Dan Bendele, Chief Executive Officer
Dan founded Independent Printers Worldwide, Inc., in 1998. He has served as President of IPW since its inception. Dan's unique background blends financial expertise with a wide range of "industry insider" talents. Hallmarks of his experience are executive assignments with International Paper and the Director of Procurement at Cadmus Communications. Residing in Powhatan, Virginia, Dan's family of six children and wife of 30 years. Kyra, are a stabilizing force in his career.
John McKay, President & CEO of Flexo Label & Advantage Group (FLAG) & Senior Vice President of Sales Northeast
In his role with IPW, John is responsible for developing procurement growth for our members in the Northeast. He brings IPW over 30 years of extensive industry experience including regional and national account sales and sales management. He is also the President of Flexo Label & Advantage Group (FLAG). John resides in Amherst, New Hampshire with his beautiful wife Cathy
Keith Kirk, Chief Operating Officer
Keith's role as Vice President of Purchasing for CGX gave him a unique view of the rampant consolidation in both the supplier community and the printing company landscape. Keith maintained an adept management of the entire CGX supply chain and forged outstanding relationships with all 70 print manufacturing operations. We are excited to say, Keith now brings that unique skill to the expansive IPW landscape. Keith resides in Pearland, TX with his wife Julie and their four children.
Ken Winterhalter, President of Twin Rivers Paper
Ken Winterhalter has been a top confidant, supporter, and mentor to IPW since our inception back in 1998. Propelled from Unisource National Account Manager for IPW to Unisource President, Ken was instrumental in launching IPW forward during our formative first decade. His undisputed expertise and knowledge of mill and merchant collaboration for success gives him a unique ability to advise and guide the next critical decade for IPW. Ken resides in Bradenton, FLorida with his wife Marsha and their three boys.