Joe Valdez - President / General Manager
Years Experience: 26
Started career at Bestforms as Pressman in 1986. Promoted in 1989 to Lead Pressman in charge of managing and maintaining presses. Key leader in establishing equipment for Flexo printing and variable imaging as well as integrated label/card production in the early 1990’s. Assisted with research and development of Bestforms BestCard product line launch in 2004. Supports continuing evolution of all other specialty products. Promoted to Plant Manager in 2007, responsible for complete plant operations including ongoing development of new and existing products. Promoted to VP/General Manager in 2011, this position is in charge of overseeing all operations of the company.
Pat Valdez - VP Sales/Marketing
Years Experience: 26
Joined Bestforms in 1986. Progressively promoted to key positions including Web Press Operator, Quality Control/Safety Manager and Customer Service Manager. Currently holds the position of Vice President of Sales/Marketing and is responsible for management of office customer service personnel/operations, maintaining Bestforms’ high standards of service and implementing the company's strategic marketing plan.
Joy MacFarlane - Accounting Department Manager
Years Experience: 32
Started employment at Bestforms in 2000 as Accounting Department/ Human Resource Supervisor. Promoted to Accounting Department Manager in 2011 and is responsible for all accounting office functions.
Rick Steen, CFC - Special Products Manager
Years Experience: 41
Graduated from Cal Poly in 1971 with a degree in Print Management. Worked at Ennis Business Forms and several commercial printers until returning to the forms printing industry while working at Thomas Business Forms. Started with Bestforms in 1985, at the inception of the company, as the customer service department. Instrumental in the development and design of Bestforms specialty products. Key Leader in label and card estimating.
Michael Hunt - Senior Customer Service Specialist
Years Experience: 35
Joined Bestforms customer service team in 1987. Primary contact for price quoting and job information/scheduling. Sole Purchasing Agent for Bestforms.
Lili Montijo - Assistant Manager Sales/Marketing
Years Experience: 11
Lili has recently joined our marketing and sales team bringing over 10 years experience in managing direct mail services, printing and mail piece design. Having worked for a leading direct mail company as a Project Manager assisting customers from design to mail list acquisition to printing to final mail preparation and delivery, Lili brings a wealth of information in postal design compatibility for all classes of mail from nonprofit to First Class. We are excited to have our very own postal design expert in house.
Terri Huard - Products Specialist
Years Experience: 34
Started career at Bestforms in 1985. Performed several positions including Bindery Supervisor, Prepress/Composition, Billing, and Assistant Bindery Lead. Current position is Order Entry.
Patty Robles – Products Specialist
Years Experience: 26
Patty joined our in team 1987. She started out working in the Bindery/Shipping Department, after excelling in this department, Patty was promoted into the sales department where she continues to grow with the company by providing expertise in customer service, order writing and proof processing.
Vanessa Acevedo – Administrative Assistant
Years Experience: 5
Our newest customer service team member who has returned after leaving us in 1998, Vanessa provides administrative assistance by working with sales and supervisors to support customer inquiries, preparing marketing and trade show materials, handling sample requests and performing general office duties.
John H. Meich - Director of New Business Development
Years Experience: 40
John began his career in the graphic arts and direct marketing industry in the 1970s and has held a variety of executive positions with major direct marketing corporations. After retiring in 2007, John founded Solumark Partners LLC, a direct marketing firm that provides the best direct marketing and business solutions available in the marketplace. Currently, John is a Direct Marketing Industry Advisor as well as Director of New Business Development for Bestforms.