David Savastano, Editor07.31.18
In talking with colleagues of Jim Leitch, the Braden Sutphin CEO and current president of NAPIM is an ideal choice for this year’s Pioneer Award.
Jim Krost, chairman of the board for Braden Sutphin Ink, said that Leitch is one of a kind.
“I’ve known him for 25 years,” Krost continued. “He is unique in adhering to the old order and the niceties of relationships. He writes a personal letter anytime anyone does anything nice for him. He has a competitive nature. It is tough times in a shrinking industry, and Jim has always rallied the troops in a very positive way. He is very employee oriented, and they are uppermost in his mind. He is a company man in every respect, very loyal to his employees.”
“Jim is a very good guy, a strong family-oriented person, very involved in day-to-day activities of the company and excellent with customers,” said Braden Sutphin’s technical direc
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