Ken Lanci- Chairman
Growing up with a father who was a graphic artist, Ken Lanci developed a passion for the graphic arts and related services early in life. As the Chairman of Consolidated Solutions, he leads a team of professionals who share his passion and dedication to servicing the client. Under his leadership, Consolidated Solutions has partnered with the Northeast Ohio community to provide advanced learning opportunities for industry professionals, helping them advance their skills and ability to execute print, promotions and technology marketing solutions.
Ken, a native of Cleveland, has always given back to his community. For the past 17 years, Ken has been a member of Project Love and recently was named Chairman Emeritus of the organization. Project Love, partnered with Purple America, creates a culture of kindness, caring and respect for adults and the youth. Project Love has helped establish programs for assisting at risk youth. Ken and his wife, Linda, also brought One Sight to Cleveland, for the first time, 6 years ago. Every year free eye exams and eye glasses are provided to hundreds of school aged children in the Cleveland area. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Ken earned his success as many Americans traditionally have, with hard work and an inexhaustible drive to achieve the success he enjoys today.
Prior to becoming CEO of Consolidated Solutions in 2013, Terry served as the company’s CFO for 14 years. Before joining Consolidated, he held key financial positions at several prominent businesses. These include 16 years first as VP of Finance and President of Cardinal Packaging Inc. and ten years as the CFO for Set Products in Cleveland, Ohio. Terry graduated from Miami University of Ohio with a B.S. in accounting and received his MBA from Cleveland State University. He also served in the United States Army.
Leonard Vargo obtained a degree from the Cleveland Engineering Institute, before leaving to serve his country in 1971. Upon his return from duty, he joined the Cleveland printing firm, Emerson Press, where he built a career that culminated when he was named president of the company. When Emerson was acquired by Consolidated Solutions in 1997, Len was named President of the business. Len and his wife, Donna, reside in Olmsted Falls, Ohio.
Rick has served as president of Consolidated Technologies Group since 2008. Consolidated Technologies Group is focused on helping customers utilize technology to drive business results through their flagship marketing automation software product, Convergence.
Previously, Rick spent 15 years as the president of CBIZ Technologies, building and leading a national technology consulting firm, which was one of the largest Microsoft partners in the world. At CBIZ Technologies, Rick provided executive leadership that resulted in CBIZ Technologies becoming a national Microsoft Dynamics Partner, a nine-time Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle Partner and a subsidiary of a public company. Prior to CBIZ Technologies, Rick gained experience at Ashland Chemical in Columbus, Ohio. He served as a project manager in the Information Systems department and as a regional operations manager for an operating division at Ashland Chemical.
Rick received a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton. In addition to his role at Consolidated, Rick serves on the board of directors of several non-profit organizations and on the advisory boards of leading software companies, including Microsoft and Blackbaud. He is also a member of the Akron Leadership Class of 2002.
Matt Reville joined Consolidated Solutions in 2002 and worked his way up to serving as Director of Operations, until recently named Chief Operating Officer in 2013. Today, Matt’s responsibilities focus on new equipment purchases and installs, employee relations, and growth planning for the future. Matt’s wide scope of business and manufacturing knowledge makes him uniquely qualified to contribute to the success of Consolidated Solutions and its clients. Prior to joining the company, he worked at Reville Wholesale Distributors, an automotive supply wholesale company with locations across Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Matt is actively involved in the Greater Cleveland community and works with a number of local nonprofits and organizations. He serves on the board of directors for the Greater Cleveland Film Commission and sits on the board of the National Leadership Council for Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital. He is also a coach at Nordonia Hills Athletic Association.
Wally Lanci has served as corporate counsel for Consolidated Solutions since 2000. Wally is an active member of the Greater Cleveland community and has built a track record for serving on committees and boards of local organizations that support the arts and improve their communities. This includes the Cleveland International Film Festival, Cleveland Public Theatre, Near West Theatre and Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, as well as St. Clair Superior Development Corp., Recovery Resources Inc. and LGBT Community Center Garden Party. Currently, Wally serves as Vice President of the Equality Ohio Education Fund Board, Vice President of member involvement for Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland and the 2012 and 2013 Gala co-chair for the HRC Cleveland Steering Committee. He is also a partner in Cleveland Social Venture Partners. After graduating from Cleveland State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing, He earned his law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He resides in Northfield Center, Ohio.
Oliver Moeritz has served as Controller at Consolidated Solutions since 1997 and has recently been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the company, he held the role of Assistant Controller at North Coast Wine Distributors. Oliver graduated from Ohio State University, where he received his B.S.B.A. in Accounting and Finance.
Neil Gallagher joined Consolidated Solutions as the company’s Vice President of Operations in 2006. Neil started his career in the printing industry when he took the role of assistant plant manager at Robert Silverman Inc in 1985. He later played an integral role in launching GLDirect, a Great Lakes Integrated company, as manager of fulfillment services. In 1998, Neil was promoted to Vice President of Operations of GLDirect and held this role until joining the Consolidated Solutions team. Neil received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Cleveland State University.
Michelle Hilston has more than 25 years of experience in the direct mail industry. As Director of Postal Affairs at Consolidated Solutions, she incorporates the vast experience and skills she has acquired throughout her career, which include areas such as list services, data services management, variable imaging, letter shop, print brokering, customer service management and sales. Prior to joining Consolidated Solutions in 1996, Michelle held account management roles at NorthBridge Corp. and R.L. Polk & Co. As part of her role at Consolidated, Michelle participates in numerous industry organizations and associations, including Epicomm, where she serves on the Fulfillment Steering Committee, and the local Postal Customer Council. She also acts as the company’s shareholder representative to the National Association of Advertising Distributors, where she serves on the board of directors, as well as its representative in the national Mailers Technical Advisory Committee, which works jointly with the postal service to influence postal procedures and policies. In her current position, Michelle has earned a number of postal certifications, and she continues to monitor industry trends through attendance at National Postal Forums and other industry conferences. Michelle has a B.A. in Quantitative Business Analysis from Cleveland State University.