Total Solutions owner, Herm Haffner graduated from Wabash College (located in Crawfordsville, Indiana) in 1977 with a B.A. degree in Speech with a minor in Education. For 14 years he was the Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Nor-Cote International, an Indiana based manufacturer of high tech. screen printing inks. Herm helped drive domestic sales from 0 in 1979 to over 13 million in 1993. Internationally, he oversaw the establishment of a UK division, team negotiated a European license agreement and established a group of distributors in the Pacific Rim.
In 1993 Herm left Nor-Cote and formed a consulting company (Sales Mark) with his wife Kitty. For over 10 years they help businesses and individuals in the areas of business development, strategic planning, sales training and pre-employment job matched assessments.
In 2003 Herm returned to Nor-Cote International as the CEO. In 3.5 years he drove sales from 7.5 million and a declining sales trend to over 13 million and profitability. While at Nor-Cote Herm revamped Nor-Cote’s marketing strategy, purchased and integrated another ink company into Nor-Cote’s US operations, opened up Mexico and Central America, as well as led a team to negotiate a Japanese license agreement and technology transfer.
In December of 2006 Herm returned to Total Solutions as a full time consultant.
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