The YGS Group

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Natalie DeSoto

Account Executive

I have a gold belt in Tae Kwon Do, it sounds tough, but it is the first step to black.

Serena Spiezio

Creative Director

I once walked 39.3 miles in a weekend, crossing over the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and George Washington bridges to raise money for breast cancer research.

Betty Mason

Data Specialist

A group of swimmers and surfers cheered us on as I was married in a beautiful gazebo over the ocean in Jamaica.

Yvonne DeSalle

VP, Associate Engagement & Talent Development

I sang on stage with Pat Monohan (Train).

Ashley Reid

Managing Editor

I've performed as a vocalist in various countries around the world, including Switzerland, Italy, France, Germany, and Austria.

Elizabeth Watson

MAP Manager

I have a ukulele, but I only know how to play the C chord because that's the easiest one to learn.

Karen Riley

Accounting Specialist

When I was 15-years-old I did some modeling work in New York City.

Alex Straughan

Graphic Designer

I have played soccer (specifically goal keeper) since I was five years old but often I find I’m too nervous about the outcome to watch an entire Sounders FC or USMNT game.

Matt Meyers

VP Sales

I love to collect matchbooks from all over the world. Must have caught the fire bug from my Boy Scout days!

Ben Weimer Jr

2nd Pressman

I guess I am a hero in training.

Jennifer Winters

Customer Service Representative

I am the new mommy of a 7lb Chihuahua named Willy.

Zack Buchanan

National Account Executive

I am a fan of the Knicks, poker, Shakespeare's comedies, and occasionally, brewing my own beer.

Heather Macaluso

Account Executive

I love playing sports and lettered in four in high school: cheerleading, softball, field hockey, and ice hockey.

Jessica Rock

Controller

I enjoy being active, especially running races and teaching my Zumba and Insanity classes.

Brian Hershey

Senior Account Manager

My favorite band is The Who. I actually got a chance to see them with 3 of the 4 original members. I am waiting to see them again with no original members.

Ana Stover

Account Representative

I am big into music, playing piano, guitar, and singing in my spare time.

Laurie Perry

Staff Accountant

I love music and traveling.

Erica Reed

Senior Managing Editor

I speak Italian & French, and I have traveled all over Europe.

Jeff Smith

VP/Co-Creative Director

My wife and I have been adopted as ‘staff’ for two retired greyhounds – they are the 3rd and 4th that have adopted us over the last 16 years. Word gets around.

Amanda Stone

Digital Media Specialist

I am a crazy cat lady and proud of it.

Alan (AJ) Myers

Account Manager

I came to the YGS Group after a decade long career in music and still teach a few trumpet lessons.

Chris Somers

Prepress Manager

I run with scissors.

Aaron Oxenrider

Developer

I hiked the Presidential Traverse in New Hampshire during a storm with 80MPH wind gusts.

Lori Brenneman

HR Coordinator

I have rediscovered the fun of coloring, but I still have difficulty staying in the lines.

Don Montgomery

Scheduling

If there is a poker game....I'm all in!

Lish Ephraim

Director, Marketing & Brand Strategy

I once snuck into Tina Fey's dressing room.

Pamela Brossman

Senior Editor

I am a preacher’s wife!

Brad Altman

President

I like to take long walks on the beach. Not really. Just Kidding!

Terri Acquaviva

Hershey Corporate Account Director

I have a secret crush on Gordon Ramsay after meeting him in his NYC restaurant and realizing that he's nothing like he portrays himself to be on TV.

Tina Enck

Account Director

I am a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Phillies, and I love alternative rock and 90's grunge.

James Heim

Customer Service Representative

Smile, it gets better!

Tom Luckenbaugh

Electronic Prepress Technician

I was a volunteer caddy for 18 years on the Ladies' Professional Golf Symmetra Tour.

Kristy Freeman

Corporate Account Manager

Despite falling victim to middle-child syndrome, I'm my parents' favorite. Hands down.

Prepress Team

Charity Fox

Account Manager

Yes, I’m a natural redhead.

TJ Creedon

Media Sales Production Coordinator

In college, I ran a student organization that writes, rehearses, and performs one-act plays in 24 hours.

Zon Buckley

Art Director

Every year I mow a wiffleball field into my yard.

Dan Hornick

Lead, Fulfillment/Planner

Most of the girls I coach for fast pitch softball throw better than boys.

Matt Diehl

Hershey Production Coordinator

I once toured the country playing guitar for a rock and roll band.

Jason Deller

Art Director

I played ice hockey for 8 years and was part of the first team from York to win both District and Regional Championships.

