Director of Hiring
Anthony Boddie - Director of Ancillary Revenue Development
Jefferey oversees the implementation of Human Resources programs through Human Resources staff. He monitors administration to established standards and procedures. He identifies opportunities for improvement and resolves any discrepancies. In addition, he oversees and manages the work of reporting HR staff. Encourages the ongoing development of the Human Resources staff.
He is a former US Navy Sonar Tech. Jefferey’s technical acumen filled a void that was needed in the beginning of his journey SP. In a short amount of time, Jefferey served as an equipment technician, assisting in HR duties to becoming Director of HR. He has a keen ability to find quality candidates in markets across the U.S.
Jefferey, conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and practices to keep management informed of new developments. He Leads the development of department goals, objectives and systems.
With over 27 years in the leisure and tourism industry, Anthony has extensive experience in operating and business development within the AZA and IAAPA community. His reach includes high profiled theme parks, zoos and aquariums as a concessionaire leader.
Anthony is a customer service trained professional; whose reputation revolves around four verticals-
Anthony joined Souvenir Photography in October of 2019 to lead development and growth initiatives. Within the first week of joining SP, Anthony rebranded the company to Souvenir Photograph & Arts.
Likewise, from 2016 to 2019, he was the visionary behind the rebranding of Images Everywhere! to Images Everywhere Specialty Services. Essentially this transformed IESS from a photography company to a one-stop shop by adding artisan services to IESS’s portfolio, which helped leverage existing and future opportunities. The rebranding influenced signing or renewing the Houston Zoo, Cleveland Zoo, Elitch Gardens and Magic Springs Amusement Park.
Prior to joining IESS, Anthony worked for Kaman's Art Shoppes- America's Largest Specialty Retail Concessionaire, John Shawn Productions and Picsolve International. Over his tenure Boddie has managed almost every major regional theme park in North America This space has included product offerings ranging from digital imaging, face painting, caricatures, pastel portraits, tattoos, etc.
Passionate about the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) community, Boddie was the visionary behind Kaman's Art Shoppes growth into the AZA space, signing 20 accounts. In 2005, with Boddie's vision, Kaman's signed its first deal with the Cincinnati Zoo. Thereafter, he signed agreements with some high-profiled zoos such as Indianapolis, Smithsonian National, Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia, Woodland Park, Columbus, Chicago Brookfield, Lincoln Park.
Known for his out of the box thinking, Boddie has secured more than 25 theme park’s, zoo’s or aquarium’s over the last 12 years. With proven success in the industries, his core has revolved around managing thousands of employee5s over the years, personnel development, employee training, client relationship
Alexa M. - Office Manager
Marc grew up in the photography business, helping his family run their local youth sports and senior portrait business in Washington State In
2005 Marc decided to work on cruise ships, where he was able to hone his skills in the Souvenir Photography business first hand He worked as part of a team that launched 2 new ships for Norwegian Cruise Line in Hawaii These new ships quickly became the top producing photography ships in the NCL fleet
After launching the NCL Pride of America and Pride of Hawaii, Marc was asked to be the leader of a struggling ship in the Mediterranean After three months onboard, the ships photo percapita spending (PPD in cruise terms), doubled and exceeded budget
After cruise ships, he went back to work for his parents to help improve their youth sports photography business During this time, Designer Studio went from servicing less than 10 000 youth sports athletes per year, to now servicing over 100 000 youth sports athletes with over 200 league and school clients
Marc launched Souvenir Photograph in Souvenir Photograph evolved into capturing and selling photos at small scale dinner shows and events In 2013 SP was approached by The Color Run, a fun 5 K race where participants throw colored corn starch at each runner The event would be similar in appearance to the Holi Festival in India This event went viral with attendance ranging in size from 5 000 people to
40 000 people Souvenir Photograph quickly became the key photography provider for event participants across the United States
Around this time, many other events sprouted up in large part, because of the success that the Color Run was seeing In the first year of operating at 5 K’s, Souvenir Photograph captured 500 000 participants in all 50 states In the second year of doing 5 K’s, S P was capturing over 1 M participants In 2015 Souvenir Photograph was approached by The Galt House Hotel to provide guests at their Christmas Lights attraction 500 000 people per season), with a free Digital Download This was SP’s ascension into large scale Santa operations SP operates Santa Easter Bunny Photo at almost 20 locations across the U S SP’s goal is to operate more than 50 venues (Theme Parks, Zoos Aquariums and Malls) by 2025
Marc Bryce - President
Alexa began working for Souvenir Photograph in 2013. She has grown up in the photo industry with her first jobs being for the Bryce Family. Starting with Designer
Studio in 2010 and moving to Souvenir Photograph in 2013.
Alexa knows every facet of our photo business, from running our photo lab, to scheduling a dynamic schedule, with up to 30 teams of photographers going out on a
single Saturday. Alexa has helped execute the company vision, and grow the company in a sustainable way. She has trained several key staff in our home office, and helped
write training manuals for our field staff.
Founded in 2010, Souvenir Photograph has evolved from a basic event photography company into a multi-national Resort and Tour photography company. We have mastered the business of souvenir photography, and with that have been able to develop lasting mutually beneficial business partnerships.
Our business experiences stems from the cruise ship industry, and have branched out into three core service offerings.
- Parks & Attractions
- Santa Experiences
- Endurance events, such as 5K's, Mud Runs, and Marathons.