John Ward has been leading marketing teams and initiatives for over 20 years in various industries from fashion, automotive, professional sports, entertainment and higher education. With a background on the brand side at companies such as American Apparel, SUPRA Footwear, Vespa and DIRECTV along with agency experience, John brings a unique point of view to consumer brand efforts. Specializing in digital transformation, John has built and grown several direct to consumer businesses and is perhaps best known, among his many accomplishments, for expanding American Apparel's DTC business globally and growing revenue 100% year over year for over 2 years.
Kelly has been creating engaging brand experiences for over 15 years for brands such as Red Bull, Microsoft, Nike and more. He describes Experiential Marketing as the most honest form of advertising and a valuable means of contributing to culture and community by creating memories and stirring emotion.
Justin McKibben has been operating in the fashion industry for 25 years. McKibben serves as a Business Development Executive for Melmarc; a vertical private label apparel manufacture. During his 10 year tenure at Melmarc, McKibben has enjoyed executing clear strategic plans and carefully cultivating relationships resulting in increased company sales nearly $70M to date.
Lindsay Mauch is the Founder of LTM Digital, a Social Media and Digital Marketing agency focused on health, fitness, sports, and technology. Lindsay has more than fifteen years of online experience with a focus on digital marketing strategy, social media, and product development and has worked for top brands such as MySpace, Fabletics, YogaWorks, Cornerstone OnDemand, Bambo Nature, and Transworld Media. She actively teaches courses and workshops on social media and digital marketing both online and offline and is a workshop instructor at General Assembly, a technology trade school with locations worldwide.
I'm here to help anyone with any startup/entrepreneurship questions, but may be best if related to PO Finance, Supply Chain Finance, Trade (International) Finance/Insurance, along with other founder related questions. I was a founding team member of a laser and optics startup, then corporate business development, venture capital, a couple of self-funded startups, and now mostly providing finance options to companies. Happy to help where I can.
Mark Milutin is the managing partner & CEO of Bread Loaf, a digital agency that specializes in retention marketing, shopify build outs, and creative services. Mark is also the founder of Davos Digital, an e-commerce consulting & advisory firm that helps grow direct to consumer brands online. Over the years, Mark has worked with notable brands including Mercedes, Dolce & Gabbana, Toyota, Monster, United Airlines, DIFF Eyewear, Inkkas Shoes, Flex Watches, Kenny Flowers, Yo Colorado, and many more.
Michael Marckx is Chief Marketing Officer with 100% and Eliel Cycling, as well as CEO of Monuments of Cycling. Previously, he was a Vice President with Nixon and Global General Manager of the adidas watch business. For five years, he has been the CDO of Creative Disruption, an agency with a focus on helping organizations creatively address their futures through the prism of organizational, branding, marketing, event or culture-based initiatives.
Nathan Resnick is the CEO of Sourcify, the fastest growing sourcing platform backed by YCombinator that helps hundreds of companies manufacture products around the world. In the past, Nathan has brought dozens of products to market, ran three ecommerce companies (sold one), and been a part of projects on Kickstarter raising over seven figures.
Proven brand connector and profit generator. Leader with strong background in Lifestyle Marketing, Sports Marketing, Branding, Brand Loyalty, on domestic and global stages for Fortune 500 companies. Skills include project management, boundless creativity, deep passion, cutting edge technology, and a vibrant worldwide network. Recognized for creative projects and programming that significantly drove sales and brand awareness.
Simon has been in public accounting since 2001. He provides assurance and consulting services to a variety of public and private clients and business owners in the cannabis, apparel, and manufacturing and distribution industries. Simon has worked on numerous ASC 805 business combination transactions ranging from small transactions to transactions in excess of $500 million.