McHargue held Executive roles at Goldman Promotions, most recently serving as Executive Vice President. Mr. McHargue has over 21 years of promotional products experience and holds both BA and MBA degrees from St. Louis University.
Senior VP of IT and Asset Management
Mr. Moir joined HALO Branded Solutions in January 2001 as Senior Vice President, Information Technology and subsequently added responsibility for program operations and asset management. Mr. Moir has over 20 years of experience in the technology arena, including seven years in the promotional products industry. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University and an MS in Computer Science from North Central College.
VP of Operations
Ms. Olds has held various management positions with HALO throughout her 22 year career becoming HALO's VP of Operations in 2010. She has responsibility for the Billing, Accounts Receivable, Order Processing, and Operations of the organization. Ms. Olds has been involved in several industry committees and organizations and is currently serving as Treasurer on the promotional products industry's ePSA Board of Directors. She holds a BA in Information Technology from the University of Phoenix.
Ms. Rains joined HALO Branded Solutions in December, 1996. Prior to joining HALO Branded Solutions, Ms. Rains worked as a Divisional Business Manager for a not-for-profit organization, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois for nine years and prior to that worked for the Kansas City Board of Trade in the Audits and Investigations Department for three years. Ms. Rains holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas.