Cady Zildjian Bickford joined the company in April 2007 as the New Business Development Coordinator and currently holds the position of Associate Product Manager-Apparel & Novelty Items. A graduate of Colgate University, Cady studied English and Political Science at the same institution as her Grandfather, Armand.
Before coming to work full time at Zildjian, Cady worked as a Senior Marketing Assistant for 3 years at SmartPak Equine, LLC, a company that markets name-brand supplements, custom packed for horses and dogs in a patented unit-dose package, the SmartPak. Cady belonged to a leadership team that helped develop and mature the marketing department of this venture capital funded company focused on the health and nutrition of performance horses and dogs.
Cady previously interned in the Zildjian marketing department and attended many trade shows, concerts, and events before officially entering the company. Cady is assisting the New Business Development Coordinator, Robert DeLorenzo.
Cady also recently welcomed the 16th generation (Gen16) of Zildjian's with the birth of her first daughter, Emilia.