President 

Shelly Milford (president@monarchuser.com)
Walsworth

Shelly has 30 years’ experience in the printing industry.  Twenty years were spent in the business management and production side of the business.   After working as a subject matter expert for purchasing and inventory management during a discovery phase of MIS applications, she moved to the technology side with her company.  For the last ten years, Shelly has overseen corporate MIS support and implementation starting with Prism and QTMS and then transitioning to the Monarch Suite of products.  She has managed six major implementations and several smaller projects.  Currently she is working on two major implementations as her company acquires new facilities.  As a point of reference, her company is set up as multi-company, multi-division running iQuote, Foundation, Planner, Contract Admin, Productivity Workbench, PrintFlow, AutoCount Classic and AC4D, ProcessShipper, PrintStream and BI.  Her company has web, sheetfed, digital, perfect bound, saddle stitch, case bound and mechanical bound offerings.  Shelly is looking forward to serving the MUG community and learning from all our members.

Vice President 

Dave Grebin (vicepresident@monarchuser.com)
Priority Envelope

Director of Enhancements 

Loretta Grier (enhancements@monarchuser.com)
CPI Card Group

Treasurer 

Pat Barnum (treasurer@monarchuser.com)
CFO | Modernistic 

Pat has been CFO of Modernistic, Inc. in Stillwater, MN since 2020. Modernistic is a specialty printer, providing displays, décor, displays, graphics, and industrial OEM products; the company is a long-time user of Monarch.

Pat’s previous professional experience includes providing financial management and oversight at a number of other printers, as well as CFO at Printing Industry Midwest – the PIA affiliate in a five state area. Each of those printers used a different EFI product, going all the way back to Covalent in the 80-90’s, and she typically served as system administrator as well.  She has served on the boards of each of the various EFI users groups over the years, as treasurer and enhancement coordinator.

In addition to her professional experience, Pat was elected to the local School Board serving as Treasurer, has managed the finances for several PACs, lobbyist principals, and local candidates, as well as being the currently elected Treasurer for a state level political party.

Secretary 

Katie Bauer (secretary@monarchuser.com)
Taylor 
Communications

Past President 

Paul Kranz (pastpresident@monarchuser.com)
Taylor Communications 

Paul worked for a commercial printing business that implemented Hagen OA in the late 90s. It was the first integrated ERP the company had dealt with, so it was a fun and challenging project. He then worked for EFI from 2007 to 2016 as a Professional Services Consultant specializing in Foundation and Printflow implementations. The next step was to rejoin the user experience at Taylor Communications. The SCS division is in the process of implementing Monarch and designing their own automated mailing flow. Another fun and challenging project. Looking forward to helping the MUG achieve its goals for the next few years. 

Webmaster 

Kevan Meinershagen (webmaster@monarchuser.com)
Manager of Process Improvement | Allen Press, Inc. 

Kevan joined Allen Press in 1999 and has worn many different hats over the course of his career. The primary focus was on various aspects of the Online Publishing division; there he has worked as a developer, sat in customer and technical support roles, managed production groups, and has presented advice and insights on the various caveats involved with publishing online content. He was responsible for the Online Publishing division at Allen Press for 9 years; during which he managed several large content migrations and site launches. Through these he discovered his interest in workflow analysis and project management. In 2016 Kevan was the Project Manager for the Allen Press transition to EFI Monarch. The launch included iQuote, Foundation, PrintFlow, Auto-Count, and Process Shipper all at once. Despite that he is still sane and relatively happy with how the project went. 

EFI Liaison

Michael Henderson (Michael.Henderson@efi.com)