Management and Staff Team

David Allen


David Allen serves as the Chairman, CEO and majority member. Mr. Allen is chiefly responsible for setting vision, sourcing operating capital, and directing the daily operations and financial operations of the company. David also is the Chairman of Telepresence Tech, the engineering and development partner to Buffalo Pacific. Mr. Allen is a true entrepreneur and has lead multiple start-ups to success and is widely credited with leading the team that created the first commercially viable telepresence video conferencing.

Bruce Clapp

Vice Chairman/Chief Operating Officer, CMO

Bruce Clapp serves as Vice Chairman/Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer for Buffalo Pacific. He is also the CEO and President of MarketMatch, a company that provides detailed and expert-level marketing, consulting and professional services in support of evaluation and implementation of comprehensive marketing, sales, public relations and branding programs to financial institutions. Mr. Clapp is responsible for developing a comprehensive yet targeted branding, marketing and public relations program to help Buffalo Pacific achieve broad market entry.

Dan Franz

Board Member

Dan Franz is an experienced executive with a long career in the financial services industry. Dan founded Financial Achievement Services, Inc., a regional investment services company, that served over 2,000 clients and actively managed over $400M in assets.  The firm also had 24 representatives in 10 locations covering four states and an additional $600M in managed assets.  Dan is a Certified Financial Planner and nationally known trainer. Dan is currently the co-owner of Turtle Creek LLC, the owner of an 18-hole championship golf course, featuring a 250-seat restaurant and lounge.  Dan is an active community volunteer and has served on the board of directors of Wayne Health Care, including Chairman of the Board.  Dan currently sits as the Chairman of the Board of Greenville National Bank, in Greenville, Ohio.  He is also the founder and President of A Servants Portion LLC, a non-profit tax foundation, that supports individuals in need, the ministries of Darke County, OH and missionaries with connections to Darke County.

John Witkowski

Business Development

John Witkowski serves as the Business Development Officer for Buffalo Pacific. He is a strategic consultant to the company and a key link to the development of sales channels.  John also currently serves as the President and CEO of the Independent Bankers Association of New York State.  Mr. Witkowski is a former NFL quarterback with the Detroit Lions and Houston Oilers. He has an equally impressive 20-year career in the banking and financial services industry, where he held SVP and EVP positions in Commercial, Business and Retail Banking and served as Regional President and President/CEO of a community bank in upstate New York.

Leah Barker

Office Manager

Leah Barker serves as the Office Manager of Buffalo Pacific, becoming Buffalo Pacific’s first official full-time employee in April, 2017.  Leah has worked in the healthcare industry as a social worker since 1997 leading teams focused on patient care and efficient service delivery.  She holds her License in Social Work, and spent most of her career helping the elderly population meet their health needs.  A graduate of Wilmington College, Leah’s degree is in psychology/social work and a minor in business.

Kirk Schlecty

Field Operations Manager

Kirk Schlecty serves as the Field Operation Manager.  As the Field Operation Manager, Kirk oversees the logistics and installations of the Buffalo Pacific technology nationwide.  He managers all IT and support services for the Omni products and Portal construction.  Prior to joining the team at Buffalo Pacific, Kirk had extensive experience installing telepresence systems for B2B clients, since 2005.  Beginning in 1995, Kirk owned and operated Banah Development, a full-service general contracting company that constructed and remodeled residential homes and businesses.

TelePresence Tech- BP subsidiary

Duffie White

Inventor - Founder, TelePresence Tech

Duffie White is the “chief inventor” and creator of the patent portfolio surrounding the 3D telepresence displays utilized by Buffalo Pacific. He previously was founder and CEO of TelePresence Teach, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Buffalo Pacific. He leads the design and engineering team in the development of new products. As the inventor of 3D TelePresence in the 1990’s, he has a number of granted and pending US and international patents. Duffie graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a fifth year of study on their European Honors Program in 1969 and founded his first multi-media company in 1973. In his career he has been awarded dozens of international awards of excellence and in 2009 was a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in his region.