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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



cory hanna

Cory Hanna

President


My Mission:

"To help lead an experienced and talented team of people who truly have a passion for our customers, want to help make a difference in celebrating life events, and are committed to the communities we work in.”

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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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nancy thompson

Nancy Thompson

Director 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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amy swanson

Amy Swanson

Director of Finance


My Mission:

"The finance team and I strive to be a valued partner and recognized leader in providing current, accurate and complete financial information and analysis, which are used to drive decisions and results."

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tara sikel

Tara Sikel

Director of Marketing


My Mission:

"To inspire every single person around me to think creatively, take action, find opportunity in every challenge, and provide the best customer experience."

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ben pfeil

Ben Pfeil

General Manager, TOG Minnesota


My Mission:

"My mission is to exceed our customer’s expectations in service, quality, and cost by leveraging technology and lean practices to streamline our business."

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kile hesse

Kile Hesse

Director of Operations, TOG Minnesota


My Mission:

"My team and I focus on delivering our customers vision by combining some of the newest technology with a splash of legacy equipment. We achieve this through teamwork and collaboration across several departments from our team to sales to operations."

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terry krueger

Terry Krueger

Director of Operations, TOG Manufacturing


My Mission:

"To empower our employees to help drive us in making the right decision for our business. Keeping employees engaged and being respectful about our decisions are strategic to our success."

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darryl mills

Darryl Mills

Director of Operations, 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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jamie eckman

Jamie Eckman

Director of Operations, TOG Idaho


My Mission:

"To exceed customer expectations by providing on time delivery of high quality products and excellent customer service."

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mike scherr

Mike Scherr

Director of Operations, 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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Sales and Accounts Team



sue anderson

Sue Anderson

Sales Executive

skanderson@theoccasionsgroup.com skanderson@theoccasionsgroup.com 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."

robin eppard

Robin Eppard

Sales Executive

rheppard@theoccasionsgroup.com rheppard@theoccasionsgroup.com 507.625.0653 507.625.0653

Why I Love My Job:

"I love my job because I am able to blend creativity with productivity. Being able to find the best fit and delight the customer is my ultimate goal. It is wonderful to work with a company that has such vast capabilities and knowledgeable employees to find customer solutions."

sarah goettl

Sarah Goettl

Account Executive

sjgoettl@theoccasionsgroup.com sjgoettl@theoccasionsgroup.com 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."

Linda Hiniker

Linda Hiniker

Sales Executive

lmhiniker@theoccasionsgroup.com lmhiniker@theoccasionsgroup.com 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 507.625.0686 507.625.0686

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

Business Development

rdlund@theoccasionsgroup.com rdlund@theoccasionsgroup.com 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 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."

meigan westermann

Meigan Westermann

Sales & Marketing Manager

mcwestermann@theoccasionsgroup.com mcwestermann@theoccasionsgroup.com 507.625.0755 507.625.0755

Why I Love My Job:

"The best part of my job is the relationships I have built in my 25 years with Taylor. 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. The people that work at The Occasions Group are really dedicated to problem-solving and getting things right, and we take pride in our company."

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."