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2019-2020 Board of Directors
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National Officers

BTA President
Bob Evans
12560 Reed Rd., Ste. 200
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone: (281) 276-1105
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.

BTA President-Elect
Tim Renegar
Kelly Office Solutions
163 S. Stratford Road, Ste. A
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: (336) 725-2566
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.

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

Polimeni is president and CEO of RITE Technology, Sarasota, Florida, which is a Ricoh and 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 12 years ago. RITE Technology was founded in 1989. During the past few years, the company has grown from 17 employees to more than 30, all while nearly tripling its sales revenue. Under Polimeni's 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 Immediate Past President
John Eckstrom
Carolina Business Equipment Inc.
5123 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
Phone: (803) 798-7522
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, Eckstrom 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. Eckstrom then became director of finance for a manufacturing company and was CFO to a mechanical contracting firm. He 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, Eckstrom purchased half of the company and became its president. In October 2000, he 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 four companies in the past eight years and employs 65 people. Per Eckstrom, the most exciting aspects of the company right now are its expansion into the North Carolina market and the development of its Managed Network Services Division. CBE is breaking ground on the property next door that will house the Managed Network Services Division with hopes of being in the building by the year's end.

District Representatives

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

Risser is the document management 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.

Aaron Rubin
Docutrend Imaging Solutions
575 8th Ave., 10th Floor
New York City, NY 10018
Phone: (212) 382-0300, ext. 1708
BTA Member Since: 2005

Rubin is co-founder and president of Docutrend Imaging Solutions, with offices in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has been engaged in the office technology industry since 1992. Before founding Docutrend, Rubin held several sales and sales management roles at a large dealership in New York City. His last position with that company was vice president of sales and marketing. In October 2002, Rubin founded Docutrend with his partners Edward and Alexander Solomon. Since Docutrend's founding, it has grown to a $20-million-plus dealership with more than 75 employees and more than 9,000 active machines in the field. Docutrend is a Pros Elite 100 dealership and has consistently been ranked as an Inc. 5000 company for the past seven years, demonstrating double-digit growth year over year. Docutrend is an authorized Canon, Xerox, HP and KIP dealership. Rubin is married with four children and lives in Englewood, New Jersey.

BTA Mid-America
DJ Hastings
Hogland Office Equipment
2401 Ave. F
P.O. Box 1018
Lubbock, TX 79408
Phone: (806) 763-9525
BTA Member Since: 2014

Hastings is president of Hogland Office Equipment, located in Lubbock, Texas. He began working as a copier technician for the company in 1988 as Hogland Office was moving from typewriters into the copier space. This year, Hogland Office Equipment will enter its 56th year of business and June marks Hastings' 30th year with the company. He is active in his local church and the Lubbock community as an ambassador with the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. Hastings also served on the IBPI Board of Directors.

Mike Nerland
Elite Business Systems
700 E. 41st St.
P.O. Box 88232
Sioux Falls, SD 57109
Phone: (605) 332-7248
BTA Member Since: 2015

Nerland is president and owner of Elite Business Systems, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Elite Business Systems is a leading provider of document imaging solutions throughout South Dakota, southwestern Minnesota and northwestern Iowa. The company's primary manufacturers are Savin, OKI, 3D Systems and Universal Laser Systems. Prior to working at Elite Business Systems, Nerland worked at Copy Duplicating Products in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

BTA Southeast
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 35 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 42 years.

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 Jacksonville, Florida, and is a technology partner representing Xerox and OKI Data. He began in the industry in 1999 and started ABS in 2004. ABS has been awarded the ENX Magazine Elite Dealer Award multiple times. Before entering the office technology industry, Gregory played college basketball, where he received his degree, and then served in the U.S. Navy. Gregory has been a proud BTA member for five years. He enjoys time with his wife, Melissa, and their seven children. Gregory currently serves in other organizations in the community and is a big supporter of local youth sports.

BTA West
Dan Bombard
Yuma Office Equipment
340 S. Main St.
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 343-2298
BTA Member Since: 2001

Bombard is owner/manager of Yuma Office Equipment, YOE Connext and their parent corporation, Mountain View Corp., located in Yuma, Arizona. He began his career in 1985 as a copier technician specializing in Canon equipment. Within a few years, Bombard was certified on Canon, Sharp and Ricoh products, and was also well versed in Panasonic and Kyocera Mita products. He started his career with Yuma Office Equipment in early 2002 and worked as a technician before becoming a controller specialist and, ultimately, IT director and service manager. In 2013, Bombard became the owner of Yuma Office Equipment and Mountain View Corp. In 2015, the company was recognized as an SBDC Small Business of the Year by the Small Business Development Corporation of Arizona and has been named an Elite Dealer by ENX Magazine three times. Bombard has been a member of the OKI Data Americas Dealer Council and is currently in Optimists International and the Yuma Rotary Club. He is on the board of directors of Crossroads Mission and MACCNA, both 501(c)(3) non-profits in the recovery industry. He is also the author of two books and was a featured speaker at Harvard Club.

Mike McCurdy
Integrated Technologies Inc.
393 Eastland Drive S.
P.O. Box 1843
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Phone: (208) 734-6181, ext. 201
BTA Member Since: 2013

McCurdy is president of Integrated Technologies. He specializes in helping mid-size organizations (15 to 1,000 employees) protect their businesses, reduce their risk and succeed through increased knowledge, and by providing expertise in the latest IT services and trends. McCurdy is a CompleteCloud specialist and consultant. He is also responsible for the overall management of Integrated Technologies, with an emphasis on customer satisfaction and building long-term client relationships. McCurdy is very active in the community, serving on many boards and proactively championing best practices on the technology front. He is active in his church, serving in numerous capacities. McCurdy and his wife, Kathleen, met when they were nine years old. They are best friends and have been married for more than 20 years. They are the proud parents of two beautiful and musically talented daughters. McCurdy's passion in life revolves entirely around his family relationships. He loves the outdoors and spending time on the California coast with his family.

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

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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