TDS continues to expand distribution network.

Tripod Data Systems (TDS) appointed Tom D. Stevens as the regional sales manager for the Central and West Coast regions. This appointment is the latest move aimed at expanding TDS’ sales, services and support for its dealer distribution network. Stevens will start immediately, and will report to Bill Martin, TDS director of survey marketing and sales.

Stevens comes to TDS from Arc Second, a maker of 3-D measurement instruments and mobile CAD software, where he was the director of sales. Before that he worked for Topcon for 12 years as the West Coast regional sales manager.

Stevens will be based out of Roseville, Calif. He can be reached at 916-786-9322 or by email at