Team Members

Gary Odom - President/ Owner, VA Account Representative

Gary Odom, original owner & college professor, created Bedford Falls Book Fairs so children can follow their dreams.  Oversees customer service and company logistics as the company continues to grow.  Account representative for Virginia.

Eric Divine - General Manager

Eric Divine is the General Manager of Bedford Falls.  He overseas daily operations of the Raleigh warehouse facility that includes inventory, logistics, and human resources.  Eric enjoys working with our media specialists and book fair chairs to ensure successful and fun book fair events. 


Tim Neal - Director, Southern Region

Tim Neal is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and serves as the Director for the Southern Region. He is in charge of Operations, Logistics, Procurement and Human Resources. His other focus is the design and build-out for the warehouse expansion.

Joan Richardson - Georgia Account Representative

Joan Richardson joined Bedford Falls Book Fairs in January 2018.  Joan is the Georgia Representative handling new business, rebooking, customer service and also attends local Media Meetings to introduce and promote Bedford Falls Book Fairs.   

Diane Geddings - South Carolina Account Representative

Diane Geddings is a native of South Carolina. She recently retired after 29 years in education, the last 12 as a school librarian. Her passion is finding books that students can read, will read and that look like them. She wants to help her customers have successful book fairs that will help them get great books into the hands of their students and provide needed funds to supplement their budgets.

Sloan Dosser - Western NC &  York, SC Account Representative

Sloan Dosser is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and was an elementary school teacher for ten years.  She is the account representative for Western North Carolina and York County, South Carolina.  Sloan has a passion for children's literature and has worked at Bedford Falls since 2016.

Cindy B - Principal Book Buyer

Cindy has many years experience in working with book fairs.  She works diligently to select books that will encourage reading and enrich the student.

Frank G - Delivery & Pick Up Coordinator

Frank is the delivery and pick up coordinator for Virginia, North Carolina and portions of South Carolina.  Expect an email from Frank if your school is in these areas.

Shima F - Equipment Technologist

Shima prepares the routers, tablets, printers , etc for each school.  She is available for all questions about the equipment to assure that everything is working smoothly.

Janice F - Book Fair Specialist

Janice handles the many aspects of providing exceptional customer service to our schools  in Virginia, and Eastern North Carolina.    She also posts to social media and updates the website, so If you have pictures of your fair or a testimonial to share, please send to Janice.  We love to promote our schools!

Kate G - Software Developer

Kate develops the android apps and the sales software used by the company.