2023 Board of Directors

Who are the leaders behind Business Solutions Association? They are the volunteers who are committed to elevating our industry and attracting new members to one of the strongest associations of office products manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and wholesalers. The success of BSA is a tribute to their commitment, energy and leadership skills. 

Travis Kaste
National Sales Manager


Vice President
Casey Avent
Smead Manufacturing Company

Marlin Wendland
Vice President, Sales

The J.M. Smuckers Company

Nick Aronis
Managing Principal

Vanguard Sales Group

Board Member
Brian Bowerfind
President, Global Office Products &
Contract Furniture and NET1 Divisions
ECI Software Solutions

Board Member
Todd Gaede
Frey Gaede

Board Member
Brian Kerrigan
National Sales Manager
Zebra Pen

Board Member
David Risher
Regional Manager
Avery Products Corporation

Board Member
Susan Roberts
Unified Sales Associates

Board Member
John Friedrich
Senior Sales Manager
Fellowes Brands

Board Member
Ken Smith
Vice President & General Manager
Deflecto LLC


Past Presidents

Barry Lane, Avery Products Corporation
Jim O'Brien, S.P. Richards Company
Mike Wilbur, Navitor
Joe Templet, United Stationers