The YGS Group

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Betty Mason

Data Specialist

A group of swimmers and surfers cheered us on as I was married in a beautiful gazebo over the ocean in Jamaica.

Scott Johnson

Web Developer

I once played the entire first act of West Side story by memory because I, along with the person I was sharing music with, refused to turn the page…we wanted to see who would give in first. 

Ashley Reid

Managing Editor

I've performed as a vocalist in various countries around the world, including Switzerland, Italy, France, Germany, and Austria.

Mike Prowell

Corporate Sales Executive

I’m addicted to the TV show “American Pickers”.

Jade Dafoe

Manager Shipping & Receiving

I enjoy spending time at home with my family.

Charlie Calta

VP, Sales

My favorite book is "The Devil in the White City" and I enjoy making my kids watch B&W movies.

Danielle Shive

Marketing Manager

I am a sports fanatic. I like watching, playing, and attending anything sports related.

Ethel Deitzler

Customer Service Representative

I come from a large family. I have 6 brothers, 2 sisters, and 35 nieces and nephews.

Maggie Moran

Digital Marketing Coordinator

I suffer from a serious case of wanderlust.

Terri Acquaviva

Hershey Corporate Account Director

I have a secret crush on Gordon Ramsay after meeting him in his NYC restaurant and realizing that he's nothing like he portrays himself to be on TV.

Kristi Forster

Corporate Sales Executive

In my senior year of high school, I was voted "Class Clown." Not much has changed, I still love to make people laugh! 

Lori Brenneman

HR Coordinator

I have rediscovered the fun of coloring, but I still have difficulty staying in the lines.

Dave Smith

Corporate Sales Executive

I'm addicted to my iPad!

Chris Somers

Prepress Manager

I run with scissors.

Amanda Stone

Digital Media Specialist

I am a crazy cat lady and proud of it.

Jennifer Winters

Customer Service Representative

I am the new mommy of a 7lb Chihuahua named Willy.

Michael Shober

Account Representative

I'm a tennis nut. I play like a golden retriever chasing after tennis balls!

Jason Deller

Art Director

I played ice hockey for 8 years and was part of the first team from York to win both District and Regional Championships.

Alex Straughan

Graphic Designer

I have played soccer (specifically goal keeper) since I was five years old but often I find I’m too nervous about the outcome to watch an entire Sounders FC or USMNT game.

Matt Roy

Digital Marketing Director

I rarely wear matching socks.

Brenda Harris

Customer Service Representative

When I can, I love being with my family, helping others, cooking, baking, motorcycling (ride my own!), the ocean, and kayaking on the mountain lakes.

Susan Welter

VP, Media Sales

I'm obsessed with the color pink. If it comes in pink, I'm buying it!

Kali Eskew

Marketing Manager

I proudly know all the words to “Ice Ice Baby” and "Gettin' Jiggy With It.”

Zon Buckley

Publication Designer

Every year I mow a wiffleball field into my yard.

Jeff Smith

VP/Co-Creative Director

My wife and I have been adopted as ‘staff’ for two retired greyhounds – they are the 3rd and 4th that have adopted us over the last 16 years. Word gets around.

Dan Hornick

Lead, Fulfillment/Planner

Most of the girls I coach for fast pitch softball throw better than boys.

Elizabeth Watson

MAP Manager

I have a ukulele, but I only know how to play the C chord because that's the easiest one to learn.

Bob Quirk

VP, Print Operations

I've lived in seven of these United States of America. Also, I look way too young to be a grandfather.

Jessica Rock

Controller

I enjoy being active, especially running races and teaching my Zumba and Insanity classes.

Ana Stover

Account Representative

I am big into music, playing piano, guitar, and singing in my spare time.

Tricia Stonesifer

Corporate Sales Executive

I can ride a unicycle.

Aaron Oxenrider

Developer

I hiked the Presidential Traverse in New Hampshire during a storm with 80MPH wind gusts.

Brian Hershey

Senior Account Manager

My favorite band is The Who. I actually got a chance to see them with 3 of the 4 original members. I am waiting to see them again with no original members.

Michelle Stucker

CS&L Marketing Specialist

I'm a huge Green Bay Packers fanatic, and love watching and going to football games.

Brenda Trone

Program Manager

I enjoy reading, amateur sports, volunteering, and my 3 grandchildren.

Prepress Team

Casey Ashman

Customer Service Representative

I am the proud mother of two beautiful daughters, I ride a motorcycle, enjoy photography, and I am an Independent Scentsy Consultant in my spare time.

Don Montgomery

Scheduling

If there is a poker game....I'm all in!

Amy LaPorte

Director, Marketing Automation

I have a slight addiction to CrossFit and I enjoy creating mosaics and stained glass pieces in my spare time.

