About: I make ideas a reality…. Its how I roll! I have three kids and an unreal wife that puts up with me. People knock off my ideas but I just keep innovating the world! And smiling!
Position: Designer/ Photographer
About: I am a designer and photographer for Laser Pegs. I have a BFA in digital video. I’ve always enjoyed taking pictures and video since I was young and could get my hands on a camera. I’m from Upstate New York originally but moved to Sarasota when I was a teenager. I went to college in Atlanta and lived there for 10 years. I’ve worked as a graphic designer in the Screenprinting and Promotional item field for about 10 years all while being a freelance photographer and videographer. I’ve made videos and tv spots for sports teams, Bands, Entertainment companies, Non 4 Profits Originations, and Documentary’s. I love to build, create, and play with Laser Pegs. You could really call me a big kid. Little known fact: I have a fear of E.T. Favorite Model: NED 7
Devin and Gavin
Position: Toy Testers
About: We are the face of Laser Pegs and their biggest fans. We love the Zippy Do’s most of all and we are the envy of all our friends because we are always the first to have the next best Laser Pegs idea.
Position: Proofer, Model Builder, Manual Machine
About: Mark 'zombie' Worth, the Myth, the Man, the Legend, comes to Laser Pegs® from Sunny Southern California, where he worked as a guitar player, music video editor and mobile satellite television engineer for over 20 years. At Laser Pegs®, he is extremely detail oriented in making all of our model manuals and proofing all of our product packaging. He is also a master model builder from a young age. Favorite Model: Zombie V Guitar
About: I am the CFO of Laser Pegs Ventures and the Co-Founder. I have spent the last 15 years in the Finance field and have overseen the rapid growth of Laser Pegs Ventures. In addition to my involvement with Laser Pegs Ventures I allocate time to freelancing financial services. Jon and I share a family together raising 5 year old twin boys and an infant son as well.
Position: SVP Accounting & Customer Relations
Kenneth Godbolt Bailey
Position: Designer/Art Director
About: I have been living in the land of Laser Pegs for the past year and a half, building the creatures for the Mythology Kit, the players for the NFL kits, the speed daemons for the Racer kit and everything in between. I was born in Belle Glade Florida where I grew up and found my interest in art. I graduated from the University of South Florida with a BA in Fine Art. Since then I have worked for the Orlando sentinel as an online editor, as a teacher in the Orange County school system, and as a recreation leader and youth councilor for the city of Apopka for another four years. In 2004, I moved to Clearwater Florida where I worked as an inventory specialist for Drivetime auto sales for eight years.
Position: 3D Animation
About: Better known around these parts as Ross, I am a graduate of the Ringling College of Art + Design where I received degree's in Illustration and Computer Animation. At Laser Pegs, I help to facilitate all our 3D needs. This includes logos, model kits, digital assets, game assets, and animation. Prior to joining Laser Pegs, I worked as the Art Licensing/Brand Manager for a well known apparel & content house. My responsibilities there included providing our global licensees with character style guides, art direction, and art & product submission approvals. I also served as their in house 3D generalist creating content such as 3D logos, product prototypes, trade show design/layout, and retail fixtures. My specialties include 3D character animation, 3D modeling, character design, storyboarding, and drawing.
Position: Hong Kong Operations Manager
About: Alvin Tam is our Hong Kong Operations Manager: Alvin oversees quality control and monitors Laser Pegs educational toy production in progress with our major suppliers and helps keep strict deadlines for shipments. This ensures the Laser Pegs light up toy line is consistantly available and ready for our retailers and customers. He has over 20 years of solid working experience in QC management.
About: Jeremy Petty joined Laser Pegs® as an intern to assist with all sorts of important jobs in-house. From website development to graphic design and manual building, he is now an essential asset to the company. Jeremy is now an Artist and web developer at Laser Pegs! “I was born and raised in Bradenton where I currently live. I attend the Art Institute of Tampa full time where I major in Web Design and Interactive Media. Once I graduate, I will be a full time Laser Pegs team member.”
Position: Office Manager
About: I am a veteran of Laser Pegs Ventures, LLC since 2011. As Office Manager I assist the Owner/CEO in day-to-day communications with scheduling and office personnel and the duties thereof. I am the daily greeting/goalie for the traffic coming through the front door and over the telephone, the handler of first impressions and looming problems, director of inquiries, coordinator of meetings within the office, and invoice-er and follow through-er for domestic orders and account receivables. I have watched the team over the years and take pride in the enormous growth and activity that has come from every employee at Laser Pegs.
A couple years ago, I read about this guy who invented a toy in his garage. It sounded like a great invention, toy and company, and I was proud that something from my hometown was so successful! Now, here I am the father of two wonderful girls, a 5th generation Floridian, Sarasota native, and lifelong geek, working for that VERY SAME toy company! I guess you could say I'm living the dream, it sure feels like it to me!
Position: 3D Artist
I was born and raised in Serbia. I moved to Indiana when I was 14 where I completed high school. I later completed an online school, but I have been primarily self taught in my fields of study. My entire life, I have had a huge passion for art and zoology. This helped me decide 3D modeling will allow me to enjoy both passions! I love video games, ( For the Horde!), and studying animal biology on the side. My favorite creatures are snakes!
Position: Web Administrator
About: Tim came to us in 2014, bringing decades of web development, programming, SEO, marketing and IT experience to the Laser Pegs team. As an avid developer and programmer, Tim is our go to guy for Web projects, new interfaces and anything we can think of... He builds it!
Position: 3D Artist
About: I'm a 3D Artist with an ability to develop high quality animations as well as modeling, texturing and compositing all this assets together. Also I have extensive working knowledge of everything related to computer graphics. In addition to my 3D work, I have excellent communication skills. Bilingual (spanish). I always maintain a professional manner when I work in a team and self motivate when working as a freelancer. Currently I'm working on the Peg Heads films.
Position: 3D Artist
About: I am a graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design with a degree in Computer Animation. Originally from New Hampshire, I moved to Florida for school and decided to stay! Before I came to Laser Pegs, I worked at a special-needs school teaching children art. Along with animation, my interests include digital painting, graphic design, sculpting and drawing.
About: Started working for Laserpegs in July of 2014. Chris "Super Sales", age 25, brings a fun and exciting perspective to the sales department with a creative outlook and a can-do attitude! A newcomer to the toy industry with Background in commercial materials sales Chris strives to become super sales for a super product. Raised in Sarasota County and traveled in Sales over US for several years. Hobbies and interests include Music and Video creating and editing.