Joe Polanco has more than 40 years of industry and association experience in the printing industry. After graduating with a Printing Management degree from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Joe spent nearly 15 years in operational positions in printing companies before joining PIA MidAmerica, a Printing Industries of America Affiliate, where he served as its President and Affiliate Manager for 20 years prior to retiring.
In his role at PIA MidAmerica, Polanco was dedicated to helping companies realize their success potential in the ever-changing and often challenging printing industry. This included facilitating the sharing of best practices, helping companies develop financial management tools and assisting their strategic growth through merger/acquisition. This wealth of experience, and his broad portfolio of contacts within the industry, makes Joe a valuable partner to printing businesses looking to make a change.
Joe also holds an M.B.A. from California State University, Long Beach, and makes his home in San Bernardino, California with his wife Liz. They have two adult children, both of whom live in Southern California with their spouses.