Combined with his extensive background in the bowling industry (some highlights detailed below), Carey is bringing cutting edge technology to the bowling industry to help operators maximize their marketing impact.
1968: Earned first paycheck in a bowling center – busing tables in the coffee shop!
1977: Graduated from California Polytechnic State University – BS Business
1978: General Manager of his first center
1986: One center surpasses 14,500 paid lines per bed, the other surpasses $75,000 per lane in gross revenue.
1988: With more than 1,000 names in his open play club, Carey gave a presentation at the BPAA convention in New York City on promoting open play, and the importance of creating a database. Way back in 1988!
1988-89: President, Northern California Bowling Proprietors Association
1990-92: BPAA Pacific Coast Regional VP
1995-99: Director of Membership & Events, BPAA. Responsible for overall operation of Bowl Expo.
1998: Keynote speaker at the Australian Gold Pin convention in Surfers Paradise, Australia
2001: Received the Ellio “Al” Malatesta Service award at the Western States Super Trade Show for “years of selfless service” to NorCal BPA
2003: Created eBowl.biz providing custom email campaigns.
2008: Created Bowling Web Doctor providing website set-up and management using BPAA webservices, and facebook business page set-up and management.
2010: Added Mobile Marketing service that provides text messaging for bowling centers.
2015: Introduced Social Media Monitoring service
2016: Mobile Bowling Rewards rolled out offering an affordable, mobile based rewards platform and mobile app
Carey is a sought after seminar presenter at various industry events, including Bowl Expo, East Coast Bowling Centers Convention, Western States, and many state associations including: Carolina’s, Illinois, Florida, New York, Michigan, Ohio, Oregon, California, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin.