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As a full-service marketing firm, District Publishing specializes in many other products and services that can help your company stand out from the competition, reach more customers and generate new business! Our staff can take the stress out of developing high-end sales and marketing resources that will give your company the professional presence you are looking for!

PRODUCT GUIDE

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With a custom-designed catalog, you can showcase the products your company sells in a reader-friendly format. The catalog is known to help companies cross-sell products to their current clients as well as showcase the depth of their product lines to prospects.

We take the hassle out of assembling hundreds of products and SKUs by utilizing the latest technology to design your custom catalog. In addition, all our clients receive a digital version of their catalog to use on their websites, social media pages, and email campaigns.

Because our catalogs are custom, the possibilities are endless—enhancing your brand and business.

CORPORATE VIDEO

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A Corporate Video combines narration with streaming text, graphics, photography and animation to form a powerful message. What makes us different is our videos are not only designed to be played on TV screens but also online. This gives the ability to track your viewership and the effectiveness of the video accurately.

Our videos are also designed to showcase your company’s message to as many decision-makers as possible. By highlighting your brand in a way that is interesting and educational, a Corporate Video will trigger the viewer to take action.

WEBSITE DESIGN

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District Publishing converts your input into a rich multimedia website using cutting-edge web technology. Your website is your ambassador to the online community 24/7. Consumers and businesses regularly reference the web to validate information about your company and the products and services offered—and in this day and age, they expect to find it.

Our websites are easy to update when information changes. When you add or change products or services, you can quickly update the information available to the marketplace. A custom DP enterprise website puts you in control of the fast-paced, dynamic world of today.

ABOUT US

Since 2005, District Publishing has been working with industry leading companies in a wide variety of industries to help our clients generate awareness, interest, and ultimately sales of their products and services.  As a full service marketing agency we take the stress out of marketing by handling the process from concept to completion.  We are experts at what we do and have a deep understanding for what will benefit our clients the most.  We provide a wide range of options, including brochures, videos, websites, promotional materials, event planning, and much more.

Your time is valuable.  If your business needs a new approach to marketing, District Publishing is here to help you find the right tools for your company. By working together, we will showcase why your business is the best among industry leaders.

Since 2005, District Publishing has been working with industry leading companies in a wide variety of industries to help our clients generate awareness, interest, and ultimately sales of their products and services.  As a full service marketing agency we take the stress out of marketing by handling the process from concept to completion.  We are experts at what we do and have a deep understanding for what will benefit our clients the most.  We provide a wide range of options, including brochures, videos, websites, promotional materials, event planning, and much more.

Your time is valuable.  If your business needs a new approach to marketing, District Publishing is here to help you find the right tools for your company. By working together, we will showcase why your business is the best among industry leaders.

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MEET THE TEAM

LEADERSHIP

Derrick is the Founder and President of District Publishing. He leads by example and with the rest of the DP team has created a “Customer First” culture. Derrick enjoys working with our clients and our management to help facilitate a better customer experience in everything we do. He takes great pride in watching team members learn and grow because of the collaborative environment the company has cultivated over the last 17 years. His favorite pastime is enjoying the lakes in Michigan with his family.

Derrick Kennedy

President

Brad has been overseeing the Account Executive team since District Publishing started. He manages the day-to-day activities as it relates to all key client accounts, while also playing a key role in the growth and development of our sales & marketing process. Brad’s in-depth knowledge of the industries we serve and each division of our company, makes him an important link between the products and services offered by District Publishing and the continued focus on client satisfaction. He is a dedicated family man to his wife and two children and is an avid outdoorsman.

Brad Scott

Director of Sales

Veronica has been with the District Publishing team since 2005 and designed the first brochure project with Derrick Kennedy. Since then, she has taken on the management of the Production team, coordinating photo shoots, organizing workflow, and working closely with printers to ensure our clients have the best-looking printed brochures possible. Besides loving most everything in the art and creative world, she loves her husband, spending time with family and friends, and is a huge Beatles fan.

Veronica Decker

Production Manager

Sheree has been with District Publishing since 2008. Her key role is to on-board clients by demonstrating the benefits of our partnership marketing program and how it’s a win, win for both the client and their vendor partners. She also serves as a mentor to our Sales Coordinators and assists our leadership team with the management of the client on-boarding process. She is known to go above and beyond for both her clients and her peers when they seek her assistance. Sheree loves spending time with family (grandkids), friends, & meeting the needs of others. She also makes custom-decorated cookies in her spare time.

Sheree Weddell

Director of Business Development

Jenny has been with District Publishing since 2018. She leads our Accounting and H/R functions for the company and is instrumental in making sure all processes, billing, and client project information is accurate at all times. Her attention to detail and willingness to take on a variety of different tasks makes her uniquely qualified to handle this area of our business. She likes spending time with her husband, ten-year-old son, and an eleven-year-old Labrador Retriever. She also enjoys music, cooking, and genealogy.

Jenny Adams

Accounting/Human Resources

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGERS

Client On-Boarding Team

Shelly has been a part of our team since 2014. She identifies companies that can benefit from a new or revitalized sales/marketing piece. She works closely with those companies to share unique ways DP can provide customized print and digital media campaigns at no cost. Shelly is passionate about building long-term relationships with her client base and understanding their niche markets. She can be found most weekends enjoying the outdoors up north amongst family & friends, cooking, kayaking, and relaxing around campfires.

