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DAVACO is the North American leader in the management and execution of high-volume remodels, resets and rollouts. Founded in 1990, DAVACO currently operates headquarters in Dallas, Texas, as well as Canadian offices near Toronto. In addition, we employ over 1,100 professionals across the United States and Canada who bring extensive experience and specialized skills to deliver services without disruption to your business, your customers or your profitability. When it comes to retail, restaurant and hospitality program management and execution, national and global brands rely on DAVACO to provide a single point-of-contact for coast-to-coast programs, customized solutions and reliable, consistent execution.

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Total Solutions for Total Success

Our commitment to executional excellence is a reflection of our strongly held values and desire to provide outstanding client service. Streamlining the process for improved project management and execution – while keeping the environment active for customers and sales – is critical to success.

At DAVACO, we have a proactive solutions mindset. Our services are customized to meet each client’s need. Any of our services can be integrated into a comprehensive and efficient total solution program or specific services for chain-wide brand initiatives.

Expertise that Fits Your Business

At DAVACO, we’re proud of the company we keep. Since 1990, we’ve been partnering with a wide range of leading brands for a variety of category segments to help reach their brand objectives. With extensive experience working with global and national brands, we apply our best practices knowledge to deliver first-class service and exceptional results. Our professional teams are proficient in program execution for:

Retail: Specialty retail, big box, department stores, convenience, grocery

Restaurants: Quick service, fast casual and casual dining

Hospitality: Hotels, motels, extended stay suites, resorts and onsite retail/restaurants

A History of Customer Service and Program Solutions

DAVACO, Inc. began in 1990 in Dallas, Texas. Originally known as Fixture Perfect, the company started as a retail store fixture installation company. DAVACO's initial success was paved by the explosive growth of a national video chain and servicing their need to open stores every 14 hours during their growth years.

From DAVACO's early days, the company was poised for growth. After only one year, DAVACO achieved its original five-year strategic plan, and soon thereafter, shifted its focus to working directly for national brands. Over the next few years, DAVACO continued to expand its client base, as well as its service offering. In 2002, we officially changed our name to DAVACO, short for A Rick Davis Company, to reflect our growing and evolving expertise.

Today, DAVACO continues to build on its solid foundation and remains committed to providing exceptional customer service, high quality work and a satisfaction guarantee.

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DAVACO's management team provides a wealth of operational, sales and marketing experience, representing the retail, restaurant, hospitality and healthcare industries.

Rick Davis, Founder/CEO
Lamar Roberts, CFO
Keith Winters, COO
Shelly Vandeven, CMO
Paul Hamer, EVP Business Development
Jordan Handel, EVP Business Development

Rick Davis
Founder / Chief Executive Officer

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. Rick was honored for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award as a finalist in 2000 and 2006. In 2006, he was inducted into the Retail Construction Hall of Fame. Rick currently serves on The Salvation Army's Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex Advisory Board and The Board of Advisors of the Baylor Angel Network with the Hankamer School of Business of Baylor University. He previously served on the Executive Board for Southern Methodist's Cox School of Business and the SPECS Advisory Board. Prior to DAVACO, Rick was a Dallas-based developer of commercial and residential properties.

Lamar Roberts
Chief Financial Officer

Lamar Roberts joined DAVACO in 1998 as Chief Financial Officer. With over 30 years of accounting and financial experience, Lamar is responsible for all financial aspects of the company, as well as overseeing the accounting, human resources and legal departments. Lamar previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Amber's Stores, a retail craft chain. Lamar also worked in public accounting for nine years, and in the Entrepreneurial Services Group of Ernst & Young with a variety of retail customers including CompUSA, Michael's and Amber's. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Keith Winters
Chief Operating Officer

Keith Winters is Chief Operating Officer, and is responsible for developing and implementing overall business strategies, plans and procedures, as well as overseeing business operations including the management of retail, restaurant and hospitality divisions, sales & marketing, and technology. Keith previously served as Chief Operating Officer at Crane Worldwide, where he oversaw all corporate, field, finance, risk management, real estate, legal and compliance operations. Keith is a graduate of Kent State University and holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, as well as certificates in risk and insurance from Florida State University.

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 a combined 12 years, most recently serving as Vice President of Brand Marketing where she led all brand activities for consumer, trade, retail and corporate marketing programs. She earned a Master of Business Administration in Business Management from the University of Dallas and a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University.

Paul Hamer
Executive Vice President of Business Development

Paul Hamer is the Executive Vice President of Business Development for DAVACO where he is responsible for strategic sales and business development. Originally hired as a Construction Superintendent in 1990, he has held a variety of positions within the company during his tenure, including National Sales Director and Northeast Regional Director. In addition to working with a wide range of retailers, restaurants and hospitality chains at DAVACO, Paul grew up in the restaurant business and has held a variety of operational positions in the quick-service and casual dining industry. Prior to joining DAVACO, Paul worked as a General Contractor and was an Assistant Professor of Printmaking at The Rhode Island School of Design. Paul is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design and Vanderbilt University, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Jordan Handel
Executive Vice President of Business Development

Jordan Handel serves as Executive Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Jordan oversees the day-to-day direction and support of the sales team and the development and implementation of DAVACO’s sales strategies. Prior to joining DAVACO, Jordan has served in a variety of sales leadership positions across multiple international geographies. Most recently, he was Senior Director of Global Lead Energy for Crane Worldwide Logistics where he was responsible for driving global strategy and business solutions for clients. Jordan earned a Bachelor of Science in History and Political Science from Texas Tech University.


DAVACO is committed to supporting industry associations and professional organizations through participation in various activities, including: Educational seminars/presentations; panelist discussions; sponsorships; exhibitions; special committees and forums; leadership appointments; contributor and developer of industry content and topics.

Association for Retail Environments AirFuel Alliance USGBC   – U.S. Green Building Council USGBC - North Texas Chapter Retail Council of Canada American Hotel and Lodging Association Fashion Group International Dallas Regional Chamber Digital Signage Federation ICX Association Restaurant Facility Management Association Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Dallas - Fort Worth Retail Executives Association World Alliance for Reatil Excellence and Standards National Safety Council


Giving Back Through Philanthropy

DAVACO is committed to serving and supporting the community and the people in it through volunteerism, financial contributions and other support opportunities. DAVACO supports multiple charitable foundations annually, many of which are in collaboration with DAVACO's clients. In addition, DAVACO has a strong tradition of supporting The Salvation Army. Each year, DAVACO employees participate in a variety of activities including the Angel Tree Program, "Angel" gift distribution and the Red Kettle bell ringing program at NorthPark Center. Rick Davis, founder / CEO, also serves on the Advisory Board for the DFW Metroplex Command of the Salvation Army.

Supporting Educational Endeavors

At DAVACO, we believe that investing in the education of our students is an investment in our future. DAVACO funds several scholarships annually, which are designed to help eligible students obtain their educational goals.

Contact Us Today

DAVACO Headquarters          (Directions)
4050 Valley View Lane, Ste. 150
Irving, TX 75038
877.732.8226 ▪ T 214.373.4700

DAVACO Canada          (Directions)
361 Ambassador Drive
Mississauga, ON L5T 2J3
P: 647-956-1873

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DAVACO is committed to conducting its business affairs honestly and with integrity. This commitment applies to the company’s relationships with clients, vendors, subcontractors, competitors and co-workers.

To report a concern, please contact us at 877-987-4900 or complete our online ethics form.