Member News: Leonard Simek Named Vice President of Strategic Alliances at The Toledo Ticket Company
(TOLEDO, OH, Sept. 10, 2019) Leonard Simek was recently named Vice President of Strategic Alliances for The Toledo Ticket Company, a leading provider of ticketing solutions for nearly 110 years. Simek, who joined Toledo Ticket in 2013 as Business Development Manager, has over 30 years of experience in printing and sales. Before joining Toledo Ticket Simek held senior management positions in the printing industry.
As Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Simek will continue to work with the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that the company produces tickets for and will work with international, national, and regional customers to strengthen and build new strategic business partnerships. Simek, along with Executive Vice President Dave Dorner, will be involved in creating and implementing strategic initiatives and the continuing education and training of the sales team.
‘I really enjoy teaching and working with the sales staff,” said Simek. “And I like to learn new things myself. I have been in this business for 31 years and I’m still learning.”
“The Carter family at Toledo Ticket has been great to me as well as all the sales staff,” said Simek. “I have always believed in the personal touch when working with a customer and going the extra mile to make sure a customer is taken care of. The Toledo Ticket Company has that same customer service outlook.”
“We think of our customers as family and work hard to provide quality service and products as well as assist our customers with answers to situations that may not be related to tickets,” he said.
Toledo Ticket, which began in 1910 as a provider of tickets to movie theatres and carnivals, today produces consecutive numbering, bar codes, magnetic stripes, multi-part valet, scratch-off tickets, pay & display, pay-by-space, access and debit cards, and spitter tickets for thermal/non-thermal revenue control. It manufacturers and provides products in all 50 states and more than 30 countries.