In recognition of demonstrated dedication and support to the association and positive contributions throughout the previous calendar year and beyond.
April 14, 2021
Kearney, MO – The In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) is thrilled to announce the IPMA Board of Directors has selected Kenneth Tucker to receive an IPMA Outstanding Contributor Award. He will be honored at IPMA’s 2021 Virtual Conference and Vendor Fair June 7-18, 2021.
“Ken is the epitome of what a true business partner should be. He is always willing to pitch in and help us—not only, financially, but with suggestions and advice to further IPMA’s mission. As the point person in our relationship with Ricoh, Ken is responsive, enthusiastic about IPMA and has an unlimited amount of new ideas. I am so proud that the International IPMA Board of Directors realizes what a great asset Ken is for IPMA. Congratulations, Ken. Well done,” said Kelly Hogg, IPMA International President.
“I’m delighted and truly honored to be recognized by the IPMA with this tremendous award. Over the past few years, I have cherished the relationships and passion held across their members and leadership. This is why I evangelize the benefits of this great organization to grow membership and public awareness. My greatest joy has been the opportunity to represent Ricoh in bringing prominent educational programs, best practices, thought leadership, and proven strategies to build relevance and success for in-plants across the country,” said Kenneth Tucker, US, Channel Marketing Manager, Commercial & Industrial Print, Ricoh U.S.A. Inc.
About Kenneth (Ken) Tucker
Kenneth (Ken) Tucker is the Channel Marketing Manager, Commercial & Industrial Print, at Ricoh U.S.A. Inc. Tucker is responsible for enabling sales and strategic partners through winning strategies, products, solutions, and services. In this prominent role, Ken is highly focused on the full document ecosystem from inception through to production and final distribution to deliver unparalleled results. Ken has over 25 years of experience in global product marketing, business development, workflow solutions, and professional services associated with digital transformation and print communications. Tucker has managed various marketing and professional services teams at A.B. Dick, Xerox, and Pitney Bowes Corporation.
Ken earned his B.A. Degree in Management Communications from the University of Colorado Boulder, and MBA, with an emphasis on Finance and Information systems, from Suffolk University in Boston with extended studies in International Business at IESE University (Collaboration with Harvard University) in Barcelona, Spain. Ken lives in central, MI along with his three daughters (all Sparty grads) and wife Marianne.
About the Outstanding Contributor Award
The Outstanding Contributor Award was created to recognize an IPMA member or supporter in good standing for at least six months who has demonstrated dedication and support to the association and made positive contributions throughout the previous calendar year and beyond.
Founded in 1964, the In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) is the only professional association dedicated exclusively to meet the needs of all segments’ in-house printers and mailers. The more than 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. For more information, visit www.ipma.org and follow IPMA on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram.