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We strongly believe

Creating an environment built around trust, camaraderie and support is top priority. From leadership and sales to production and shipping, we extend these values to every partner we work with.


When you meet a member of the leadership team, you will feel confident that you and your business will be cared for first and foremost. We'll provide the knowledge, resources and stability you need to accomplish your goals but we'll also encourage you to act with innovation and take advantage of growth opportunities for your business.

Leadership Team



bill rose

Bill Rose

President


My Mission:

"I use my background in sales, Marketing, IT and Operations to help deliver a first class experience for our partners. I like to really get involved with our partners because ultimately they are our best teachers. I'm always looking for ways The Occasions Group can hit even higher standards and provide premium quality in our printed products.”

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sue lund

Sue Lund

Vice President of Business Development


My Mission:

"My team and I will work closely with you to create a successful partnership. My team provides support in all the areas you need it, from marketing and product management to print fulfillment and quality control.”

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janet westerlund

Janet Westerlund

Vice President of Marketing


My Mission:

"The marketing team and I work in collaboration with the TOG sales team to help you best serve your customers and support your sales efforts. Our strong and highly capable team members are always ready to react fast to needs of our partners and accept any challenges that may come.”

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aaron lerwill

Aaron Lerwill

Vice President of Human Resources


My Mission:

"My goal is to help develop our people. I focus on providing environmental support to promote better engagement, responsibility and performance with the ultimate goal of driving better business results for our partners.”

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nancy thompson

Nancy Thompson

Vice President of Information Technology


My Mission:

"I, along with a fantastic team of project managers and IT systems experts, work closely with you to grow your business. We'll go to whatever lengths are necessary to ensure that orders flow from your website into operations quickly and easily.”

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sally vogel

Sally Vogel

Director of Accounting and Finance


My Mission:

"Is to provide timely and accurate financial information to leadership of the organization, so decisions can be made, to make The Occasions Group a better/stronger company for years to come.”

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darryl mills

Darryl Mills

General Manager of TOG Indiana


My Mission:

"To employ, educate, guide and empower a talented team of dedicated workers who individually demonstrate their passion for what we do every day. Through constant collaboration, we strive to perform at the highest levels in print fulfillment for the partners we serve."

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daniel sandell

Daniel Sandell

General Manager of TOG Idaho


My Mission:

"It is my mission to make sure our company delights our partners each and every day exceeding their expectations by delivering quality products and services at a competitive price and on time."

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mike scherr

Mike Scherr

General Manager of TOG Texas


My Mission:

"To deliver the best possible service and product to our partners by delivering the highest quality products made with attention to detail. We can accomplish this mission because our employees work together as a dedicated team."

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kevin svenson

Kevin Svenson

General Manager of TOG Minnesota


My Mission:

"My team and I focus on helping our customers celebrate life events by providing exceptional customer service and premium quality printed pieces. We strive to provide unique designs and solutions while bringing together the latest technologies with enduring craftsmanship."

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Sales and Accounts Team



sue anderson

Sue Anderson

Sales Executive

skanderson@theoccasionsgroup.com skanderson@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.344.2050 507.344.2050

Why I Love My Job:

"I love to learn and The Occasions Group is a place where we always take on new projects and seek alternative solutions to practical or conceptual problems. There is great satisfaction when a customer acknowledges that we were able to 'fix it', whether it's a new product, process or procedure."

nancy brower

Nancy Brower

Sales Executive

nabrower@theoccasionsgroup.com nabrower@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.344.2084 507.344.2084

Why I Love My Job:

"I love working with our great staff of talented, passionate people, whose cohesive team goal is to meet the needs of our customers and exceed their expectations."

doug faust

Doug Faust

VP of Sales

dafaust@theoccasionsgroup.com dafaust@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.344.2061 507.344.2061

Why I Love My Job:

"I love being in an industry that helps people celebrate the most significant occasions, events and holidays in a person's life. The relationships I've built and the relationships our products/services foster make this truly a 'feel good' job."

sarah goettl

Sarah Goettl

Account Executive

sjgoettl@theoccasionsgroup.com sjgoettl@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.625.0656 507.625.0656

Why I Love My Job:

"I love my job because each day presents new opportunities and challenges. Internal collaboration always provides steps towards innovative processes and products. This allows us to learn and grow with our partners creating strong relationships and effective partnerships that last."

