Leaders in Strategy & Design

Scott Jennings

Partner, Creative

Scott has been leading user experience and brand design projects for over two decades. He combines a passion for design craftsmanship with an ability to formalize strategy. His knowledge of technology and cultural trends help him innovate for many of the world’s most influential brands.

Prior to joining Goods & Services, Scott worked for 12 years at SapientNitro in offices around the globe, ultimately holding the title of Group Creative Director. Scott has led creative teams for many of the world’s largest brands.

Daniel Crowder

Partner, Innovation

Daniel is a blue-chip innovator and strategist who provides a deep understanding of technology, design, human behavior and innovation built from 20 years’ experience. He has guided a variety of successful UX, product development and innovation needs.

As an entrepreneur, Daniel founded the tech and product development firm Monumental. He has served as an equity partner and advisor to numerous tech start-ups before joining the Goods & Services team in Atlanta.

Daniel has been featured on Apple.com, instructed at Portfolio Center and consulted with the European Union on unique technology implementation for economic solutions.

Board of Directors

Rory A. Brown


Mr. Rory Brown is a Managing Partner of Nicklaus Brown & Co., the Chairman of Ad Genius, Goods & Services, and Nearshore Technology Company, and a member of the Board of Directors of Desano.


Mr. Brown has focused on financial technology and investment management over the course of his career. He was a Founder and Chairman of one of the first Internet Banks, a Founder and Chairman of a $50 billion investment management platform, and the Chairman of a Registered Investment Advisor focused on high net worth individuals and families. Mr. Brown was named Financial Services Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and has been a founder of multiple companies that have been included in the INC 500.

Mr. Brown received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Charleston, SC and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Goods & Services is an innovative brand, product, & service design firm. The leaders of the company seek to capture the emotional lightning at the heart of a brand to craft beautiful experiences, full of meaning and purpose, designed to stimulate the senses and create value.

Gary T. Nicklaus


Mr. Nicklaus is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nicklaus Companies (“Nicklaus”). Nicklaus is an innovative global organization that has been investing throughout the world for decades, including spending the last 25+ years developing businesses internationally.

In addition to Goods & Services, Mr. Nicklaus is a Partner at Nicklaus Brown & Co. where he is a member of the Board of Directors of Armada Cloud, Camden Capital and NearShore Technology.

Mr. Nicklaus is Co-Chairman of the Children’s Healthcare Charity, Inc., a non-profit organization and primary beneficiary of the Honda Classic, a premier PGA Tour event.

He is also a Board Member of The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida, a nonprofit organization that provides assistance, funding and promotional support to contribute to the health and well-being of Florida’s fish and wildlife resources and their habitats.

From 1991 through 2002 Mr. Nicklaus played golf professionally on both the PGA and European Tours. Mr. Nicklaus is an accomplished golf course designer, with courses throughout the United States and abroad, including Wales, Mexico and Spain.

Gabriel J. Apodaca


Mr. Apodaca is President and Chief Executive Officer of NearShore Technology Company.  Prior to co-founding Nearshore, he was a senior executive with a leading provider of technology resources with offices in the United States and Mexico.

Mr. Apodaca has over 20 years of experience in developing, managing and marketing products, services and building operational infrastructure for start-up and Fortune 500 Companies.

Mr. Apodaca previously was with Oracle Corporation where he was responsible for three development and implementation practices in the Southwest and Pacific Rim Regions; and KPMG where he was a Senior Manager in the Information, Communication and Entertainment (ICE) practice.

Rich P. Bursek


Mr. Rich Bursek is a Partner and the Chief Operating Officer of Camden Capital. Camden Capital is a multi-billion-dollar wealth management and family office provider of unbiased investment advice and legacy planning for high net worth families, business owners and entrepreneurs. The company has offices in Los Angeles and Palm Beach.

He has a 20-year track record of working with leading financial services firms and he has led interactive strategy and marketing teams for Fortune 500 companies.