ABOUT DART

ABOUT DART

WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?

Dart is a new software platform designed to help print distributors optimize their routes, better manage their carriers and keep subscribers happy. It’s a fresh approach to a longstanding challenge: deliver as many print products as fast as you can, as accurately as you can, at the lowest operational cost. Dart is affordable and easy enough for smaller distributors to love, yet customizable and powerful enough to meet the requirements of even the largest, multi-pub, multi-region distribution enterprises. Dart software is the culmination of over 35 years’ experience in handling distribution for large and small print media companies. Dart is a service of PCF, one of the largest and most experienced print distribution providers in North America.


MEET THE TEAM

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Kevin Daly CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Kevin has over 30 years of distribution experience, partnering with such key national clients as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today, as well as many regional and local newspapers. Under Daly’s leadership, PCF is positioning Dart as the “go to” choice for publishers seeking a suite of software tools to maintain a cost effective and high quality distribution platform. Kevin is an avid sports fan, golfer and skier and likes to unwind with his family at the beach.


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Michael Giordana VP, STRATEGIC BUSINESS INTEGRATION

Michael has a knack for getting the right people together and making things happen. He is a driving force in PCF realizing their vision with Dart. Michael’s been with PCF for about a decade and has served in a variety of finance, business management, process improvement, and distribution focused roles. When Michael’s not working, he and his wife, Lauren, stay busy trying to tire out their energetic Golden Labradoodle, Archer.


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PAUL ADAMS VP, INFORMATION SERVICES

With a specific focus on driving software automation into the Newspaper Distribution industry since 1997, Paul leads design and implementation of systems that enable business growth. Paul has over 35 years of publishing industry experience, having held senior leadership roles in Distribution Operations Management, Business Process Management and Information Technology at The Boston Globe and PCF. When the Dart day is done, Paul enjoys somatic meditation, playing with family and friends, and connecting with nature.


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PAUL ZANOTTA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT

Paul gets fired up when his team delivers break through business results by blending technologies in creative and unique methods that produce practical solutions which are unbeatable.  With over 25 years of software development experience in large and small companies, Paul has revolutionized home delivery technologies at PCF over the last 8 years.  Outside of work, Paul loves to travel, enjoys golf and the Boston sports environment, and relentlessly tries to keep pace with his two daughters.


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TOM DRESSLER VP, GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Tom has been in the newspaper circulation business for over 30 years, specializing in Home Delivery. Tom has held various positions, including Circulation Director with a number of New York based publishers. Tom and his wife are avid tourists and having visited most of the European countries, are now working their way through South America.


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Matthew Griffin Director - Business Development

Matt has worked in the newspaper industry for over 20 years in both operational and technical roles. He has worked with Dart from its inception and his broad experience and deep technical knowledge enable him to present the product to prospective clients in clear, simple terms. In his spare time, Matt organizes social events like trivia nights or you may even catch him in line for the midnight premier of the newest sci-fi or super hero movie.


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David Scheef Director, Data Management

David leads the Data Management function that connects Dart with publisher and carrier information. Over more than 25 years with PCF, he has held several leadership roles in both IS and distribution. In his spare time, he builds guitars, operates a taxi service for his teenage daughters and contemplates a world where the Chicago Cubs are champions.


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Deborah Kendall Director, GIS Production Operations

Debby has been in the newspaper industry for over 20 years. Debby started working in Distribution during college and over the years has held several positions including Payroll Specialist and Operations Support, before joining the Information Services department. Debby enjoys working with DART users, providing support and overseeing production operations to ensure data accuracy. Debby and her husband enjoy attending Boston sporting events, in addition to spending time on the lake with their son and daughter.

 
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