Our Team

Our Team


Hassan Tariq - CEO

Hassan was born into the Leather Industry when his late father founded his first leather factory in the year 1975. His passion for leather was sparked at a young age as he was influenced by the hard work and determination of his family. Hassan later went on to own his own bike shop in the Baltimore area, until he decided to open Daniel Smart manufacturing, a leather goods and bike accessories distribution company based out of Baltimore, Maryland. Having been in the business now for over 20 years, Hassan takes great pride in the products Daniel Smart Manufacturing has to offer, ensuring a high level of craftsmanship that is tested before approved for sale and distribution. He is grateful to and values the tight knit teams of people working for him, knowing that they are the best of the best in the manufacturing industry.


Janelle - Senior Lead Customer Support Specialist

Janelle was born with natural gift in Customer Service. Janelle is best at communicating with people in general and has always had an upbeat attitude towards making any environment positive!

Aisha Tariq - Administrator/Comptroller

India - Shipping Clerk/Customer Service

Sheryl - Senior Inside Sales Manager

Michelle - Administrative Assistant

Dawn - Accounting/Comptroller


Taylor Shipping/Receiving Associate

Sabrina - Shipping Specialist

Anthony - Inventory Coordinator

Roger - Shipping Specialist

Chris - Quality Control

Kyle - Shipping Specialist

Howard - Shipping Specialist


Luis Solares

Luis Solares - Business Development Manager

Luis is a veteran sales representative for nearly 11 years with experience in power sports product delivery. Attentive to detail and outstanding follow through which has led to the establishment of a long-term loyal customer base. He excels in identifying new opportunities and adapting to overcome objections. He is proficient in building new relationships.

Marketing & Promotions

Steven Baldwin - Lead Promotional Director

Steve has been active in the motorcycle community for over 45 years. He is the former owner/editor of a popular Delmarva area motorcycle magazine that distributed over 50 thousand copies per month to the motorcycle community. As a former motorcycle event promoter, Steve has organized and or participated in some of the largest motorcycle events in the Delmarva area. He has been doing marketing and promotions for over 30 years and is a valuable asset to Daniel Smart when it comes to his knowledge of marketing/promotions and the motorcycle community and lifestyle.

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