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National Board of Directors

National Officers

BTA President

Don Risser
DCS Technologies Corp.
6501 State Route 123 N.
Franklin, OH 45005
Phone: (937) 743-4060
BTA Member Since: 2019

Risser is the automation specialist at DCS Technologies Corp., located in Franklin, Ohio. He was previously co-owner of Advanced Laser Printer Service & Supplies Inc. (ALPS), Emigsville, Pennsylvania. Risser has 24 years in the office technology industry — five years as a service manager and 19 years as vice president and co-owner at ALPS.

BTA President-Elect

Adam Gregory
Advanced Business Solutions LLC
280 Business Park Circle, #415
St. Augustine, FL 32095
Phone: (904) 438-2701
BTA Member Since: 2014

Gregory is president of Advanced Business Solutions (ABS), which has operations in St. Augustine and Lake Mary, Florida, and is a technology partner representing Xerox, HP, Epson, Lexmark and Kyocera. In addition, ABS represents partners such as ConnectWise, Lenovo, Watchguard, Zultys, Crexendo, Alibi Security and others within its IT, VoIP and Security Divisions. Gregory began in the industry in 1999 and started ABS in 2004. The company has been awarded the ENX Magazine Elite Dealer Award multiple times. In addition, ABS was awarded Small Business of the Year by the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce and the Fastest 50 Growing Companies in the northeast Florida region by the Jacksonville Business Journal. Before entering the office technology industry, Gregory played college basketball and received his degree. He then served in the U.S. Navy, where he was recognized with commendations of leadership and exceeding organizational standards. Gregory enjoys time with his wife, Melissa, and their seven children, and time on the water boating. He currently serves in other organizations in the community and is a supporter of local youth sports in northeast Florida.

BTA Vice President

Debra Dennis
CopyPro Inc.
3103 Landmark St.
Greenville, NC 27834
Phone: (252) 756-3175
BTA Member Since: 1973

Dennis is vice president of support services at CopyPro Inc. of Greenville, North Carolina. The company has operations in eastern North Carolina and is a technology partner representing Savin and Konica Minolta. She began in this industry in 1986 with CopyPro. Dennis has extensive experience in all aspects of the office technology industry and is involved in community organizations. She has won vendor awards for outstanding service management and has served on the BTA Southeast board since 2008. Dennis currently serves on the national BTA Board of Directors, has served on the national board for IBPI, a copier/MFP dealer buying group, and has served on the board of her local community festival. She attended Ayden-Grifton High School, Pitt Community College and Liberty Baptist University. Dennis is the proud mom of two great young adults.

BTA Immediate Past President

David Polimeni
RITE Technology
1744 Independence Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone: (941) 306-4967
BTA Member Since: 2012

Polimeni is the owner and CEO of RITE Technology, Sarasota, Florida, which is a Sharp dealership. RITE also focuses heavily on professional AV design and integration. He graduated college with a ministerial degree and spent the next 10 years in full-time ministry prior to entering the office technology industry in 2007. RITE Technology was founded in 1989. The company's corporate office is located in Sarasota, although service offerings span the west coast of Florida from Tampa and Estero. Embracing the industry's progressions, Polimeni is positioning RITE Technology for continued exponential growth through a passionate focus on exceeding customer expectations and caring for RITE Technology's employees.

District Representatives

BTA East

Mike Boyle
BASE Technologies Inc.
23 Francis Clarke Circle, Ste. 1B
Bethel, CT 06801
Phone: (800) 466-6377
BTA Member Since: 1994

Boyle is president of BASE Technologies, located in Bethel, Connecticut. He founded the company in 1992 after an extensive tenure in the facsimile business. When Fujitsu left the North American market, Boyle put his knowledge and experience to work, starting BASE Technologies and primarily targeting telecommunication companies. The business grew and developed into one of the leading total document solution providers in the Northeast region. Thirty-one years later, BASE is now recognized by Kyocera as one of its most elite service organizations in the country. In recent years, BASE has expanded its offerings to include a variety of document solutions and network services. Apart from the office technology offering, BASE regularly offers its support to the community through an assortment of charitable events, in addition to participating in a local mentorship program.

