Meet Our Team

Co-Founders

Philip Butler

CEO

Jeremy Todd

Technical Advisor

Marketing

Ben Spink

Meghan Gleason

Allie Goguen

Wade Christensen

Laura

Laura Screnci

Annie Grotophorst

Megan Scavo

Szymmy Day

Will Loftus

Eric Zuo

Dallin Koski

Melanie Kaloski

Taylor Smith

Casey Martin

Monica English

Katelyn Stamps

Operations

Pegah Safizadeh

Chris Tamucci

Drew Bourassa

Kat Zempolich

Denise Peek

Denise Peek

J.D. Alexander

Carla

Carla Bartz

Jeremy Pendleton

Jeremy Pendleton

Kenzie O’Lena

Kelsey Griffith

Sam Goad

Brady Rice

Rob Garwitz

Polina

Polina Semeykina

Scott Wohlrab

Julie Tso

Aleya Padilla

Jordan Pittman

Jordan Pittman

Coco Gao

Vivian Fond

Jennifer Marchewka

Ray Boucher

Megan Raines

Ruwan Subasinghe

Matt Stanislas

Lily Li

Danielle Thai

Jack Guo

Kurtis McFadden

Mike Gianakos

Faye Cao

Brittany Zhu

Marie Thompson

Kelly Zhong

Michael Le

Henry Sykes

Lilly Lam-Jenifer

David Barrineau

Son Huynh Ngoc

Edwin Barrero

Sebastian de Aristegui

Victor Gazzola

Penny Zhang

Caroline Frock

Thi Pham

Erin Fichter

Gaurav Krishnan

Jai Kansal

Tanner Hellickson

Cynthia Peng

Liz Harrington

Kerry Dall’Armellina

Joleen Herman

Finance and M&A

Laura O’Keefe

Controller

Suzie D’Adamo

Courtney Stilwell

Nashua Chaperon

Jordan Nunez

Autumn White

Legal

Fraser Collin

General Counsel

People

Suzanne Pignataro

Anna

Anna Murphy

Alexa DeStefano

Technology

Ryan Robbins

Ryan Robbins

Hans Raab

Snehan Sharma

Felix Mak

Jon Giordano

Nick Stager

Annalee Rader

Jake Soleil

Get in Touch

For more information on selling your business or working with us, call or send a message.
(617) 744-3392
info@dragonflycommerce.com
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Philip Butler

CEO

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Philip was the Founder & CEO
of Veya, which grew from medical school textbook
startup into one of Amazon’s top algorithmic sellers,
with 20M+ active listings and $60M+ in annual revenue.

Education

M.D. from Yale School of Medicine
S.B. from MIT

Jeremy Todd

CTO

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Jeremy served as CTO of Veya, and was Co-founder & CTO of iZotope, where he led a team of 20+ engineers in the development of award-winning audio software products.

Education
B.S. in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering from MIT

Ben Spink

Background

Ben is a Creative Director with a focus on leading in-house creative teams and growing innovative brands. Prior to Dragonfly, he headed creative services for Quest Nutrition and Atkins with The Simply Good Foods Company.

When he’s not working, Ben enjoys traveling, photography, video games, and trying to impress his wife and dog with his guitar playing.

Education

BFA University of Canterbury

Meghan Gleason

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Meghan spent 6 years helping 1P and 3P brands grow and optimize their Amazon business and advertising programs at Teikametrics. At Teikametrics she led a team of analysts and oversaw Amazon advertising for over 40 enterprise brands. Prior to that, she directly managed Amazon advertising for brands, such as Dickies and Clarks. She also has experience in Amazon listing optimization, inventory management, and general marketing.

Education

B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University, Concentration in Marketing

Allie Goguen

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Allie led creative for Hydralyte, a hydration brand out of Australia, in the US and Canada.  She has also worked for technology start-ups, nonprofits, and local small businesses as a designer and photographer.

Education

B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Boston College

Wade Christensen

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Wade began and grew his career through freelance design and later full-time work. Being in the creative industry for six years, he’s designed anything from websites, t-shirts, social media posts, and food products. He has an insatiable creative drive and loves to express creativity outside of work. Those outlets include photography, painting, and cooking beautiful food.

Laura

Laura Screnci

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Laura spent 5 years in a variety of roles within marketing and operations for Macy’s Inc. In her most recent roles, she was a concession project manager focused on developing vendor initiatives as well as a marketing project manager handling digital creative assets. Laura also has prior experience in marketing project management within the entertainment industry.