Dan Deardorff

Estimating & Materials Manager

My wife and I graduated kindergarten together, where we held hands processing into the ceremony.

Lori Husted

Account Representative

I love to drive and enjoy road trips; however I do have a serious road rage problem that I'm working on every day.

Steve Kahley

Director of Production Planning

I can talk like Donald Duck.

Zack Buchanan

National Account Executive

I am a fan of the Knicks, poker, Shakespeare's comedies, and occasionally, brewing my own beer.

Lisa Abdella

Estimator

My husband and I enjoy working on DIY projects together—some are more successful than others.

Angie Reindollar

Invoicer

I enjoy reading quotes, exploring the outdoors, and hearing my turbo spool.

Art Hurst

IS Project Manager

I like to spend my spare time fishing at the local lakes.

Brad Stonesifer

Shipping & Facilities Manager

I am a big Philadelphia Eagles fan and every game day I have air fan inflated football figures in the front lawn.

Charity Fox

Account Manager

Yes, I’m a natural redhead.

Pamela Brossman

Senior Editor

I am a preacher’s wife!

Molly Markee

MAP Coordinator

In my hometown, I was awarded Miss Congeniality at the Shippensburg Fair.

Brian Smith

Corporate Sales Executive

I enjoy coaching and officiating soccer, and I'm often told I look like Steve Carell.

Deborah Sharpe

Art Director

I trained as a classical ballerina for 12 years. You'll still find me walking on my toes at times.

Jim Kell

CEO

Challenge yourself everyday to make more of an impact on your world than what you thought was possible yesterday.

Frank Tate

IT Administrator

I am an aquaholic. I enjoy boating, swimming, and fishing.

Don McElroy

Corporate Account Manager

I am a three-time racquetball doubles state champion, and a barbershop quartet bass.

Tina Enck

Account Director

I am a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Phillies, and I love alternative rock and 90's grunge.

Diane Fry

Customer Service Representative

I enjoy gardening in the nice weather.

Greg Sindlinger

Corporate Sales Executive

I love to travel, and wish to find myself in Tibet someday. Why? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Tima Good

Account Executive

I love to travel and feel lucky to have visited 15 countries and counting.

Natalie DeSoto

Account Executive

I have a gold belt in Tae Kwon Do, it sounds tough, but it is the first step to black.

Robin Walker

Creative Director

I love color and texture and started throwing paint on canvas with my sons when they were 3 and 6 — definitely an outdoor adventure — but so much fun!

Shirley Kehr-Smeltzer

Director, Marketing Services

I have had the opportunity to travel to 48 states, including Hawaii and Alaska.

Lantz Gleisner

Operations Manager

I always smile because it brightens someone else's day.

Shipping & Facilities Team

Heather Macaluso

Account Executive

I love playing sports and lettered in four in high school: cheerleading, softball, field hockey, and ice hockey.

Candice Kohn

Director of Operations

I was on stage with Rod Stewart for the last song of his concert at the Gorge! (Great concert with 3 headliners – Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart)

Alan Sterling

Mail Data Processing Specialist

I enjoy spending time camping, on the beach, at the mountains, and with my family.

Custom Finishing Team

Erica Montgomery

Executive Vice President

I like rocks. Pebbles, boulders, mountains. They remind me of the power of nature.

Rachel Rogers

Production Coordinator

I’m an existentialist with a serious addiction to cheese.

Serena Spiezio

Creative Director

I once walked 39.3 miles in a weekend, crossing over the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and George Washington bridges to raise money for breast cancer research.

Cambria Bailey

Marketing Manager

I am really into woodworking and restoring things. I think they call it upcycling.

Megan Meckley

Art Director

I can do a headstand on a paddleboard.

Karen Lippy

Receptionist

When I started here we were still using the machine on display in the lobby.

Rachel Rohrbaugh

Account Manager

I consider myself a Disney Dork. I love everything about Mickey Mouse and his magic!

Charice Robinson

Invoicer

I am a music fanatic. I love all genres and can’t choose a favorite.

Jenny Kintner

CS&L Group Manager

If karaoke is involved, count me in!

Nickole Craig

Senior Project Manager

My favorite SNL character is Mary Catherine Gallagher - aka SUPERSTAR!

Matt Meyers

VP Sales

I love to collect matchbooks from all over the world. Must have caught the fire bug from my Boy Scout days!

Danielle Welch

Corporate Sales Executive

I have tendency to “run” into celebrities, more particularly athletes.

Laurie Perry

Staff Accountant

I love music and traveling.

Reynaldo Alvarado

Publication Designer

I enjoy taking muay thai classes.

Alan (AJ) Myers

Account Manager

I came to the YGS Group after a decade long career in music and still teach a few trumpet lessons.

