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Press Release | Jul 22, 2021

Top Salespeople Recognized for Outstanding Achievement

Awards include PIP Salesperson of the Year Award for the Midwest Region and VIP Salesperson of the Year

Top salespeople at PIP in Peoria and Normal, Illinois have been recognized for outstanding achievement in the network. Ben Mitzelfelt has received the 2020 VIP Salesperson of the Year award. The VIP (Volume Increase Percentage) Salesperson award recognizes the individual that achieved the largest year over year sales increase percentage. The award is based on 2020 annual sales revenue. Mitzelfelt was also recognized as a 2020 Platinum-Level Top Performer.

Brandon Burwell was named Salesperson of the Year for the Midwest region. This is one of eight sales awards given annually to honor exceptional sales achievement. He was also recognized as a 2020 Platinum-level Top Performer. And Rachel Harsh was recognized as a 2020 Gold-level Top Performer.

Mitzelfelt and Burwell were among 14 salespeople who received platinum-level status and Harsh was one of only 10 salespeople who earned gold-level status from more than 300 salespeople worldwide.

“We have an outstanding team,” said PIP in Peoria and Normal President Shane Parker. “They continually bring the drive, tenacity and talent to be top producers in our network and they all played an important role in crafting solutions to new challenges faced by our customers during a very difficult year. Ben, Brandon and Rachel are all standout individuals, and these awards are among their many admirable accomplishments.”

Awards will be presented at the annual Sales Forum event, sponsored by Franchise Services, Inc. This year’s sales training event will be held July 26-28 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. The three-day event encompasses general sessions with keynote speakers, breakout sessions for specific tracks, a vendor show and an awards dinner.

About PIP
PIP is a print, signs and marketing services provider that specializes in the creation and execution of growth-oriented solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. Through a worldwide network of nearly 400 franchises and affiliates PIP offers robust digital and offset printing, signage, integrated marketing campaigns, mailing and fulfillment services, promotional products, graphic design and websites, including online storefronts.

For more than 50 years, PIP has received numerous awards and recognition in both the printing and franchise industries including the Franchise Times Top 200, Entrepreneur Franchise 500, Quick Printing Top 100, Printing Impressions400, Franchise 50 Awards from Franchise Business Review.


Shane Parker
PIP Marketing Print Signs

8325 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615