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Eric Rountree

Eric Rountree, CEO

Eric Rountree’s first experience in the marketing communications industry came in 1992 working for Harris Graphics while attending Georgia State University. After gaining experience in all phases of production, Eric developed a great affinity for the business. He subsequently dedicated himself to master every phase of the industry.

Eric joined New London Communications in 2000 as an equity partner and assumed the position of Vice President of Operations. Within the first two years of Eric’s management, New London was recognized as the fourth fastest growing company in its respective industry. Through years of measured success, Eric was promoted to COO.

In late 2013, Eric was made Chief Executive Officer by the board of directors. On March 25, 2016, Eric purchased New London from private equity. With goals of growth and prosperity for all in mind, Eric continues to deliver today providing the foundation and pillars for the company to transform itself into the Integrated Marketing Company of the future.

Eric has a wife and two daughters and enjoys coaching them in softball. He is also an avid golfer and enjoys most all things outdoors.

Lori Cooper

Lori Cooper, V.P. Finance

Lori Cooper is the V.P. of Finance here at New London. Lori began her career with New London in July, 2013. Lori has 26 years of professional accounting experience and her focus here is highly concentrated in investor relations, cash forecasting, budget modeling, external audits, and financial reporting. In addition to Lori’s financial responsibilities, she manages our payroll, HR and employee benefits programs.

Prior to joining New London, Lori worked with several software-industry related firms. Lori spent six years as VP of Accounting & HR at Reflex Systems. At Reflex Systems, Lori was responsible for accounting, human resources, and investor relations. Preceding Reflex Systems, Lori spent 3 years leading the accounting team at Ciphertrust, Inc. and was responsible for coordinating all external audits while maintaining timely month-end financial reporting. Prior to Ciphertrust, Lori worked 5 years as International Accounting Manager at MAPICS, Inc . with a concentrated focus on on international accounting, internal ERP reporting, and consolidating financials for multiple locations around the world.

Lori holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Elon University in North Carolina.

When Lori is not at New London she enjoys playing tennis and golf. She’s a BIG FAN of all sports! On Fall Sunday’s, you can find Lori cheering on her favorite hometown team – the Baltimore Ravens.

Donnie Halcomb

Donnie Halcomb, Operations Manager

Donnie Halcomb has been a valued member of the New London team for the past 8 years. He loves the New London collaborative spirit, where everyone pitches-in as needed to help to get the job done!

Donnie has developed strong relationships with clients and co-workers. He really enjoys estimating projects and watching them develop from concept to completion – the jobs come to life through the production process.

On the weekends and when Donnie is not working he enjoys spending time with his friends and family, watching a good movie and participating in fun, local activities.

Donnie is involved in a local church, which generously provides meals to needy families on Friday nights. On occasion, Donnie might need to leave early to support that cause. “It really is a very humbling experience to see how appreciative people are just to receive a good hot meal. It makes you very thankful for all that you have.”

Tyler Cope

Tyler Cope, Plant Manager

If you’ve got a problem that needs solving, go to Tyler.

Tyler Cope is the Production Manager at New London. After beginning his career in 2014, Tyler quickly climbed the industry ladder as he moved from finishing to running a Digital Press and Wide Format operation, then transitioned to sales and account management. This gave him the experience needed to not only deliver a satisfactory product, but also to clearly explain to customers and employees what questions to ask when it comes to achieving high production quality.

Since he began his journey over a decade ago, Tyler has become a strong voice in the industry with a drive to help where help is needed, mentor new employees, and foster industry knowledge to a younger generation through community outreach projects.