Perfect Image Printing

More than a Printer

We Are a Marketing Services Provider

A trusted marketing partner for results-driven clients

Headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1982, Perfect Image is a full-service commercial printer and marketing services provider. We answer the unique marketing and communications needs of organizations dependent on cost-effective solutions that gain solid traction in today’s complex, competitive environments.

Perfect Image specializes in serving educational institutions, small to mid-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. Our hybrid print communications environment offers high-end offset lithography (including UV LED print production for fast-drying inks, adhesives and other coatings on a variety of substrates), the latest in variable digital printing, wide format printing, specialty production, post-press finishing, distribution, tracking and a growing suite of strategic marketing support services that increase value and ROI for our clients.

To keep our clients at the top of their games, we are an early adopter of manufacturing best practices and evolving technologies. Our continued advancements in technology and services reflect our understanding of market and client alignment, and our commitment to helping clients grow.

Perfect Image is one of the only certified, minority-owned and managed commercial printers in the state of Georgia, and one of few in the United States, offering in-house, six-color process manufacturing, variable digital printing and innovative marketing services and support.

Our People and Philosophy

We honor humanity in business and life

Perfect Image is a time-tested marketing partner who interacts with clients through a trusted-partner approach. We do this through purposeful understanding of our clients’ organizations, their constituents, challenges and goals – and by working seamlessly with valued client employees to meet their unique internal operating requirements and budgets.

As a company, we have a longstanding commitment to diversity and exceptional talent. Our bench comprises some of the most tenured and experienced professionals in our industry. All of our employees emanate professionalism, integrity, resourcefulness, a commitment to continuous improvement – and immense appreciation and respect for our clients’ diverse community and civic missions.

Leadership and Sales Team


Ira Jackson

Ira Jackson

President

Ira Jackson, Jr. has served as president of Perfect Image since 1991. With more than 33 years of experience in the commercial printing, sales and communications industries, Jackson is passionate about helping Perfect Image employees, clients, vendors and business partners excel. Committed to advancements in printing and marketing services, Jackson long ago positioned Perfect Image as an early adopter of new technologies, methodologies and industry standard quality control systems. His approach to excellence in all facets of the operation, and selection of the most qualified operations and business management personnel have made Perfect Image a leader in its class.

Throughout his career, Jackson has given generously of his time and leadership skills as a member and serving on the board of directors of numerous civic, community and industry organizations. In Georgia, he currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation, the Atlanta Youth Academy Foundation, and The Westminster Schools. He also serves on the Corporate Board of Trustees for Pennsylvania-based nonprofit Caron Treatment Centers, for which he is also a member of the marketing committee and past chair of the Atlanta Regional Advisory Board.

Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Summer Venture in Management Program in Cambridge, Mass., and completed the Advanced Management Education Program at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in Chicago. He also attended the Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.


Rumonda "Rod" Smith

Rumonda "Rod" Smith

Executive Vice President - General Manager

Rod Smith was appointed executive vice president – general manager at Perfect Image in April 2024. Smith was tapped for this newly created leadership role due to his rare and diversified experience spanning the commercial printing and vertical industries, combined with his independent consultancy work in print industry enterprise resource planning (ERP) and management information systems (MIS).

Smith's management perspective and expertise, gained through consulting for numerous organizations, plays an all-encompassing role in overseeing and advancing Perfect Image's full-service, technology-driven print and marketing support operation. He is responsible for managing day-to-day operations and financial and production performance, with oversight of business strategy development, planning, budgeting, systems integration, quality control, scheduling, purchasing, team management, professional development, talent acquisition and retention, and overall operational excellence.

Smith's strategic career path brought more than 30 years of management, technology, and service expertise to Perfect Image, representing an uncommon skill set of growing importance to today's printing firms. Prior to joining Perfect Image, he was a professional services consultant specializing in ERP/MIS implementation and training, most recently for Eastman Kodak Company, and earlier for EFI Pace (now ePS), also a global leader in print industry solutions. Before his foray into IT consultancy, Smith held several management and service roles at print and graphics firms across the Southeast United States. He earned a degree in Print Production Management from Chowan University in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, where he graduated magna cum laude, with minor concentration in Liberal Arts and Management.


Charles Kelly

Charles Kelley

Vice President - Business Development

As vice president - Business Development for Perfect Image since 2009, Charles Kelley oversees development of the company's client base and revenues, and is heavily involved in project and marketing services management for Perfect Image clients. A more than 40-year veteran of the commercial printing industry, Kelley has held several executive and business development roles. Prior to joining Perfect Image, he served for 10 years in business development for a large commercial printing company in Atlanta and spent the previous 20 years operating his own commercial printing company in Atlanta. Before commencing his career in print, Kelley was a banking officer with Citizens and Southern National Bank (predecessor to Bank of America) and vice president/executive director for the Interracial Council for Business Opportunity (ICBO), both in Atlanta.

