ROGER MASHORE – CEO of MTM Recognition will present the “History of MTM Recognition” formerly known as Midwest Trophy Manufacturing. Roger is uniquely suited to speak on this topic, as he was Midwest Trophy founder Dave Smith’s first employee over 40 years ago. Home to many of the country’s most prestigious and custom awards, MTM’s clients include the NCAA, Nascar, Special Olympics and our own OKC Thunder.
Roger is a native Oklahoman and has served MTM Recognition for 44 years in various capacities. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University and has served on the Board of the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. He is a member of the Oklahoma Business Roundtable and has served as an Oklahoma Quality Foundation Examiner.
Corporate wellness is a major priority at MTM and Roger has taken wellness to heart, training for and completing his first Ironman Triathlon in 2010. Among Roger’s passions are family, music and fitness training. He and his wife Jackie have one son, three daughters, and nine grandkids. In his spare time, Roger is a singer- songwriter and musician playing in the legendary Oklahoma-based band, Mountain Smoke.
Chair of the Day
As partner and COO, Cameron Dawson came to Staplegun in 2002 from a Colorado-based marketing company, where he worked on large-scale campaign strategy for national and global brands, gaining experience in implementation of guerrilla marketing campaigns and promotional execution. His clients included Shape Magazine, Balance Bar, Evian, Disney Publishing/Buena Vista, the U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Team and Aspen Skiing Company. This experience allowed him to build a vast network of marketing resources, helping us compete on a national scale. Prior to SmartWorks Inc., Cameron was a business analyst for the Dallas-based Vectrix Corporation; focused on evaluating potential product and service markets. Cameron recalls that as a kid, his mom would say “you like the commercials more than the show.” She was right.