Ramsey, NJ — Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced Laura Blackmer, President, Dealer Sales, has been named to the Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) Board of Directors.
The MPSA is a not-for-profit, volunteer-led association to help further managed print, whose members include professionals from every aspect of the imaging industry. Its new Executive Committee and Board of Directors were elected in June and will serve two-year terms beginning August 1, 2023. The incumbents have some of the most extensive experience in the imaging channel and represent a wide span of the industry ranging from independent dealers, financial services and OEMs.
Blackmer is responsible for the sales and management of Konica Minolta’s considerable dealer network that represents and sells award-winning products and managed IT Services. Her experience includes 19 years in management and executive positions with Hewlett Packard Company, Intermec Corporation and Sharp. She has ranked on Tiger Paw Software’s Top 100 Influencers in the managed print industry list two years in a row. Blackmer has also been named to CRN’s prestigious Women of the Channel list five times, is a three-time Channel Chief and was recently named to CRN’s inaugural Inclusive Channel Leaders list.
“I am honored to have been chosen to serve in this key role and look forward to working with some of the most dynamic leaders in our industry,” said Blackmer. “To collaborate in such a significant capacity, in an industry that I love, is an amazing opportunity.”
“Laura will certainly serve as an important influence to our Executive Committee, Board and members,” said Eric Crump, President, MPSA and Director of Strategic Alliances at RINGDALE. “With her passion, leadership ability and proven success throughout the longevity of her career, she will undoubtedly be a huge asset to our organization and members.”
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