Management Profiles

Simon N. Garneau, President

Simon Garneau joined Digital Storage as President in 2005. Simon started his career with IBM and left after 14 years as Vice President. He then became CEO of ISI Inc., where the company offered solutions for property and casualty insurance. More recently he was President of a division at NCS Pearson, specializing in data collection applications.

Simon has an extensive executive leadership background coupled with strategic planning, operations, and organizational development. He has many years of experience relating to sales and marketing and has had great success in development of strategic business alliances.

Simon holds a BSC in Engineering Physics and enjoys golf, motorcycling and yoga.

Dave Burke, Executive Vice President of Finance

Dave Burke has been with Digital Storage since 1999. In his current role, he oversees the companies operations in Finance, Logistics and Information Technology.

Prior to joining Digital Storage, he worked as Controller of a publicly held Company serving the Telecommunication Industry. He started his career in public accounting as an auditor for the firm KPMG. Dave holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Toledo and obtained his CPA license. He is a member of the Ohio Society of CPA's and the American Institute of CPA's.

Dave enjoys running, golfing, reading and attending sporting events and concerts with friends and family.

Bev Fekete, Vice President of Sales

Bev Fekete joined Digital Storage as a Sales Representative in 1989. In 1997 Bev was promoted to National Sales Manager where she was responsible for the inside sales and customer service team. In 2003, Bev was promoted to Director of National Sales and in 2005, Bev was again promoted to Vice President of Sales where she now oversees the inside sales team and customer support.

Bev holds a BBA from Ohio University in Computer Systems and Statistics and an MBA from Ashland University. Bev has been nominated for many company awards over the years including the "Grand Master" Real-Time Award. In her spare time, Bev enjoys spending time with her three teenagers and husband.

Tim Hambleton, Product Marketing Manager - EMTEC

Tim Hambleton joined Digital Storage in 1999. Tim has spent time with Digital Storage in the Distribution, Logistics, and Product Marketing areas. He became Senior Buyer in 2002 and was promoted to Product Marketing Manager in 2004. He was the recipient of the 2004 Digital Storage Real-Time Award.

Tim has a BA from The Ohio State University. In his spare time, Tim enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Pete Lawrence, Information Technology Manager

Pete Lawrence originally joined Digital Storage in 1999 and re-joined the company in 2011. In between those times, Pete started a web application solutions company helping build web-based applications for companies of all sizes. Pete gained extensive insights into the inner-workings of IT from many companies and now is applying those experiences to Digital Storage.

Pete has a BA from Ohio Wesleyan University. In his spare time, Pete enjoys brewing and sampling craft beer, and spending time with his family and dogs.