Dave Bocks - President/Owner

Hometown:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  Schoolcraft College - Livonia, MI, Regis University - Denver, CO

1981:  Moved to Denver area - now lives in Conifer, CO

Marketing Experience:  Dave spent the first 22 years of his marketing career with Total Petroleum. He grew from an individual store manager to the General Manager of marketing, merchandising and advertising. Dave created and managed marketing campaigns for 5 brands/2,800 convenience stores across the United States. He also spent 10 years working as Senior Vice President of two Denver ad agencies prior to opening his own marketing agency in 2008. Dave has advertising and marketing experience with over 100 different brands across multiple categories including retail, wholesale, financial, healthcare, restaurants, automotive, hospitality, airlines, grocery, education, construction, home improvement, non-profits and more. Marketing is a daily passion for Dave.

BAAM Role: Dave is intricately involved in all clients’ marketing efforts and assumes responsibility for ideas, solutions and results along with the select teams for each client. Delivering clients value is key to the agency’s success over the past decade and remains a key goal at the agency every day. Dave also maintains great working relationships with all clients and the agency’s marketing associates. Creating results for clients, while having some fun doing it, is how Dave keeps his passion for marketing burning brightly.

Interests: Phenomenal wife and two sons, two grandchildren, extended family and lots of good friends… music, motorcycles, sports, fly fishing, hiking in the mountains and travel.


Jessa Roberdeau - Vice President

Hometown:  Dubuque, IA

College:  University of Iowa (GO HAWKS!)

2006:  Moved to Colorado (practically a native by now)

Marketing Experience:  Account Manager at Level Five Marketing, Colorado Marketing and Promotions Team at Red Bull North America, Inc.

BAAM Role:  Jessa was instrumental in the startup of Bocks & Associates Marketing and now serves as the Vice President of the company bringing tremendous value to clients and the agency. Her passion for the advertising and marketing business, easy going nature, calm demeanor, strategic and tactical thinking, value orientation and attention to detail are appreciated by the agency clients. She is a key to our industry leading client retention ratio.

Interests:  The mountains for snowboarding, hiking and camping. The city for live music, volleyball and hanging out with family and friends.

Tim Bocks - Account Manager

Hometown: Littleton, CO via Livonia, MI

Education: Univeristy of Colorado/Boulder - Bachelor of Fine Arts degree

Marketing Experience: Tim joined the BAAM team in 2013 and brought with him his artistic and creative talents for the benefit of BAAM clients. Like everyone on our team, Tim contributes to the ideas, solutions and results for all clients while assuming daily responsibilities for select clients within the agency. His common sense approach to marketing keeps it real and is appreciated by all as campaigns are created, measured and tweaked for on-going improvements and effectiveness.

Interests: Hockey, comedy, fly fishing and concerts.

The “& Associates”

Karen Robert - Graphic Design

Karen, the Owner/President of KR Creative. has been in the graphic design business for over 20 years and has fulfilled the majority of our graphic design needs since 2008. She also has a voice in our strategy sessions for many of our clients. She opened her graphic design business in 1998. She has handled numerous graphic design assignments for BAAM including AGC, Build Colorado, Construction Careers Now, The Master’s Apprentice, Culinary Quick Start, USA Insulation, Pasterkamp Heating & Air Conditioning, The Colorado Association of Mechanical and Plumbing Contractors, Autoworks Colorado, Mountain Alarm and others. She also serves her own clients including the University of Illinois at Chicago, Grease Monkey International, Colorado Association of Distributors, Colorado Motor Carriers Association, Lane Supply and others.

Bruce Abels - Production, Creative Strategy & Copywriting

Bruce is the Owner of Ready, Willing & Abels. He founded his company in May of 1986 after serving in various agencies. He brings over 30 years of creative insight and experience to our team. Bruce has worked with BAAM on our Construction Careers Now program and our Culinary Quick Start program. Bruce’s long list of clients includes University of Colorado Business School, CU College of Nursing, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Waterworld, Denver Nuggets, Andrisen Morton, Phoenix Coyotes, and more.

Julie Wanzer - Social Media and PR

Julie is the owner of Business Rewritten, which has been in business since 2015. She currently assists BAAM with Construction Careers Now, the Culinary Quick Start program, and The Master’s Apprentice. Other clients that Julie provides services for include the Associated General Contractors of Colorado and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado.