Development

You are always on the go, so why not make your company mobile-friendly, as well? DDC DS is focused on making solutions that work for you with cutting-edge application development.

In today’s world, it is hard to keep up with technology. DDC DS has created a specialized solution that will allow you to take your company on the go with laptop, cell phone and tablet-friendly applications.

Be it Android, iOS or Windows Phone development… DDC DS ensures that you and your clients have access to your company's back office solutions in the palm of your hand.

Design

Our specialized team of designers bring solutions that will streamline your look and allow your company to confidently display its’ greatness.

Branding: A streamlined brand will allow people to easily recognize your company. Effective branding goes beyond a simple logo; it encompasses everything from your company’s history, vision, mission, logo and website to your customers’ overall experience. Our team of specialists will help you create a brand strategy and produce company brand guides to ensure that everyone on your team remains consistent.

Design Logos: A logo is extremely important to your business. It helps you stand out and attract the right customers. Whether you are looking for a logo for a new product, service or for your company, we have created a system that will ensure the design will work for your company’s image.

Web

DDC DS web solutions was created to enable our clients to showcase their company and services.

Web Design: Your website is your chance to impress potential customers. Whether you need to start from the ground up or amplify your website, DDC DS creates customized systems that will enable you to go from an idea to reality. We will integrate visuals and engaging features like videos, plugins and graphics, so that you can capture and delight the attention of your prospects.

Mobile Friendly Websites: In today’s world, websites need to be mobile friendly. By making your website mobile friendly, you will not only reach more people, but you will help build your company’s credibility, rank higher in Google searches and show your customers that you are on the cutting edge of trending technology.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO): SEO can be a tricky animal. Studies show that SEO has a higher return-on-investment (ROI) than traditional forms of marketing like print advertisements. SEO not only helps bring in business traffic and create more visibility for your website, but it helps your business provide credibility. With our certified SEO specialists, we will create a stronger brand presence for your company –ultimately enabling you to make more sales.

Google Adwords: Our Google Adwords specialists make Google advertising work for you. The pay-per-click (PPC) advertising system will help deliver the ROI and lead results that you are looking for.

Online store: E-commerce is taking over so many industries and over 55 percent of consumers now do their shopping online. Fully maximize your profits and take your product or service to the web with an online store.

Online Ticket Sales: Whether you host large events or a secondary ticket service provider, integrate online ticketing to your website and have a streamlined way for your customers to buy/sell tickets.

DDC Digital Solutions (DS)

The world is moving faster and it is becoming more difficult to capture the attention of others -let alone, be able to hold their attention for any length of time. Unfortunately, many organizations are faced with the challenge to keep up with the digital world of web, design and development in an effort to attract customers.

We have listened to your marketing needs and have developed DDC DS, a comprehensive digital marketing solution, with you in mind. DDC DS is the one-stop shop for your marketing needs. It was created to relieve the stress of keeping up with the ever-changing digital world. Our effective cost-containment model leverages our expertise and cutting-edge technology, enabling our clients to focus on what truly matters most to them –their customers.

 


Web

Navigating cyberspace can be a truckload and a half. Let our experts build and optimize your website for advertisement and SEO functionalilty to help you drive results and close sales.

 


Design

You know freight, we know branding. From brand guides to logo designs, we clarify and streamline your company's branding image so that you can effectively share your greatness with the world.

 


Development

Android, iOS, and Windows application development -we create customized mobile apps just for you that allow you and your clients to manage business online from the sea, sky or streets.

 

Art Zipkin, President of Sales

Art graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management. After graduation, Art spent some time managing operations and new business initiatives for Milliken & Company, John Harland Company (now Harland Clarke), IMTECH, Input Services and Lason.

Art joined The DDC Group in 2003 and helped to develop some of the company's first US-based BPO clients out of its Atlanta operation and has led the company through exponential growth in the AP, freight, insurance and shared services markets.

Art became President of The DDC Group North America in 2012. Through the years, he has formed strong partnerships with leaders across industries, and he has witnessed DDC's North American clientele grow exponentially "one degree of separation" at a time.

Marissa Crotty, President of Operations

Before joining The DDC Group, Marissa took her Bachelor of Science in Consumer Science from the University of Wisconsin to the legal field in the U.S. Virgin Islands. After becoming a part of the DDC family in 2006, she moved back to the continental U.S. and also served as the Manager of Finance for the Center for the Arts Evergreen in Colorado. Today, she is the very focused and detail-oriented Chief Financial Officer, dotting the i's and crossing the t's of all North American finances and operations for The DDC Group. As a member of the executive management team, Marissa works closely with state-side DDC President Art Zipkin as well as the global Group's CEO Jan Trevalyan.

Marissa is also a 2010 Pastry Arts honors graduate from the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts. In addition to her most important role as a new mother to a baby boy named Roan, she also enjoys traveling, being outdoors and saving the planet, (as she says, "One green step at a time”). As an avid animal lover, a cause that Marissa is a frequent participant and long-time supporter of is WildEarth Guardians.

Learn more about WildEarth Guardians.

Teresa Peyton, Vice President of Project Development

Teresa Peyton joined The DDC Group in 2013. She brings over 20 years of leadership in data processing and application development for the accounts payable, freight, and medical industries.

Teresa has extensive experience in managing global data processing projects and teams for today's leading corporations. At DDC, she works closely with the IT development team to design high-performance business solutions of an international scope for some of the company’s world-class clientele.

In her spare time, Teresa enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, watching football, and going to the beach.

 

Chad Crotty, Vice President of Sales

Before Chad Crotty came on board with DDC in 2010, he developed markets for premier brands in the highly competitive alcohol industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands, including MillerCoors and Absolut. The DDC Group's freight-focused division, DDC FPO, has seen a 50% growth in new clients and double-digit growth annually since Chad joined the team.

He now lives in Colorado with his wife and newborn son, Roan, running the DDC FPO headquarters out of Evergreen. Having been active in the Denver Transportation Club for several years attending meetings and events, Chad is a recently elected member of the DTC Board of Directors. When Chad isn't on the phone with clients or at a key industry event, he can be found hiking or biking the local trails, snowboarding, camping, white water rafting or even fly-fishing.

Quetura Hudson, Vice President of Project Management

Prior to joining The DDC Group’s North American project management team in 2006, Quetura managed data entry and processing teams in the non-profit sector at Grizzard Communications Group.

Since her career with DDC began, Quetura has collaborated with many of the company's other departments as well as offshore divisions to develop solution offerings for freight, HR, banking and medical clientele.

In addition to overseeing the North American projects, Quetura works closely with the company’s human resources team to implement “team building” initiatives for employees of The DDC Group's North American headquarters in Atlanta.

Quetura graduated Magna Cum Laude from Albany State University with a BS in Allied Health Science Administration. Outside of DDC, she loves to spend time with her family and friends and likes to exercise.

Dan Kaiser, Vice President of IT

Dan Kaiser graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in computer science from Wilmington College in Ohio. After spending some time self-employed and starting his own business, Information Management Solutions and Services, Dan joined The DDC Group in 2007.

Today, Dan runs the DDC IT department and works hand-in-hand with our VP of Operations Tammie Schell to custom-design all client solutions. He writes original software and builds applications from the ground up, his specialty being Business Process Automation applications. Dan also brainstorms with other IT moguls in the industry to find synergies between customers and create unique, collaborative solutions. When he does get a spare moment of free time, Dan enjoys sports and fishing.