Bob Southard (center left), recognized as top sales performer at the gala, poses on stage with (from left) HALO CEO Marc Simon, Senior Vice President of Sales Dale Limes and Jim Stutz, executive vice president of sales and business development.

At an awards ceremony held at the Four Seasons Las Vegas Hotel in conjunction with The PPAI Expo 2017, HALO Branded Solutions honored the achievements of more than 250 of the Sterling, Illinois, distributor’s top account executives.

“It’s an honor to recognize the many achievements of our account executives,” says Jim Stutz, executive vice president of business development for HALO. “Their hard work, enthusiasm and creativity have created the most dynamic sales community in our industry. We appreciate the opportunity to serve them.”

The company’s Star Awards were presented to more than 50 individuals for sales increases in excess of 20 percent over the prior year. Its MVP Awards honored account executives with exceptional profit performance and were awarded to 44 account executives. Bob Southard of Columbus, Ohio, was recognized as the top sales performer at the culmination of the evening, recording more than $7 million in sales.

Marc Simon, HALO CEO, adds, “The HALO sales force represents many of the highest achieving selling professionals in our industry. Their hard work and high integrity allow HALO to continue to achieve great things. We take great pride in recognizing the many contributions these individuals make throughout the year.”