Business Development, Sales Management & Market Strategy professional with diverse business experience across multiple tech and outdoor companies. Particular interest within business & process development, marketing strategy and branding.
Accomplished Senior Executive and Entrepreneur with more than 21 years of success in the manufacturing, retail, distribution, broadcast, entertainment, and event production industries.
I am always intrigued by companies spanning various industries, sizes, and stages of growth that are seeking expert assistance with mapping out strategies that are in alignment with their mission and will move their organization forward.
Throughout my career, I have held leadership positions at Guitar Center Professional, Sierra Country Sports, Harman International, Nothing Studios, TC Electronic, Solid State Logic and SMI Concepts. Currently, I am Business Development Manager at Ojai Holding Company. In this role I am developing a select group of outdoor brands while creating the sales division’s strategy for key market initiatives, including the development of the B2B e-commerce platform.
In 2014, I started two projects; I am the Founder and Business Development Director of Ojai Holding Company, which includes the brands Hono Hoku, an active lifestyle, clothing brand & Ojai Avocado, a direct purveyor of fresh California avocados to selective culinary professionals and am also the Developer of Uncle Jack’s Rod Wax, the world’s first non-toxic, water resistant fishing equipment protector product.
In addition to my career and entrepreneurial pursuits, I am also the Founder and Program Director of Karepak, a Central California based organization that focuses on providing the homeless who have pets, the opportunity to acquire the necessities for their best friend and themselves while on the road or in transition.