Naples Print Source was established in 1980. The company has operated at the same location in Naples, Florida since its founding.
Blase has been part of the Naples Print Source team since 2004, and became owner in 2013. Blase has helped to usher in a company name-change and substantially grow the company’s direct mail business. Blase has established himself as an expert in his field. He is sought after as a speaker on the topics of printing, direct mail marketing, and fundraising for nonprofits; he has presented to audiences at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, eson (Entrepreneurs Society of Naples), The Community Foundation of Collier County and the Gulfcoast chapter of PRSA (Public Relations Society of America), among others.
In 2009, Blase launched the blog TheDirectMailMan.com. Blase leverages his ten years of expertise as a direct mail professional to share tips on customer loyalty, customer prospecting, improving response rates & identifying targeted mailing lists.
Blase recognizes the importance of giving back to the community and supports various local charities. Blase was the chairman of the 2007 Collier County American Heart Association Heart Ball Auction Committee, and from 2004-2009 he also captained the Naples Print Source “Light the Night” walking team supporting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Most recently, he was captain for the “Great Strides” Walk team which supports Cystic Fibrosis research.
Blase is actively involved with several local networking organizations including The N.A.P.L.E.S. Group where he served as the Program Chair for seven years. In 2009 and again in 2015, Blase was presented with the “Liz Cashman,”/Member of the Year award by his peers in the N.A.P.L.E.S. Group. Blase is the only group member to receive this distinguished honor twice.
Blase has served in various volunteer capacities at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, including as Chairman of the Chamber’s Business Education Committee where he was recognized as the Business Education Volunteer of the Year in 2008.
As a result of his business accomplishments and civic involvement, Blase was selected byGulfshore Business as a member of the 2009 “40 Under 40” business professionals in Southwest Florida. Blase is a father of 4, with the oldest being 18 years old. Blase loves traveling and spending time at the beach with his wife and children.
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