Barbara founded Bosha Design +Communications (BD+C) in 1986, and has spent the past 25 years growing the business from a small design company with one freelance designer to a full service branding and communications agency with a wide variety of B2B and B2C clients.
Before BD+C, Barbara worked in Corporate Communications at Rohm and Haas Company, where she spent 15 years handling a broad range of marketing, employee, and public affairs projects in a Fortune 100 setting.
Barbara is a long-time community volunteer, and she serves as a Board Member of the Upper Darby Art and Education Foundation. She shares a passion for the arts and enjoys working with her fellow community members to make a positive difference in the lives of the local youth.
It’s hard to catch Barbara sitting still—as she’s constantly on the move. If she’s not moving mountains for clients, she might be skiing down one! From skiing to tennis to kick-boxing, Barbara enjoys living large in all aspects of her life.
Margaret is a Senior Graphic Designer with 20 years of experience in print and electronic design. She joined BD+C in 2000, and has worked with a range of clients to deliver inspiring and effective visuals and branding.
Prior to joining BD+C, Margaret worked for Mandala, Inc., a Philadelphia design studio, and JRC Publications. She has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and Computer Graphics from the Moore College of Art & Design—and she has found her academic training in drawing and painting to be highly influential and invaluable to her design work.
Clients often praise Margaret’s intense commitment to detail—and Margaret swears that her middle initial “M” stands for “multi-tasking”—a critical skill in the BD+C office.
When she’s not saving the day at BD+C, Margaret enjoys long drives and movie nights with her husband, gardening, playing the piano, and Sunday dinners with her four boys—and their growing families—especially when she doesn't have to cook!
Danielle Leheny is a Senior Communications Professional with 15 years of experience in all areas of Corporate Communications. She has a proven ability to generate award-winning branding campaigns, as well as change management initiatives that deliver results.
Danielle has partnered with BD+C for the past 10 years on a range of Communications projects, and is now a full member of the BD+C team. Previously, she has worked for Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Chemical Company, Philadelphia Magazine, and the Academy of Natural Sciences. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Temple University.
Born with creative ants in the pants, Danielle is a passionate writer and storyteller. She enjoys photography and digital design in her spare time—although “spare time” is tough to find these days, while she keeps tabs on her young sons, Liam and Declan—who provide plenty of inspiration and laughter for this working mom.
Sallie joined BD+C as an intern in February 2006, and has worked closely with clients on a range of Communications activities, from project management to tactical delivery. She found her niche in the digital world, and currently handles all eMarketing activities, including website development, SharePoint integration, content management, and promotional eBlasts.
Sallie has a bachelor’s degree in English and Studio Art from Bucknell University—as well as various certifications from the Aquent Graphics Institute, New York University SCPS, the Moore College of Art and Design, and the Continuing Studies University of the Arts.
Helping keep Sallie sane outside of BD+C are her husband Nathaniel (pretty cute), her dog Wrigley (even cuter), and her daughter Celia (the reigning champion of cuteness).
Carlos has 5 years in cutting-edge graphic design with a broad range of clients. He previously worked for Luceco LED, where he was responsible for the design of all marketing and packaging materials. He has also worked for Corporate Montage, where he created exhibition booth designs for oil and gas clients.
Carlos has been recognized for his inspired work and designs, and he was named a Gold winner for new talent in 2013 by Graphis — and received a Certificate of Excellence at the 2012 Creative Summit in San Marcos, TX. He has a BFA in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Houston.
Gerry Lantz calls himself a “creative guy in a business suit.” He is a strategic marketer, a brand planner and a copywriter—a bit of a triple threat. Stories drive everything Gerry does. His narrative tools result is differentiating brand identities and motivating stories that not only sell today, but also build brands for tomorrow.
Clients who work with Gerry go far beyond the same-old, same-old category generics into fresh expressions of their authentic brand values, which can drive awareness, engagement, and sales. His narrative approach has improved results for B2B, B2C, professional service, and non-profit clients.
Previously, Gerry worked in New York City at major advertising agencies winning multiple AMA Effies and David Ogilvy Awards among others for creative effectiveness on domestic and global accounts. Gerry hails from the Midwest where he raced a stock car on dirt tracks as a teenager. He still moves fast and clients think he has good ideas a mile-a-minute.
Anne Marie is a writer with over 15 years of corporate sales and writing experience. A graduate of Michigan State University, she has been published in the Delaware County Daily Times and New York City's Park Slope Reader. At BD+C, Anne Marie vigorously applies her word weaving skills to both corporate and non-profit clients—and she prides herself on being able to capture the client’s personality, while also clearly expressing their key messages.
When she’s not typing away at a keyboard, Anne Marie spends her time outdoors gardening—or helping her husband keep up with their two energetic young daughters.
Lisa Simon, BD+C’s public relations expert, is all about going above and beyond. She drives to understand clients' problems and applies strategic public relations solutions with complete responsibility and creative flair. Her work has earned tremendous success on behalf of corporate, healthcare, non-profit, consumer, financial, retail, real estate, and government clients.
A prominent figure in the public relations community, Lisa is a past president of the Philadelphia Public Relations Association and the 2010 inductee to its Hall of Fame. She is known for her leadership, unbridled energy and passion for whatever she takes on.
Lisa is also highly dedicated to community service and outreach. She is active with the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council—and she is currently leading an effort to support the Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
Pete is BD+C’s resident illustrator, and for over twenty-five years, he has been providing art, illustrations and graphic design services for major corporations, publishers and advertising agencies including: Pepsi Cola, Union Carbide, Praxair, Dow Chemical Company, McGraw Hill, and Johnson & Johnson.
Pete also works as a professor—as well as serves as the department chair—of graphic design at Paier College of Art in Hamden, Connecticut.
When he’s not creating art, Pete is most likely composing music. He is a published musician of finger-style, guitar music—and plays classic popular songs from a wide range of eras. All renditions are performed with Pete's unique finger-style arrangements, which are an amazing melding of bass, rhythm and lead lines. Pete’s creative flair keeps the BD+C team inspired—and our solutions fresh.
Joe’s passion for branding has led to award-winning work for healthcare, hospitality, restaurant, retail, technology and sports marketing. He sees his job as anticipating a client's unmet and unforeseen needs, and providing a clear vision of business. At BD+C, Joe provides creative oversight on a range of branding projects—providing initial concepts and direction and ensuring seamless communication between marketing and design.
Joe graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, with a dual degree in Mathematics and Graphic Design—which fed BOTH the left and right sides of his brain, leading him to boast one of the most high-functioning noggins around.
When he’s not in the creative think-tank, Joe enjoys playing golf (poorly), and basketball (less poorly).