Tom Dirkes

Estimating Manager

Tom has been in the printing industry for over 35 years, starting as a photo engraver, etching letterpress flats for newspapers.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Printing Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology.  He has experience and expertise in all areas of print, from plant manager and sales to quality control and customer service.  He excels at product development and strategic planning as well as company growth.  He has extensive knowledge of point of purchase displays, large format printing, case-bound books as well as multiple in-line finishing operations. One of the most exciting times in his career was when he was an integral part of the team that helped an already successful company grow to over 4 times in size in 6 years.  A truly outgoing people person, his knowledge and skillset are unsurpassed.

Tom is extremely passionate about boating and is currently working toward a goal with his wife of visiting every waterway in the state of Tennessee.

Tom Dirkes