Donna Corson, President and Founder of TDN, has over 20 years of experience in the computer industry. Prior to founding TDN in 1988, she owned and operated several retail computer stores in California and Washington. Donna has a solid foundation of sales and marketing, as well as extensive personal contacts in the industry. Mrs. Corson has consulted with numerous corporations including Security Pacific Bank, the J. Paul Getty Center and the Veterans Administration.
She has helped successfully launch and maintain hundreds of products, including first-to-market technologies such as voice recognition, text-to-speech, Internet telephony, business planning and many more. TDN has sold over 10,000,000 units in the channel!
Donna graduated from Eastern Washington University with B.S. degrees in Speech Pathology and Audiology. Her graduate studies at the University of Utah specialized in Human Relations and Communications.
Donna can be reached at TDN’s corporate offices, 541-744-6949 or email email@example.com
Juliette LaPorte: Eugene, OR
Juliette comes to TDN after years of experience in office administration, marketing, and customer service. She is also working towards her Business Administration degree from University of Oregon, with a focus on Communication and Marketing. As TDN’s Channel Coordinator, Juliette manages sales and marketing activities, and acts as the conduit of information between our manufacturers, distributors, and channel partners.
Juliette can be reached at 541-744-6949, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tammy Hallock: Eugene, OR
Tammy has been dedicated to TDN for over 10 years. She joined TDN after working for Learning Services as Marketing communications Strategist for two years. As TDN’s Product Manager, Tammy handles all product set-up, product merchandising at distribution, and weekly/monthly reporting.
Established TDN’s Educational Markets Division, and expanded TDN’s account base of educational distributors, resellers, and universities. Developed new marketing strategies for Learning Services, and managed the production and distribution of 1.2 million catalogs a year. Tammy attended Cascade College and Lane Community College, specializing in Business Administration and Communication.
Tammy can be reached at 541-579-0168, or email email@example.com
Marta McCormack: Minneapolis, MN
National Accounts Manager – Central
Marta brings over 20 years of experience to TDN in the computer software, video games, home video and CE industries. She most recently worked with Navarre Corporation, a leading software and CE distributor. Marta called on key accounts for 16 years, including Costco, OfficeMax and other large retailers. She was instrumental in the implementation of ESD (electronic software distribution) while at Navarre, where she managed the software category for Costco.com.
Prior to her work at Navarre, Marta was a National Account Manager for Zeos, a direct market PC manufacturer, in charge of educational sales.
Marta is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Business Education and Marketing.
Marta can be reached at 651-261-1480, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Leigh Brigham: Eugene, OR
National Accounts Manager – West Coast
Leigh joins TDN with over a decade of experience in the sales and marketing of technology products. Leigh has directed channel sales and product marketing efforts for many top selling cutting edge companies with technologies ranging from multimedia and voice recognition to handheld software and peripherals.
Increased software sales at HMI by 500% in one year. Launched Voice Blaster – over $10,000,000 in product sales. Managed Evergreen’s annual channel sales of over $6,000,000.
Leigh has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Oregon.
Leigh can be reached at 541-744-6949, or email email@example.com
Jeff Lawrence: Old Tappan, NJ
National Accounts Manager – East Coast
As owner of Stateline Marketing, Jeff has been leveraging his relationships with the CE channel since 1986. Based in NJ, he is strategically located for optimal success with the east coast key accounts. His understanding of emerging technologies, market knowledge and unbiased advocacy provides manufacturers with strategic access into new and established retailers and distributors. Jeff has received numerous Achievement Awards from his client base, included several Representative of the Year and Outstanding Salesman of the Year.
Jeff can be reached at 201-410-6423, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dwaine and Teague Chrustie: Ontario, Canada
National Accounts Manager – Canada
As the principal owner of Market Access Canada, Dwaine brings over 25 years of sales, marketing and channel management experience to TDN. He has managed Fortune 500 Company’s sales and marketing operations in Canada, and possesses senior management skills and experience with channel knowledge in all aspects of business.
