Frank Gaspari is Founder & CEO of FlexPrint LLC. Mr. Gaspari is a 30+ year document technology veteran who is widely recognized as a visionary leader and successful serial entrepreneur. Gaspari founded FlexPrint in 2005 with the objective of creating a national service-led business model utilizing information management to create a “Flexible” approach. Under Gaspari’s leadership, FlexPrint has grown into the Nation’s largest privately held managed print provider, earning numerous accolades such as 9 consecutive Inc.500|5000 awards (only 228 privately owned enterprises in America has earned such a distinction for 9 consecutive years), nine “Best Places to Work” awards, and many other industry leadership awards that recognize FlexPrint’s proven business model and unique corporate culture. Today, FlexPrint LLC supports national clients in every state, with direct offices in Southern and Northern California, Chicago, Connecticut, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Tempe, Tucson and headquartered in Mesa, Arizona. The FlexPrint Group of companies, referred to as the Flex Technology Group, has grown to include FlexPrint LLC, Laser Options, ProCopy, Cannon IV, Action Imaging Group, Caltronics, Flo-Tech, and Marimon Business Systems.
Prior to launching FlexPrint, Gaspari co-founded Column Office Equipment in 1990 in addition to a Chicago-based managed print services company, Image Manufacturing in early 2000. Gaspari led both companies to exponential growth and expansion. Both companies were acquired by Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems in 1999 and 2004 respectively.
Mr. Gaspari currently resides in Paradise Valley, Arizona with his wife Anne and their two daughters. He is a board member for Camp Kesem and Empact Suicide Prevention. Frank is the seventh of eight children of Richard & Isabelle Gaspari, and a lifelong Chicago Sports Fan.
After serving as a consultant for FlexPrint for 12 years, Tom Callinan joined the FlexPrint team as President in 2017. Tom brings over 30 years of industry experience and is responsible for the day to day operations of the company.
Tom founded Copifax, a Philadelphia based print dealership in 1987 and sold it to IKON in 1997. For the next eight years, Tom held various leadership roles at IKON, including CFO of a $335 million business unit and president of multiple business units, culminating in his leadership of IKON’s largest business unit at $1.4 billion. Tom is most proud of his teams’ focus on employee development resulting in 90% of IKON’s senior management and executive promotions coming from his business unit. IKON was subsequently acquired by Ricoh.
Prior to joining FlexPrint, Tom spent a decade consulting for the leading companies in the industry. Tom is a graduate of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Mike Weetman joined the FlexPrint team in August 2017 as Chief Financial Officer. Mike brings over 30 years of finance leadership at well-known companies like Yahoo, DreamWorks and 20th Century Fox. In his most recent assignment as CFO/COO of Whalerock Digital, Mike grew the company from start-up to over $100M.
Mike’s significant background in finance and other operational business areas will be a tremendous benefit to the FlexPrint family of companies.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting and Finance from the Stellenbosch University.
Chief Information Officer
Mr. Chase Cabanillas joined the FlexPrint team in October 2017 as Chief Information Officer. Chase brings over 15 years of progressive IT leadership to the team, where he will oversee Information Technology for FlexPrint’s expanding family of companies, building a world-class IT team that delivers differentiated value to the business.
Prior to FlexPrint, Chase led the Digital Innovations team at the Kroger company, where he focused on creating new platforms that enhanced Kroger’s online/digital customer experiences. He’s also held various leadership positions at Harris Teeter and Basha’s Supermarkets, overseeing digital technology and operations, technology architecture, and enterprise IT infrastructure.
Chase earned his Master’s in Business Administration and Applied Computer Science/Software Engineering from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Rose Grande joined Flex Technology Group as Chief Human Resources Officer in September 2018. Rose brings to FTG an executive background that is bolstered by nearly two decades of human resource and employee relations experience with American Traffic Solutions, StandardAero, Landmark Aviation, and General Electric. As FTG continues to rapidly expand its workforce, Rose’s leadership will play a pivotal role in helping new employees integrate into FTG’s unique corporate culture and ensuring that all employees have an enthusiastic advocate. Rose holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Queens College and a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from City University of New York–Brooklyn College.
Vice President of Technical Services
Mr. Mike Martos joined the FlexPrint team in October 2016 as Vice President of Technical Services. Mike brings over 32 years of technical services experience, providing leadership that elevate customer experiences. He will be leading our national service team, ensuring that quality of service continues to be differentiator for FlexPrint. Mike has executive ownership of leading and developing a geographically disbursed technical team who are passionate about offering outstanding service. His expertise will help FlexPrint to continuously innovate and improve our service offerings, internal processes, and workflow to enhance end-user experiences and drive improved results.
Prior to joining FlexPrint, Mike held several executive level positions with Chicago Office Technology Group, AOE, and Danka, where he provided service leadership and direction for implementations, installations, and service support along with driving high levels of customer service. While at Chicago Office Technology Group, Mike held a secondary role with the parent company Global Xerox as GIS VP of Service Employee Development. This role included development of GIS Technical Service Trainers, Leadership Development with the first and second level Service Managers and consisted of training seminars across the US based on Regional Service needs. Mike also served on the GIS Service Leadership committee.
Vice President of Marketing
Scott Blitz joined the FlexPrint team in August 2018 as Vice President of Marketing. Scott brings over 25 years of industry experience and leadership to the Flex Technology Group. Since 2007, Scott has been with Global Imaging/Arizona Office Technologies, most recently serving as company president. Prior to this assignment as president, Scott was the VP of Sales Operations leading numerous functions inside of AOT. Scott has also spent time working for Sharp Electronics and Danka Imaging. With Flex Technology Group, Scott will be working with our vendor partners, as well as supporting our sales growth by better enabling our sales leadership. Scott’s background and experience as a highly successful executive will be a significant benefit as we continue to grow the Flex Technology Group.
Vice President of Sales
Ron Nielson was named Vice President of Sales for Flex Technology Group in September 2018. Ron brings nearly three decades of executive sales leadership at IKON and Ricoh. Ron will further enhance the company’s customer-centric approach to create innovative, value-based solutions designed to grow revenue and profitability across FTG’s family of businesses. Ron knows that a talented sales team is instrumental in building the committed relationships that are crucial to success in our industry.