Quick Printing, Printing News, Wide-Format Imaging, InkJet’s Age, MyPrintResource.com
As Group Publisher of Quick Printing, Printing News, Wide-Format Imaging, Inkjet’s Age, MyPrintResource.com and the GRAPH EXPO Show Daily, industry veteran Kelley Holmes manages the Graphics Media group properties. She previously worked as an account executive for Quick Printing, Southern Graphics & Artes Graficas publications under the ownership of Rob Schweiger, founder of Quick Printing and former owner of Coast Publishing, until it was acquired by Cygnus in 1997. Shortly after, she became Associate Publisher under the ownership of PTN Publishing and then in 2004 was named Publisher of Quick Printing for Cygnus Business Media most recently taking over the Printing Portfolio in 2009. Ms. Holmes and her team have worked to integrate the Graphics Media group brands, build the business strategy of the current multi-media web portal and manage the contract with the Graphic Arts Show Company for the GRAPH EXPO Show Daily. Her background is in sales and marketing along with her formal education at the University of Central Florida where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. Ms. Holmes is responsible for overseeing the business plans as it relates to circulation, editorial, sales, marketing & production in order to continue to maintain the market share in this industry. Ms. Holmes credits her understanding and familiarity with business issues to the excellent management team at Cygnus, Rob Schweiger, and to her father, Bud Holmes who successfully ran Holmes Oil Company, a family run gasoline & oil distributorship previously located in Fort Pierce, Florida. Ms. Holmes resides with her Fiance’ and children in Port St. Lucie, Florida.