has a history of business success as both a corporate manager and as an entrepreneur.
corporate career was in key sales, marketing and management positions at Case?Hoyt Corporation
during which the company became the largest producer of high-quality printed annual reports and magazines in the country.
then struck out on his
own and purchased an office products manufacturing company, which he
led to new levels of sales revenues and profitability.
Over a 30-year career at Case?Hoyt, Frame held every sales and marketing position, from entry level to executive vice president and the executive committee, gaining important experience in marketing, sales, distribution, finance and human resources.
As executive vice president, Case?Hoyt
became the highest quality producer of four?color process in the country, the largest producer of blue?chip annual reports (i.e., IBM
, Xerox) and the producer of quality, award?winning magazines such as Architectural Digest
Market share increased exponentially and annual revenues grew from less than $1 million to $120 million during his
After leaving Case?Hoyt, Frame purchased Forbes, a manufacturer of business binders, presentation materials, portfolios and diaries.
14 years of ownership, the company tripled in size and achieved its highest return on invested capital.
Frame, who received a B.A. from the University of Rochester, has served the community in various capacities, including serving on the board of trustees, University of Rochester; president, Otetiana Council, Boy Scouts of America; trustee, Genesee Hospital; chairman, Automobile Club of Rochester; vice president, United Community Chest/Red Cross Fund; trustee, George Eastman House; and director, Rochester Convention and Visitors Association.
was named Small Businessman of the Year in 1992 and awarded a National Silver Beaver for leadership by the Boy Scouts of America