Terri-Anne Hultgren is the chief executive officer and owner of Harleyjta LLC, a paper converting and packaging equipment sales company established in 2015. Ms. Hultgren was inspired to enter the paper industry by her father, who spent much of his career in machinery sales. Harleyjta LLC began as an eBay-based reseller of small paper manufacturing and packaging equipment and quickly grew to become a full-fledged independent business. She is proud to have broken through and found success in the largely male-dominated field of paper manufacturing and has since expanded her reach to include a variety of packaging equipment and special order items. Among the highlights of her time in business was being able to source several pieces of extremely hard-to-find machinery for a longtime client.
An expert in her field, Ms. Hultgren holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design, with a minor in art history, from Plymouth State University. At PSU, her oil painting was chosen for an exhibit at the Sliver Center for the Arts. Over the years, she has been honored for her work with horses. In addition to placing tenth for the Ariat National Adult Medal with Ryegate Show Services, Inc., the horse she rode was awarded the American Horse Show Association’s Horse of the Year. While her career has been filled with highlights, Ms. Hultgren takes the most pride in showing competitively and naming her company after her show horse of 17 years, Mystic Cove “Harley.”
Ms. Hultgren began her career working for the Bank of New Hampshire before establishing herself as a paper industry entrepreneur. In the coming years, she looks forward to continuing to build her business and counsels other entrepreneurs to “never settle and never give up.” Outside her work, Ms. Hultgren is a talented painter and remains active in equestrian sports, tending to horses on her 10-acre family farm.