Joel Quadracci is Chairman, President and CEO of Quad, where he guides the company’s overall strategic growth, continuing the tradition of family leadership at the company founded in 1971 by his father, the late Harry V. Quadracci. Quadracci grew up with the company, officially joining it in 1991. He held various sales and strategy roles before becoming president and CEO in 2006, and chairman, president and CEO in 2010. Under Quadracci’s leadership, Quad has transformed itself into a global marketing experience company that leverages its 50-year heritage of platform excellence, innovation, strong culture and social purpose to create a better way for its clients, employees and communities. Quad’s integrated marketing platform removes friction throughout the marketing process thereby helping brands and marketers reduce complexity, increase efficiency and enhance marketing spend effectiveness.
He serves on the board of directors for Plexus Corp., Pixability, Inc., Road America, Inc., the National Association of Manufacturers, and the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. He also serves on the board of trustees for the Milwaukee Art Museum and on the advisory council of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum.
Joel is a graduate of Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York.