Get To Know Your Board Nominees

Includes a Live Event on 08/22/2019 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

PPAI Board Election opens September 9 - 30!  Before you vote, get to know the nominees firsthand at the “virtual Town Hall meeting”.  Mark your calendar for the live virtual event, August 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm Central.

This is a great opportunity to hear from the Board Slate Nominees for the 2019 Election.  The meeting will be facilitated by Brittany David, MAS, PPAI Board Chair and Paul Bellantone, CAE, PPAI President and CEO.  Each Board nominee will be answering questions that reflect their skill sets that align with the Board’s current focus and strategic plan.  

This webinar has been set up for all PPAI members to participate live or to access on-demand.  If you’re unable to participate on the live webinar, we encourage you to submit questions in advance to Anne Stone at or Paul Bellantone, CAE at  The playback of the virtual Town Hall meeting will be available after the event.  

Visit the PPAI Board Election web page for more information about the nominees, the election process and general information.

Questions?  Contact Veronica Bailon at

Paul Bellantone, CAE

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Promotional Products Association International

Paul Bellantone is the president and CEO of PPAI, the not-for-profit association for more than 15,000 member companies of the $23.3 billion promotional products industry. Bellantone is committed to advancing the promotional products industry through visibility, viability and credibility. He is focused on delivering compelling member value and responsible for successfully executing the strategies and vision of the PPAI Board of Directors and advocating for the industry and its professional practitioners.

Brittany David, MAS

Vice President of Sales, PPAI Board Chair

Brittany David, MAS, is the vice president of sales at SnugZ USA, a top 40 supplier. She is a 13-year veteran of the promotional products industry and has been with SnugZ for eight years. Previously, David worked at SAGE Quick Technologies Inc. after her career in the hospitality industry. She currently serves as the Chair of the PPAI Board of Directors and has volunteered on numerous PPAI committees and regional events. 

Dawn Olds, CAS

senior vice president of operations, HALO Branded Solutions

Dawn Olds, CAS, has been in management for over 20 years, spanning three focus areas: accounting, information technology and general operations. She has developed and managed project integration plans for dozens of successful acquisitions. Olds has been the executive sponsor for several Lean Six Sigma projects. Her career highlights also include mentoring and developing dozens of professionals within the HALO organization and promoting them. In addition to the development of people, Olds dedicates time to volunteering for Junior Achievement, is a mentor for a high school entrepreneur program, and is a member of the Women’s Professional Network. She holds a bachelor’s in information systems and an associate degree in accounting.  

Kevin Walsh

president, Showdown Displays

Kevin Walsh has participated in virtually every facet of the industry: distributor, imprinter/embellisher, soft goods manufacturer, brand ambassador and currently, hard goods manufacturer. He has launched and grown multimillion-dollar businesses and product lines from the ground up. He has contributed to the success of Sign-Zone, Inc. for the last eight years of his professional career. Walsh’s leadership philosophy includes the belief in having vision and clarity to recognize evolving landscapes, and the courage to embrace the change needed to succeed. 


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08/22/2019 at 1:00 PM (CDT)   |  60 minutes
08/22/2019 at 1:00 PM (CDT)   |  60 minutes The session will open in a new window - do not close the session launch page. For the session to launch properly, make sure your pop-up blocker is turned off. Once you have completed the session, please close the event recording or webinar window and proceed to the session launch page to complete the Online Education Survey and receive credit. Note: The survey will not appear in your event recording or webinar window.
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Certification Credit
1.00 CAS credit  |  No certificate available
1.00 CAS credit  |  No certificate available