DDI’s Leadership Team

DDI’s mission is to serve, provide advocacy and leadership to the millions of 1099 entrepreneurs in the global gig economy. Our Leadership Team embodies our mission and focus: to bring Human Resource and Driver Management solutions to business owners operating with independent contractors. With our seasoned Executives, DDI is here to streamline your business and keep things running smoothly.

Chief Executive Officer

Aaron Hageman

Aaron is the owner and CEO of Delivery Drivers, Inc. (DDI); a third-party Human Resources and Management firm that connects tens of...

Aaron Hageman is the owner and CEO of Delivery Drivers, Inc. (DDI); a third-party Human Resources and Management firm that connects tens of thousands of independent contractors with delivery and retail firms nationwide. Aaron and DDI have over 25 years of experience and leadership in the rapidly growing and changing gig economy.

As a successful entrepreneur, Aaron has built and led many different types of companies from Human Resource firms to sports teams. Aaron’s talents lie in organizational leadership, team-building,  & relentlessly pursuing the strategic vision while creating businesses of scale. Outside of work, Aaron is a mentor and teacher to both Students and Entrepreneurs globally and donates his time to fighting homelessness in hometown of Southern California. 

Chief Operating Officer

Daniel Weinfurter

Daniel is a builder of businesses. As an author, motivational speaker, and serial entrepreneur, he brings more than 30 years of wisdom and...

Daniel is a builder of businesses. As an author, motivational speaker, and serial entrepreneur, he brings more than 30 years of wisdom and experience creating successful companies with him wherever he goes – from lectern to board room. Daniel excels at helping companies achieve more rapid organizational growth by focusing on improving the sales process. He firmly believes that investing time and effort to improving effectiveness by recruiting the right people for critical roles, and coaching a superior team that is aligned, engaged, and committed to success will pay big dividends. As the founder and CEO of three private equity-backed businesses, Dan has provided consulting and interim management to a variety of startups and large public companies. His favorite phrase is “grow or die.”
He started his career at General Electric, where he entered the sales training program after graduating from college in 1979. During his eight years with GE, he served in a variety of sales and management roles in four different US cities.

After receiving a BS and MBA from Marquette University, he served as Director of Brill Street + Company, Direct Fit Inc., TalentDrive, Corporate Technology Communications, ThermoFluids, Inc. and CPRi. He was also the Chairman of the President’s Advisory Council for the YWCA of Chicago and a mentor with the Clinton Foundation’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence.

His book, Second Stage Entrepreneurship: Ten Proven Strategies for Driving Aggressive Growth is a useful guide for any entrepreneur making the transition from start-up to sustainable growth. It was published in late 2013 by Macmillan/Palgrave.

Vice President of Sales

John Healy

John brings over 20 years of sales and leadership experience to DDI. He has traveled the world building high-performing sales teams within...

John brings over 20 years of sales and leadership experience to DDI. He has traveled the world building high performing sales teams within organizations ranging from startups to Fortune 200 companies. In addition to his duties as a sales leader, John speaks at numerous sales industry conferences and was recognized by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) in 2017, 2018, and 2019 as one of the 25 Most Influential Sales Professionals.

As Vice President of Sales & Marketing, John is responsible for driving global growth at DDI from strategy to execution. John has a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University, and an undergraduate degree in Marketing from Indiana University.

Vice President of Technology

Ramnath Iyer

Ramnath brings more than 25 years of experience as an accomplished leader of technology initiatives for E-Commerce, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Insurance, Finance, ...

Ramnath brings more than 25 years of experience as an accomplished leader of technology initiatives for E-Commerce, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Insurance, Finance, and Entertainment industries.  Developing technology strategies that meet ROI targets and achieve business results for startups and Fortune 500 is his niche.

As Vice President of Technology, Ramnath is responsible for outlining DDI’s technology vision, implementing technology strategies to yield competitive advantage, align DDI’s technology resources with company’s goals, ensuring high quality products as well as implementing a culture of security and compliance.

His higher education is global and characteristic of multiple master’s degrees in the fields of Biochemistry from Pune University and Software Engineering from the University of St. Thomas, MN.

