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JANA HOWARD Coppell, TX 75019 * 214.418.7936 * jh11c24fc@westpost.net * www.iamscreened.com Order Number: YKCNQPYBTU Authorization Number: XEUGGXHZTC SR.

PRINT/MARKETING PRODUCTION MANAGER Talented Senior Print/Marketing Production Manager who has over 10 years of expe rience providing printing and purchasing support to Fortune 500 clients. Award-w inning Sr. Print Production Manager who has a comprehensive knowledge of account /brand management, paper substrates, consumer printing, color management and cor porate sustainability practices. Hard-working Materials Controller with a strong record of saving costs by using superb organizational and management skills. Ex pert problem solver who has troubleshot difficult procurement issues, logistics problems and color issues. Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jana-howard/8 /b14/979 CORE COMPETENCIES Internal/External Stakeholder Communications * Cost Estimating * Strategic Sourc ing & Procurement Vendor Relations * Cross-Functional Teams * Supply Chain * Training * Sustainabi lity Programs Color Management * Print/Packaging * Marketing Project Management * Brand Strate gy/ ID PROFESSIONAL HISTORY Freelance Print Consultant, Dallas/Austin TX (Apr. 2010 to Present) Managed and marketed print consulting services to clientele within the Texas mar ket. Consulted with key personnel on best practices in offset and digital print which included, but not limited to, commercial 4-6 color brochure and corporate identity printing, variable data applications and direct mail. Large format PO P, signage and packaging applications managed through key suppliers along with p roviding recommended fulfillment strategies for national and global recipients. USMOTIVATION, Atlanta, GA (Dec. 2003 to Jan. 2010) A top ten national incentive marketing company. Senior Print Buyer/ Marketing Print Production Manager Managed and provided printing and marketing procurement services to a number of high-profile accounts, including: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, AT&T, Merck, Shell, Pf izer, Saab, and others. Recommended cost efficient and higher performance papers to clients through merchants (Unisource and Mac Papers.) Offered subject matter expertise and leadership to The Ritz-Carlton, and handled all high-end spa and brochure printing. Effectively dealt with the fast-paced requirements of AT&T to help launch their employee incentive programs with direct mail campaigns. Chose the best printer for each job to ensure timeliness of delivery. Budgeted and pl anned print projects for client. Facilitated cross-functional team meetings for print management and corporate sustainability practices. Conducted/coached/men tored staff for print training seminars to minimize overall print costs and faci litate better internal communications. (See also Print Awards.)

Key Accomplishments: * Championed green initiatives that resulted in reducing purchasing costs by 10% . Saved energy on HVAC and computer devices, and increased paper recycling withi n the organization. * Saved The Ritz-Carlton Hotel 5% on paper costs by recommending a better and mo re efficient paper product. This resulted in more print opportunities from the c ompany. * Executed crisis and risk management skills to manage print projects that resul ted in on time and within budget deliverables and minimal rate of errors for cli ents. GEORGIA PACIFIC, Atlanta, GA (Aug. 2002 to Dec. 2003) Leading manufacturer of tissue, packaging, paper, pulp, building products and re lated chemicals. Consumer Print Buyer Supervised paper (Unisource) and print contracts, and consulted with various con sumer divisions and internal stakeholders (e.g., Dixie, Brawny, Angel Soft, and Corrugated) on their printing needs. Oversaw supply chain management, and facili tated vendor and internal relations. Negotiated contracts and ensured best pract ices for buying. Gained rebates on paper and printing services by leveraging vol ume. Adhered to corporate color guidelines and print standards. (See also Print Awards.) Key Accomplishments: * Saved Georgia Pacific 10% in print and 7% in paper purchasing. * Reduced the number of print suppliers from 100 to 10 to streamline the print p rocess. * Facilitated corporate sustainability practices to internal and external stakeh olders. USMOTIVATION, Atlanta, GA (May 2000 to August 2000 - contract, August 2000 to Au g. 2002 permanent) A top ten national incentive marketing company. Senior Print Production Manager Directed all print-related functions for the company. Managed internal print pro jects for the high volume division, Travel Operations. Served as a key contact f or the highly visible Microsoft account. Worked closely with Account Managers fo r clients that included: Equant, Diebold, Coca-Cola, Pfizer and AT&T. (See also Print Awards.) Key Accomplishments: * Oversaw a $3 million budget, and maintained a low rate of print errors. * Received the GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Award from colleagues at the company. * Promoted to Senior Manager as a result of handling the intense print requireme nts of Microsoft. LASERTECH COLOR, Atlanta, GA (Nov. 1998 to May 2000) A provider of advertising and marketing solutions to retail and consumer service s companies. Client Services Account Manager

Managed print/pre-media services for several key clients including: Bath and Bod y Works, Mannington Flooring, Coca-Cola and Turner Home Entertainment. Supported sales internally as the project manager for given accounts that included servic es for collateral print/packaging and ad distribution. Demonstrated technical e xpertise in optimizing ad sizes and art directing images. Adhered to strict col or control for client corporate guidelines. Key Accomplishments: * Consistently met budget goals and deadlines, working long hours to ensure time ly delivery. * Improved client relations from managing quality control on client projects. PRINT AWARDS * 2009 Neenah Paper Award for letterhead printing. * 2008 PIAG "Award of Excellence" (Printing Industry Assn. of Georgia) for Pfize r guidebooks. * 2007 Marcom Award for print of USMotivation's self-promo brochure. * 2005 "Benny" Global Premier Print Award (Printing Industries of America/Graphi c Arts Technical Foundation) in "Best of Category" for a Pfizer Inspra collatera l brochure. * 2001-2003 PIAG "Best of Category" and "Award of Excellence" for Microsoft and Georgia Pacific collateral brochures. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Journalism/Advertising Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK