Answer: President Thomas S. Monson
Prior to being called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1963, President Monson worked in the executive advertising department at Deseret News. He also worked for Deseret News Press, one of the largest printers in the West at the time.
9. This person worked at a chemical corporation before serving as a mission president in New York. He spent considerable time in North America as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy before being called as an apostle in 2015.
Additional hint: He served a mission in his youth in the same area he was called as a mission president many years later.