Tima Good

Account Executive

I love to travel and feel lucky to have visited 15 countries and counting.

Marshall Boomer

Account Executive

I'm Canadian. I live and breathe ice hockey, but I've never played a game in my life because…I can't skate!

Abigail Martin

Apprentice

Letterpress, cats, and vinyl

Karen Lippy

Receptionist

When I started here we were still using the machine on display in the lobby.

Shirley Kehr-Smeltzer

Director, Marketing Services

I have had the opportunity to travel to 48 states, including Hawaii and Alaska.

Brenda Harris

Customer Service Representative

When I can, I love being with my family, helping others, cooking, baking, motorcycling (ride my own!), the ocean, and kayaking on the mountain lakes.

Michelle McNew

Customer Service Representative

I am a proud mom of two daughters.

Jack Davidson

VP, Marketing Services

I'm a twin.

Frank Tate

IT Administrator

I am an aquaholic. I enjoy boating, swimming, and fishing.

Charice Robinson

Invoicer

I am a music fanatic. I love all genres and can’t choose a favorite.

Diane Fry

Customer Service Representative

I enjoy gardening in the nice weather.

Brad Stonesifer

Shipping & Facilities Manager

I am a big Philadelphia Eagles fan and every game day I have air fan inflated football figures in the front lawn.

Ethel Deitzler

Customer Service Representative

I come from a large family. I have 6 brothers, 2 sisters, and 35 nieces and nephews.

Christina Cullison

Mailing/Delivery Support Specialist

I am a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Mark Bender

Production Manager

I still hold a track and field record from 1994.

Steve Kahley

Director of Production Planning

I can talk like Donald Duck.

Lisa Abdella

Estimator

My husband and I enjoy working on DIY projects together—some are more successful than others.

Pamela "Pam" Smith

Custom Finishing Associate

I've been told there is never a dull moment when I am around.

Lauren Lau

Account Manager

My initals are LOL! It's fitting as I love to make people smile & laugh.

Bob Quirk

VP, Print Operations

I've lived in seven of these United States of America. Also, I look way too young to be a grandfather.

Stephanie Harkins

Director, Media Sales & Events

I love to cook and bake. My favorites include anything Italian (homemade sauce of course) and chocolate chip cookies.

Zackary Gardner

Manager Fulfillment/Shipping/Receiving

Coffee & Ink...Ink & Coffee…

Annette Gray

Editorial Director

Mark Twain said, “Humor is a great thing, the saving thing.” I think Mark Twain is the wisest of men, I try to live by this sentiment each day.

Angie Reindollar

Invoicer

I enjoy reading quotes, exploring the outdoors, and hearing my turbo spool.

Cambria Bailey

Marketing Manager

I am really into woodworking and restoring things. I think they call it upcycling.

Amy LaPorte

Director, Marketing Automation

I have a slight addiction to CrossFit and I enjoy creating mosaics and stained glass pieces in my spare time.

Tricia Stonesifer

Corporate Sales Executive

I can ride a unicycle.

Brian Smith

Corporate Sales Executive

I enjoy coaching and officiating soccer, and I'm often told I look like Steve Carell.

Laura Gaenzle

Account Representative

I’ve gone skydiving twice and I love cooking and reading.

Andrew Bankert

Associate Editor

When I have time, I maintain a music blog with a close friend of mine. We write about our favorite bands and musicians, and have even been lucky enough to connect with a few of them.

Jenny Kintner

Director, Content Sales & Licensing

If karaoke is involved, count me in!

Sam Hoffmeister

Managing Editor

Despite playing guitar in rock bands for the past 10 years, my most successful musical venture is a solo vocal Christmas album.

Rachel Rogers

Production Coordinator

I’m an existentialist with a serious addiction to cheese.

Michelle Stucker

CS&L Marketing Specialist

I'm a huge Green Bay Packers fanatic, and love watching and going to football games.

Don McElroy

Corporate Account Manager

I am a three-time racquetball doubles state champion, and a barbershop quartet bass.

Robin Walker

Creative Director

I love color and texture and started throwing paint on canvas with my sons when they were 3 and 6 — definitely an outdoor adventure — but so much fun!

Tom Grentz

CFO

I like bicycles, books and all sorts of good music.

Rachel Rohrbaugh

Account Manager

I consider myself a Disney Dork. I love everything about Mickey Mouse and his magic!

Tamara Smith

Account Manager

I am a K9 enthusiast. I've trained with my English Springer Spaniel, Maya, in agility, rally obedience, nose works, barn hunt, and tracking”

Lantz Gleisner

Operations Manager

I always smile because it brightens someone else's day.

