About Us

DAVACO is the North American leader in the management and execution of high-volume remodels, resets and rollouts for global brands. Founded in 1990, DAVACO currently operates headquarters in Irving, Texas, which is centrally located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, Texas, as well as Canadian offices near Toronto and regional offices throughout North America. DAVACO joined the Crane family of premier companies in early 2017 and has since teamed up with Crane Worldwide Logistics to offer comprehensive supply chain solutions to support turnkey rollout and remodel programs.

DAVACO employs over 1,300 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 program management and execution, global brands rely on DAVACO to provide a single point-of-contact for coast-to-coast programs, customized solutions and reliable, consistent results.

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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 entire process for improved project management — from manufacturer to 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 needs. 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 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 and department stores

Restaurants: Quick service, fast casual and casual dining

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

Healthcare: Pharmacies, clinics, medical facilities and medical equipment / product manufacturers

Financial: Banks, currency exchanges and accountant / tax franchise

Automotive: Service centers, showrooms and dealerships

Grocery / Convenience: Supermarkets, specialty food stores, big box and convenience

A History of Customer Service and Program Solutions

DAVACO 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 to ensure the best results. Over the years, DAVACO continued to expand its client base, as well as its service offerings. In 2002, we officially changed our name to DAVACO, short for A Rick Davis Company, the company's founder, 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 that is backed by a satisfaction guarantee.

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Leadership

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

Keith Winters, CEO/COO
Lamar Roberts, CFO
Shelly Vandeven, CMO
Paul Hamer, EVP Business Development
Jordan Handel, EVP Business Development
Don Williams, SVP Operations

Keith Winters
Chief Executive Officer / Chief Operating Officer

Keith Winters, Chief Executive Officer / Chief Operating Officer
Keith Winters was named Chief Operating Officer in 2017 and, in 2018, added Chief Executive Officer to his responsibilities. In this role, Keith develops and implements overall business strategies, plans and procedures, as well as oversees business operations, IT, sales and marketing. 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 a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas, as well as certificates in risk and insurance from Florida State University.

Lamar Roberts
Chief Financial Officer

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.

Shelly Vandeven
Chief Marketing Officer

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, industry events and public relations. Prior to joining DAVACO in 2004, Shelly worked for Haggar Clothing Co. for a combined 12 years, and served as Vice President of Brand Marketing where she led all brand activities for consumer, trade, retail and corporate marketing programs. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Master of Business Administration in Business Management from the University of Dallas.

Paul Hamer
Executive Vice President of Business Development

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, Paul 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 global brands 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 Vanderbilt University and The Rhode Island School of Design, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking.

Jordan Handel
Executive Vice President of Business Development

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 in 2017, 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.

Don Williams
SVP Operations

Don Williams Senior Vice President of Operations
Don Williams was named Senior Vice President of Operations in 2017. In this role, he is responsible for the overall day-to-day business operations and management of DAVACO’s operational departments, including retail, restaurant, product merchandising, technologies, survey, cost management and the Canada office. Since joining DAVACO in 2006 as a project manager, Williams has held several other positions in the company including Director and VP of Retail Operations. Williams previously worked for JCPenney for 20 years, where he held several management positions at the store and district levels. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Associations

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.

industry association and professional organizations Association for Retail Environments Restaurant Facility Management Association Retail Council of Canada American Hotel and Lodging Association Digital Signage Federation Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association ICS Association World Alliance for Reatil Excellence and Standards National Safety Council

Community

Giving Back Through Philanthropy

DAVACO is committed to serving and supporting the community 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, also serves on the Advisory Board for the DFW Metroplex Command of the Salvation Army.

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, Texas 75038
877.732.8226 ▪ T 214.373.4700
info@davacoinc.com

DAVACO Canada          (Directions)
361 Ambassador Drive
Mississauga, ON L5T 2J3
T 647.956.1873

Periodically we work with local business partners to fulfill specific program requirements. If you would like your company to be considered for these opportunities, please complete our vendor registration.

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DAVACO locations

In addition to our nationwide field team, regional offices and warehouse facilities are located throughout North America, and globally, to support our client's programs.

Business Code of Conduct

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.