Katie Grimes Named Among PPAI’s 2023 Rising Stars

We are thrilled to announce that our very own, Katie Grimes, has been selected as an emerging leader in the promo industry! She is one of twelve to receive the recognition as PPAI’s Rising Stars 2023.

This year, more than 170 nominees vied for PPAI Rising Stars honors – a record for the annual contest, which began in 2010. Twelve emerging leaders were chosen based on their accomplishments, demonstrated leadership and volunteerism in the marketplace and their communities. Nominators described what makes each candidate impressive, their contributions on behalf of clients and the challenges they’ve overcome.

“Katie is an inspiration to our entire team. She is always sharing new, creative product ideas for different teams’ client needs.”
Shelley Stewart, CEO

Each honoree earns the chance to be on the cover of PPAI Magazine along with a full profile in the December issue, plus a special invitation to the Association’s Leadership Development Workshop this fall.

See the full list here.

Katie approaches the industry with fresh ideas and perspectives and consistently pushes herself to be better. She is the definition of a team player. She eagerly researches and provides creative ideas for team and client projects. From product research, to design and presentation, Katie goes above and beyond. There is no doubt she is one to watch!

As a company, we recognize that our success is due to our outstanding team members. We invest in our team’s growth and development and celebrate wins collectively. We’ve created an environment where creativity thrives, collaboration is valued, and initiative is celebrated. Our commitment to fostering growth and development is unwavering, as we understand that our employees’ success is intricately linked to our own.

Looking to join our incredible team? Explore opportunities here!