Tony and his Dad, Vern Berry, started the company in 1976. Specializing in Electronic Cash Registers and office supplies. Tony purchased the company in 1984 and entered into the full service Point of Sale era. He has over 35 years of experience in restaurant and point of sale solutions.
You could describe Tony as water nut who also enjoys golf. He has a passion for fast cars and motorcycles and is serious when he pulls up beside you in traffic and says “wanna race?”
Vice President of Operations
Lesley has been employed with BBS for over a decade. She currently serves as a Vice President of Operations and continues to provide support to both our customers and our staff. Lesley is married and has one daughter. In her spare time you can find her spending time with family and enjoying her flower garden.
Technical Sales Manager
Ricky has over 25 years’ experience in the Voice and Data industry. From Installation, to Management, to Sales he has done it all. He has a strong knowledge of Voice over IP, Digital phone systems, and Networking. He has a passion for quality work and products at a competitive price while putting the customer first. Ricky is married with a combined total of 8 children and 8 grandchildren.
Things you may not know about him: If you decide to get married, he can perform the ceremony (Ordained Minister), DJ the event (part time DJ) and serve your drinks (Bartender).
Senior Systems Engineer
Terry has been with Berry Business Systems for many years. His interest in technology started with a computer class in High School in the 70’s. He went to Control Data Institute in Chicago in the early 80’s and started working on cash registers in 1985. As the industry progressed he transitioned into computer point-of-sale but still enjoys working on stand-alone cash registers.
Customer Service Specialist
Ashley is new to Berry Business Systems. She graduated from Western Carolina University with a degree in Computer Information Systems in 2009. She started her career working in restaurants and then took time off to spend with her children. She recently went back to school and will soon graduate with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
She is married to Joe Francis. Joe is a Utilities Supervisor for a nearby municipality. They have 4 children at home between the ages of 9 and 16. They are members of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Ashley has 2 dogs, 3 cats, 1 guinea pig, 1 hamster, and 12 chickens.
Tonya has a background with over 15 years in the banking industry and 6 years of combined experience in the marketing/insurance/legal and finance industry. She finds true joy working with clients to analyze their current situation offering the best solution to meet their needs. She believes in building lifetime relationships through customer service, commitment, and satisfaction!
Tonya has been married to David White, II for 12 years. They have one child, Tyler, who is 21 years old. Tyler is currently enrolled in the nursing program at Appalachian State University where he is studying to be a Nurse Anesthetist. Tonya enjoys gardening, nature, hiking, outdoor music festivals, and camping. She is an avid animal lover with 3 dogs, 6 cats, and a yard full of chickens. One of her many loved sayings in life is by the one and only great DR. SEUSS….” Only you can control your future.”
Dennis started his career in the office equipment business in 1980 working for Kings Business Machines in Spartanburg, SC. In 1992, Dennis along with a business partner opened Spartan Copy Systems the business ran successfully for 22 years, eventually they sold the company. Dennis started Upstate Cash Registers in 2014.
Dennis has been married 40 years to Linda. Their daughter Tiffany is Army Major and son David is in real estate. Dennis is Boy Scout leader and deacon at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Duncan, SC. They love camping and hiking the Appalachian Trail in their spare time.
Technical Support Specialist
Charles moved to South Carolina recently from Pennsylvania; however, he was born in California. With 26 years of experience in the point of sale industry Charles has owned and operated and ECR Company. We are delighted to have his expertise on our team! Charles enjoys hiking, bicycling, camping, kayaking and being outdoors in nature. His mail order bride of 26 years is from York, South Carolina and is the daughter of a Pastor. The family relocated to South Carolina to assist with his church. Charles is also an ordained minister with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology.
Technical Support Specialist
Wayne has over 21 years of experience in the home security business. He has worked in installation, service and as a supply chain coordinator where he has had the privilege of providing service for very well-known celebrities. Wayne always strives for excellence and perfections for our clients.
Wayne has been married to Kristin for 10 years and has two beautiful girls. Six-year-old Gina Renee and Courtney, who is four, are his pride and joy. The family is active at Pleasant City Church. They love traveling to Kristin’s home state of Florida and spending quality time with their girls.