Dwaine has experience in a number of channels in Canada, including software, technology, office products, the academic market, computers and electronics. He works closely with his clients to streamline the process of introducing products to the right decision makers in their respective channels.
Dwaine can be reached at 905-830-1904, or email email@example.com
Teague Chrustie: Ontario, CN
As an account manager with Market Access Canada, Teague has been responsible for account management and new channel development. His development of the academic channel is on track to deliver $1million in sales increases over a two year period. Teague is also a photographer, so his knowledge in the photography category makes him a great asset in this channel.
Teague has a B.A. in Political Sciences from University of Guelop in Ontario.
Teague can be reached at 905-830-1904, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Overley: Eugene, OR
Academic Channel Manager
Tom joins TDN after 8 years of success with Symantec in Channel Management. Tom has served as the account manager for the nation’s largest resellers from the Inside Manager position, and was most recently responsible for the development of the Central United Territory for the world’s fourth largest software company. He has designed and directed marketing strategies that successfully penetrated the increasingly important small to medium business space and educational verticals. Responsible for new account development and expanding existing accounts within the sales channel, Tom was consistently requested to represent Symantec at community and business events throughout the United States. During his time with Symantec, the company grew its annual revenue from 250 million to over 6 billion dollars. Tom also has over a decade of directing growth and development for emerging business and has put together a long history of Charity leadership positions.
Tom is a graduate of Skyline College in California and holds degrees in Art and Criminology.
Tom can be reached at 541-744-6949, or email email@example.com
Brenda Massimo: Prescott Valley, AZ
Corporate Channel Manager
Brenda joins TDN after working for Nero as their Channel Manager handling large account resellers, VAR’s, and distributors in SLED and corporate verticals. She worked closely with all partners in building demand-driven channel programs and marketing campaigns. She held the position of Senior Product Manager for a large reseller and Director of Operations/Business Development and Marketing for a large distributor. In these roles, Brenda has worked with market leaders such as Adobe, Sony, Nuance, Corel and Leapfrog in building strategic channel partnerships and programs, and brings a wealth of knowledge from all sides of the channel to TDN.
Brenda can be reached at 602-399-5258, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Romanies: Austin, TX
Mike manages all of TDN’s liquidations and closeouts, as well as online shopping channels, alternatives markets and major retailers in Australia and New Zealand through his company, Fuel Marketing. Mike brings more than 23 years of business experience to TDN. He has led sales and marketing efforts for a number of companies, including Number Nine Visual Technologies, NetSilicon and Reed Technology, as well as represented products from Sony, Toshiba, and Honestech. He brings a wealth of information and channel knowledge to TDN in all aspects of business. Mike has worked with public and private companies ranging from start-ups and turn-around situations to divisions of multi-billion dollar multinational entities.
Mike has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Wilkes University.
Mike can be reached at 512-970-2694, or email MikeR@FuelMarketingandSales.com
Joe Courtney: Allen, TX
National Account Manager
Joe comes to TDN after a decade heading sales efforts at key national accounts for Navarre Corporation, a leading distributor for computer software, consumer electronics, accessories and home entertainment media. Joe brings over 20 years of direct sales, marketing and account management experience with big box and specialty retail as well as the distribution, club and military channels.
Prior to joining Navarre, Joe held management and key sales positions with global music and home video entities Universal Music and Video Distribution and PolyGram Group Distribution.
Joe is a graduate of the University of Iowa and holds a B.B.A. in Marketing.
Joe can be reached at 972-727-9328, or email email@example.com
Robb Montgomery: Pittsburgh, PA
With 28 years of consumer electronics retail experience, Robb brings expertise in product placement strategy, merchandising, customer experience design and associate performance management to TDN.
Robb worked as management with Radio Shack for more than ten years, working with numerous stores and growing annual district revenue by millions. He served as a mentor to 32 other District Sales Managers in the U.S. and provided technical support to the entire Radio Shack Dealer Franchise District Sales Manager field team. Robb earned much recognition through Radio Shack, with his district being recognized as top district in the country 16 times, and was awarded the Radio Shack Leader Club ring, an achievement made by less than five percent of management.
Robb can be reached at 412-877-5777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org