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February 19, 2018

KEARNEY, MO—The In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Barbara Jan Portwood (Jan), of Lititz, PA, as its new Marketing and Social Media Manager, effective today.

Jan is a seasoned professional with technology, marketing, customer service and sales expertise. She is well versed in technology, social media marketing, marketing and relationship building, among many of her talents. She is a professional, award-winning photographer who has had her work featured in exhibitions across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, including New York City.

Jan is very familiar with the in-plant printing and mailing industries having worked for 10 years at Louisiana State University (LSU) Graphic Services and Veterinary School as an Information Technology Professional. She was instrumental in modernizing the technology—both hardware and software at LSU Graphic Services.

Jan has a BS in Clothing and Textile Communications, along with a BS in Computer Science–both degrees from LSU. She also earned her MS in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience from the University of Texas at Dallas (TX).  She is married to Michael Portwood, and they have one son.

“We are so excited to have someone of Jan’s ability and knowledge to help IPMA move forward in addressing the needs of our members,” said Mike Loyd, Executive Director of IPMA. “Having worked with Jan during my time at LSU, I am fully aware of her capabilities. Jan is extremely talented in project management, and proficient in software and hardware, and will lead our marketing efforts to new horizons,” Loyd said.

In addition to developing IPMA’s marketing plan, Jan will be responsible for implementing the plan via all the outlets available to IPMA. She will handle IPMA’s social media needs, as well.

Jan may be reached at

The Marketing and Social Media Manager is a new position created to address the communication needs of IPMA, and its ever-growing membership. It is important that IPMA prepares for the future with a solid, comprehensive plan of action to keep its membership informed through all channels.

Founded in 1964, the In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association is the only professional association dedicated exclusively to meet the needs of all segments’ in-house printers and mailers. The nearly-700 members of IPMA are managers and directors from in-plant printing and mailing facilities throughout the United States. IPMA is headquartered in Kearney, MO.


1 Comment

  1. Hi,

    I understand your company is participating in the upcoming event “PRINT 2018” scheduled between September 30-oct 2, 2018 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL USA.

    I was wondering if you would be interested to purchase contact list of all the attendees who will be attending this conference. This list can be used for your pre and post campaigns.

    If you think I should be talking to someone else in your company, please forward this email to him/her.

    I appreciate your time and consideration.

    Best Wishes,
    Sophie Foster | Business Development Executive
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