Who We Are

Partnership, Passion & Performance

Production Solutions was founded in 1990 by George Lizama and Greg Albright with the goal of providing clients and agency partners with a trusted extension of staff and a valuable strategic partner.

Today, Production Solutions has grown to include digital marketing solutions through PS Digital, making us one of the most comprehensive production, digital strategy and execution management firms.

Our engaged and experienced team combine data driven strategies with execution expertise, and position your internal team to understand the future of direct marketing and prepare you for growth and success.

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Our Keys to Success

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Production Solutions owes our more than 25 years of success to our core values:

Ease of Process

Best Value in the Marketplace

Ambitious Service

Innovative Problem Solving

Inspiring Community

Driven by these values, we strive to produce the highest quality direct mail deliverables with unmatched service and partnership.

Our Team

Benjamin Harris

Benjamin Harris

President

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Benjamin Harris

Benjamin Harris

President

As President, Ben provides day-to-day leadership of Production Solutions and PS Digital’s operating groups in the execution of strategies for client relationships, business growth and development. He is responsible for ensuring all clients and agency partners receive best-in-class service and experience the Production Solutions difference.

Since joining the PS team in 1998, Ben has established an incredible reputation of high character, excellence, and continuous improvement. Throughout his nearly 20 years with the company, Ben has supported a variety of clients and organizations with complex, integrated fundraising programs.

He is passionate about empowering the company’s internal team members who come together in support of critical nonprofit missions. On a daily basis, Ben emphasizes the importance of fostering a culture of engagement and collaboration to provide customized solutions for each and every client.

Ben is active in the Direct Marketing Association of Washington (DMAW), the Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association (DMFA), and the Data & Marketing Association (DMA). He holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Management from Washington College.

Greg Albright

Greg Albright

Chief Relationship Officer

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Greg Albright

Greg Albright

Chief Relationship Officer

Greg leads strategic planning and business development efforts. He’s a nonprofit marketing industry innovator and philanthropist. As Chief Relationship Officer at Production Solutions, Greg has helped to shape the direct marketing industry for more than 25 years. Recognizing industry demand for digital marketing integration, Greg and a team of digital specialists launched PS Digital in 2012.

Greg is widely recognized for his volunteerism and leadership, both within the industry and community. In 2012, he was awarded the direct marketing industry Award for Distinguished Achievement in Direct Marketing by the Direct Marketing Association of Washington (DMAW).

Wayne Lizama

Wayne Lizama

Chief Financial Officer

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Wayne Lizama

Wayne Lizama

Chief Financial Officer

Wayne Lizama has been the bedrock of Production Solutions for 20 years, employing his considerable industry experience and knowledge to develop and implement a framework for steady growth by helping the company to structure and organize. As a senior leader at Production Solutions, Wayne oversees production, human resources, finance, legal, administrative and IT functions. Wayne has applied his knowledge, talents and experience in financial, legal and business operations to leading fundraising firms, print shops and data management companies.

Wayne volunteers with a wide variety of charities and organizations in his community, including the Guam Society of America and its Roberto L.G. Lizama Memorial Classic – a golf tournament named for his late father to raise funds to support scholarships and Chamorro cultural programs.

Janel Clement

Janel Clement

Director of Digital Services

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Janel Clement

Janel Clement

Director of Digital Services

Janel Clement leads PS Digital, the digital marketing division of Production Solutions. She oversees the talented team of digital strategists, developers, and designers, as well as a network of proven experts in all fields of web marketing support.

As a creative professional with 20 years in the field, Janel has deep experience in digital media, especially website design and development. Having previous experience as a creative director, Janel fundamentally cares about the work and appreciates brilliant copy and well-executed design, as well as the more technical aspects of the digital realm. She has proven strategic and leadership abilities, and is passionate about working with nonprofits. Her goal is to make a difference for our clients and the people they serve by inspiring, envisioning, and producing top-notch work.

