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AlphaGraphics Rising Star Award Presented to Mitch Usrey

AlphaGraphics, Inc. today announced Mitch Usrey, a Franchise Owner in San Antonio, TX, has received the Rising Star Award for 2017 at AlphaGraphics’ annual conference for Franchisees. This award recognizes a Franchisee who has been part of the network for at least nine months but not more than 24 months, has the highest month-over-month sales growth in the year prior, demonstrates high-quality operations, and is compliant with AlphaGrapics Inc. system and operational standards. Though he spent several years as a NASA subcontractor engineer working on the Space Station, Mitch came from a printing background. His parents’ operated a printing franchise for several years before Mitch took it over. He ran the business as an independent for nine years prior to joining the AlphaGraphics Network in 2015. Mitch and his wife Rachele have 3 children whom he credits as his inspiration every day. He also credits his team and his philosophy of keeping his on the future as the reasons behind his award. “I don’t consider that I have accomplished anything on my own,” Mitch said. “But one thing I focus on is forgetting what lies behind and looking forward to what lies ahead.” AlphaGraphics’ President Aaron Grohs stated, “The Rising Star Award is all about the future of our Network. With Franchisees like Mitch, we know our future is in good hands.” # # #


About AlphaGraphics AlphaGraphics, Inc. is a franchisor of locally owned and operated Business Centers offering a complete range of print, visual communications, and marketing products and solutions including: full-service digital, offset, and large format printing; design services; mailing services; one-to-one marketing solutions; promotional products; and web-to-print solutions. The franchise office of AlphaGraphics in Salt Lake City provides support for their Business Centers. Learn more at

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