Stephanie Harkins

Director, Media Sales & Events

I love to cook and bake. My favorites include anything Italian (homemade sauce of course) and chocolate chip cookies.

Amanda Blevins

Administrative Assistant

My office cube is wallpapered in four-year-old art work from my daughter, Khloe.

Michelle McNew

Customer Service Representative

I am a proud mom of two daughters.

Tom Luckenbaugh

Electronic Prepress Technician

I was a volunteer caddy for 18 years on the Ladies' Professional Golf Symmetra Tour.

Yvonne DeSalle

VP, Associate Engagement & Talent Development

I sang on stage with Pat Monohan (Train).

Marshall Boomer

Account Executive

I'm Canadian. I live and breathe ice hockey, but I've never played a game in my life because…I can't skate!

Tamara Smith

Account Manager

I am a K9 enthusiast. I've trained with my English Springer Spaniel, Maya, in agility, rally obedience, nose works, barn hunt, and tracking”

Lish Ephraim

Director, Marketing & Brand Strategy

I once snuck into Tina Fey's dressing room.

Mark Bender

Production Manager

I still hold a track and field record from 1994.

Sue Russell

HR & Accounting Coordinator

I enjoy walks on the beach, finding sea glass, and Eastern Shore’s seafood/boating. 

Bindery Operators

Aimee Gray

Account Manager

I played the clarinet, flute, and piccolo in high school and have been a Choir Director for almost 15 years.

Renee Overmiller

Customer Service Representative

I am the proud mother of two wonderful boys. The most rewarding thing in life is seeing them smile.

Chad Barshinger

MAP Administrator

My best friend and I used to drive 14 hours every other weekend from Memphis, TN to Corpus Christi, TX so he could teach me how to surf.

Erik Woodland

IT Manager

I am an audiophile. I love tweaking car or home stereos to make the music sound the way it was intended.

Custom Finishing & Fulfillment Team

Wendy Staley

Customer Service Representative

In the early morning, while it is still dark, I get a hot cup of coffee and watch the sunrise. I love the promise of a new day.

Karen Sunday

Marketing Automation Administrator

I am told my laugh is infectious...in a good way.

Michael Vucic

Senior Art Director

I’m by no means a fisher, but I did catch a 200 lb. sand tiger shark while in Cape May, NJ. Yes, I have pictures to prove it.

Jordan Kell

Client Services Associate

In college I interned for one of Justin Timberlake’s companies.

Laura Gaenzle

Account Representative

I’ve gone skydiving twice and I love cooking and reading.

Matt Diehl

Hershey Production Coordinator

I once toured the country playing guitar for a rock and roll band.

Ray Carter

IT Support

I would like to travel the United States in a fully loaded, brand new RV.

Annette Gray

Editorial Director

Mark Twain said, “Humor is a great thing, the saving thing.” I think Mark Twain is the wisest of men, I try to live by this sentiment each day.

Sam Hoffmeister

Managing Editor

Despite playing guitar in rock bands for the past 10 years, my most successful musical venture is a solo vocal Christmas album.

Lindsay Wilson

Licensing Specialist

For 15 years I did competitive baton twirling. After graduating high school I began new hobbies, including musical theater and running.

Amber Nalls

Customer Service Representative

If I'm not chasing down my beautiful little girl, you can find me on the ice, playing goal for a local women's hockey team.

Brad Altman

President

I like to take long walks on the beach. Not really. Just Kidding!

Karen Riley

Accounting Specialist

When I was 15-years-old I did some modeling work in New York City.

Justin Wolfe

Senior Account Executive

Music is a huge part of my life. Currently I co-manage & play bass for a band called BANGERANG!

James Heim

Customer Service Representative

Smile, it gets better!

Beth Smith

Paper Purchasing

I’ve worked in paper for over 20 years, and have worked for every corporate paper company, but 1.

Megan Brodbeck

Account Manager

I have been riding and showing hunter/jumper horses for over 15 years and hold several championships.

TJ Creedon

Media Sales Production Coordinator

In college, I ran a student organization that writes, rehearses, and performs one-act plays in 24 hours.

Tom Grentz

CFO

I like bicycles, books and all sorts of good music.

Jessica Stremmel

Permissions Specialist

I was the President and captain of my competitive step team in college until I had to have knee surgery my senior year.

Mark Hinkle

My favorite drink is raw milk.

Kristy Freeman

Corporate Sales Executive

Despite falling victim to middle-child syndrome, I'm my parents' favorite. Hands down.

Andrew Bankert

Associate Editor

When I have time, I maintain a music blog with a close friend of mine. We write about our favorite bands and musicians, and have even been lucky enough to connect with a few of them.

Jack Davidson

VP, Marketing Services

I'm a twin.