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2017-2018 Board of Directors
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National Officers

BTA President

Dan Castaneda
International Copy Machine Center
1515 Lee Trevino, Ste. EE
El Paso, Texas 79936
Phone: (915) 594-7528
Email: dan@icmc-elp.com
BTA Member Since: 2008

Castaneda is general manager of International Copy Machine Center, located in El Paso, Texas. He joined the company in 2002. Previously, Castaneda worked at a Minolta-authorized dealership as service manager for 13 years. He has been in the industry for more than 26 years, both in service and management. Currently, International Copy Machine Center sells Konica Minolta, Muratec and KIP products, as well as workflow and document management software. Castaneda is trained in machine repair, networking, employee management, sales and customer service. He has served as a BTA volunteer for five years, both in BTA Mid-America and on the national board of directors.


BTA President-Elect

John Eckstrom
Carolina Business Equipment Inc.
5123 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
Phone: (803) 798-7522
Email: johne@cbesc.com
BTA Member Since: 1978

Eckstrom is president and CEO of Carolina Business Equipment (CBE), located in Columbia, South Carolina. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in accounting. After college, he went to a local firm working in the tax department and then moved to a firm where his focus was bank auditing. After two years, Eckstrom moved into private business where he became branch controller for a Fortune 500 company. He then became director of finance for a manufacturing company and was CFO to a mechanical contracting firm. Eckstrom came to CBE in November 1994 as the company's controller and moved into the general manager position in March 1995. At the end of 1995, he purchased half of the company and became its president. In October 2000, Eckstrom purchased the rest of the company. CBE's corporate office is located in Columbia, South Carolina, and over the past 10 years the company has moved into three new markets, including Charleston and Florence, South Carolina, and Augusta, Georgia. CBE has also acquired two companies in the past six years and employs 44 people. Per Eckstrom, the most exciting aspect of the company right now has been the development of its Managed Network Services Division. This is an area where CBE has gotten glowing reviews and wide recognition.


BTA Vice President

Bob Evans
Function4
12560 Reed Rd., Ste. 200
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone: (281) 276-1105
Email: bobevans@function-4.com
BTA Member Since: 2011

Evans is a partner at Function4, which has offices in Sugar Land, Beaumont and Paris, Texas. Function4 is a premier provider of office technologies and services including managed IT, document and print management, enterprise content management and cloud services. Function4 is an authorized dealer for Konica Minolta, Sharp, Kyocera, HP and M-Files, covering 31 counties in Texas, five counties in Oklahoma and seven parishes in Louisiana. Evans began his career in 1984 with Lanier and over the years has held multiple positions within the office technology industry.


District Representatives

BTA East

Jim Donnellon
Donnellon McCarthy Enterprises
10855 Medallion Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Phone: (513) 769-7800
Email: j.donnellon@dme.us.com
BTA Member Since: 1981

Donnellon is CEO of Donnellon McCarthy Enterprises (DME), a dealership that has been in a technology advancement stage, transforming businesses by providing a powerful array of process automation in both the office technology industry and intelligence tools for software. DME has locations in Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Lima, Ohio. Donnellon has been in the office technology industry since 1975, when he joined Donnellon McCarthy Inc. In 1992, he purchased ABS Business Products and, 25 short years later, he merged the two companies into what is known today as Donnellon McCarthy Enterprises. Donnellon is a member of several organizations, including the Cincinnati Rotary Club, ATP Professional Tennis Tournament, Marvin Lewis Foundation, Kicks for Kids Foundation, Parent Project Foundation/Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, St. Vincent DePaul Society Foundation and the Grant C. Alexander Scholarship Foundation. He, along with his team at DME, have been able to achieve several awards in the past year, including winning Dealer of the Year for Toshiba 2016, Top Workplace in Cincinnati 2017, named as a 2016 Elite Dealer by ENX Magazine, Sharp Hyakuman Kai award 2015-2016 and it was a finalist for the 2016 Goering Center Family & Private Business Award.


Tim Seeley Jr.
Seeley Office Systems Inc.
95 Broad St.
P.O. Box 475
Glens Falls, NY 12801
Phone: (518) 793-5168
Email: tseeleyjr@seeleyoffice.com
BTA Member Since: 2008

Seeley is the director of business development at Seeley Office Systems, located in Glens Falls, New York. He has been a part of the family business for 11 years and is part of the second-generation team, with his primary responsibilities in sales. The 36-year-old dealership covers three counties in upstate New York. Its primary product lines are Konica Minolta and Lexmark, and it also sells a full line of office supplies.


BTA Mid-America

Erik Crane
Copy Products Inc.
2103 W. Vista
Springfield, MO 65807
Phone: (417) 889-5665
Email: ecrane@copyproductsinc.net
BTA Member Since: 1999

Crane is president of Copy Products Inc. (CPI), headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. He has been in the office technology industry since 1992 when he opened the Springfield branch of Copy Products Inc. Crane and his wife Heidi now operate CPI. He has been active in BTA for many years, serving as the BTA Mid-America president and on the national BTA Board of Directors. Crane has been on the national board for IBPI, is a member of SDG and is on the regional board for the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He is also a member of the Toshiba National Dealer Council. CPI has been in business for more than 50 years and has six offices covering 75 counties in four states (Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri). The company is authorized to sell Konica Minolta, Toshiba, Samsung and RISO products, as well as PaperCutMF, DocuWare, DrivveImage and Nuance AutoStore. CPI employs a full MPS staff, as well as provides managed network services (MNS). CPI also offers indoor and outdoor digital communication and monitoring from Samsung and Toshiba.