Drew Wilson

Drew Wilson

Director of Continuous Improvement

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Drew Wilson

Drew Wilson

Director of Continuous Improvement

Drew Wilson has been a part of the Production Solutions team for 12 years, bringing with him a background in sports marketing and public relations. As Director of Continuous Improvement, Drew continues to direct and execute the recruiting, training and professional development of our core services personnel as well as work to improve client satisfaction, efficiency and capacity. Previously, Drew led the Production and Resource Departments, and launched PS University our recruitment, hiring, training and professional development division.

Drew is active in the Direct Marketing Association of Washington (DMAW) and Mailer Technical Advisory Counsel (MTAC). Originally from Massachusetts, Drew graduated from Roger Williams University at the top of his class with a degree in Business Management.

Carolyn Angelini

Carolyn Angelini

Director of Resource & Supplier Relations

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Carolyn Angelini

Carolyn Angelini

Director of Resource & Supplier Relations

Carolyn brings national and international direct mail experience to our leadership team as Director of Resource and Supplier Relations. Carolyn has more than 20 years of experience facilitating supplier relationships across various operational areas with a significant portion of her career focused on supply network planning of direct mail and postal logistics solutions.

Carolyn’s primary role, in addition to directing and developing our Resource Team members, is to provide a unified voice, and consistent experience for our supplier partners. We say often within our company, and to prospective clients and suppliers, that we have two client types – one being clients and the second being suppliers. It is essential to our mission and our brand that each group be serviced with mutual levels of profitability and trust, while delivering the best value possible. Carolyn is on point to ensure this essential component to our corporate success is aligned internally and externally for our supplier partners and our Production teams. Carolyn’s disciplined approach to project management and experience and her depth of knowledge in the direct mail and supply chain fields enables us to bring additional supplier redundancy, diversity, thought leadership and strategy.

Teresa Chichester

Teresa Chichester

Accounting Director

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Teresa Chichester

Teresa Chichester

Accounting Director

Teresa has been part of the Production Solutions team for 5 years, joining us from the nonprofit world. As Accounting Director, Teresa directs all finance and accounting activities to ensure full compliance with external regulatory authorities and regulations while adhering to sound internal fiscal policies and procedures.

Her expertise includes team management, policy creation and auditing.

June Porco

June Porco

Director of Human Resources and Administration

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June Porco

June Porco

Director of Human Resources and Administration

June joins the Production Solutions team with more than 15 years of experience across all functional areas of Human Resources. June has a proven track record of driving innovation within an organization, developing best-in-class HR solutions and building high-impact teams. In addition to her experience, June holds certifications including SHRM-SCP and SPHR.

The experience and depth that June brings to our team expands our leadership capacity and creates opportunities for us to advance in employee development, financial planning, due diligence and the strategic initiatives that our company requires.

Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson

Production Director

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Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson

Production Director

Bill brings to Production Solutions a background in production and fundraising for both small and large national non-profits. Bill has expertise in strategic planning, analytics and managing the entire production process from inception to completion.

As Production Director, Bill ensures consistency in quality, messaging and client support by implementing strategic management plans, serving as a direct line of communication between his team of Account Managers, vendors, suppliers and clients.

Bill is an active member of the DMAW, an avid reader, and Red Sox fan. Originally from Woodbridge, VA, Bill enjoys spending time in the Northern Neck and providing superb service to our clients.

Ella Kaszubski

Ella Kaszubski

Production Director

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Ella Kaszubski

Ella Kaszubski

Production Director

Ella has been part of the Production Solutions team for nearly six years. Specializing in print production, commercial direct marketing, and advertising, Ella leads a team of 10 Account Managers to continuously identify cost saving opportunities, implement strategic management plans, ensure prompt resolution of concerns and serve as a direct line of communication between vendors, suppliers and clients.

Drawing from her prior production management experience, Ella works to ensure that relationships with our clients and vendors are managed in a proactive, professional manner and that their expectations are not only met, but exceeded.

