A BDSmktg History Lesson: Fun Facts About Our Very Own Presidents

02.17.2016 Articles

You might know our agency Presidents, Ken Kress and Mike Britton, as our strategic leaders, invaluable pillars and go-to retail experts. But did you know that Ken used to work at a donut shop, or that Mike grew up wanting to be a garbage collector? We didn’t either!

In honor of President’s Day, we’re breaking out the BDS history books (more like our tablets) and sharing the top ten unique facts about each of our beloved BDS Presidents.

Ken Kress

1. BDSer Since: 1990

2. Birthplace: Whittier, California

3. Favorite Sports Team: USC Trojans

4. Best Weekend Activity: Wine Tasting (He always has the best recommendations!)

5. Favorite Type of Music: Country (Yee-haw!)

6. Go-To Hobby: Reading Books

7. Best Vacation Spot: The River

8. Random Fact: Used to be Human Resources Director at BDS

9. Favorite Movie: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

10. First Real Job: Store Manager for Winchell’s Donuts

Mike Britton

1. BDSer Since: 2011

2. Birthplace: Elmherst, Illinois

3. Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bears

4. Dream Job as a Kid: Garbage Collector

5. Favorite Musician: Bruce Springsteen (He’s seen “The Boss” 53 times in concert!)

6. Go-To Hobby: Comic Book Collecting

7. Favorite Movie: Star Wars

8. Random Fact: Studies theoretical physics in his spare time. Yep, that’s right.

9. Person He Admires Most: Albert Einstein

10. Snack Choice: Cheez-its

Interested in joining the BDS family and working with great leaders like Ken and Mike? Check out our Career Opportunities and apply for an open position today!