Our Team

Doug Olzenak


Doug has been involved in the supply chain side of the film and video business for over 30 years. As the President of Allied Vaughn, Doug leads a team that has evolved from a physical goods manufacturer in the 80’s, to an industry leader bringing an expansive list of products and services aimed at meeting the needs of both content owners and consumers of today’s entertainment products.

Providing a bridge from disc-based revenue to digital revenue - while addressing both the supply chain/ workflow and sales and marketing – has uniquely positioned Allied Vaughn to serve over 100 content providers including all major studios and TV networks.

Mr. Olzenak is a lifelong resident of Minnesota with an educational background in Electronics.

Mike Haney

Vice President, Business Development


Mike is responsible for expanding both the digital and MOD (manufacture-on-demand) content libraries, as well as developing strategic relationships with new content providers and digital distribution platforms in the US and internationally.

Before joining Allied Vaughn in 2015, Mike spent over 9 years at Amazon.com, where he managed business development and licensing activities for Amazon Instant Video, Amazon Prime Instant Video, and Amazon’s DVD on Demand services with a long and proven track record of strategic customer relationships in all facets of digital and physical content licensing and distribution.

Before Amazon, Mike was VP of Home Entertainment for Sundance Channel, and also held senior positions with BMG Entertainment, CDNow.com, and West Coast Entertainment.

Rick Polizzi

General Manager, MOD Operations


Rick has been active in the video industry since 1979, beginning with Video Corporation of America. Rick later worked as Operations Manager for Technicolor with responsibility for production & fulfillment services. While a Partner and VP of Operations with Professional Video Services, Rick’s company was acquired by Allied Vaughn in 1996 leading him to become General Manager for Allied Vaughn with responsibilities for all facets of the Aurora, Illinois Media on Demand / Distribution facility.

Kevin Maher

Head of Entertainment Sales


Kevin is responsible for leading our physical Manufacturing On Demand (MOD) and Digital sales efforts across Retail-Reseller and eCommerce channels. Before joining Allied Vaughn in 2021, Kevin spent more than 20 years working for several studios, including 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros., leading their sales efforts in the Mass Merchant category at both Target and Walmart.

Cindy Verant

Vice President, Retail Management


Cindy is responsible for the development of new sales channels for Allied Vaughn DVD and Blu-ray products and expanding Allied Vaughn’s retailer client base. An avid sailor, Cindy resides in Minneapolis.

Blair Zykan

Managing Director, MOD and Movie Zyng


Blair focuses on developing new products and services for the Company along with managing several aspects of the overall MOD business unit.

Blair’s experience in the on-demand industry dates back to 2000, when he co-founded and became CEO of TangibleData, which developed on-demand manufacturing and fulfillment systems to help clients distribute digital content more efficiently. Allied Vaughn acquired TangibleData in 2002 – forming its entry into the MOD business our customers know today.

Passionate about internet and consumer marketing, professionally Blair loves finding innovative ways to help customers and partners enjoy greater sales success. After hours, he enjoys the Colorado outdoors and plays in a Denver rock and roll band.