We thought you might like to meet the people leading Plum Majestic™. We are a very close knit group and we share many common attributes. Most of us live within thirty miles of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the heartland of the United States and met through US-China Business Connections (UCBC), an international non-profit association based in Minneapolis. UCBC serves entrepreneurs and small businesses interested in expanding trade between the United States and China. We are all entrepreneurs with considerable experience in international business, and obviously, we are all art lovers. Let us introduce our family to you.
Warren Vollmar, CEO
Warren is the CEO of Plum Majestic™. Warren has extensive corporate and consulting experience including start-up leadership, marketing, change management and business development. He is EVP and co-owner of Biclite USA, an LED lighting distributor and manufacturer; CEO of The ROI Group, a management consultancy formed after leaving 3M to help small businesses grow; and former president of the US-China Business Connections professional association. Warren received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has taught as an Adjunct Professor in the Communication Master Degree program at the University of St. Thomas.
Judy Vollmar, President
As president of Plum Majestic™ Judy leads the marketing operations of the company and is in charge of Artist Relations. From trade magazine editor to account executive at Bozell & Jacobs Public Relations and corporate and business unit communications manager at 3M, Judy has worked on just about every kind of marketing and communications program you can imagine. It’s due to Judy’s efforts that so many people know the story of Post-it® Notes and how those little notes were invented. She was responsible for executing a global integrated communications campaigns for Post-it® Notes working with inventor Art Fry. She also executed a program for Scotchgard® Fabric Protector’s “Heritage of America” campaign celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty, developed an award-winning POS campaign for Harley Davidson motorcycles and was responsible for the branding and communications efforts that introduced new-to-the-world, large-format digital printing technology. Judy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.
Fangjing (Helen) Huang, Chief Operating Officer
Helen is an international businesswoman from Chongqing, China. She majored in law at Chongqing University for her undergraduate degree in China and recently finished an MBA in the U.S. with an emphasis on marketing and global business operations. As a graduate assistant to the MBA program director, she contributed to the development and design of a course on managing US-China business relations. While in Chongqing Helen was very active as a volunteer, including as an art curator for local museums. One of her true passions is debate competition, which is one of the things that make her so special. She won a national debate competition in Beijing and has all kinds of debate honors. Ideas just seem to flow from her and they are logical, analytical and well thought out even as they come at a rapid fire pace. At the same time she is full of laughter and fun. As Chief Operating Officer for Plum Majestic, Helen uses her excellent leadership skills, knowledge of art and business experience to bring many novel ideas to the table and make the company function smoothly.