Mark Ibara is President of Edward Enterprises (EE), an employee-owned, commercial printing company with direct mail services, integrated marketing resources and custom packaging capabilities. Ibara is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the company and developing the company’s long-term, strategic business plans. Edward Enterprises was established in 1959 and is the largest locally-owned printing company in Hawai‘i.
Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Ibara has over 30 years of experience in the graphic communications industry having received many national awards and certifications from the Printing Industries of America and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation for his past work. His area of expertise is print production and he was previously Digital Pre-Press Manager for Honolulu Graphics Arts, a division of California-based Colorgraphics.
He is active in the community and supports several nonprofit organizations. He currently serves as a Vice Chairman on the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and was past Chairman for Hawai‘i’s Printers, a local trade organization.