Jim Lingenfelter, Parker MacDonald, and Manraj Matharu join the team

 

Toronto, ON, October 19, 2021 — To meet the demands of its expanding customer base, Connecting for Results (CFR) has engaged industry experts Jim Lingenfelter and Parker MacDonald, plus Manraj Matharu, to join its team. With expertise in sales and marketing, the addition of these three specialists enables CFR to further expand its offering to clients in both Canada and the US, effective immediately.

A strategic creative, Jim Lingenfelter specializes in helping companies to amplify their voice. With extensive experience in art direction, graphic design, video production, integrated marketing, and branding, he joins Connecting for Results as Innovation Director in the USA. Jim is an expert in helping clients move their target customers to act, jump-starting sales, and helping organizations to grow and prepare for marketplace acquisitions or mergers. He is available to assist CFR clients with collaborative marketing assessments, discovering their unique messaging, and creating compelling visual materials.

An experienced sales professional, Parker MacDonald has served the print industry for over 30 years. He has held a variety of roles as a consultative sales expert and leader, utilizing a strong blend of vision, accountability, objectivity, and people skills. He excels at creating innovative long-term strategic plans, while maintaining short-term goals and objectives, delivering profitable solutions. Parker is available to help Canadian companies and decision makers to succeed with business development, mergers and acquisitions, recruitment, and print procurement automation.

A recent graduate of Ryerson University’s Graphic Communications Management program, Manraj Matharu joins CFR with a solid foundation of the latest technologies, processes, and management techniques. With a passion for marketing, he is knowledgeable in corporate branding, communications, and graphic design. An innovative problem solver, Manraj isn’t afraid to think outside the box to provide creative solutions that get results. Skilled in graphic design and brand management, he joins the team as Marketing Administrator.

“I’m very happy Jim, Parker, and Manraj have joined our team and that we can provide even more expertise to our clients on both sides of the border,” said Gordon Griffiths, CEO, Connecting for Results.

“Jim excels at what he does. It’s a real boost to have him on board to help our US clients with marketing,” said Keith Larson, Senior Partner, USA, Connecting for Results.

“I’m happy to join the team at Connecting for Results. This is a very interesting time in the industry and there are a number of ways that we can help with marketing solutions,” said Jim Lingenfelter, Innovation Director, Connecting for Results.

“It’s great to be working alongside this team of industry leaders and providing solutions for our clients in these changing times,” said Parker MacDonald.

“I’m thrilled to join the team at Connecting for Results and to apply my skills and training in graphic communications to the industry,” said Manraj Matharu, Marketing Administrator, Connecting for Results.

Led by its principals, Gordon Griffiths and Bob Dale, CFR is uniquely positioned to bring buyers and sellers together in a way that builds value and maximizes the results for all parties. Leveraging their in-depth and extensive industry knowledge, company experts develop and implement winning strategies for planning and executing acquisitions, and effective management of the transformation required to integrate organizations.

Jim can be reached at jim.l@crfincorporated.com

Parker can be reached at p.macdonald@cfrincorporated.com

Manraj can be reached at m.matharu@crfincorporated.com