Erie’s premier printing solution

About
Us

Printing Concepts is under new ownership, as of 2021. Printing Concepts has evolved from a small firm into one of the most respected and inspiring printers in the tri-state area, filling a 30,000 sq. ft. printing facility.

Full Service Printing Tri State Area

Our Story

Since 1969 PRINTING CONCEPTS has been the premier commercial offset and digital printing partner of choice for many of the TRI-STATE REGION’S leading corporations and organizations. As a strategic vendor, our focus is on partnering with clients to engineer creative solutions for their print communications and integrated marketing. Our staff is always available to assist you in planning your projects. Come visit us . . .  if you prefer we’ll come visit you!

We have earned a reputation for exceptionally high-quality work, a dedicated commitment to customers, and are continually looking for ways to grow and improve our services. With Printing Concepts, you get more than just a premier printing company – you get a team dedicated to your success. We utilize the latest technology in sheet fed and digital printing, a complete mail distribution system with variable data capabilities, binding and specialty options such as foil-stamping, scratch-off printing and embossing. Printing Concepts is dedicated to you.

We work to bring your vision to life.

Whether you need restaurant menus, or mugs, we have your printing needs covered!

Our Mission

Make all of your creative projects stress free by working with a great team of professionals that offer decades of experience and production knowledge.

At Printing Concepts, we provide our customers a quality product and to meet their needs through continuous growth in technology and excellent customer service.

Ethics Strategies

Printing Concepts operates on a set of four top ethics strategies:

Honesty

We run an honest business with respect to our customer and their printing needs.

Integrity

We run our company with integrity; we will not compromise at the cost of personal, professional, or social risk.

Commitment

We are committed to delivering a clean, safe, well equipped workplace bringing good results for both employees and customers.

Respect

We will treat everyone — customers and employees — fairly and with dignity, in a friendly manner.

Our Team

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Chuck Herron

Owner

Chuck is an Erie based entrepreneur with investments ranging from Printing Concepts to high end dining to municipal finance. He is also an angel investor in many startups, lending his expertise to others trying to build companies that will help transform the greater Northwest PA region.

Off hours Chuck can be found on his boat on Lake Erie or inside the engine of an old car.

Doug Dunham

Doug Dunham

Sales

Doug has been in the printing business for 45 years. He grew up in the business as his father owned a print/sign shop. His son is involved in the business as the Production manager.

Doug loves to flyfish, tie flies during the winter, and archery hunt. He also enjoys cooking, plus he has 6 grandchildren which he spoils and then sends home.

Kelly Craig

Kelly Craig

Pre-Press

Kelly brings over 30 years of design and marketing experience to Printing Concepts. With expertise in technical illustrating, desktop publishing, branding, advertising, social media, and more, she provides clients with a wide spectrum of creative offerings.

Kelly and husband, Ron, have two grown children, 3 spoiled Bernese Mountain Dogs, 2 shelter cats, and a pink axolotl.

LuAnn Shidemantle

LuAnn Shidemantle

Customer Service

As part of the customer service team, LuAnn enjoys the ongoing diversity and prospects she works with on a daily basis, including the challenges and creativity put forth to successfully support customers from start to finish.

A pasta connoisseur, LuAnn enjoys Italian cuisine after spending time outside gardening and enjoying the summer evenings.

Dea Woodword

Dea Woodword

Controller

Dea is an Erie native who joined the team August 2021. Dea has earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in General Business and her Master’s degree in Business Administration while working full-time. Dea has over 28 years of experience in Finance and Human Resources.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and singing.

Zach Herron

Zach Herron

Chief Operating Officer

Zach loves the fact that the printing business brings a different challenge and experience every day

After hours you can find him enjoying the evening with his Wife and young son, Parker.

Derek Dunham

Derek Dunham

Production Manager

Derek has been in the printing business for 25 years. Having grown up in the business as a third generation printer he knowledgeable in all aspects of the printing process.

When not at work he loves to archery hunt and golf. Having two sons, he is also heavily involved in youth athletics including coaching and facilitating. 