Kelley’s community and civic involvements have included many board and committee chair posts. Kelley received the Meritorious Service Award from the Morehouse College Alumni Association, as well as the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award and Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award, the Adams Park Residents Association's Outstanding Service Award as president, and the 100 Black Men of Atlanta Appreciation Award for committee leadership. Kelley holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Morehouse College in Atlanta.


Ron Bedingfield

Ron Bedingfield

Plant Manager

Ron Bedingfield is a Georgia native and 35-year veteran of the commercial printing and visual merchandising industries. He joined Perfect Image as production manager in 2019 and was promoted to plant manager in 2024. Bedingfield shares oversight of the company’s ‘More than’ standard of excellence in performance and client satisfaction, with direct oversight of plant operations and staffing, training and development, quality assurance, press and information systems management, estimating, materials pricing and procurement, scheduling, production, and related financial planning and management.

Prior to joining Perfect Image, Bedingfield spent nearly 20 years serving in management and specialist roles for other Georgia printing and manufacturing firms, ranging from dye sublimation specialist to plant manager, general manager, press room manager and lead pressman, specializing on Komori and Heidelberg commercial presses. Bedingfield's lengthy career began in 1990 as a press helper. Throughout the 1990s, he advanced his managerial experience and skill set to take on the roles of pressman and press manager. He moved into management in 2000 as general manager for a printing firm.


Barbara Pines

Barbara Pines, CPA

Accounting Manager

As accounting manager and a member of the Perfect Image management and executive teams since 2004, Barbara Pines is a certified public accountant (CPA) by trade. In addition to overseeing accounting and finance, Pines is also involved in Perfect Image marketing, business development, client services, Human Resources and operations initiatives.

Pines’ experience in the accounting and financial industries spans nearly 60 years. Prior to joining Perfect Image, she was a partner with H.R. Margolis Company of Philadelphia (now operating as Margolis Partners LLC), the accounting firm long known for its leadership and expertise in the U.S. printing and graphic arts industries.

Pines’ career began in 1961 with the accounting firm of H.R. Margolis, known at the time as Margolis, Finkel, VonBosse. In 2004, Pines earned lifetime member status with the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs, following 40 years of membership in both organizations. She has been a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs since 2004 and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Temple University in Philadelphia, where she graduated first in her class.


Industry Awards

Recognition for giving our clients the very best

Perfect Image has been recognized more than 100 times by industry associations for outstanding craftsmanship.

Select awards from the Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia (PIAG)
  • Best of Show: 2023 PIAG Print Excellence Competition for Morehouse School of Medicine Case Statement
  • Top Gold - Annual Report for Morehouse School of Medicine: 2023 PIAG Print Excellence Competition 
  • Top Gold - Best Catalog for UK-based Interactive Schools: 2023 PIAG Print Excellence Competition 
  • Top Gold - Best Booklet for Morehouse School of Medicine: 2023 PIAG Print Excellence Competition
  • Division Winner: 2023 PIAG Print Excellence Competition
  • Top Notch Award for the Most Best of Category Division Awards: 2023 PIAG Print Excellence Competition 
  • Award of Excellence: Fall Market Brochure for Hanes Brands
  • Award of Excellence: Corporate Folder for The Bottoms Group
  • Award of Excellence: Trust for Public Land Book for The Trust for Public Land
  • Award of Excellence: College Savings Plan for T. Rowe Price
  • Best of Category: Calendar for CobbWorks!
  • Best of Category: Olympic Invitation for Kodak
  • Best of Category: Illinois Lottery Product Card for Scientific Games
  • Best of Category: Partners Pocket Folder for Jan Bolgla Graphic Productions
  • Eastman Kodak Best of Show
  • Allied Best Execution of ink
  • Mac Papers Award for Print Excellence
  • Best Execution of Photo Reproduction on Paper for Unijax Sloan
  • Best of Show for AFA Services, Arby’s Inc.
  • Best of Show for Norrell Corporation, The Morris Agency
  • Best of Show for Morris Fellows, Copeland Design
  • Best of Show for Expression in Glass, Lillie Glass
  • Best of Show for Golden Opportunity, Unger & Associates
  • Best of Show Powers Ferry Landing, Aydlotte Cartwright
Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF)
  • Award of Merit for Perfect Image “Achievement” Self-Promotions
Additional recognition
  • Cobb Chamber of Commerce Minority-Owned Business of the Year (2024)
  • Cobb Chamber of Commerce Top 25 Small Business of the Year (2024)
  • Cobb Chamber of Commerce Top 25 Small Business of the Year (2023)
  • President Ira Jackson named one of Atlanta Business League's Men of Influence (2020)
  • Perfect Image formally inducted into Atlanta Business League Business Hall of Fame (2015)
  • Supplier of the Year: Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC) (1998)
  • Regional Supplier of the Year: National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) (1999)

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