About Us

Imagine opening your mailbox on your birthday and finding valuable gift cards from the best restaurants, day spas, jewelry stores and gift shops in your home town...That's BirthdayPak!

Your BirthdayPak is brought to you by an exclusive group of businesses in your community at absolutely no cost to you. Celebrate your birthday with the complimentary BirthdayPak gift cards and support the local businesses that make your home town special!


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Meet Our Team

Paul Berman
CEO

Since the beginning, Paul has been an essential partner establishing BirthdayPak as a unique marketing platform for upscale businesses. Paul brings 25+ years of direct marketing experience and has valuable knowledge in financial planning, digital media, direct mail, and business development, which have contributed to the overall growth and success of BirthdayPak. In addition, Paul’s contagious enthusiasm and positive energy create the ideal culture for BirthdayPak employees and franchisees to collaborate toward a unified goal.

Mike Breeze
CFO

As BirthdayPak continues to grow, it is important to know the steps needed to sustain such growth. Mike has the unique experience to quickly understand and help BirthdayPak achieve profitable growth. As a previous entrepreneur and with more than two decades of experience in business planning, financial management, technology and capital planning, Mike is fully qualified to oversee all aspects of the financial and operational strategies at BirthdayPak.

Michael J. Marchesani
VP of Marketing and Product Development

BirthdayPak is the product of Michael’s extraordinary vision and was designed to be the ultimate multi-channel marketing program that connects upscale local businesses with their best customers. Michael has an extensive background in life event marketing, targeted direct response and integrated digital media. These disciplines, in conjunction with Michael’s exceptional leadership traits, inspired the unique marketing platform that is BirthdayPak. Michael’s passion for BirthdayPak has lead to the development of BirthdayPak franchises which are now being awarded nationwide.

Chad Bickle
VP of Franchisee Operations

The success of a BirthdayPak franchise is important, not only to the franchisee, but to BirthdayPak too. Chad provides BirthdayPak franchises with the support, training and growth strategies that offer the guidance they need to achieve their goals. Chad’s previous background in sales and operations, franchise expansion, and strategic business development are contributing toward the recruitment of additional BirthdayPak franchises as well as ensuring that the current franchises continue to thrive.

Michael Spinka
IT/Production Manager

While BirthdayPak clients are presented with a clear, concise, successful print and digital marketing program, BirthdayPak has a firm backbone in data management. Mike leads the way developing and integrating systems that make the day-to-day mechanics sustainable and expandable. Mike brings the experience, gusto, and eye for precision needed to make sure those involved internally have the business tools needed for success, and that all of the members of the BirthdayPak Community get their BirthdayPak on time.

Kyle Abens
Graphic/Web Designer

As popularity for BirthdayPak increases, so does its demand. Since joining the BirthdayPak family, Kyle has not only met this demand but has exceeded it by creating tools that have helped streamline the creation of BirthdayPak exponentially. In addition, the aesthetics of each BirthdayPak ad transform as production increases. Kyle creates every BirthdayPak ad from beginning to end and works closely with the CEO, Production Manager, and Franchisees on different graphic and web design concepts to further streamline our marketing solutions surrounding advertising.

DeAnna Lance
Marketing Coordinator

While BirthdayPak continues to expand delivery with the addition of nationwide franchises, the BirthdayPak marketing program continues to develop as well. DeAnna brings an extensive marketing background to BirthdayPak which includes experience with B2C and B2B initiatives. This versatile understanding provides the insight needed to effectively market to the BirthdayPak community as well as the clients of BirthdayPak. Driven by the excitement that BirthdayPak presents, DeAnna offers marketing direction to the CEO, Production Manager and all of the BirthdayPak Franchises.

Cathy Lang
Office Manager

There are many “behind the scenes” operational tasks that are performed which keep the BirthdayPak business running smoothly. Cathy works closely with the CFO to complete accounting objectives and is responsible for the various administrative and customer service projects that help the rest of BirthdayPak team function more efficiently. With a financial and administrative background, Cathy provides BirthdayPak with skills that support daily operations.





