Brian founded BSC Ventures along with Stockton Croft in 1999 and has been CEO of BSC since its inception. Prior to BSC, he was Vice President of Operations for Atlantic Envelope Company (AECO), a $220 million division of National Service Industries (NSI). Brian joined AECO as Corporate Director of Manufacturing in 1993 and was later named General Manager of the Atlanta facility. Brian played basketball at Oglethorpe University where he graduated Cum Laude and completed a dual degree program with Georgia Tech, earning a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, he progressed through a number of increasingly responsible roles with Frito-Lay and Avery Dennison before joining AECO. Brian has served two terms on the Board of Directors for the Envelope Manufacturers Association (EMA) and is currently on the Board of Trustees of Oglethorpe University.
As CEO, Brian provides the overall strategic direction of the Company and has been instrumental in leading BSC's growth. He has played an active role overseeing the successful integration of acquisitions, building a strong, self-sufficient leadership team, and improving the Company’s capital structure.
Vice President & CFO
James "Buddy" Hill is Vice President and CFO of BSC Ventures. Buddy began his career with K&W Machine Products after graduating from Virginia Tech with a BS in Finance. He went on to earn a BS in Accounting from Radford University and spent a number of years in public accounting before returning to industry with Atlas Copco in Roanoke. After earning an MBA from Virginia Tech, Buddy became Chief Financial Officer of the John C. Nordt Company and most recently transitioned to QualiChem as CFO when the Nordt Company was sold.
As CFO, Buddy oversees the corporate accounting functions, IT systems, risk management, and banking relationships. He works in partnership with Brian Sass to successfully integrate acquisitions and improve the Company's capital structure.
John D. Roberts
John is a 35 year veteran of the envelope, packaging and paper distribution industries. A graduate of Hobart and William Smith College with an MBA from the City University of New York, John started his career as a sales executive and progressed into sales management with Unisource in Philadelphia. From there he moved to increasingly responsible positions in general management and senior level sales and marketing positions with American Envelope, Cenveo and Dot Packaging Company. John joined Double Envelope in 2010 following BSC/Double Envelope's acquisition of Wolf Envelope.
John served as General Manager of the Indiana Division before moving to his present role of Vice President in 2013 where he is responsible for leading key/strategic customer relations, new business development and working with the sales team to ensure a "One Company" approach with customers.
Jonathan M. Peyton (Jon)
Executive Vice President of Operations
Jon is a 20 year veteran of the envelope industry and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Operations for BSC Ventures. He joined Double Envelope as the Plant Manager of the Roanoke, Virginia facility and later served as General Manager before promotion to his current assignment in 2010. After graduating Cum Laude from East Tennessee State University, Jon started his career in the envelope industry with Atlantic Envelope Company (AECO) in 1995. He held a variety of increasing responsible management positions in several AECO facilities before joining Double Envelope in 2004.
As Executive Vice President of Operations, Jon is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of Convertagraphics and the four Doubl e Envelope plants. He partners with John Draper to provide direction to the General Managers and to create a well-integrated, “One Company,” approach with customers. Jon also handles key suppliers relations, leads quality and process improvement initiatives, and maintains personal relations with major clients.
Executive Vice President of Sales
John is currently Senior Vice president of Sales for BSC Ventures and has more than 25 years of envelope industry experience. A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, John started his career with Double Envelope as a Sales Executive and was moved to increasingly important markets including Baltimore and Washington, DC before promotion to Sales Manager of the Virginia Division in 2002. He was promoted to Vice President of Sales in 2008 and appointed to his current role in 2010.
As Executive Vice President of Sales, John is responsible for managing the Company’s 15 outside Sales Executives and takes a hands-on role with major clients. He oversees pricing and contract negotiation in addition to providing leadership to the General Managers in partnership with Jon Peyton to create a well- integrated, “One Company,” approach with customers.