Joe Dellaposta
Doing Better Business
14500 Byers Road
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Phone: (301) 797-1399
BTA Member Since: 1979

Dellaposta is COO of Doing Better Business (DBB), located in Hagerstown, Maryland. He started working at his parents' company, Word Processing Services Inc. (WPS), during high school in the warehouse and eventually became COO of the company in 2002. While COO of WPS, Dellaposta served on the Ricoh National Dealer Council. Before WPS, he served as a territory manager for both Ansell and Baxter International Inc. Dellaposta, along with his siblings, created DBB and acquired the assets of Van Dyk Business Systems in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Total Service Inc. in Latrobe, Pennsylvania; WPS in Hagerstown, Maryland; Pro Business Solutions in Boardman, Ohio; Canton Business Machines in Canton, Ohio; Multiscope Document Solutions in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Cooper Business Machines in Erie, Pennsylvania. His mission at DBB is to help the family-owned-and-operated organization provide industry-leading technology and services to its customers, enabling them to focus on their core businesses while becoming increasingly successful. DBB has experienced tremendous growth over the past four decades and Dellaposta would like to continue to improve the company's overall market presence through mergers, acquisitions and strong organic growth. A large part of the philosophy and culture of DBB includes giving back to the community. To that end, he sought out and was recently elected to the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, Maryland. Dellaposta earned his Bachelor of Science in business management from the University of Maryland and his Master of Business Administration from Frostburg State University. In his leisure time, he enjoys golfing, music, art, theater, traveling and spending time with his family.

BTA Mid-America

Brantly Fowler
Zeno Office Solutions Inc.
5301 W. Loop 250 N.
Midland, TX 79707
Phone: (432) 550-9366
BTA Member Since: 2015

Fowler is co-president for Zeno Office Solutions Inc., headquartered in Midland, Texas. After holding several different positions within the company to learn the industry and Zeno’s unique way of doing business, he was promoted from a very successful sales career and took over leading the operations of the company from his father and company founder Dale Fowler in 2020. Since 2020, Zeno has grown from a single location and $5 million in annual revenue to two locations with more than $12 million in annual revenue, and has been recognized in the industry for its sub-one-hour service response time, vibrant and infectious company culture, and rapid growth. Fowler is a member and serves on the board of the Select Dealer Group (SDG) and holds a bachelor’s degree in business from American Military University. In his free time, Fowler coaches youth sports and is involved with AA. He is also a pilot and loves to fly, as well as travel and play golf. Fowler and his wife, Amber, have two children: Bayleigh, 10, and Brenner, 7. He and Amber love to go on family bike rides, watch their kids play competitive sports, are involved with their church and several non-profits throughout their community in Lubbock, Texas, as well as Midland. Fowler's favorite part of the industry and running Zeno are the lifelong relationships he has created and following the company’s longtime vision of growth and success Fowler has had since he was a kid.

Greg Quirk
JQ Office Equipment
3350 N. 90th St.
Omaha, NE 68134
Phone: (402) 339-5003
BTA Member Since: 2013

Quirk is president of JQ Office Equipment, located in Omaha, Nebraska. The company, founded in 1965, first joined BTA in 1974. JQ Office Equipment provides managed print, VoIP and mailing solutions to businesses in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Quirk spent the first 18 years of his business career in technical sales and, in 2000, he entered the office technology industry. Quirk graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a degree in engineering. He has an interest in overseas assistance programs and has made multiple trips to Romania to help orphaned young adults enter the job market. Quirk has also mentored Romanian business owners on how to grow market share with the help of their employees and he has assisted in third-world community service projects to help people in need. Quirk was named BTA’s Volunteer of the Year in 2019.

BTA Southeast

Jim Buck
Carolina Business Equipment Inc.
5123 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
Phone: (866) 275-9213
BTA Member Since: 1976

Buck serves as COO for Carolina Business Equipment, based in Columbia, South Carolina. The company has operations across South Carolina, northern Georgia and southern North Carolina, and represents multiple lines including Kyocera, Toshiba and Sharp. He got his start in the industry in 1993 with Lanier Worldwide and has worked in the industry in many capacities, including leading the Kyocera global sales group, as well as directing the dealer channel for OKI Data. Buck has experience on both the manufacturer side, as well as the dealer side with extensive knowledge in managed print services. He attended Coker College for his undergraduate degree and Wake Forest for his graduate studies. Buck is married to his wife, Jill, and they have five kids: Jay, Halee, Mary-Claire, Millie and AJ.

