DAVACO Technologies is a division of DAVACO Inc. specializing in comprehensive installation services and wireless power products for high-volume integrations in hospitality, universities, office space, restaurants, medical, retail, home and other environments. Complete wireless power capabilities and hardware offering includes: Program management of onsite work; Logistics and consolidation of transmitter hardware; Installation of analytics software; Customized onsite consumer communication and training including instructional/display kits; Maintenance trouble-shooting; and Ongoing service support.
Rick Davis, Founder/CEO
Rick Davis currently serves as the chief executive officer of DAVACO, where he is responsible for the overall management and strategic development of the company. Rick founded the company in 1990 to meet the unique needs of retailers. Since then, he has led the company to become the North American leader in high-volume program management and execution. Prior to DAVACO, Rick was a Dallas-based developer of commercial and residential properties.
Gerry Geddis, President
Gerry Geddis is president and chief operating officer for DAVACO. He is responsible for developing vertical integration strategies, business processes and customer relations programs to enhance the company's growth and service capabilities. Prior to joining DAVACO in 2002, Gerry served as worldwide president and chief operating officer of Blockbuster Entertainment. Prior to Blockbuster, Gerry spent over 17 years with Tandy Corporation in various management roles at store and operational levels. Gerry attended the University of Wyoming.
Shelly Vandeven, Chief Marketing Officer
Shelly Vandeven is the chief marketing officer. In this role, she is responsible for all strategic marketing and business development activities, as well as industry and corporate marketing initiatives including customer programs, advertising and public relations. Prior to joining DAVACO in 2004, Shelly worked for Haggar Clothing Co. for 12 years, most recently serving as vice president of brand marketing. She earned a MBA in Business Management from the University of Dallas and a BA in Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Tommy Hitchcock, Vice President of Operations
As Vice President of Technology, Tommy is responsible for the sales and operational deployment of Wireless Power throughout North America. This effort includes the management of key hardware and software relationships and expanding list of industry partners and clients. Tommy joined DAVACO in early 2015 as a member of the Business Development team prior to being promoted to his current position. Tommy previously spent 10 years in construction sales and management and 23 years in the contract furniture industry including 8 years in manufacturing and 15 years as an owner of three office furniture dealerships. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Texas Tech University.