We have over 100 years of combined project management experience and we have found that the best way to achieve the project outcome to the customer’s expectations is to process data efficiently and accurately through dedicated communication channels. Each member of our Project Team is a specialist in their own right. Their earned experience allows them to anticipate and proactively manage each part of the implementation phase.
Alan Clarke has been a Project Administrator in the Educational furniture and equipment industry for 19 years. Specializing in Educational Pedagogical Needs with particular emphasis on Special Education. M. Ed. – University of Houston, Cert. Teaching- University of Texas, BA. University of Guelph. Successfully worked with School District Administrations, General Contractors, Architects and Designers. Enjoys extreme hiking and traveling.
David Jones has been a Project Manager in the Educational furniture and equipment industry for 30 years. As the Project Manager (PM) he would remain on site for the full duration of the project and be your single point of contact. David has the record for managing the most number of large projects at the same time. He is a Native of Texas and has been married for 32 years. Currently resides in Conroe. Enjoys hiking, traveling, and fellowship.
Chris Rodriguez has been a Sr. Project Coordinator and Customer Service in the Educational furniture and equipment industry for 5 years. She has an AAS Degree- Wharton County Junior College and is working as a Licensed Paramedic for Wharton County part-time. Enjoys traveling and anything to get her adrenaline going.
Jennifer Velez has been a Projects Customer Service Specialist in the Educational furniture and equipment industry for 3 years. She is currently majoring in Education (Teaching and Learning) at the University of Houston. Enjoys singing, dancing, and traveling.
Steve has been a Project Procurement Specialist in the Educational furniture and equipment industry for 34 years. Steve received his BBA from the University of Houston. Steve has been married for 10+ years. Enjoys reading and country western dancing.
Suzy Rodriguez has been a Project Accounting Specialist in the Educational furniture and equipment industry for 6 years. Her accounting expertise of 30+ years including working in the General Contracting, Medical Industries. AAS Accounting- Wharton County, Notary State of Texas. Married 30+ years with one daughter. Enjoys fishing, dancing, lawn mowing and traveling.
Tommy has been a Project Logistics Specialist in the Educational furniture and equipment industry for 6 years. Enjoys dancing and traveling.
Blanca Vasquez is the newest addition to our EDI team. She comes to us with 5 years of experience in the early childhood education industry specializing in Pre-K ages 3 and 4. Her hobbies consist of horseback riding and spending time with her family.
Oscar Martinez has been working at Educator’s Depot, Inc. for almost 1 year. He assists with all of our deliveries, installations, and helps in managing our warehouse. He enjoys playing sports, spending time with his family, and likes to go out and have a good time with friends. He also loves to engage in fellowship at his church.
Diane Holmes has been in the school supply, furniture and equipment industry for 29 years primarily calling on districts in the greater Houston area. She has a BS in Education. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family, friends and traveling.
George Bean is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin. He began working in the school supply and furniture industry in 1972 serving the greater Houston area and then the Central Texas area. He is now semi- retired and assists the City of Austin Public Library with library shelving renovation projects.
Jacob Jones has been a Territory Manager with Educator’s Depot since 2010, but as the son of someone in the industry, he has been involved in projects since about the age of 10. He received his degree in marketing from Baylor University, and specializes in managing educational construction projects from the quoting phase to the punch-out phase. Jacob enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time which is limited with his two wild toddlers.
Robert Comer has been in the Educational furniture and equipment business for 2 years. He enjoys spending time with his family as well as outdoor activities like mountain biking, rock climbing, and camping. He also enjoys technology and tinkering with electronic gadgets and components.
Gordon Norwood has been in the educational and business furniture industry for over 30 years. He has served the Houston and outlying areas during this time. Gordon holds a degree from the University of Arkansas and enjoys family, golfing and watching college football.
Bill Raymond has been in the commercial, educational, project management and design specialist for over 51 years. He is incredibly good looking for his age. He has been successful in projects at The University of Houston, Rice University and many local school districts over his career. He has also been involved on the design / sales of the commercial business with companies such as Enbridge Energy, Exxon, ATT and Enterprise Oil. He enjoys his grandkids, his church and travels the country visiting Civil War Battle Grounds.
Tiffany Strawn is the most recent member of our EDI family. She comes to us with three years of experience working in the medical field for a small family practice. Tiffany is one of our Projects Customer Service Specialist and also assists with other tasks in different departments. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Gaye has lived in her hometown her entire life and has built numerous relationships within the ISD community. She is a co-author of a best selling local cookbook along with a line of chips and hotsauce sold thru many local and national grocery stores and small businesses. Her earning from this endeavor supported the American Cancer Society as well as many local charities benefiting education and children’s causes. She served on the National Committee of the Children’s Miracle Network alongside Marie Osmond.
Gregg Stevenson has been involved in the office and educational furniture business since 1983. He has experience working on the factory, wholesale and dealership levels within the industry. He has a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas A&M and a second Bachelors of Business Degree from the University of Houston in Finance. Gregg has extensive experience working with architects, school administrators and end users to determine the right solutions for their school interior requirements. In his spare time Gregg enjoys working out and reading.
Patricia Clarke has been working in the education industry for 15+ years. Her specialty is in administration and organization helping to coordinate the important details for every order. Patricia holds a degree in nursing and is mother to three boys. Her hobbies include gardening and traveling.
Daniel Clarke has worked at Educator’s Depot, Inc. on and off for 4 years while he attended high school. As a recent high school graduate, Daniel is interested in attending college next fall at Wharton County Junior College. Daniel enjoys the outdoors and camping trips with his father.
Tammy Jones has been involved in the education industry for 23 years. Tammy holds a background in many areas that include child develop and special education with an emphasis on pedagogical needs. She holds experience in law enforcement. Her prior law enforcement background, with an emphasis on legal issues, ensures that Educator’s Depot, Inc. conducts all orders in an ethical and proper manner. Her hobbies include traveling, spending time with her family and maintaining a deep devotion to her church.
Dew Clarke enjoys coding. His specialty is in database administration and database organization helping to coordinate the important details for EDI Project Solutions.
"David, As usual, Educators Depot performed at the highest level during the 2010 furniture purchases. From the purchase to the install, everything went smoothly. After buying furniture from you for almost 12 years now, your level of service remains as high as ever."
"When we were completing our new High School, we faced the task of purchasing and installing furniture for the entire building. We bid both the furniture and installation. The Educator's Depot received the bid based on price and recommendations. The installation was handled with both professionalism and efficiency. I would recommend both the Educator's Depot and David Jones without hesitation."
7903 TX-540 Loop
Beasley, TX 77417
Our services include not only sales, but also educational consulting, complete project management, receiving, warehousing, installation and much more. We have a passion for education, and no job is either too small or too large for our trained professionals.