Behind the Doors



We are your full service advertising and marketing solutions partner. Our commitment is to your growth and success and always will be.

01. Experienced

From Branding and Marketing to Advertising and Consulting, our staff is experienced to help you achieve your business objectives. Your success is our goal.

02. Strategic

We don’t leave anything to chance. Our skilled staff creates a custom plan for you that clearly maps a way to achieve your unique marketing goals. Then we help you implement.

03. Committed

We’ve been here for Tyler businesses since 1979 and we aren’t going anywhere. As your business needs grow, we will be right here to help you reach new goals.


Our Team

Bill Ellman

CEO | Owner

Bill is a hands-on owner when it comes to printing and customer service. His favorite thing is helping people grow their businesses so it’s likely you’ll meet him coming or going when you become a client.

As the leader of TAABS, Bill provides direction, values and his expertise from a long career in the printing industry. Bill worked his way through college at printing jobs and his career included printing work with corporations such as Kodak, Fuji Film, and International Paper. He purchased TAABS in 2007 and has continued the legacy of quality business printing and customer service in Tyler. When there’s a challenging print job in the house, Bill will be rolling up his sleeves.

Tom Shaffer

General Manager

Tom’s entire career, over forty years, has been in the offset and digital printing industry. His expertise is incredibly valuable for the printing projects at TAABS. He does a lot of the heavy lifting to make sure everything starts and ends exactly right and on time.

He’s perfect at the dynamic pace of the printing business and leads the team in the digital printing projects from business cards to books, menus or custom decals. If you ask him how he juggles it all, he just says he loves printing. As a client, you will be so glad he’s on the job.


Debbie Rushing

Sales Manager | Marketing Solutions

Debbie helps bring your business visions to life. She coordinates, leads, develops and trains the account managers to deliver exceptional services to you. She is passionate about helping your business be the most successful in your industry. With a broad background in marketing for a variety of industries, she’s a great help to TAABS’ clients and employees.

Did we mention Debbie is also passionate about animals? She likes all kinds of them, including bulldogs, blue heelers, chihuahuas, chickens, goats, Guineas and even fish. Debbie is a native Texan and she and her family, along with lots of animal friends, live on a farm in east Texas. 

Ashley Lomelo

Social Media Expert | Marketing Solutions

Ashley grew up with a background in the arts where she learned how to bring flair to everything she does. She’s exceptional at knowing how to stand out in a crowd and brings this expertise to your business marketing. You want her to be your new social media marketing manager starting right now.

Ashley has over ten years of experience in social media management and over twenty years in direct marketing. Networking socially and digitally is her strong suit and you will be amazed at how she can get you and your business connected.

Rich Hagedorn

Graphic Designer

Richard is on the graphics team at TAABS. His design skills were developed through years of corporate work before he went into freelancing. Missing the team environment, he came to TAABS and brought his great skills to the design process here. He loves the fast-paced work and variety of customer jobs from signs to t-shirts— no two days are the same and that’s what he likes best. His flexibility is what our customers like, too.

He’s been a Texan for 22 years and his favorite outings with the family are to the area parks and wherever the kids can swim.

Nikki Taylor

Sales Account Executive

Your initial meeting at TAABS may be with Nikki and you’ll be glad if it is. She meets with you to help grow your business using her creative ideas, setting up your print products, helping you move through the ordering, buying and delivery stages. She can help you with any print, promotional product, banners or apparel items. Anything you will use to brand and market your company, including business cards and letterhead is on her to do list.

Nikki is an architectural student at TJC and when she’s not helping you or studying you can find her with friends over at the lake.

Michael McCaffrey

 Finishing Supervisor

For over ten years Michael’s been serving TAABS’ customers with his expertise in print products. From press operator in the printing press days to his current position overseeing the bindery services, he has used his skills to provide quality products. Michael works on the final stages of everything from annual reports and manuals to brochures and menus. His work encompasses cutting, folding, booking, scoring, or binding all printed products. He also makes sure you get your order as he oversees all product delivery, as well as shipping and receiving.

Michael does a job that few people see but is critical to making sure the final products look good when they get to TAABS’ customers. When you see your order, you’ll see what we mean and be really glad he’s on the job.

Get In Touch


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128 South Beckham
Tyler, TX 75702


Contact Us

903-535-9911 OFFICE


Open Hours

M-F: 8:30am – 5pm
Sat:  Closed
Sun: Closed

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