Proto Labs, Inc.'s, Jackie Schneider, Honored by the Business Journal

Proto Labs, Inc.'s, Jackie Schneider, Honored by the Business Journal

MAPLE PLAIN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jackie Schneider, vice president of sales and customer service at Proto Labs, Inc., (NYS: PRLB) received a Woman in Business Award from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Her leadership in expanding sales growth, and her position on the executive committee were key factors in her nomination for this prestigious award.

Since her start, Schneider has helped to increase revenue from $36 million in 2007 to $126 million in 2012, and has grown the sales and customer service team from 13 to 66. In 2012, strong sales helped Proto Labs successfully launch its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange. In addition to her success at Proto Labs, Schneider volunteers for the Wayzata High School Cross Country Ski Team; she is a member of Menttium, a corporate mentoring program dedicated to helping women and organizations transform business through reciprocal mentoring partnerships; and she was recently chosen to sit on the Board of Advisors at RAZR Marketing.

"I really admire women who make it to the executive level, which is a challenge in corporate America," says Schneider's nominator, Marmy Nelson, Proto Labs senior international compliance manager. "It has been said that women don't do enough to encourage other women, and I wanted to nominate Jackie as an example to the young women in our company."

"We're pleased to have an executive of Jackie's caliber on the leadership team at Proto Labs," says Brad Cleveland, Proto Labs' President and CEO. "This recognition of her accomplishments by the Business Journal is well deserved."

About Proto Labs, Inc.
Proto Labs (NYS: PRLB) is a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer of low-volume CNC-machined and injection molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. Proto Labs provides "Real Parts, Really Fast" to product developers worldwide and has two quick-turn services in North America, Europe and Japan: Firstcut ( CNC machining and Protomold ( injection molding. Both are capable of providing parts in as fast as one business day. For more information, visit

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