Born of necessity
So we get exactly where brands are coming from, and have the tools we need to make them grow…
WHo We Are
Design & Automation
Rupesh has several years of experience working in project modeling, architecture and automation with companies including Control4 and Creston. Rupesh studied computer science engineering and systems engineering at Penn. He was awarded the Carnegie scholarship and has been named a John M. Olin scholar.
Operations & Logistics
Jesse has spent years managing purchasing and operations for a multinational media retailer. He has directly executed over $5M in purchasing and managed logistics and customs clearance for thousands of international freight shipments. Jesse obtained his degree in economics from DePaul University with a focus on computer science.
Kevin is a Graphic and Web Designer who has worked with clients in a wide-range of industries including food & drink, apparel, housewares, jewelry and non-profits. He started his career working with P.R.S.V.R. Chicago and has worked with over 100 brands on design and marketing. Kevin earned his degree in Graphic Design from Columbia College of Design.
Michael connects the dots between our team of experts and those that NEED our service. He has over 12-years of experience in the marketing agency space and understands business’ need to look at problems and opportunities holistically. Michael has a degree in marketing from DePaul University and is currently pursuing his MBA in Finance at the Quinlan School of Business: Loyola University Chicago.
Senior Brand Manager
Nirav Gandhi is an Entrepreneur and Brand Strategist who helps startups build their business from the ground up. He specializes in concept creation, design and online marketing. At the age of 19, he created his first tech startup, and at 23, he built the on-boarding system for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). Wanting to satisfy his hunger for more, Nirav shifted to the hospitality industry and helped execute Naansense, an Indian inspired eats chain. After two locations and a food truck, Nirav went on to create a brewery concept, where he raised over $3M in investments. Nirav obtained his degree in business from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a minor in I/O psychology.
WHo We Are
Ariel previously worked at a Chicago intellectual property firm on various trademark, copyright, internet, fashion, patent law and litigation issues. She also researched various commercial litigation issues at the Circuit Court of Cook County for the Honorable Judge McGrath. Ariel obtained a law degree from Loyola University Chicago.
Markets & Growth
Viet has over 10 years of experience in private equity with much of his work focused on expanding the presence of companies in Europe and Asia. Viet is also a successful entrepreneur, having started a distribution company with customers spanning the globe. Viet studied engineering at Penn and has a finance degree from the Wharton School.
Melissa has over 10 years of experience working with luxury brands in Europe and in North America. Her work experience includes purchasing and planning fro Alexander McQueen, Tod’s of Italy, and Jimmy Choo. Melissa has a degree in merchandising and management from the fashion institute of technology.
Communications & Strategy
Eamon is a management consultant with experience across multiple verticals, including: project management, communications, marketing, procurement and supply chain management. Eamon previously worked at FTI and The Lab Consulting. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.
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