Lisa Haman

Lisa Haman

Sales Executive

lahaman@theoccasionsgroup.com lahaman@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.625.0504 507.625.0504

Why I Love My Job:

"I love getting to present our beautiful product line to clients. When they commit to setting up a program with us, I get the greatest satisfaction and that's easily why I love what I do!"

Linda Hiniker

Linda Hiniker

Sales Executive

lmhiniker@theoccasionsgroup.com lmhiniker@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.625.0509 507.625.0509

Why I Love My Job:

"I am honored to have worked for the company for over 40 years and enjoy coming to work each day to help our partners grow their print business. I feel strongly that good service is the foundation of good businesses today and I strive to make sure that I give the best customer service each day to everyone that I work with."

barbara holmin

Barbara Holmin

Account Executive


Why I Love My Job:

"I love the great teamwork we have here at The Occasions Group; we all pull together to get the job done. I also love seeing new and innovative ideas executed for our customers."

mindy keating

Mindy Keating

Account Executive

mmkeating@theoccasionsgroup.com mmkeating@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.625.0286 507.625.0286

Why I Love My Job:

"I get the opportunity to work with partners, listen to their needs and understand their goals. Then I work with a fabulous production and IT crew to execute them, which couldn't be more rewarding."

rich lund

Rich Lund

Sales Executive

rdlund@theoccasionsgroup.com rdlund@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.344.2049 507.344.2049

Why I Love My Job:

"I take great satisfaction in providing solutions for businesses that at one point or another may have felt stuck in their choices. I'm always learning and figuring out ways we can meet the needs of partners who are often surprised at how much our company can change and grow to accommodate those needs."

Peggy Mueller

Peggy Mueller

Account Executive

pjmueller@theoccasionsgroup.com pjmueller@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.625.0650 507.625.0650

Why I Love My Job:

"I love the variety of projects and working with such talented and creative people at The Occasions Group. We all support each other and work together to offer creative feedback and then make our ideas a reality. Every day is different and it is a constant adventure."

blake nelson

Blake Nelson

Sales Executive

bjnelson@theoccasionsgroup.com bjnelson@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.344.2041 507.344.2041

Why I Love My Job:

"I love working with knowledgeable, professional people who put the customer first. It's all about giving the customer a quality piece so they can take pride in their special occasion."

lucy nelson

Lucy Nelson

Account Executive

lknelson@theoccasionsgroup.com lknelson@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.625.0838 507.625.0838

Why I Love My Job:

"I love my job because every day there is a challenge to solve. It could involve a new product, a new partner or a technology enhancement. We're always able to solve the challenge and that is rewarding to me! The best part is I get to conquer these challenges with passionate people that are fun to work with."

tami voigt

Tamra Voigt

Sales Executive

tsvoigt@theoccasionsgroup.com tsvoigt@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.344.2057 507.344.2057

Why I Love My Job:

"I love my job because of the people and the products! I get to work with many wonderful customers every day and help them develop and select the perfect products for their needs. I enjoy that every day is a new challenge keeping up with the changing market demands."

meigan westermann

Meigan Westermann

Account Executive

mcwestermann@theoccasionsgroup.com mcwestermann@theoccasionsgroup.com tel:507.625.0755 507.625.0755

Why I Love My Job:

"Hands down, the best part of my job is the relationships I have built in my 22 years here. Our leaders get to know us as people and I have been fortunate to benefit from their kindness and flexibility as my home life and career goals have changed. I also truly appreciate the strong relationships I have developed with my partner accounts, some of which I've had for many years."

brad whittington

Brad Whittington

Account Executive

jbwhittington@theoccasionsgroup.com jbwhittington@theoccasionsgroup.com 507.625.0500 ext. 50554 507.625.0500 ext. 50554

Why I Love My Job:

"I stumbled into the world of personalized stationery early in my retail career. Back then, I worked with a number of vendors including several from The Occasions Group. I quickly came to recognize The Occasions Group as a leader in the printing industry, and was honored to join the team, solidifying my status as a proud stationery nerd."