Management Team

The people who comprise the DST management team are recognized leaders in developing technologies that drive greater efficiency and profitability in global supply chains.

  • Clark Brown, Senior VP of TurboShop Division

    Clark Brown is Senior VP of the DST Shop Management Team and is responsible for overseeing product development as chief architect of the TurboShop service shop management and point of sales systems.

    Prior to joining DST, Clark had over 20 years of experience developing and marketing software systems in the agricultural equipment and automotive aftermarket industries.

  • Craig Beals, Head of Sales

    Craig Beals is a customer-driven marketing, sales, and business unit executive with extensive leadership experience. He has a strong track record of growing revenue, gaining market share, and achieving profits in highly competitive businesses. He is responsible for leading DST Inc. marketing organization and driving sales strategy.

    Craig joined DST Inc. as a Director of Sales in 2016 and in 2017 he was asked to take over for John Sidlauskas and become our Head of Sales. In his current role, he oversees the Sales team responsible for business development of DST’s e-Commerce, DST’s ERP, DST’s Sales Insight and DST catalog products.

    Prior to joining DST Inc in 2016, Craig was a District Sales Manager for G&K Services., a leading provider of work wear apparel and facility care products. He spent 28 years with G&K Services where he started his career working nights in production after school at 16 years old. He spent the last 10 yrs. of his career at G&K Services in the Sales and Marketing unit, prior to that he spent 15 years in the operations side of the business. While at G&K Services Craig had the privilege of working in the automotive industry selling and servicing Dealers, Manufacturers, Aftermarket Repair facilities and Tire Shops.

  • Gary August, Vice President of Customer Service

    Gary began his aftermarket career more than 30 years ago at a mid-sized distribution business in NY, and has fulfilled various sales and operations roles in all levels of the Aftermarket, from distributor to manufacturer to technology provider.

    Gary held a number of management positions with the business, which was a founding member of Federated and later a member of Parts Plus, supplying 23 company-owned stores as well as independent jobbers in the upstate New York and western New England area from a 100,000 sq ft warehouse. Gary has served on the board of the NYS Automotive Aftermarket Association, and been a member of the AWDA Information and Technology Committee; he also chaired the Parts Plus IT Committee.  Prior to joining DST, Gary spent 5 years as the Director of eCommerce and Systems at the Automotive Distribution Network where he managed WD and Jobber sales, implementations and support for ADN's private labeled distribution management system.  In that role, Gary was also responsible for promoting the development and use of ADN's eCommerce solution, and was the staff liaison to ADN’s IT Committee.

  • Joseph Ferrazzo, Product Management Director

    Joe has worked in the software industry for over thirty years; eighteen of those years in Product Management. He worked at Pitney Bowes for 18 years and has been with Solera for six years, currently as Director of Product Management for Solera Parts Group, focusing on eCommerce. Joe has a BA degree in Computer Science and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.