Robert C. Waggoner is chairman of Burrelles. Mr. Waggoner is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a former chairman of the Harvard College Visiting Committee, and former member of the Harvard Business School Visiting Committee and the Dean’s Council at the Harvard School of Public Health. A life trustee and chairman emeritus of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Waggoner is also a founder and director of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. He holds an A.B. with honors from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Chaz Waggoner is President and CEO at Burrelles, responsible for delivery of media content to the large base of agency, corporate, government and non-profit clients. After earning a bachelor’s degree in economics from Southern Methodist University, Mr. Waggoner joined Burrelle’s full time in 1986. Over his career, he has served in a variety of key management positions. He has managed the company’s early-morning news delivery service as well as one of its largest production facilities.
Cathy Del Colle joined what was then Burrelle’s in 1987, after having earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She started as a sales associate, specializing in fashion and higher education. The following year, she was named regional sales manager for the Washington, DC, area. Del Colle has been directly involved in client services since 1996, when she returned to the company’s headquarters in Livingston, NJ. Immediately prior to taking on her current post, she was vice president-client services. Del Colle has an extensive working knowledge of PR professionals’ monitoring needs, and has developed a close relationship with many practitioners over the years. When she worked in the nation’s capital, Del Colle sat on the board of Washington Women in Public Relations, which she also served as membership coordinator and, in 1995, as president. She remains an honorary member of that organization.
Since beginning her career with Burrelles in 1982, Becky Lawrence has worked in production, IT, training, and management positions. Her broad range of experience gives her a unique perspective and insight. She oversees all of the major production facilities and works with the various teams to help them best serve the needs of our clients.