About Dwayne Shrader, Vice President
Joining Griffin Communications in late 2003 after several years of freelance association, Dwayne Shrader brings more than 25 years of knowledge in the large-scale capital goods manufacturing and converting industries. Progressing through the former Ward Machinery Company, Dwayne rose to the position of Marketing Manager at the successor company MarquipWardUnited.
Working closely over the years with Ward’s Engineering Department, Dwayne developed an in-depth understanding of customers’ day-to-day operations. By viewing the world of the converter through their eyes he was able to create and implement training programs and support materials which became well known for dealing with the realities of the production environment.
Dwayne both designed and administered customer education programs, supervised many of the company’s domestic service technicians and facilitated the company’s internal marketing efforts. He is also an accomplished freelance video producer with numerous programs to his credit, spanning such diverse areas as industrial and agricultural equipment to state and local governmental concerns.
As the primary technical writer and specialist for the agency, Dwayne writes both under his own name and as a ghost writer for many of our clients. His articles have appeared in Corrugated Today, Board Converting News, Paperboard Packaging, Official Board Markets, AICC BoxScore, Converting Magazine, International Paperboard Industry, The Cutting Edge, Paper Film & Foil Converter, Turf Magazine and Grounds Maintenance.