Danielle Welch

Corporate Sales Executive

I have tendency to “run” into celebrities, more particularly athletes.

Nickole Craig

Senior Project Manager

My favorite SNL character is Mary Catherine Gallagher - aka SUPERSTAR!

Erica Montgomery

Executive Vice President

I like rocks. Pebbles, boulders, mountains. They remind me of the power of nature.

Kali Eskew

Marketing Manager

I proudly know all the words to “Ice Ice Baby” and "Gettin' Jiggy With It.”

Jessica Stremmel

Permissions Specialist

I was the President and captain of my competitive step team in college until I had to have knee surgery my senior year.

Scott Johnson

Web Developer

I once played the entire first act of West Side story by memory because I, along with the person I was sharing music with, refused to turn the page…we wanted to see who would give in first. 

Reynaldo Alvarado

Graphic Designer

I enjoy taking muay thai classes.

Kristi Forster

Corporate Sales Executive

In my senior year of high school, I was voted "Class Clown." Not much has changed, I still love to make people laugh! 

Michael Shober

Account Representative

I'm a tennis nut. I play like a golden retriever chasing after tennis balls!

Mike Prowell

Corporate Sales Executive

I’m addicted to the TV show “American Pickers”.

Karen Sunday

Marketing Automation Administrator

I am told my laugh is infectious...in a good way.

Brenda Trone

Program Manager

I enjoy reading, amateur sports, volunteering, and my 3 grandchildren.

Megan Brodbeck

Account Manager

I have been riding and showing hunter/jumper horses for over 15 years and hold several championships.

Mark Hinkle

My favorite drink is raw milk.

Danielle Shive

Marketing Manager

I am a sports fanatic. I like watching, playing, and attending anything sports related.

Dave Smith

Corporate Sales Executive

I'm addicted to my iPad!

Lindsay Wilson

Licensing Specialist

For 15 years I did competitive baton twirling. After graduating high school I began new hobbies, including musical theater and running.

Beth Smith

Paper Purchasing

I’ve worked in paper for over 20 years, and have worked for every corporate paper company, but 1.

Chad Barshinger

MAP Administrator

My best friend and I used to drive 14 hours every other weekend from Memphis, TN to Corpus Christi, TX so he could teach me how to surf.

Michael Vucic

Senior Art Director

I’m by no means a fisher, but I did catch a 200 lb. sand tiger shark while in Cape May, NJ. Yes, I have pictures to prove it.

Deborah Sharpe

Art Director

I trained as a classical ballerina for 12 years. You'll still find me walking on my toes at times.

Charlie Calta

VP, Sales

My favorite book is "The Devil in the White City" and I enjoy making my kids watch B&W movies.

Megan Hacker

Art Director

I can do a headstand on a paddleboard.

Greg Sindlinger

Corporate Sales Executive

I love to travel, and wish to find myself in Tibet someday. Why? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Lori Husted

Account Representative

I love to drive and enjoy road trips; however I do have a serious road rage problem that I'm working on every day.

Matt Roy

Digital Marketing Director

I rarely wear matching socks.

Renee Overmiller

Customer Service Representative

I am the proud mother of two wonderful boys. The most rewarding thing in life is seeing them smile.

Aimee Gray

Account Manager

I played the clarinet, flute, and piccolo in high school and have been a Choir Director for almost 15 years.

Amber Nalls

Customer Service Representative

If I'm not chasing down my beautiful little girl, you can find me on the ice, playing goal for a local women's hockey team.

Jordan Kell

Client Services Associate

In college I interned for one of Justin Timberlake’s companies.

Maggie Moran

Digital Marketing Coordinator

I suffer from a serious case of wanderlust.

Casey Ashman

Customer Service Representative

I am the proud mother of two beautiful daughters, I ride a motorcycle, enjoy photography, and I am an Independent Scentsy Consultant in my spare time.

Justin Wolfe

Senior Account Executive

Music is a huge part of my life. Currently I co-manage & play bass for a band called BANGERANG!

Cory Turner

Mail List Processor

I really enjoy traveling—even those short road trips make me smile.

Amanda Blevins

Administrative Assistant

My office cube is wallpapered in four-year-old art work from my daughter, Khloe.

Art Hurst

IS Project Manager

I like to spend my spare time fishing at the local lakes.

Jim Kell

CEO

Challenge yourself everyday to make more of an impact on your world than what you thought was possible yesterday.

Molly Markee

MAP Coordinator

In my hometown, I was awarded Miss Congeniality at the Shippensburg Fair.

Sue Russell

HR & Accounting Coordinator

I enjoy walks on the beach, finding sea glass, and Eastern Shore’s seafood/boating.