Serving the Central and Southern San Joaquin Valley from Bakersfield since 1949. For service, supplies or free quotes please call 800-266-7386. Please call us anytime.

Our Team

Phil BentleyJ. Philip Bentley (President/CEO)
J. Philip Bentley was born in Stockton, California in 1949, the same year his father opened the ABDick Products Company at the corner of 18th and “M” Streets in Down Town Bakersfield, where it stands today. “Phil” was 6 months old when the family moved to Bakersfield and settled on “21”and B Street. An older brother and sister still reside in Bakersfield; his younger sister has relocated to San Luis Obispo.

Phil attended local schools, and after graduation from Bakersfield High School, he entered Bakersfield College in preparation for admission to Cal Poly University-San Luis Obispo where he obtained his BS Degree in Business.

After completion of his education at Cal Poly and to further his knowledge of the printing and copying industry, Phil applied for and was hired at ABDick Distributorship in Tucson, Arizona. After three years on the job he was promoted to Sales Manager of the copier division, experience that served him well when he returned to Bakersfield to join his father in the operation of a fast growing copier and printing business. He was the General Manager when his father retired in 1987. His father served as Chairman of the Board and was active in the daily operation until his death in 2001.

As President /CEO, Phil undertook a major remodel project of the old building at the18th and “M” Street adding a second floor and much needed space for sales, service, and display areas. Completed in 2002, the building has been retrofitted to code and modernized to complement our technologies business and is an added enhancement to downtown Bakersfield, in keeping with Phil’s philosophy of redevelopment.

From the beginning, John Philip Bentley, III “Phil” was a strong advocate for Downtown Bakersfield growth and renewal. His involvement in the Downtown Business and Property Owners Association (DBA) has been a continuing effort. He has served on many boards, including the Girl Scouts-Joshua Tree Council, Children’s Miracle Network, Crippled Children’s Society (published company cookbook & donated proceeds of $5000), YMCA, Memorial Hospital Foundation.  Phil was also a founding member of & contributor to the California Living Museum (CALM), Phil was on the allocation committee for the United Way of Kern County for many years. He also is currently active with the Smart Growth Coalition, Bakersfield Symphony. Phil is currently serving on the Bakersfield Redevelopment Agency Board and was recently asked to serve on the Small Business Development Centers Board of Advisors.

Phil’s company, ABDick/IPS is still a local, family-owned and well respected in the duplicating and copy industry. He has served on several National Boards, including the Dealer’s Council of ABDick-Chicago, the Duplo Dealer’s Roundtable, the Dictaphone advisory Board and others. Never one to avoid a challenge, Phil has participated in many fundraisers and other community betterment projects. He is a long time member of the Bakersfield Rotary Club downtown. When he finds time, he enjoys playing golf with his friends.

John Philip Bentley III, “Phil”, is an outstanding example of a true civic-minded individual.

Mark Roomsburg (Operations Manager)
Mark Roomsburg is our “go to guy”. When Mark joined our family, He started out in the Visalia office, then known as Halmar Company, which was a locally owned and operated ABDick Dealer for over 15 years. Halmar company was a recognized leader in the Visalia / Tulare market for the distribution of ABDick brand printing products. Halmar company’s owners, Marge and Harold Vanzant quickly recognized Mark’s ability and skill of diagnosing and the repairing of equipment and other types of office technologies.  He was their Lead Technical engineer and quickly was promoted to Service Manager; He spent the rest of his tenure with Halmar leading the service department.

When ownership changed over and ABDick/IPS purchased Halmar Company, ABDick/IPS at that time had an opening and Mark applied for the position of Service Manager. ABDick/IPS recognized the contribution that Mark had given to Halmar Company for many years and awarded the position to Mark. He quickly proved his ability and leadership qualities. He has since along with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the service department, has been given added responsibilities and promoted to Operations Manager.  Mark is celebrating over 21 years with our family.

 

 Bobbie Moore (Administrative Assistant)

 Bobbie was born here in Bakersfield, CAatMemorialHospital. She attended local schools and graduated high school from Centennial High; Class of 1999.
She began working in the Roofing Industry until she became pregnant with one of her two children.

She then returned to school to pursue a career in Business Administration where she made the Dean’s List every semester.

Bobbie went to work for a local copy company in 2005 and attended Ricoh Universityto learn more about the copier industry; she graduated at the top of her class. Four years later, Bobbie came to work for AB Dick / IPS to become Phil Bentley’s Administrative Assistant. She not only assists Phil, but has taken on the responsibility of Office Administrator and heads the service department, as Service Dispatcher. Bobbie is one of the biggest “go-to” players for the AB Dick / IPS team. 

When she’s not working, she loves to decorate and considers herself an amateur home decorator. She also loves to hang out with her family and watch movies.

 

Deisy Ramos (Front Desk/Production)

Deisy is the newest member to the AB DICK IPS family. She recently started in September of 2012 and she will be the voice and face you will hear or see when you call or come to visit.

Deisy was born in Los Angeles, California and was raised in Bakersfield, California since she was 4. She attended local schools and graduated from Golden Valley High School. She is married and has two little girls. The opportunity to work for AB DICK IPS presented itself when Deisy saw the company was hiring. She then emailed her resume and has been part of the AB DICK IPS family since.

 She takes care of all the customer service related issues and the production jobs and she looks forward to being at AB DICK IPS for many years to come.

When Deisy is not working she spends time with her family. She also enjoys playing soccer on her free time with her sister and daughters.

 

 

Ray Stubbs (Service Supervisor)

Ray was transferred to Bakersfield in 1979 by a large retail organization.  He left that company in 1981.  After 8 years as an Insurance Adjuster he decided to make a career change & went back to school to become an Electronics Technician.  In February of 1990 Ray came to work at A. B. Dick/IPS as a Field Service Technician & now serves as Service Supervisor.