Sanford L. (Sandy) Kane – CEO
Sandy brings to RSN more than 40 years of experience in managing companies, mostly in the technology area. He spent 27 years with IBM in various managerial and technical positions, where he was ultimately responsible for IBM’s worldwide semiconductor operations. While at IBM, Sandy was instrumental in founding and served as a director of SEMATECH, an industry consortium, and and was a director of the Semiconductor Industry Association. Since leaving IBM, Sandy has been CEO of seven companies, four start-ups and three turn-around assignments. One of the start-ups was Tower Semiconductor Ltd., an Israeli manufacturing foundry that he grew to over $100M in sales in less than three years and launched a successful IPO on NASDAQ only 20 months after startup.
In addition, since 1992, Sandy has served as the President of Kane Concepts Incorporated, a management-consulting firm. Sandy holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from New York University and an M.S. in Engineering Administration from Syracuse University.
Joseph Jurist – President
At RSN, Joe primarily focuses his attention on sales and client relationships. Joe has been President and CEO of Jurist Company since 1981. He has 40 years of experience in the Graphic Arts Industry encompassing all phases of sales, production, and plant management.
He was also a founding Partner in Morton Goldberg Associates, a successful consumer goods marketing agency that was sold to Scali, McCabe, and Sloves Advertising. Joe attended The University of Colorado where he received a B.S. in Marketing and NYU Graduate School of Business for an MBA.
Donald A. Berkowitz – Executive Vice President
Within RSN, Donald focuses on our printer network and paper suppliers – both merchants and mills. Donald’s career started in 1970 in the paper industry with Central Paper Company in Newark, NJ. As a director, officer and sales/marketing executive, he participated and managed much of Central’s growth from a family-owned business with revenues of $20 million in 1970 to become one the largest and leading independent paper and packaging merchants in the country with $900 million in sales in 2005. After a merger in 1994, the company became known as Central Lewmar and was sold to a private equity firm in 2005 and then to International Paper in 2007. Donald stayed on with IP until the end of 2010.
Throughout his career with Central Paper and Central Lewmar, Donald identified, acquired and grew eight companies, in addition to his primary functions of building the company’s revenue and sales team, developing new markets, and attracting clients. Donald has a B.A. from Michigan State University.