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John Derringer

John Derringer - President - Driven ProductsPresident since March 2008

"The better you get, the better you better get." - David Allen

John’s spirit animal is the dolphin because dolphins are always in the water and having fun. He has a true entrepreneurial spirit that allows him to embrace our ever-changing business landscape through constant learning and adaptation.

John was born and raised in Tukwila, WA, part of the Greater Seattle area. He has a deep-rooted passion for team building, mentorship, and personal development. His focus is investing in our team. Through this investment, we are able to grow as individuals and build things that make us more efficient.

When he’s not in the office, you can find John and his wife traveling the world, usually close to the water. He’s a builder, a runner, a tinkerer, a gardener, and a foodie.

FUN FACTS: John has part of our company name tattooed on his back. And no, it’s not “LLC”. If John was a car he’d be a Toyota Pickup. They’re not too big, not too small, but they’re reliable and nearly impossible to break.

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DEOHGEE (Pronounced D.O.G.)

Deohgee - Fun Police - Driven ProductsFun Police since March 2008

"Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way." - Quentin Tarantino

D.O.G.’s spirit animal is a lion because lions have the dignified gait of someone in command. She has no need to walk or talk quickly because she’s never in danger of being ignored or marginalized.

D.O.G. is a true native to the Pacific Northwest. She has a passion for barking at inappropriate times and guarding the team from unwarranted solicitors.

When she’s not in the office, you can find D.O.G. at the park playing fetch with pinecones, stargazing with her mom and dad, and sampling a variety of delicious dog cuisines from around the globe.

FUN FACTS: D.O.G. has the unique ability of sounding like a broken doorbell. If she was a car, she’d be a Toyota Tacoma because the interior is surprisingly delicious.




HONORIO Q.

Honorio Q. - Shipping & Warehouse Lead - Driven ProductsShipping & Warehouse Lead since September 2014

"The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.” - John F. Kennedy

Honorio has no spirit animal, because Honorio is a spirit animal. His hard work, determination, and work hard, play hard attitude makes him an inspiration to the rest of the team.

Honorio was born and raised in Guam then made his way to Washington State in 2012. He has a passion for teamwork, dominating lunchtime games, self improvement, and collaborate work.

When he’s not in the office, you can find Honorio spending time with family, learning, exercising, playing basketball, and taking long luxurious naps.

FUN FACTS: Honorio is a skilled chef. If Honorio was a car he’d be a rigged Jeep so he can travel anywhere, go offroading and dominate any terrain.




B.O.B. THE BULLY

B.O.B. The Bully - Occupational Therapist - Driven ProductsGuardian of the Raider & Occupational Therapist since February 2015

"Your ego can become an obstacle to your work. If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity.” - Marina Abramovic

B.O.B.’s spirit animal is the Asian Elephant because, although they are kind creatures, they can be very protective of the one’s they care the most about.

B.O.B. the Bully was manufactured in India and made his way to Washington State in 2014. He has a passion for occupational therapy and teaching humility through the embarrassing pain of agonizing defeat.

When he’s not in the office, you can find… B.O.B. has actually never left the office.

FUN FACTS: B.O.B. has won over 378 staring contests in his life. If B.O.B. was a car he’d be a Destruction Derby car because a lifetime of abuse is what he was made for.




TRAVIS C.

Travis Christianson - Head of Systems & Data - Driven ProductsMarketing & Customer Experience Manager since May 2015

"Failure isn't fatal, but failure to change might be" - Coach John Wooden

Travis’s spirit animal is a Phoenix because a Phoenix can always learn from past mistakes, start again, and come back stronger than ever. He’s had a lifelong passion for all aspects of the creative process.

Travis was born and raised in the New York Tri-State area and migrated to Seattle in May of 2015. He has a strong work ethic focusing on leadership development, self improvement, creating systems and processes, and team building.

When he’s not in the office, you can find Travis in the kitchen cooking or out looking for a new place to dine, exploring the planet, jamming out to live music, or long distance running.

FUN FACTS: Travis has an intense fear of heights but loves to skydive. If Travis was a car he’d be Subaru Legacy. Not only does he drive one now, but he’s always in all wheel drive and never lets minor obstacles stand in the way.

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GAURAV C.

Gaurav C. - Lead Developer - Driven ProductsLead Developer since May 2016

"When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator." - Mahatma Gandhi

Gaurav's spirit animal is a bear. In the kingdom of spirit animals, the bear is emblematic of grounding forces and strength. This animal has been worshiped throughout time as a powerful totem, inspiring those who need it the courage to stand up against adversity. As a spirit animal in touch with the earth and the cycles of nature, it is a powerful guide to support physical and emotional healing.

Gaurav was born and raised in the fast paced city and financial capital of India, Mumbai. He is a Qualified Statistician and software professional with over 23+ years of experience. He is passionate about automating as many things as possible because he's too lazy to do them manually.

When he's not at work, Gaurav enjoys gardening, painting, and learning creative crafts.

FUN FACTS: Gaurav is afraid of the dark. If Gaurav was a car he’d be a TATA because it's as trustworthy as its brand.




AMANDA B.

Amanda B - Customer Experience Rep - Driven ProductsCustomer Experience Representative since August 2016

"Don't dream it, be it." - Frank-N-Furter, Rocky Horror Picture Show

Amanda’s spirit animal is a Giant Panda because they have a thick outer coating that equips them for life and they never hibernate. Her cool, calm, and collected attitude makes her the perfect fit to be our Customer Experience Panda.

Amanda is a true native to the Pacific Northwest who was born in Lakewood, WA. She has a passion for helping customers find the right parts and educating them in a friendly and nurturing way.

When she’s not in the office, you can find Amanda drawing, watching scary movies, going for nature walks, playing video games, and swimming.

FUN FACTS: Amanda is an experienced cartwheeler. If Amanda was a car she’d be a 1970 Dodge Challenger because cars are just not made like that anymore.




LATOYA C.

Latoya C. - Warehouse Associate - Driven ProductsWarehouse Associate since January 2018

"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!" -Audrey Hepburn

Latoya’s spirit animal is a black bear because she is confident and protective. Her strong ethics and willingness to learn set a true example for the rest of the team.

Latoya is another native to the Pacific Northwest who was born in Seattle. She has a passion for the pursuit of knowledge and is always working on dominating her next challenging task.

When she’s not in the office, you can find Latoya spending time with her family on hiking and camping trips throughout the Pacific Northwest. She's a fan of PNW sports and passionate about teaching her children to cook and bake.

FUN FACTS: Latoya is skilled at playing the viola, part of the violin family, but slightly larger and with a deeper sound. If Latoya was a car she’d be a smart car because she's smart! and cares about the environment.

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