Michael Hicks
Electronic Business Machines Inc.
1408 Versailles Road
Lexington, KY 40504
Phone: (859) 233-0421
BTA Member Since: 1977

Hicks is president of Electronic Business Machines Inc. (EBM), an employee-owned company based in Lexington, Kentucky. He has been with EBM for 39 years. Hicks started in the board repair/design lab, moved to service manager and then became CEO when employees bought the company in 2001. EBM's main lines are Lexmark and Xerox. In addition to the company's local dealership, it still maintains a board repair and parts facility to support the dealer channel. Hicks has served on manufacturer advisory boards and EBM has been a member of NOMDA/BTA for 46 years.

BTA West

Mike McGuirk
ProCopy Office Solutions Inc.
1146 N. Alma School Rd. #218
Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone: (602) 776-2679
BTA Member Since: 2013

McGuirk is senior vice president of Flex Technology Group, located Mesa, Arizona. He previously served as president of ProCopy in Phoenix, Arizona, and Action Imaging in Tucson, Arizona. McGuirk began his career in 1982 at Uni-Copy, a local Arizona dealership, and was promoted to management in 1986, eventually becoming the branch manager of the company's largest division. When Danka acquired the company in 1993 and named Uni-Copy the core company for all West Coast operations, he was the first person promoted — named district manager covering both Arizona and Southern California. Over the next nine years, McGuirk held various senior management positions until leaving in 2002 after almost 20 years as area vice president. In 2002, he became president of Arizona Office Technologies, a Global Imaging Company, and through two successful acquisitions, grew the company from $9 million in revenue to 280 employees and $55 million in revenue. Xerox acquired Global Imaging in 2007 and McGuirk remained for two years. In 2010, he joined ProCopy as president and grew the company from 12 employees and $3 million in revenue to more than 80 employees and $25 million in revenue. In 2016, ProCopy became part of the Flex Technology Group of companies with McGuirk staying on as president and an equity partner, where the company has grown its bottom line by 25%. The company has won numerous awards, including Elite Dealer three times, Best Places to Work two times and Inc.'s 5000 fastest-growing businesses in the United States three times. In 2019, McGuirk was selected by ENX Magazine as an Industry Difference Maker. He served on the National Dealer Advisory Council for Ricoh and Kyocera and was the president of the Select Dealer Group (SDG) from 2019-2020. He currently serves on the board of the Better Business Bureau of Arizona and Southern California, and on the board of directors for Arizona State University's Alumni Association, where he graduated from in 1982.

Kevin Marshall
Copy Link Inc.
3441 Main St., Ste. 100
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Phone: (619) 424-8000
BTA Member Since: 1995

Marshall is the president and co-founder of Copy Link Inc., an LLC located in Chula Vista, California. His passion for business and his community led him to become a founding member of BTA's Select Dealer Group (SDG), board chair for the YMCA and president of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce. The opportunity to work alongside some of the greatest men and women in his community has helped shape Marshall both personally and professionally. He lives by the motto: “Become a hunter of blessings.” Marshall married his high-school sweetheart, Kimberley, and they are now celebrating more than 30 years of marriage, three amazing children and a new grandchild. Today, after experiencing life-changing events such as watching his children leave for college and start their lives, supporting his wife during serious health issues and losing his mother, Marshall has gained a renewed zest for life and again found the hidden blessings that come through challenging times. His optimistic point of view and passion to help others has been described as a breath of fresh air. Marshall's mission is to inspire, empower and motivate people to see the blessings in life and reach their full potential..

Ex-Officio/General Counsel

Robert C. Goldberg
Schoenberg Finkel Beederman Bell & Glazer LLC
300 S. Wacker Dr., Ste. 1500
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 648-2300

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 Beederman Bell & Glazer LLC. 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.