Management Team

Darin Namken Darin Namken

Founder & President

Darin is an innovative entrepreneur and co-founded Bulldog Media Group, Inc., in 2000. He serves as President, steering the mission and providing the future direction of the core vision of the company and specializing in new business development. BMG Inc. is a performance-based, e-commerce, marketing company that works closely with the banking industry. They are a recognized industry leader that has developed proprietary software and innovative technology to meet the stringent rules and regulations for their banking clients. In 2006, Darin co-founded Infotech Solutions, LLC, an information technology company with offices and a data center in Madison, SD. In 2012, Darin joined the Intuvio Solutions, LLC team as an Investor and serves as a Director. Darin assists in the business & marketing strategies on a daily basis.

Todd Knodel Todd Knodel

Founder & CEO

Todd holds nearly two decades of experience in the banking and internet industries. He is recognized for his role in the development of the online credit card industry and has held various banking positions including Vice President of First Dakota National Bank where he created and managed a successful credit card portfolio. Todd began his entrepreneurial career in 1996 forming Client Services, Inc., a bankcard consulting company where he successfully developed several online and offline bankcard programs. He continued that success co-founding Bulldog Media Group, Inc. in 2000 and CommissionSoup in 2001.

Todd received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Dakota State University in Madison, SD. He currently resides in Yankton, SD where he has been an active member of the community. Todd is involved with the United Way, Yankton Chamber of Commerce, Jaycees and Trinity Lutheran Church. He has also held various leadership roles on local committees, events and community groups. Todd is a former member of the South Dakota Bankers Association Credit Card Committee and received the Outstanding Marketing Achievement Award from the Independent Bankers Association.

Chad Ekroth Chad Ekroth

Founder & Director

Chad started his entrepreneurial career in 1998 forming CardNet, LLC, an internet applications collection company. Later that year, he co-founded OmniTech, Inc. where he serves as software engineer and manager. Chad co-founded Bulldog Media Group, Inc. in January 2000 and FOIL, Inc. in January 2003. Chad also co-owns Credit Collection Services, Inc., a 60 year old collection agency focusing on debt recovery for regional businesses, where he provides technology consultation.

Chad graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. He stays active in the Yankton community through the Knights of Columbus, XYZ, Inc., Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce and YIT Pro Group. He also serves on Mount Marty’s Board of Trustees, Avera Sacred Heart’s Planning Committee, and is a member of the South Dakota BASS Federation and the Association of BASS Professionals.

Camelyn Sims Camelyn Sims

Operations Manager

As the Operations Manager of Bulldog Media Group, Inc., Camelyn oversees the internal departments and handles an assortment of company and personnel matters. Working directly with the President and Management team, she is involved in many of the ongoing efforts to promote company initiatives and advances and is responsible for managing several business development activities. Camelyn joined Bulldog Media Group, Inc. in May 2001 as an e-Business assistant and has since held various positions within the company including e-Business Account Executive and Quality Control Manager for CommissionSoup before being promoted to Operations Manager in December 2006.

Camelyn graduated from Dakota State University in Madison, SD with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems and a Minor in Business Administration. She is a Madison Central School Board Member, Junior Achievement volunteer, and Leadership Madison graduate. Camelyn enjoys spending time with her husband and their four children, helping with their various activities, and serving on the Welcome team at her church.

Scott Delzer Scott Delzer

Division Development Director
Infusion Strategies

Scott joined Bulldog Media Group, Inc. in 2000 bringing with him over 10 years of experience in sales and marketing. Since joining Bulldog Media Group, Inc., he has served in a number of roles including e-Business Product Manager and e-Marketing Account Executive for CommissionSoup. As Division Development Director of Infusion Strategies, Scott oversees partnership relations, lead generation, email marketing, and the web property promotions teams.

Scott has served on the Madison, SD city commission, as state president of the South Dakota Junior Chamber of Commerce, and is a past Vice President of the Madison Chamber of Commerce. He also has volunteered with a local Boy Scout troop as an Assistant Scoutmaster.

Lisa Robson Lisa Robson

Division Development Director

Lisa joined Bulldog Media Group, Inc. in 2005 as a Client Services Associate for CommissionSoup. She was promoted to Quality Control Manager in December 2006 and again to Division Development Director of CommissionSoup in March 2008 where she oversees all aspects of the affiliate network. She works directly with merchants to provide quality products to our affiliates. Her team is also responsible for ensuring affiliate web sites meet CommissionSoup’s marketing standards as well as those of our merchants.

Lisa graduated from Dakota State University in Madison, SD with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She spends her free time attending her children’s activities and enjoys time with friends and family.

Joel Molascon Joel Molascon

Web Production Manager

Joel joined Bulldog Media Group, Inc. in April 2000. Joel has held various roles within the company including designer, programmer, database administrator, network administrator, and project manager. Joel currently serves as Web Production Manager, overseeing the technology department of Bulldog Media Group. His team specializes in producing database-driven web applications with a focus on performance, usability, and search engine optimization; designing all websites using web standards.

Joel graduated from Dakota State University in Madison, SD with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems. Joel enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and daughter; serving at West Center Baptist Church, and being a classroom volunteer with Junior Achievement of Madison.

Corporate Information

Corporate Offices

Madison Office

P.O. Box 463
114 North Egan Avenue
Madison, SD 57042

Yankton Office

601 West 15th Street
Yankton, SD 57078
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