Staff

OUR STAFF

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.

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.

Jose Tafur – Co-Owner

Jose Tafur joined Braintree Printing in 1983 and later became one of the owners. 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 – Co-Owner

Jim Corliss, with 34 years in the printing industry, is a company co-founder. Mr. Corliss, a life long 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.

 Steve Hawes – Bindery Manager

Steve has worked in all phases of printing and bindery over the past 43 years, including mechanical, offset, web and digital. He is still amazed at the new technology that appears on almost a daily basis. The future is in digital printing and integrated media and Steve is proud that Braintree Printing, has invested in the finest equipment to enable his department to meet any customer demands.

Robin Clark – Customer Service Representative

Robin Clark joined the Braintree Printing team in December of 2009. She has over 20 years of experience in the printing industry. Robin enjoys interacting with our customers to help them achieve their goals.

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.

 

Paula McLaughlin – Bookkeeper

Kim Kreitman – Director of Technology

Kim joined Braintree Printing, Inc. in 2012. He has 38+ years in the Printing Industry as a Journeyman Press Operator- offset and digital, working for numerous companies such as: New England Book Components, Pride Printing, Consolidated Graphics,  and BFI Print Communications, Inc. In the early 1990’s he became interested in computers and began building and repairing them as a hobby, which then became the focus of his current career. He attended Massasoit Community College and earned an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Computer Information Systems and Technical Support in 2012.  He enjoys camping, fishing and hiking.

Stephen Rogers-Prepress

Stephen Rogers has been in the printing industry for  38 years. He has wide range of Prepress experience having  worked for a variety of Offset and Web Printing facilities. He was  the Prepress Manager at Winthrop Printing Co before coming here to Braintree Printing. On weekends he enjoys photography and watching sports

 

Tom Wentzell- Prepress

Tom has 44 years of overall printing experience in both Offset and Digital printing. Since 1987 he has  worked in  Commercial Digital Prepress, and also has 15 years of Offset book printing. He has resided in Plymouth , MA for 40 years and enjoys kayaking, canoeing, fishing, photography and playing music.

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.

Scott Knowles – Pressroom Supervisor

Scott joined Braintree Printing in 2013. He has 40 years in the Printing Industry as a 6- color pressman, and a Pressroom Manager for 25 years. Great press operators, great presses, and taking the time to maintain them properly, is the key to Quality and Production.