Chuck Orton

Chuck Orton

Estimation

Paint it Blue would be his response to an art question as he listens to the Rolling Stones. As our project estimator, Chuck likes “the challenge of taking a blank sheet of paper and creating a finished product, exceeding customers’ expectations.”

Cynthia Baum-Laffan

Cynthia Baum-Laffan

Pre-Press

Cynthia graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Fine and Applied Arts and has been designing and printing quality solutions in the graphics field ever since. From concept to completion, she has done almost every project imaginable.

Married with two children, she and her family enjoy camping and hiking, and performing in various venues – occasionally that includes fire.

Anna Wesley

Anna Wesley

Pre-Press

Anna holds a BA in Graphic Design from Mercyhurst University. From digital and animation to website design, she’s developed a well-rounded career.  Anna looks forward to advancing her skills into the world of print production. 

Outside the office, she can be found relaxing with her family and bulldog, enjoying Erie’s live music with friends, or lounging near a beach or pool.

Jim Geronimo

Jim Geronimo

Vice President

Jim spends most of his days shepherding customer’s orders through the shop and assisting our customers with whatever their needs may be.

In his spare time he enjoys hanging out with his family, golfing and trying to figure out what his golden retriever wants next.

Victoria "Vic" Delaney

Victoria "Vic" Delaney

Regional Manager of Sales & Business Development

Vic’s diverse background in Business, Finance, Operations, and Sales has brought her to our team as the Regional Manager of Sales and Business Development. Vic is truly devoted to customer service and building relationships.

A proud alumna of Gannon University, Vic holds an impressive academic record, including an MBA, a BS in Management, and two associate degrees.

In her leisure moments, Vic finds joy in home renovations, baking, golfing, socializing, exploring beautiful scenery in search of good fun and music, while being a dedicated fan of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Jim Colvin

Jim Colvin

Creative Director

Jim says the challenging opportunities and ever changing landscape of printing allows him to be creative on the job.

As our resident Yoga guru and fresh foods expert, Jim likes to relax with his Golden Retriever, Jake, while listening to Adele on the weekends.

Melissa Rogowski

Melissa Rogowski

List Management

Melissa graduated from Mercyhurst College with a Bachelor Degree in Visual Arts and stepped into the printing and mailing industry over 25 years ago.

She enjoys being outside in the garden and spoiling her niece and nephews. On weekends, you can find Melissa fishing for Lake Erie walleye.

April Revak

April Revak

Customer Service

April grew up south of Erie in Springboro, PA and graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (PennWest), where she met her husband. She has worked in Customer Service positions for 12+ years, focusing on Financials, Insurance, and of course, the Customer.

When not working at Printing Concepts or her part-time serving job at The Plymouth Tavern, she enjoys spending time with family/friends, caring for her plants and cats, Mayo and Trout.

“United Way of Erie County has found tremendous value in working with the Printing Concepts team. They ensure our printing needs are fulfilled in a timely manner and produce a quality product with our nonprofit budget in mind. We are extremely grateful for their support of our mission to crush poverty in the Erie community.”

Joelyn J. Bush (she/hers) | Director, Marketing & Communications

United Way of Erie County

"I've been using Printing Concepts for the past 15 years. I've always been happy with their service, work produced, and timeliness of the projects we've worked on. The staff has been wonderful to work with. Always helpful and flexible in providing outstanding work at a competitive price. I've also appreciated the friendships developed with the Printing Concepts staff over the years! I couldn't recommend any company I've ever worked with any higher than Printing Concepts!"

Scott R. Gongos | Director of Mission Advancement

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament

“... Printing Concepts has been a customer of Komori for almost 20 years. We have a high degree of confidence in their ability to produce a great quality product at a fair price. They understand the challenges in the printing industry and have found solutions that keep Printing Concepts and their customers current…”

Mark Hopkins, VP of Sales Eastern Region:
Komori America Corporation

“... the team at Printing Concepts always rise to the occasion to get the job done right and completed on time. They also deliver superior attention to detail on every project. One of the great things about working with Printing Concepts is their positive attitude toward every challenge–they always find a ways to get it done.”

Joe Weunski, Partner:
Tungsten Creative Group 

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