Scott Laden, Co-Owner / Operation Manager

Scott Laden began his career in the snow ski industry in Minnesota working part time from 1982-1994 eventually working his way to operations manager of the resort he worked at.  At the same time he and his father were pioneering their own unique business model of producing and selling proprietary collateral materials to aide tax professionals in tax preparation. In 1982 Tax Aide was formed. Scott was involved in all aspects of that business including developing an in-house plant to minimize print outsourcing.  The Laden’s sold their business in 1995 and Scott stepped down as the company’s President. Later that year Scott moved to Florida and formed J&J Litho, enterprises, Inc. along with Chris O’Hern. Since then, Scott extended his knowledge of each sector of the printing business. Today his day-to-day responsibilities include production management and operation, financial management, marketing, advertising and business development for the company. Both Scott and Chris work with their franchisor as consultants to new owners for the ICED printing network. Scott resides in Fort Myers with his wife Janet. They have two children, Lindsay and Derek.

Christopher O’Hern, Co-Owner / Business Development Manager

Chris O’Hern started his career in the printing industry at an early age having taught as a teachers aide in the graphics industry at his high school in Minnesota from 1984-86. During that time Chris also worked for the public school system in print production. There he learned hands on production operation. After high school he went to work for a commercial printing company as a production operator. Chris then attended the University of Minnesota and later graduated from College in Minneapolis. In 1989 Chris moved to Florida and accepted a job as the center manager for the printing company he owns with Scott Laden today. Since that time, Chris has gained further knowledge of each sector of the printing business. Today his day-to-day responsibilities include business management, client retention / services, acquisitions and mergers, financial management, marketing, advertising and business development for the company. Both Chris and Scott work with their franchisor as consultants to new owners for the ICED printing network. Chris lives in Fort Myers and has three children, Brittany, Melissa and John.