Shelly Byarski

Senior Account Manager

Katie joined the District Publishing team in 2013. She is always looking for new and different ways to set her clients apart from their competition and help increase their sales long-term. Katie takes pride in building and cultivating relationships with her clients that extend beyond the initial on-boarding process. She believes that one of the biggest compliments her clients have given is to refer their peers to her for the same exceptional service they received. Katie’s greatest joys are her husband and baby girl. She loves time spent with her family and friends especially during the summer months when she can take advantage of living on the water.

Katie Lackey

Senior Account Manager

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGERS

Inside Sales

Amanda joined our team in 2019. She enjoys the challenge of consulting and problem solving with companies all across North America, introducing them to our unique products and ultimately helping to grow their business. Amanda feels, “The best part of working at DP is the supportive owners and my awesome teammates.” She also enjoys spending time with her daughter Kiley and her family.

Amanda Ciavone

Sales Coordinator

Carol joined our team in 2020. She enjoys learning about different companies and how we can help them expand and grow. She loves learning from other team members in the office, and the team/family environment we have, it's a big family here and it makes coming into the office so much more enjoyable. Carol is very good at staying positive and helping others. She loves spending time with her family at home and is married with 3 beautiful children. She also loves to cook.

Carol Ciavone

Sales Coordinator

Anna joined the District Publishing team in 2022. Since joining our team she has learned to showcase her abilities in outbound sales more. She loves how everyone on the team treats you like a member of the family, and the level of support has exceeded her expectations. As an Aries, she frequently explores Zodiac Signs and Placements. She is very passionate and loves the outdoors. She also enjoys challenges and new experiences.

Anna Cabatas

Sales Coordinator

Rachel recently joined the District Publishing team. She is excited to have learned so much in a short period of time, thanks to the help and guidance of the team here! She really enjoys being a part of such a positive & encouraging workforce. This is a brand new career path for Rachel and she is looking forward to growing with the company and contributing to the company's future growth as well. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, working on renovating her first home and raising her puppy Teddy.

Rachel Osipoff

Sales Coordinator

Morgan joined District Publishing in October 2022. She enjoys researching the nature of different businesses and learning all the details of our program. She is a new Grandma and loves being able to take care of and spend time with her family. She enjoys music, campfires, nature and her personal studies.

Morgan Stephenson

Sales Coordinator

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES

Advertising Sales

Bill Upleger is approaching 16 years of service, as he works directly with our client representatives to formulate the marketing plans and initiatives needed to guarantee success. Utilizing Partnership Marketing Bill works directly with supporting vendors to ensure all parties are maximizing their unique message, to help create a win/win situation with his clients and their partners. Bill loves spending his free time with his family camping, working on cars, volunteering as a mentor for the Dept. of Juvenile Justice, and sits as a President of his Home Owners Association..

Bill Upleger

Senior Account Executive

Tom Stockman has been dazzling our clients since 2008. He enjoys working with clients and their vendor partners to create top-quality projects that will help grow their relationships and sales together for years to come. His positive “can do” problem-solving and relationship-building approach helps to ensure maximum, complete, and comprehensive project success for his clients and their vendors. Tom loves spending his free time with his family. His hobbies include music, traveling, and studying history.

Tom Stockman

Senior Account Executive

CREATIVE SERVICES

Writing, Design, Proofreading.

Kurt has served as a graphic designer/writer for District Publishing since 2005. He enjoys working with the diverse customer base we maintain and leveraging the qualities in each of them for a more effective marketing initiative. His main goal is to provide an experience that keeps customers coming back. Kurt also serves as a Fire Chief for his community.

Kurt Nass

Graphic Designer / Writer

Jordann has been our fantastic proofreader here at District Publishing since 2018. She carefully reviews all the projects that passes through the Production Department and makes sure that everything looks and reads as professional as possible.

Jordann Dillard

Proofreader

OUR HAPPY CLIENTS!

5-Stars

“The end result was a stunning marketing piece that impresses customers, potential customers, business partners, and other distributors. Not only did we get hard copies to share, but the digital brochure is a seamless way to move the marketing to those who are out of town but still need to be impressed.”
PRESIDENT – St. Louis, MO

5-Stars

“All of the people we worked with at District Publishing were very professional and courteous. This is significant because you were dealing directly with our top vendors with whom we have very strong relationships. All vendors were treated with the utmost respect, whether they purchased ad space or not.”
HEAD OF MARKETING – Tempe, AZ

5-Stars

Thank you and your team for the extraordinary job that everyone did in the production of our new sales brochure. The finished product most certainly speaks for itself. The timing was perfect, and the added incentives made the project even more successful.”
VICE PRESIDENT – Hayworth, CA

5-Stars

Our new brochures are fabulous!! We are an independent distributor that now has a marketing tool in print and digitally that will rival what we have seen from national competitors! I am patting myself on the back, when all the real work was done by you wonderful people at District Publishing! You make me look really good to my company.”
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER – Birmingham, AL

5-Stars

“We were so happy with our first project with District Publishing that we called them to reconnect when it was time to update our brochure. They handle everything in a very professional manner and produce great content for us to share with our customers!”
CEO – Forth Worth, TX

5-Stars

“We were very pleased to receive our new buyer’s guides from District Publishing. Your product looks great and District Publishing’s staff was very helpful and professional. District Publishing was reliable through every phase of the project, and they were available whenever we needed assistance. I would highly recommend District Publishing to any business looking to grow their exposure and promote their products and services via a printed or digital publication. They are great at what they do!
CEO – Cincinnati, OH

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50495 Corporate Srive, Suite 112

Shelby Township, MI 48315-3132

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586-884-2400

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