Jason Sleeman, United Community Bank, and Roy Hickman, Accent Graphics (IT Help Atlanta, Episode 10)
On this edition of “IT Help Atlanta,” host Rick Higgins welcomes Jason Sleeman to discuss his work with craft breweries nationwide, the characteristics of successful craft breweries, and more. Roy Hickman also joins the show to discuss how his “hands on” printing business enables him to deliver faster, more personal service than online, impersonal competitors. “IT Help Atlanta” is brought to you by TeamLogic IT, your technology advisor.
Jason Sleeman, Vice President- Craft Beverage Lending, United Community Bank
United Community Banks Craft Beverage Group provides nationwide funding to Breweries throughout the United states. They also provide funding to distillery and wineries with a focus in the banks footprint states.
Jason Sleeman has worked on many brewery, winery, and distillery projects developing an understanding of the specific needs of these businesses and what roadblocks can happen in the lending process. No matter the stage, start-up, expansion, or acquisition, Jason can help you deliver on your lending needs.
He works with my clients to be a true banking advisor, finding a Win-Win solution that addresses their financial needs. Jason introduces partners in his network to clients, providing executive insight, strategic planning, and discussion to add value to the company.
You can connect with Jason on LinkedIn.
Roy Hickman, Owner / President, Accent Graphics
Accent Graphics is a 34 year old printing and graphic design company. They have been in the same location for 34 years. Their main product is printing on paper by 3 means: offset, digital and large format. They have the right equipment to fit and size print job. Additionally, they help clients with graphic design, signs, banners, trade show graphics, wearable’s and ad specialty products. If it’s printed, they probably do it.
Roy Hickman founded Accent Graphics in 1987 as a commercial offset printing facility catering to local businesses and individuals. They broadened our sales territory to include regional and nationwide clientele and stayed at the forefront of the rapidly changing printing industry by adding graphic design, digital and large format print capabilities. Rick expanded company services with wholesale partners to include trade show displays, wearables and advertising specialties.
Today, he manages the day to day operations at Accent Graphics including sales, sales team, customer service, procurement and office administration. Roy is always motivated to seek efficient and effective ways to produce high quality printed pieces while helping clients manage their printing projects and budget.
About the Show
“IT Help Atlanta” profiles small to mid-market businesses and highlights how those companies use technology to succeed. An archive of previous shows can be found here.
About Your Host
Rick Higgins is Owner and President of TeamLogic IT of Dunwoody, GA. Rick’s firm is part of a national network of locally-owned service businesses, providing comprehensive IT services to the small-medium sized business market.
They offer managed service for networking, cyber security, data and email, as well as hardware and software support in addition to a variety of consultation and preventative maintenance services. Rick’s personal and corporate philosophy is simple: Stand up, be bold, and tell the truth.