Our People

Berd was founded in 2015 with a mission to use advancements in materials science and engineering to improve cycling products. Our PolyLightâ„¢ spokes are the lightest in the world. They enable cyclists to ride farther and faster, while expending less effort.

Charlie Spanjers

Co-Founder and CEO

Terence Taylor

Spoke Production Manager

Allison Horner

Chief Technology Officer

Wade Charging Hawk

Process Innovation Engineer

Jack Brower

Spoke Production

Dave Danks

Wheelbuilder

Joe Polis

Spoke Production

Ayanna Owens

Wheelbuilder

Rob Stepaniak

Sales Manager

Nick Noethe

Marketing / Photography

Nick Vetter

Wheel Department Manager

John Scott

Manufacturing Intern

Christian Lundberg

Wheelbuilder

Brad Guertin

Co-Founder

James Campbell

Marketing Consultant

Mike Arbeiter

Advisor

Edward Warchol

Advisor