Don Poudrier

Don Poudrier

Production Director

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Don Poudrier

Don Poudrier

Production Director

Don, a 26-year veteran of Direct Mail Marketing, has been part of the Production Solutions team for 3 years. His expertise includes ensuring consistency in quality and client support, as well as team management and production strategy. Don brings a fresh perspective and proactive approach to solution oriented problem solving.

As Production Director he guides his team through planning, production and printing of mission critical pieces for clients including The American Red Cross, The National Audubon Society and the National park Conservation Association.

Gigi Shanahan

Gigi Shanahan

Production Director

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Gigi Shanahan

Gigi Shanahan

Production Director

Gigi has been part of the Production Solutions team for 3 years and brings with her more than 20 years of experience in direct mail, agency support and production management. Her expertise includes team leadership, vendor relations, printing, personalization and data processing functions.

As Production Director Gigi ensures consistency in quality and client support. Gigi works closely with his/her team of Account Managers to continuously identify cost saving opportunities, implement strategic management plans, ensure prompt resolution of concerns and serve as a direct line of communication between Account Managers, vendors, suppliers and clients.

Paul Cornetta

Paul Cornetta

Production Director

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Paul Cornetta

Paul Cornetta

Production Director

Paul, 23 year veteran of the print and mailing industry, joined the Production Solutions team in January 2010 as a Production Director.

In this leadership role, Paul ensures consistency in quality, communication and client support. Paul works closely with his team of Account Managers to continuously identify cost saving opportunities, implement strategic management plans and ensure prompt resolution of concerns.

As a member of the Production Solutions team, Paul has worked with several clients including Habitat for Humanity, Heifer International, Trout Unlimited, Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, and Special Olympics.

Scott Chapman

Scott Chapman

Business Development Director

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Scott Chapman

Scott Chapman

Business Development Director

Scott Chapman is dedicated to delivering the very best in customer service to his Production Solutions clients. With a passion for helping nonprofit organizations execute elegant and efficient direct marketing campaigns, Scott knows what a client or campaign needs from the get-go!

With more than 30 years of direct marketing experience in software engineering, database, personalization and list process servicing, Scott brings a unique perspective and singular focus to our team.

Patrick McVean

Patrick McVean

Business Development Director

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Patrick McVean

Patrick McVean

Business Development Director

Patrick McVean helps integrate and evolve the digital marketing needs of our clients by supporting them with customized strategies, and by incorporating the latest in best practices and innovations. With over a decade of client service experience, Patrick has mastered every level of campaign strategy and production management.

Known as “The Thinker,” Patrick’s vision and insight have helped to shape campaigns for a wide bench of clients, including Merrifield Garden Center and Alliance for Retired Americans. Patrick holds a degree in Communications from George Mason University, VA.

Joseph Gomez

Joseph Gomez

Business Development Director

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Joe Gomez

Joseph Gomez

Business Development Director

Joe Gomez is our mission statement and core values in action. Dedicated to helping our clients improve their integrated multichannel marketing returns, Joe builds deep trust, strong relationships, and effective direct marketing execution strategies using a teamwork approach. With more than 25 years in the industry, he specializes in production planning and execution and postal rules and regulations.

Joe is the Director of Membership and Marketing for the DMFA, an advisor to the Direct Marketing Club of New York and an active member of the DMAW and NCDC. He is also Past President of the AMSP board.

Joe, a Navy man, says the most important thing he learned there, in addition to aviation electronics, is the team approach – a concept that still drives his decisions today.

Meg Ferguson

Meg Ferguson

Business Development Director

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Meg Ferguson

Meg Ferguson

Business Development Director

Meg brings more than 15 years of direct marketing, fundraising campaign and production management experience to our Business Development Team. As a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), Meg has a strong track record in strategic creation and implementation of direct marketing campaigns. 

Throughout her career, Meg has developed and implemented strategic direct marketing programs for a variety of large-scale nonprofit organizations. She has managed creative strategy, copy, design, list and data selection/optimization processes, and utilized campaign results to execute a variety of different testing strategies.

