Tonya Kowa-Morelli promoted to Chief Operating Officer

We are excited to announce that Tonya Kowa-Morelli has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Huston Patterson and Lewisburg Printing Company. In this role, Tonya will manage the day-to-day operations and will continue to champion our mission of helping our employees and clients build their futures. All Illinois and Tennessee operations will report to Tonya.

Tonya has been the President of Huston Patterson since 2014 and was instrumental in the historic, decade long growth of her family’s business. She is an industry proven leader with a track record of success at all levels. Since the merger of Huston Patterson and Lewisburg Printing, Tonya has been leading company-wide integration teams, board level integration and the implementation of EOS across the company’s five locations.

“Tonya possesses the rare ability to think, plan, and execute strategically. And she does that with a spirit of helpfulness and encouragement, embodying our core values and motivating those around her”, stated Hale Hawkins, CEO. Mr. Hawkins went on to say;” we are incredibly fortunate to have her leadership at Huston Patterson and Lewisburg Printing Company”.

“I am humbled and extremely grateful for the opportunity to help guide our company into the next chapter of our success,” said Kowa-Morelli. “Lewisburg Printing, Hawk Converting, Huston Patterson and Sigma Graphics have excellent employees who dedicate their careers to exceeding our clients’ expectations and I am excited to work alongside them.”

Both founded in the late 1800’s, Lewisburg Printing Company and Huston Patterson merged in March of 2022 after a century of independent success providing printing and packaging to our client’s clients across North America. With our combined 200 years of demonstrated history in print, combined with our new focus and capabilities, we have the equipment, materials and dedicated service required to handle your folding carton needs.  Lewisburg Printing, Huston Patterson, Hawk Converting, Sigma Graphics, and LPC Texas Visual are all companies backed by Radial Equity Partners.