The Team

Meet the People Behind Three Leaf

Ron Stokes

CEO/President

Ron Stokes purchased Three Leaf Productions in February of 2003 and has transformed it into one of the fastest growing minority business enterprises in the state of Ohio. As CEO, Ron is a visionary leader and critical decision maker. Relying on his experience and judgment, he plans and directs all aspects of the organization's policies, objectives and initiatives to accomplish Three Leaf's goals. As the driving force behind the growth and direction of the company, Ron continually shares his insight and vision for the future with his elite team of professionals with over 150 years of combined print, marketing and sales experience. Providing exceptional service for their clients is the top priority for Ron Stokes and his team. With a diverse background, Ron has over 20 years of experience in the printing and advertising business. Additionally, Ron founded Stokes Marketing, LLC in 1992. Prior 2003, Ron has had careers in residential and commercial banking.

He is the on-air analyst for The Ohio State University Men's Basketball radio network. Ron is a member of the Ad Hoc Diversity Council of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, and was the 2003-2004 Ohio Education Association Read Across America Chairperson. Ron is a member of the Agonis Club (a sport civic development organization) and a former board of Creative Printing Services and First City Bank.

Ron graduated from The Ohio State University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.

Lavita Stokes

Vice President of Finance

As Vice President of Finance, Lavita Stokes is responsible for all activities in the accounts payable/receivable and budgeting functions. Lavita ensures timely payment of invoices and expenses and maintains accurate records and control reports. Lavita also manages Three Leaf's financial and clerical staff.

Lavita Stokes attended Columbus State Community College. She has over 15 years experience in the customer service field. Lavita also served as a professional print model for several major companies in the Columbus, Ohio area including Value City Department Stores and Payless Shoes. She co-founded Stokes Marketing in 1992. Lavita is also a certified professional trainer. Lavita served under the Franklin County Children services mentoring program for 10 years. She was awarded the Most Inspirational Volunteer of the year award in 2002, along with being a mentor to the youth and a motivational speaker. She is a published author of "A Father's Love". She has worked along side Urban Leagues Father to Father program to promote fatherhood. Lavita received The Soroptimist Ruby Award in 2013 (Recognized for outstanding work to improve the lives of women and young girls).

Mike Cummins

Vice President of Sales

Mike earned his Bachelor degree in Communications with an emphasis in Marketing from John Carroll University in 1991. He has more than 20 years experience in sales and marketing in the area of supply chain dealing with the print production, packaging and the fulfillment environment. Recently he has developed marketing solutions for retail, Fortune 500 companies, hospital systems (IDN's), and group purchasing organizations (GPO's). Mike demonstrates the value of Business Process Outsourcing to his client base on a daily basis. Customer service, cost reduction and supply chain optimization are the drivers in creating and sustaining relationships with clients.

Linda Sorrells-Smith

Vice President of Marketing

Linda brings valued experience in graphic design and creative direction to Three-Leaf. In her position, she works directly with clients to define and achieve communication objectives. Within a variety of professional contexts—including retail, education, technology and scientific industries – Linda has taken on the development of advertising campaigns for web, multimedia, radio and print. She has also produced annual reports, training program materials, web site designs, retail signage, exhibition displays, social media engagement, and other communication methods unique to situations and audiences.

Linda has also been recognized for her many volunteer efforts, and is continually devoted to investing in the future through encouraging the next generation. In her work or volunteer efforts, her goals are the same:  Help others identify, define, and communicate their purpose and goals. Whether focusing on business collateral or branding, Linda guides clients or individuals to present themselves to their audience or the world stage with intent and purpose that delivers results.

George Kralovich

Vice President of Business Development

As Vice President of Business Development, George Kralovich collaborates with clients and vendors to develop enhancements or alterations for Three Leaf's products and services. George examines problems clients may encounter during the contract period and evaluates improvements, efficiencies and future applications. With a wide degree of creativity and latitude, George leads and directs the functions of many of Three Leaf's departments to collaborate and create an integrated and comprehensive company culture. George Kralovich holds a BSIM '64 and MBA '65 from the University of Cincinnati. He spent 44 years with GM and Delphi in various engineering, manufacturing, sales and marketing positions. He retired from Delphi in '04 where most recently he was Global Director of Sales and Marketing and a member of the Executive Committee at Delphi Packard Electric Systems.

During his career, he additionally served as an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati, Youngstown State University, Kent State University, Oakland Community College and Oakland University.

George has also served on various civic organizations with leadership roles as President of the Liberty Ohio Board of Education, PTA President, President of Girard Jaycees, Presidents at the Greater Rochester American Heart Association, on the Inroads Board of Directors, and President of the Detroit Chapter University of Cincinnati Alumni.

Darrin Carter

Customer Service and Account Executive

With a passion for taking care of Three Leaf's customers, Darrin Carter oversees client relationships and ensures that all problems and issues are properly recorded and resolved. As a leader in Customer Service, Darrin's excellent communication skills and willingness to be flexible helps him to develop and nurture the important relationships we share with all of our clients. By handling the extensive communications of all accounts, Darrin ensures that all correspondence is properly recorded, forwarded and evaluated by the appropriate departments.

Darrin Carter graduated from Fairmont State College in1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management.

Larry Huggins

Account Executive

Larry Huggins is a 1982 graduate of The Ohio state University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He has been in the print industry for 20 years, specializing in forms, labels, and POP printed materials.

As an Account Manager, Larry is responsible for managing client relationships, overseeing profitability, developing strategic plans and growing business at existing client sites.

Doug Miles

Director of Electronic Media

As a partner, consultant and planner of strategic media buys, he has over 7 years experience with internet, radio and TV buys. Using Arbitron and Nielsen rating systems along with market and individual station analysis, his objective is to implement a plan which will increase our client/partners bottom lines. Doug graduated from Muskingum College in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

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Three Leaf Productions, Inc
261 W. Johnstown Rd, Suite 200
Gahanna, Ohio 43230

Main Phone: (614) 626-4941
Fax: (614) 626-8880