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JDS Industries Hires 4, Promotes 3

Steady growth has led the company to staff up and promote from within.




JDS Industries (Sioux Falls, SD) recently announced a number of new hires and promotions, according to a statement from the company. 

Tim Reinhart joined JDS as an outside sales rep in October of 2021, bringing with him experience from working for two large retailers in the awards and personalization industry. Reinhart is a valuable addition to our sales team and will serve the states of Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. 

Jacob Hoch also began his career with JDS in October 2021 joining the marketing team as multimedia designer. Hoch’s primary responsibility with JDS is shooting and editing educational and informational videos to be shared with our customers. 

Mike Wittrock joined JDS as transportation coordinator on the purchasing/transportation team in March of 2022. Wittrock brings to JDS over 25 years of experience in logistics.

Jade Neeman is the company’s new sublimation specialist, having joined JDS in October 2021. She joins the team providing sublimation support to customers over the phone and with hands-on demonstrations and classes at trade shows and seminars.

Three JDS employees have been promoted


Tonya Fitz was recently promoted to custom order supervisor. Fitz has been with JDS since 2010, starting out in customer service and has worked in fabrication customer service for several years. 

Meg Ellis was promoted to the position of customer care director. Ellis came to JDS in December 2016 as a supervisor in customer service and most recently headed up the JDS Sign Supply customer service staff. 

Ayleen Valenzuela has been promoted to supervisor in the customer service department. Valenzuela has been a member of that team since she was hired in February 2017 as a bilingual rep.  

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