Our Staff

Cory Cremers – Chief Financial Officer – ext. 1129
Cory spent 7 years in public accounting with KPMG and currently manages our financial reporting, internet website platforms, company stores and electronic tools for customers. Cory is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a degree in Accounting. He has resided in Des Moines and currently lives in Iowa City. He is an avid runner and enjoys coaching youth baseball.

Steve Horner – Director of Business Development – ext. 1137
Steve has over 30 years experience in the promotional products industry, with experience on both the supplier and distributor side of the business. He is responsible for development of new accounts and recruiting new sales representatives for the company. Steve has lived in Texas, Missouri and currently resides in Iowa City, Iowa. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a degree in Mass Communications and holds an MSA (emphasis in Marketing) from Lindenwood University in St. Louis. He holds a MAS certification within the promotional products industry.

Erica Kelley-Gogel – Vice President Sales – ext. 1135
Erica has over 15 years experience in the promotional products industry and experience within the automobile market. She is a graduate of Mt. Mercy College with a degree in English/Literature. Erica currently manages the US sales team. She holds a CAS certification within the promotional products industry. She resides in Ely, Iowa where she enjoys bicycling local trails. Erica is passionate about life, family, the Green Bay Packers, the Iowa Hawkeyes and promotional advertising.

Bob Kral – Senior VP Marketing – ext. 1134
Bob has over 27 years experience in the promotional products industry with additional experience in retail. He is responsible for the selection and development of vendors and product offerings for the company. Bob is active in the industry trade association Promotional Products International, serving on various advisory councils and has served as chair person for two industry committees.

Keisha Tompkin – Director of Operations – ext. 1118
Keisha joined Bankers in 1999 and manages the internal order processing team including all post order processing and post order communication with vendors. She graduated from Universal Technical Institute with a degree in Travel and Tourism. She resides in the Iowa City area and enjoys spending time with her family, biking, hiking and reading.