The College Press, a local and national commercial printing company for over 97 years, was purchased on May 30, by Brad Fisher and Rob Howell. While the College Press serves a diverse audience, it currently resides on the campus of Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tn.
The College Press is a modernized print company delivering capabilities such as digital and off-set printing, graphic design, publishing, promotional items, and fulfillment and mailing services. Its customers extend from coast-to-coast and include non-profits, small businesses, banks, hospitals, schools, and churches.
Brad Fisher, a College Press employee for 19 years, is now looking to significantly grow the company. “The whole company is excited about our future and growth opportunities,” said Mr. Fisher, president and CEO.
Mr. Fisher and Mr. Howell are not only looking to grow the business through traditional print solutions, but by also integrating digital and database marketing capabilities. College Press currently employs 18 people from the greater Chattanooga area.
Prior to partnering with Mr. Fisher, Mr. Howell had worked both in Collegedale and Chattanooga for 20 years in various communications, marketing and sales positions.
The College Press will continue to operate out of its Collegedale location for the immediate future. Mr. Howell, Sr. VP and COO, said, “We made this purchase after careful consideration and prayer. We’re already experiencing God’s blessings.”