Her experience working directly with clients, and her CFRE accreditation enable Meg to understand a broader scope of philanthropic fundraising including relationship building, ethics, accountability and long-term sustainability.

Prior to joining the Production Solutions team, Meg oversaw sales promotion and marketing for Nordstrom, and transitioned into nonprofit marketing led by her desire to work with client’s strategic planning and production management. Meg is an educator, industry leader, speaker and member of the DMA, DMAW and AFP.

Leigh Janis

Leigh Janis

Sales Solutions Manager

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Leigh Janis

Leigh Janis

Sales Solutions Manager

Leigh is a performance-driven team player with more than eight years of experience in campaign and relationship management, and client development.  She is passionate about supporting clients, both internally and externally, and works cross-functionally to meet company and client goals. 

Working hand in hand with our Business Development team, Leigh is responsible for keeping initiatives on track, on time, and on budget.  Before joining the Production Solutions team, Leigh worked as a Marketing & Outreach Specialist, a Client Services Manager, and coached a local high school varsity girls’ basketball team.  Competitive by nature, Leigh is dedicated to providing ambitious service to all Production Solutions clients and our Business Development and Production teams by going above and beyond the expected.

Emily Ruffing

Emily Ruffing

Marketing Communications Manager

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Emily Ruffing

Emily Ruffing

Marketing Communications Manager

Emily is an enthusiastic marketing and communications professional who is passionate about supporting non-profit organizations and their missions. She has an impeccable eye for design and utilizes her experience in public relations, and social & traditional media on a daily basis. She provides proactive and on-demand marketing strategies, focusing on industry trends, innovative ideas, and creative insights. Emily is dedicated to supporting our internal and external clients through her marketing and communications efforts.

Before joining the Production Solutions team, Emily worked as a Senior Marketing Specialist, Communications Specialist, and Account Manager, directly supporting the non-profit industry. In her current role, Emily manages marketing and communications initiatives designed to feature our clients, partners, and staff.

Victoria (Vickie) Hector

Victoria (Vickie) Hector

Executive Assistant

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Victoria (Vickie) Hector

Victoria (Vickie) Hector

Executive Assistant

Vickie has been part of the Production Solutions team for 24 years. With a background in Administration, Vickie has expertise in executive administrative support, proofing, deadline management, and conference planning.

As Executive Assistant, Vickie is focused on providing top level executive support to the Board of Directors and the Executive Team. Her efforts enable our leadership teams to provide outstanding service to our clients and partners.

Vickie is an active member of her church and very involved with various church activities with her choir.   Originally from Cleveland Ohio, Vickie has always enjoyed interacting with people. She is known by many to be a great mentor and motivator and enjoys encouraging people to excel in their lives both professionally and personally.

Kelly Cure

Kelly Cure

Executive Assistant

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Kelly Cure

Kelly Cure

Executive Assistant

In her role as an Executive Assistant, Kelly is committed to providing superior support to the Executive Team, as well as all other staff members and clients.

Kelly brings more than 20 years of extensive experience in the coordination and support of daily operational and administrative functions to C-Level executives, high-ranking government officials, and military officers. She efficiently works in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment handling her responsibilities with accuracy and the highest level of professionalism. Kelly’s keen and insightful support allows the Production Solutions leadership team to provide exceptional customer service to our clients and business partners. Her efforts have proven and continue to be invaluable to our team.

Prior to joining the PS team, Kelly worked at the U.S. Department of Defense and supported government contracting clients.

We’re Hiring!

Are you looking for a career where your unique qualities and experiences are valued? Where passion, innovation, and inspiration drive everything you do? Join our team at Production Solutions!

Our Culture of Inspiration

Through community service and engagement, Production Solutions helps build a better world for our neighbors here in the Greater Washington area, and around the world. Beyond our direct marketing fundraising services, we step out into the community to offer hands-on assistance, serve on the boards of nonprofit organizations, and raise money to help those around us in need. See our values in action by exploring some of our projects below.