Brian Mutert named President of Brown Printing

Brian Mutert, President of Brown Printing
Brian Mutert, President of Brown Printing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jefferson City, Missouri—February 28, 2023, Brown Printing of Jefferson City, Missouri and a subsidiary of Modern Litho, Inc., announces Brian Mutert has been named President of the company following the retirement of outgoing President Darla Porter.

Mutert joined the company in 2013 when Brown Printing acquired Show Me Printing, which he together with his father Gary Mutert owned and operated. Since then, Mutert, serving as General Manager, has been integral in the daily sales and production management of Brown Printing. He has expanded the product and service offerings of the company including wide format, signage and display graphics, matched mailing and high-speed inserting, and variable data and imaging. Other highlights include leading the company through the integration of operations and customer onboarding that have resulted from several acquisitions of regional commercial printing companies along with sole-service contracts with shuttered in-plant print facilities.

He is a Jefferson City native where he lives with his wife Dana and three children Mason, Isabelle, and Addison. He graduated from Jefferson City High School and continued his education at the University of Central Missouri. He is a member of the Special Learning Center Foundation Board, Jefferson City Schools Foundation and Egroup Business Leadership.

“Brian has proven himself a formidable leader not only in technical expertise but also through his relationship-building skills both with customers and vendors and especially within our family of employees. His energy and passion are contagious as he approaches each challenge with a winning attitude. I am proud of the work he has done to position the company as the go-to printer for our community, and excited for the future of Brown Printing,” commented Darla Porter, outgoing President of Brown Printing.

About Modern Litho and Brown Printing

With nationwide clientele and headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri, with additional facilities in St. Louis and Kansas City, Modern Litho has been serving the print needs of client organizations for more than 85 years. Regarded as a premier printer of specialized publications and catalogs for niche’ markets, Modern Litho’s capabilities include high-performance offset print, finishing and distribution of marketing and member communications, advanced variable data print, direct mail, and mailing services. Modern Litho is a G7® Master Qualified Printer and holds renewable resource FSC® and SFI Chain-of-Custody® Certifications. Markets of interest include non-profit and member-based organizations. For more information visit

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