Our purpose is to provide the highest quality data services while maintaining a balance of impeccable ethics, trustworthiness, and a genuine concern for the needs of our clients.
Data For Development, Inc (DFDI) opened its doors for business in 1984; providing data entry, lettershop, and list brokerage services. Shortly thereafter we added data and media conversion our repertoir. Most of that work was converting 9-track tapes to pc diskettes for others in the direct marketing industry.
By handling other companies’ data we gained a lot of experience fixing problems in poorly compiled and maintained databases. With our expertise in this DFID soon itself providing data quality services to a number of “heavyweights” in the direct marketing industry such as Metromail, Dataman, May and Speh, Direct Marketing Technology, and others.
A natural outgrowth of this was the addition of other direct marketing services such as
As we approach our 35th year in business, we remain committed to helping our clients realize the true potential of their direct marketing by continuing to provide focused, innovative, and personalized services to our industry.
President and co-founder of Data For Development, Inc.
David is the President and co-founder (with Sheri Drizner) of Data For Development, Inc. Starting in 1984, at the beginning of the PC Revolution, David helped pioneer the concept of a PC-based Computer Service Bureau. He showed that with the right software, hardware, and insight; the PC-based service bureau could do the work of the traditional Mainframe companies with greater flexibility and at a fraction of the cost. This helped make top-level data services available to smaller companies and start-ups that couldn’t necessarily afford the Mainframe services.
Prior to Data For Development David was partner and co-founder of DB Delivery Systems – a route delivery service, and Pyramid Express – a point-to-point messenger service. Both of these businesses were successfully sold to focus fully on Data For Development.
Vice President, CFO and co-founder of Data For Development, Inc.
Sheri is Vice-President, CFO and co-founder of Data For Development, Inc. In addition to her accounting duties she is also client liaison and project coordinator for incoming jobs. Her natural organizational talents ensure a smooth workflow at DFDI, keeping projects 100% on schedule.
Prior to Data For Development Sheri was active in both DB Delivery Systems and Pyramid Express as bookkeeper and HR manager.