Anthony Billotto was head of AEB Associates and co-President of the McFarlane Design Group where he was heavily involved in launching the award-winning, highly detailed line, which has influenced all subsequent action figure design. Billotto has also worked as a freelance designer for Hasbro, Mattel, and Fisher Price.
Martin was the President of McFarlane Toys from when it was formed in 1994 until he left the company in 2001. Martin directed all toy production in China and Hong Kong and oversaw the company's growth from six employees to over 100.
Chet Jacques, who developed the Collector's Club for McFarlane Toys and represented the company at numerous conventions, will also join BMA Toys, where he will serve in a similar capacity.
The first BMA Toys' release will be Maximo figures based on the CapCom video game, Maximo vs. Army of Zin, while the second release will feature toys based on Sony's Ape Escape 2.