President, V.P. Part Ways With Spartacus

David Maxwell
PORTLAND, Ore. — President Stephen Bergquist and Vice President Laurie Bergquist have parted ways with Spartacus Enterprises, a leading BDSM product manufacturer for more than 23 years, according to company press reports.

Stephen and Laurie Bergquist have represented Spartacus’s manufacturing division for 17 and 22 years, respectively.

Laurie, the daughter of founders Al and Lynda Bedrosian, began working at the company in 1988 as an inventory clerk at the Spartacus retail store. She managed numerous aspects of the business, including marketing and product development, while her husband Stephen also helped to run the day-to-day operations.