Ramnath volunteers with the following non-profit organizations:

  • Ekal Vidyalaya is involved in education and village development in rural areas and tribal villages of India and Nepal.
  • Isha Foundation is dedicated to raising human consciousness and fosters global harmony through individual transformation.
Vice President of Risk Management & Compliance

Adam Dodge

Adam graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a BA in History and English. He has been making decisions ...

Adam graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a BA in History and English.  He has been making decisions with DDI since 2008.  In that time he’s held many different positions and worked in several capacities which gives him a unique perspective on methodologies for managers to employ when directing their teams.

In our country, the constantly changing and evolving regulatory patterns that our clients must adhere to vary from state to state, and staying on top of these laws and changes means our clients remain legally compliant.  Adam excels in this area, and when our clients decide to partner with DDI, they have peace of mind knowing that proven experience and deep industry knowledge are in their corner.

Similar to our CEO, Adam is an active participant in The Entrepreneurs’ Organization Key Executive Forum for many years.

Finance Controller

Subramanian Ramasubramanian

With over 20 years of experience, Rama brings strong leadership and expertise in accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and ...

With over 20 years of experience, Rama brings strong leadership and expertise in accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and internal reporting. He is driven by analytics, metrics and has successfully analyzed trends, identified problem areas, and implemented process improvements across various organizations.

Rama is a CPA and has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University, and a Master’s degree from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

As Financial Controller of DDI, Rama is responsible for enhancing and implementing financial processes and controls to ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial and management reporting data.

Director of Strategic / Channel Partners

Carly Fliesher

Carly joined DDI in 2012, she left for an opportunity at GrubHub in 2017 and returned to DDI in 2019. With her experience, ...

Carly has a deep passion for building relationships, working directly with our internal team and DDI channel partners by helping them through every step of the process, which makes her the ‘networker’ of DDI. She finds her new role as Director of Strategic / Channel Partners deeply rewarding. When her partners succeed, she succeeds, and she carries this ideology with her when dealing with every partner regardless of how large or small their operation might be.

Carly joined DDI in 2012, she left for an opportunity at GrubHub in 2017 and returned to DDI in 2019. With her experience, she has witnessed first-hand the incredible growth in the gig economy in which DDI operates. This growth fuels her drive and passion for the industry, her partnerships, and for DDI. Her deep understanding and fundamental knowledge of our industry means she can confidently provide accurate and timely knowledge to our channel partners, paving the way for their success.

Director of Operations: Enterprise

Ernesto Martinez

With nearly 10 years of experience in the field, Ernesto brings an immense amount of value to DDI. Having been ...

With nearly 10 years of experience in the field, Ernesto brings an immense amount of value to DDI.  Having been with the company since 2014, he has been an integral part of DDI’s growth and current positioning in the market.  As the leader of our Enterprise Operations, Ernesto works directly with DDI’s largest clients and is a key stakeholder in the planning and execution of our expansion roadmap.

Ernesto brings with him subject matter expertise in onboarding processes optimization, screening, adjudication, and risk mitigation best practices.  Possessing a passion for problem-solving, Ernesto also works actively with cross-departmental teams in new business development and program implementation, and deployment.

Ernesto attended San Diego State University and is an alumnus of the Delta Xi chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity.

Director of Operations: Core Clients

Sean Milota

Sean has an extensive background in business development and operations management through his experience ...

Sean has an extensive background in business development and operations management through his experience working with one of the most prestigious restaurant development companies in Los Angeles. His entrepreneurial mindset, driven by the creation of multiple businesses in his youth and his network, brings a fresh outlook on current processes, practices, and models within DDI.
Sean’s education at the University of Southern California, receiving his BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Corporate Finance, has proven to be a driving force behind his successes during his time managing Core Operations at DDI. His customer service, attention to detail and business modeling capabilities work in unison to establish and maintain the optimal experience for his clients.
Human Resources Director

Thais Rodrigues

Thais has over 10 years of Human Resources experience in the Hospitality Industry. She has worked with small to...

Thais has over 10 years of Human Resources experience in the Hospitality Industry. She has worked with small to large management companies throughout the nation. Her knowledge of labor law and best practices allows her to provide beneficial insight to assist employee engagement and employer satisfaction.

She is passionate about team building, growth and development and people management. DDI’s first value “People First” speaks to her greatly as she agrees with the ideology from Bill Marriott “take care of the employee, they’ll take care of the client, and the business will take care of itself.”