Although we’re proud of our products, services, and technology, nothing matches the pride we have in our staff. You see, we learned long ago that we’re really in the business of building relationships. For that reason, we put a premium on hiring only the most qualified individuals to serve on our team.
Every person on our staff is committed to providing excellent customer service and producing high-quality products and services. As you work with us in the future, we’re confident that you’ll find this to be true.
Jose Tafur – Owner
Jose Tafur joined Braintree Printing in 1983 and later became the owner. He has concentrated on production over the last 10 years and has been the moving force in growing the company into one of the premier digital and offset print providers in New England. Mr. Tafur lives in Quincy Massachusetts, and enjoys racquetball and travel.
Jim Corliss – Founder and Former Owner
Jim Corliss, with 37 years in the printing industry, is a company co-founder. Mr. Corliss, a lifelong resident of the Boston area, has degrees from Boston College and Brown University, and is a U.S. Army Veteran. He lives in Milton Massachusetts with his wife and family. Mr. Corliss, an industry leader, has spoken at PODI and has written articles for Quick Printing magazine, Printing Impressions magazine, and In-Plant Graphics magazine. Jim has reduced his hours and continues to be involved in the company in an advisory role.
Jerry Hogan – Founder and Former President
Jerry Hogan retired on December 31, 2015. While he is no longer involved in day to day management of Braintree Printing, Inc., he continues in an advisory role.
Maria Lopez – Project Manager
Maria joined Braintree Printing in 2013 with 38 years of experience in the printing industry. Prior to coming here, Maria was a prepress and color specialist at Winthrop Printing and Dynagraf. In addition to prepress, processing mailings and job intake, Maria is happy to talk to our customers and guide them to help achieve their goals. Maria lives in Easton, MA and enjoys s traveling and spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.
Mike Farragher- Estimating
Mike Farragher came to us in 2012 with over 40 years of experience in the book manufacturing industry at Courier Corporation, where he was a production planner. He has an in-depth knowledge of offset printing and all types of binding. Mike lives in Dedham, Ma, loves all types of sports and enjoys spending time with his five granddaughters and one grandson.
John Donovan- Digital Press Operator
John joined Braintree Printing, Inc. in October 2004. Prior to that he spent 4 years at the Copy Cop production center in downtown Boston. He became a certified Xerox iGen operator in May 2003 and is one of the longest tenured operators in the greater Boston area. Prior to entering the print field, he worked as a machine and back tender at a recycled paper mill in Hyde Park for 6 years. He is a U.S. Navy Veteran having served on the carrier USS Nimitz with a fighter squadron from the former NAS Miramar. In his spare time he is an avid amateur photographer of lighthouses, local cover bands and high school sports.