About

About

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Steve Anzalone, Principal

At Anzalone Advisors, we’re more than just print management consultants. We are drivers of change, helping companies improve culture, productivity, performance, and ultimately their bottom line. By working together, we can help you identify challenges, visualize potential, and transform your business for the better.

The commercial print and graphic communications industry is rapidly evolving. By making the necessary shifts in culture and adopting improved processes today, you can ensure your business is secure tomorrow and in the future. With nearly four decades of experience, let us partner with you to apply our knowledge and expertise to locate the intersection of employee engagement and operational excellence.

Services

Services

Anzalone Advisors offers a wide range of management and human resources consulting services to help your business succeed. We wear many hats, but our main focus areas fall into the following categories. If you have an issue that doesn’t fall within these groupings, no problem – give us a call and we’ll be happy to talk through your issue.

OPERATIONAL ASSESSMENTS

“Is this thing working?” Every business has at least one, if not many, projects that need an honest outsider’s opinion. That’s where we come in. Whether you need to take a hard look at your overall workflow, improve productivity, or justify the costs of adding software and equipment, Anzalone Advisors can provide an objective assessment of the state of your business and offer recommendations for improvement or implementation of new processes.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Not sure if your costing and pricing procedures are up to snuff? By providing proven financial methodologies for budgeting, standards, and pricing, we make sure you’re positioned for profitability. We help shape strategic planning, set key performance indicators (KPIs) and other metrics to keep growth and development headed in the right direction. We also operate in a merger and acquisitions advisory capacity.

HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTING

Working with people can be the most rewarding, and oftentimes frustrating, part of any leader’s job. We work with you to implement straightforward HR processes that improve communication, define and measure expectations, and elevate culture. Other services we offer include leadership development, change management, team building, and coaching. 

INTERIM EXECUTIVE

Not every exit is carefully planned or sometimes there is just a need for an additional pair of hands. Fill the vacancy on a temporary or longer-term basis with an experienced print executive who can work with your team to streamline processes, improve results, and develop talent.

TRUSTED ADVISOR

As an owner or executive it can be “lonely at the top” – but it doesn’t have to be. This retainer-based relationship provides you with a right-hand advisor and sounding board. Tailored to fit your needs, this role is normally a combination of on-site visits, regularly scheduled calls, and financial performance analysis.

WORKING WITH GROUPS

Our expertise is called up often to work with groups for short-term and long-term engagements. These include:

– Peer group facilitation

– Meeting planning

– Keynote and breakout speaking

Experience

Experience

2013-2015
President & Chief Operating Officer, HardingPoorman Group, Indianapolis, Indiana

In addition to the duties of the COO role described below, as President I engaged the Indianapolis business community to promote HardingPoorman Group and took on a broader role in managing the financial and business operations of company.

2007-2013
Chief Operating Officer, HardingPoorman Group, Indianapolis, Indiana

As the market leader in commercial printing in Indianapolis, HardingPoorman Group served numerous Fortune 500 clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, financial services, and professional sports markets. I lead the operations team in sheetfed UV printing, digital printing, mailing, fulfillment and wide format production while building a state of the art facility. Oversaw ISO and quality assurance activities to support the regulated products of our bio-science and financial services customers.

1999-2007
Founder & President, Full Court Press, Indianapolis, Indiana

Founded Full Court Press as a spinoff of The Printing Company to create an early digital printing company in the Indianapolis market and a leader in print on demand production. In 2005 we merged with HardingPoorman Group to help fuel their dramatic growth in digital print, direct mail and fulfillment.

1995-1999
Chief Operating Officer, The Printing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana

Led the manufacturing activities of this award-winning sheetfed commercial printer and leader in desktop publishing and electronic prepress.

1990-1995
Plant Manager, Roberts Printing, Clearwater, Florida

Oversaw the manufacturing operation at this family-owned and highly respected commercial printing firm in the Tampa Bay market.

1979-1983
B.S., Printing Management at Western Michigan University

Testimonials

Testimonials