Darby Zahradnik

Darby Zahradnik is the Director of Sales at Djeco, in charge of the specialty business. She was born with the retail “bug” and has spent her entire career in the consumer goods industry. With time spent in corporate merchandising, retail store management, and independent sales representation – Darby found her sweet spot on the manufacturing side when she joined Ann Williams Group in 2014.

In June of 2021, Ann Williams Group became a part of PlayMonster through acquisition, allowing Darby to expand her portfolio of products. She has a passion for product and has found success through managing relationships with her customers. She recently made the switch to Djeco and is excited to continue her love for the specialty toy business with the Djeco team.

Darby lives in Grapevine, Texas with her husband, mark, and their two precious daughters, Thea and Laina. When she’s not selling some of the best toys & games in the world, Darby enjoys running, live music, Aggie football, and true crime podcasts.