Steve Bonoff’s experience in the graphic communications industry began as a consumer of prepress and print services as owner and operator of retail kiosks in the Minneapolis area. He joined the International Prepress Association (IPA) in 1999 as Director of Member Services and was named President of IPA in 2001. As president, he initiated groundbreaking online programs to help its members effectively react to the dramatic changes impacting the prepress industry. Recognizing the need to facilitate its members’ adoption of end-to-end media production workflows and technologies, in 2010, Bonoff lead the charge to merge IPA with Idealliance. In his role as Executive Vice President at Idealliance, Bonoff directed communications and program development, supporting its members in leveraging the power of emerging technologies to innovate their workflows and profitably expand their businesses. In 2018, Bonoff takes the helm as President of Printing Industries Midwest, an organization representing one of the world’s epicenters of print service leadership.