At BDS everything we do begins and ends with our people!
Long-time industry expert in delivering sales and marketing solutions. Original founder of Channel Partners, a training and merchandising company that BDS acquired back in 2006. Del’s mission is to ensure our clients receive the most innovative and impactful solutions. Passionate about coaching others by sharing his life lessons and experiences. Serial entrepreneur since his teen years. He can do a little of just about everything — from pizza making to scuba diving to speaking Japanese. In his downtime, you can find him off-roading, snowmobiling, working in his shop, or shooting photography. Born and raised in Arizona. A Sun Devil that graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Finance. He counts as one of his great accomplishments as marrying his wife, being a father to his three daughters, and becoming a grandfather.
Leads the Merchandising and Break Fix teams to success. BDSer since 2005. SoCal native. Celebrates every San Francisco Giants win in her office with a party. Say “hello” to this Adele fan. If you hear a booming laugh down the hall, that’s her. Napa regular. Loves to entertain. Team meetings usually feature candy and tacos. Don’t be fooled by her driven exterior; she’s a softy on the inside. Used to operate the Space Mountain ride at Disneyland.
A collaborative executive, business growth expert, and thought leader. Extensive experience in retail operations, sales strategy development, and leading large-scale workforces. Pioneered solutions for clients that include customer engagement models and employee performance leadership systems. If he’s not busy at work, you can find him golfing in Arizona. Big Minnesota Vikings fan (Skol, Vikings!). Favorite family tradition is making pizzas in his wood-fired oven. Inspired by kindness, generosity, and selflessness. Lives by the quote, “Don’t practice till you get it right, practice until you can’t get it wrong.”
Industry partner pro whose focus is to cultivate strategic business opportunities and develop new business segments. Brings 25+ years of retail industry experience leading best-in-class teams to success. Holds a degree in Marketing from Texas A&M. Aggie sports fan. Avid tailgater. Movie enthusiast with the ability to quote those fantastic one-liners. World War II history buff with an arsenal of facts to share. Lives by the Golden Rule. Loves traveling and enjoying sports with his wife and three kids.
Our experiential expert. And we mean it. He literally wrote the book on it. Born and raised on Long Island before heading to Manhattan, a life-long New Yorker with a love for the West Coast. Knows the words to every Bob Marley song. Loves creating memorable experiences for brands and a good chocolate chip cookie. When not brainstorming new ideas and leading his team to success, he’s planning adventures with his wife and 2 sons.
Leads all things Technology & Analytics. His MIT background might have something to do with that. Over 20 years’ experience in the industry has given him the expertise to unearth opportunities at organizations such as Bose, Belkin Corporation, Citigroup, and Creative Channel Services (CCS). An engaging leader, he has dedicated his career to building, structuring, and scaling multifunctional companies. Excels in shaping business strategies, spearheading cutting-edge innovation, and building business growth. A true explorer, he is a licensed pilot who takes to the skies navigating the bluffs of the west coast with family and friends. As a graduate in electrical engineering from MIT (The Beaver) – he was among a select few engineers that worked on building some of the very first Wi-Fi circuits to be developed in Silicon Valley.
Develops innovative solutions for new clients. Consumer electronics industry expert. BDSer since 2006. Epitome of southern charm. Never misses an Ole Miss college football game (pun intended). Might have been an oceanographer in another life. Knows how to escape zombies from watching the Walking Dead. Get this guy a Moscow Mule, stat! BBQs his turkey on Thanksgiving. Ask him about that one time he and a couple of other BDSers were driving in Dallas…it’s a great story.
Our Break Fix guru and multi-tasking queen. BDSer since 2003. Taking great care of her clients is her jam. Holds a degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Redlands. Orange County local who can tell you where all the hot spots are around the area. Loves hanging out at the beach with her husband, mini-me daughter, and puppy dogs, Bear and Duke. A world-traveler that has explored 30+ countries. Big fan of The Real Housewives franchise. Give her a lemon drop martini, and she’s a happy camper. Admires her dad for being a hard worker and a great businessman – we know where she gets it from!
Expert in all things Brand Advocacy. BDSer since 2001. Is motivated and pumped up by Rocky movies. Major hiker and paddle boarder. Biggest Chicago Bears fan, and even named her daughter after running back Walter Payton. Admires her amazing daughter. Spends all her free time at dance competitions or swim meets. Grew up wanting to be a dolphin trainer or PE teacher. Wants to be best friends with Tina Fey. Used to be mistaken in high school as the Pink Power Ranger.
Our Client Service pro. 20+ years of industry experience. Leads large teams responsible for building best-in-class programs that help brands win in retail. Orange County local. Pennsylvania native. Adapts a people-first approach. Leverages team strengths to move brands forward. Motivated by innovation, forward-thinkers, and success. Advisory board member for the “Women In Leadership” program at Cal Poly Pomona. Holds a degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. Find her traveling, watching sports, and spending time with loved ones during her free time. Proud member of the Raider Nation. Inspired by Maya Angelou’s quote, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
Our in-house expert dedicated to developing brand strategies and building client relationships. Spent the first 8 years of his career in the hospitality industry. His transition to retail allowed him to play an instrumental role in ushering Dyson into the US market and later into a household name. A die-hard Blackhawks fan. Vows he has never seen an episode of Friends, Seinfeld, or GOT and watches a very limited amount of TV. Enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, three boys, and friends. The bigger the crowd the better. Passionate about the word recreation – ‘refresh, reenergize’. Spends his summers and winters partaking in almost every recreational sport, including but not limited to – fishing, boating, ice hockey, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. With very few exceptions, claims to know each contact on LinkedIn and Instagram personally.
Talent expert extraordinaire. Leads Human Resources, Talent Acquisition and Talent Development at BDS. HR background in marketing, manufacturing, and healthcare organizations. Thrives on helping people and putting her heart into making workplace culture the absolute best. Chicago native takes on Northern California. Cubs fan for life. Nature enthusiast. Find her outdoors with her family hiking or hitting the beach. Lover of poetry. Can enjoy a slice of deep-dish pizza for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Lives by Ghandi’s quote, “The future depends on what you do today.”
Finance professional with experience in telecom, manufacturing, and marketing. Manages all things financial. Results analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and strategic planning are his love languages. Avid sports fan (How ‘bout dem Cowboys?) Active stock and real estate investor. Graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Accounting. Holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy from SMU. You can find him in Dallas, Texas with his wife, twin boys, daughter, and dogs (Ginger and Winston).
Invaluable pillar of the agency. Devoted leader. A calming force. BDSer since 1990. Has been here longer than the furniture. Count on him for a great wine recommendation. The only guy in a family of women. Biggest book worm. You’ll hear a slight twang when he’s singing along to country music. Vacations at the river as often as he can. USC Trojan football fan for life. Passionate about building lasting relationships with BDS clients. Serves on the advisory board for Gonzaga University.