VisionStream, the St. Louis-based marketing company, has announced several key promotions within their organization. This includes a new CEO, CFO and communications director.
Brian Innis has been promoted from chief operating officer to chief executive officer (CEO); Pia Lischke has been promoted from controller to chief financial officer (CFO); Michael Giblin has been named as communications director. In addition, Greg Pohlen has joined VisionStream as an account executive.
“We’re excited to continue growing through these tough economic times,” said Innis, the new CEO. “We really want to be a creative lightning rod for our customers, helping them achieve their exhibit marketing
objectives, with emphasis on outstanding customer service. By bringing our clients into the process with us, we make them an integral part of their own success. It’s being received with a lot of excitement.”
VisionStream serves the corporate and retail communities in a variety of industries, including Aerospace, Agriculture, Automotive, Biotechnology, Consumer Products, Food and Beverage, IT, Manufacturing, Medical and Pharmaceuticals.
Innis has over 20 years experience in the exhibit marketing industry, and is an original founding partner of VisionStream. He has a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a member of the Industrial Designers Society of America. He has most recently served VisionStream as lead
designer and chief operating officer.
Lischke has over 15 years of experience working with both large and small companies, and brings an entrepreneurial, growth-centric skillset to bear for VisionStream. She holds a BBA from the University of Notre Dame, and is a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs. She most recently has served VisionStream as controller.
Giblin has 25 years in the visual communication business, with six years in exhibit marketing, specifically. He holds a degree in Commercial Art and Advertising, and a BFA from the University of Missouri. He is a member of a variety of industry groups and associations. He most recently served VisionStream as an account executive in exhibit sales.
Pohlen has over 20 years of sales and account management experience, most recently with Advertisers’ Display. An expert in intensive multitasking for exhibit/trade show display clientele, Greg is a dynamic and skilled account executive with proven accomplishments.