Jim D'Emidio


Jim D'Emidio joined Muratec in 1987 and has served in a number of roles with the company including area, district and regional sales management positions, as well as overseeing the Muratec national accounts program. Jim was promoted to Vice-President of Sales in 1998 and strategically shifted the company’s focus from retail distribution to the independent copier dealer channel. This strategy yielded a stronger sales performance, as well as increased profitability and stability. He was promoted to his current role of president in 2008.

Jim frequently participates in industry events as a guest speaker, presenter and panelist, covering topics such as managed document services, emerging technologies, document security and B2B sales strategies.

A proud Gator, Jim received his bachelor's degree from the University of Florida. He later received his MBA in finance and international business cum laude from George Washington University.

Mike Christenson

Senior Director, Distribution/Repair Center

As the Senior Director, Distribution/Repair Center for Muratec, Mike Christenson manages the inventory, distribution and traffic functions of all Muratec products, inspection, reconfiguration and repair of incoming equipment. He is also responsible for facilities and security of the corporate headquarters and distribution center.

Prior to joining the Muratec team, he worked in the oil fields of Texas and Oklahoma as a Stimulation Service Supervisor with a leading well servicing company. He graduated with honors from the Elkins Institute of Dallas in 1986.

Lou Stricklin

Director, Marketing and Sales Support

In his role as Director, Marketing and Sales Support, Lou Stricklin manages the customer support teams, as well as the marketing teams responsible for brand management, public relations, print and digital marketing for Muratec America, Inc. He also works closely with Muratec's product engineering teams in Japan on the design and production of hardware and software solutions for the North American market.

Lou Stricklin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Texas and serves on the Executive Committee for the Managed Print Services Association (MPSA).

Carl Mica

Carl Mica

Senior Director, Technical Support and Information Systems

In his role as the Senior Director of Technical Support and Information Systems, Carl Mica directs Muratec America’s Customer Support Center, Dealer technical training, and the delivery of service to products serviced by Muratec. Carl is responsible for Muratec’s IT direction and the implementation of Muratec’s IT strategic initiatives. He has supervised various Factory and Quality Assurance inspections in South Korea and Taiwan, which is responsible for bringing products to Muratec's customers. He is also a member of the Muratec Product Team.

Carl received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston and is a Microsoft Certified Professional.

Juli McCarthy

Director, Human Resources

Juli has been with Muratec since 1992 and has worked in the human resources department for most of her tenure overseeing employee relations, benefits administration, salary administration, payroll administration and general affairs.  Before joining Muratec she worked in the banking and property management industry.  Juli attended New Mexico Junior College.  She has earned both the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the HR Certification Institute and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) from the Society for Human Resource Management.  She is a member of both the Society for Human Resources Management and Dallas Human Resource Management Association, Inc.