Greg Quirk
JQ Office Equipment of Omaha Inc.
3350 N. 90th St.
Omaha, NE 68134
Phone: (402) 339-5003
Email: gquirk@jqoffice.com
BTA Member Since: 2013

Quirk is the owner of JQ Office Equipment, located in Omaha, Nebraska. He worked for Reliance Electric (a division of Exxon) as an account manager, as a sales rep for Mechanical Sales and a territory manager for General Electric's GEMIS Division. In 2000, Quirk's father asked him to manage JQ Office Equipment, which he later purchased. Quirk has been on more than seven trips to the Mexico/U.S. border to work on schools, hospitals, parks and churches, and he has made multiple trips to Romania to help orphaned young adults enter the job market and small-business owners work with the principles of capitalism to grow their businesses and work with their employees. Quirk graduated from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln's Engineering College with a BSME degree in 1982.


BTA Southeast

Tim Renegar
Kelly Office Solutions
163 S. Stratford Road, Ste. A
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: (336) 725-2566
Email: trenegar@kellyofficesolutions.com
BTA Member Since: 2003

Renegar is president and co-owner of Kelly Office Solutions, a Canon, Konica Minolta and Savin dealership located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with branches in Greensboro and Charlotte, North Carolina. Renegar has 35-plus years of management experience in the industry. He has worked in corporate environments such as IKON and Sharp Electronics, where he served as president of North Carolina, and in dealerships such as Charlotte Copy Data and Triad Business Systems, where he was executive vice president and co-owner. Renegar has also served on various manufacturing and leasing company advisory councils, and his dealership has been a BTA member for 20-plus years.


David Polimeni
Rite Technology
1744 Independence Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone: (941) 306-4967
Email: dpolimeni@ritefl.com
BTA Member Since: 2012

Polimeni is president and CEO of Rite Technology, Sarasota, Florida, which is a Ricoh/Sharp dealership with a large emphasis on solutions and MPS. He graduated college with a ministerial degree and spent the next 10 years in full-time ministry prior to entering the office technology industry 10 years ago. Rite Technology was founded in 1989. In the past three years, the company has grown from 17 employees to more than 30, all while nearly tripling its sales revenue. Under his leadership, the company has expanded its reach from the original single location in Sarasota to currently having three offices in Sarasota, Tampa and Fort Myers, Florida. Embracing the industry's progressions, he is positioning Rite Technology for continued exponential growth through a passionate focus on exceeding customer expectations and caring for Rite Technology's employees.


BTA West

John Hines
Copiers Northwest Inc.
601 Dexter Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (206) 519-3154
Email: jhines@copiersnw.com
BTA Member Since: 1990

Hines is CFO of Copiers Northwest Inc., a Canon, Sharp, Konica Minolta, HP, Samsung and Lexmark dealership headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with 10 offices throughout the states of Washington and Oregon. He is an accounting graduate from the University of Washington, holds a CPA certificate in Washington state and received his MBA from Seattle University. Hines has been with Copiers Northwest for 25 years and worked at Boeing prior to that. He served in the U.S. Navy for six years before attending college.


Mike Brandon
ABC Office Equipment Co. Inc.
7322 E. Broadway Ave.
Spokane, WA 99212
Phone: (509) 922-4600
Email: mbrandon@abcoe.com
BTA Member Since: 1999

Brandon is president and CEO of ABC Office Equipment, founded in 1952 in Spokane, Washington. The dealership has represented many manufacturers over the years, but has maintained a 30-year relationship with Konica Minolta. Though copier/MFPs are the majority of the company's business, it still sells and services Olympus dictation equipment and most brands of printers and fax machines. Brandon began his career in the office technology industry in 1969 with Gray Autograph selling dictation equipment. After a year of sales, he joined the company's service department. Gray Autograph was purchased by Lanier Business Products, and Brandon relocated to the Bay Area where he worked as district service manager in San Francisco and regional service manager in Los Angeles. After spending 12 years in the service department, Brandon requested a transfer back to Spokane where he sold word processing equipment for five years until Lanier closed the office. Lanier negotiated with ABC Office Equipment to service the base of word processing and dictation equipment, and Brandon was hired to sell copy machines for ABC. He became a partner in the business, and 10 years later, became the majority owner of the dealership.


BTA Immediate Past President

Rob Richardson
Allied Document Solutions & Services Inc.
200 Church St.
Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Phone: (856) 241-2000
Email: robr@ads-s.com
BTA Member Since: 2008

Richardson is president and founder of Allied Document Solutions & Services (ads-s). This year marks his 23rd year leading the company, which is located in Swedesboro, New Jersey. Richardson's dealership leads with HP printers and MFPs, and it has recently attained HP's Premier Status to be authorized for the new line of HP A3 devices. It is one of only a handful of dealers in North America that has access to those products. Under HP, ads-s is also certified as a managed print service provider and is an elite dealer in its market. Most recently, ads-s has also brought on a line of document management and workflow solutions and is looking for significant growth in 2017.


Ex-Officio/General Counsel

Robert C. Goldberg
Schoenberg Finkel Newman & Rosenberg LLC
222 S. Riverside Plaza, Ste. 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 648-2300
Email: robert.goldberg@sfnr.com

Goldberg has served as general counsel for the Business Technology Association since 1977. He is also of counsel to the Chicago law firm Schoenberg, Finkel, Newman & Rosenberg. He began his career serving in the Antitrust Division of the Illinois attorney general's office and furthering his government service at the Federal Trade Commission. Goldberg writes the monthly "Courts & Capitols" column in BTA's Office Technology magazine.

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