Meet Our Franchisees


Brandon Baltz

Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Indiana
Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Ohio
Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Kentucky
Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Tennessee

Brandon joined the BirthdayPak Franchise team in June 2015 as owner of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Indiana. Just a short time later, Brandon became owner of two additional BirthdayPak franchises in Kentucky and Ohio. A natural “self-starter”, Brandon previously owned a business in the restaurant industry and has a great deal of marketing and advertising experience. Brandon is a hard working entrepreneur and fully enjoys working with his BirthdayPak clients to help them reach their goals.

Jamie & Tish McQuiston

Owners of BirthdayPak Franchise of Houston

Jamie and Tish joined the BirthdayPak franchise team in May 2016. The McQuistons are long time entrepreneurs with 14 years of owner/operator experience, so they already love the freedom and flexibility of being their own boss. They are enthusiastic to get started and look forward to opening their markets very soon!

Lisa Linkowsky

Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Central New Jersey
Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Bucks County, PA

Lisa joined the BirthdayPak Franchise team in May 2014 as owner of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Central New Jersey. Lisa quickly realized she had the knack for BirthdayPak and expanded her markets with the purchase of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Bucks County, PA in March 2015. Lisa has over twenty years of experience with marketing, sales, product management, operations and sales planning. Lisa enjoys the independence as a business owner and appreciates the ongoing support of the BirthdayPak corporate team.

Shauna Tucker

Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Dallas/Fort Worth

Shauna joined the BirthdayPak franchise team in August 2014 as owner of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Dalls/Fort Worth. Shauna has many years of experience with advertising sales and has great knowledge in the marketing field. Visiting prospective and existing clients is Shauna’s favorite part of being a BirthdayPak franchise owner. Shauna is enthusiastic and passionate about the success of her clients.

Todd Derene

Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Southern Connecticut

Todd joined the BirthdayPak franchise team in November 2015 as owner of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Southern Connecticut. Todd’s extensive background in marketing and sales, along with his focus in the restaurant business will provide a wealth of experience that will surely benefit his BirthdayPak franchise. Todd is eager to open his markets and is planning to launch them very soon!

Debi Detwiler

Owner of BirthdayPak of Southern New Jersey

Debi joined the BirthdayPak franchise team in July 2015 as owner of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Southern New Jersey. Debi has been involved with marketing for 30 years and has many years of restaurant experience as well. As the owner of a promotional products business for the past 12 years, Debi is an energetic entrepreneur and is enjoying her newest venture as a BirthdayPak franchise owner.

Lisa & Ken Whittington

Owners of BirthdayPak Franchise of Oklahoma

Lisa and Ken joined the BirthdayPak Franchise team in September 2014 as owners of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Oklahoma. Ken and Lisa make a great husband and wife team with their complimentary backgrounds in business operations and sales. This duo shares a passion for BirthdayPak and also enjoys working with clients who are members of their community.

Lorie Marrella & Megan Cavanaugh

Owners of BirthdayPak Franchise of Delaware Valley

Lorie and Megan joined the BirthdayPak franchise team in April 2015 as owners of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Delaware Valley. As a previous franchise owner, Lorie brings a lot of business ownership skills to BirthdayPak. Meanwhile, Megan has an impressive background in marketing. Lorie and Megan, along with their experienced sales representative Jenn, make a great team and are seeing a lot of success with their BirthdayPak franchise.

Jim Agnew

Owner of BirthdayPak Franchise of Central/North Florida

Jim joined the BirthdayPak franchise team in October 2014 as owner of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Central/North Florida. Jim brings 25 years of experience in business management and operations. Jim is looking forward to opening his markets very soon!

Betsy Pierre

Owner of BirthdayPak of Minnesota

Betsy joined the BirthdayPak franchise team in March 2016 as owner of the BirthdayPak Franchise of Minnesota. Having owned and operated a business for 15+ years, Betsy enjoys an entrepreneurial spirit and brings 20+ years of ad sales experience to the Minnesota BirthdayPak territory. The unique style of the BirthdayPak product caught Betsy’s attention immediately and she is thrilled to plug Minnesota into this exciting, well rounded marketing opportunity!