Mr. Simon was appointed Chief Executive Officer and a director of HALO Branded Solutions in February 2001. He was recently honored as the “Person of the Year” by the industry’s leading trade publication, Counselor. Prior to joining HALO Branded Solutions, Mr. Simon spent 22 years in private law practice and five years as a leading executive in the call center industry. Mr. Simon is a CPA and has a BS in accounting and a J.D. from the University of Illinois.