Education
M.B.A in Executive Management from St. John’s University
B.A. in Philosophy & Law from Binghamton University with a minor in Business & Sociology

Annie Grotophorst

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Annie led creative for Cupboard, a data-based startup with a portfolio of e-commerce brands. She also worked at Cobble Hill, a marketing agency and design studio in Charleston, South Carolina. Annie is a skilled illustrator and has experience designing branding, packaging, and marketing materials for local and national companies.

Education

BA in Art History from University of Mary Washington, Minor in Museum Studies

Megan Scavo

Background

Meg is currently a Marketing Analyst at Dragonfly, working in the paid search space to help brands grow and maintain success. Prior to Dragonfly, Megan worked as an Amazon Listing Manager at Vive Health, where she managed a portfolio of over 200 products. Meg also has prior experience in social media and communications from her roles at Golf Channel and the University of Central Florida.

Education

BA in Journalism from the University of Central Florida

MS in Digital Strategy from the University of Florida (in progress)

Szymmy Day

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Szymmy worked as a sales and inventory analyst on Thrasio’s international launch team. Before joining Thrasio, he was responsible for managing a portfolio of brands as well as vendor relationships while at Spreetail. 

Education
B.A. in Biology from the University of Alabama 
MBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Will Loftus

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Will worked at Right Side Up as an Amazon Account Manager helping brands grow and optimize their Amazon business. Here at Dragonfly, Will has joined the team as an Amazon Marketing Analyst with a focus on paid advertising to grow our portfolio of brands.

Education

B.A. in Sport Management from Flagler College 

Eric Zuo

Background
Eric joined Dragonfly as an Amazon Marketing Analyst with a focus on performance marketing and the growth of Dragonfly’s brands through paid advertising. Prior to Dragonfly, Eric managed digital advertising channels for an Automotive aftermarket parts manufacturer with a 3000+ SKU portfolio. Eric also has experience in organic SEO and 3P marketplace e-commerce merchandising.
Education

B.S in Energy Business & Finance from Pennsylvania State University

M.P.S in Data Analytics from Pennsylvania State University (in progress)

Dallin Koski

Background
Dallin leads DTC & Paid Media at Dragonfly. Prior to joining, Dallin was an entrepreneur in the DTC space where he founded and led growth for two brands in the apparel & accessories industry that were acquired in 2022. He’s passionate about all things ‘DTC’.

While out of the office, Dallin loves to embarrass himself playing basketball, hop on the nearby trails with his e-bike (because he doesn’t do hills without some help from a battery) and is an avid movie-goer. He lives in Utah with his wife and two kids.

Melanie Kaloski

Background

Melanie is the Director of Brand Strategy & Insights at Dragonfly. Prior to Dragonfly, Melanie worked at Beachbody and Nestle. Through brand and shopper marketing roles, she led brand strategy and integrated marketing plans for beverage and health and wellness brands. 

Education

MBA Northwestern University

B.A. from Amherst College

Taylor Smith

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Taylor led growth marketing strategy for a portfolio of B2B and B2C brands under a venture capital firm in Providence, Rhode Island. This work included expansion of customer acquisition channels, refining marketing operations, and designing growth experiments to scale revenue and prepare brands for acquisition.

Casey Martin

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Casey was an email marketing specialist at a digital marketing agency, Hey Frankie, managing a variety of DTC brands and leading strategic initiatives to improve customer lifecycle.

Education

B.S. of Science from Florida State University College of Business

Monica English

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Monica worked at Juvo Plus and was the first Senior Copywriter in the company and earned respect as she carved out the role and helped establish the company’s content team to what it is today.

When she is not working, Monica enjoys hiking, photography, too much coffee, and working alongside her husband on their farm. She is also a movie buff and a HUGE fan of The Office.

Education

B.A. in English and Journalism from California Baptist University

Katelyn Stamps

Background

Katelyn is currently the Social & Community Associate at Dragonfly, working with creators from all over to help build brand awareness and create a social community. Prior to Dragonfly, Katelyn worked at Snibbs Footwear, a sustainable shoe startup where she started and led the ambassador program while also overseeing the social platforms.

Education

B.A. from the University of Rhode Island

Pegah Safizadeh

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Pegah held a variety of roles at Wayfair spanning proprietary brand strategy, category management, and Wayfair’s supplier loyalty program. Pegah’s background is in financial services with six years of experience at JPMorgan.

Education

M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

B.S. in Management & Finance from Boston College

Chris Tamucci

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Chris led operations in the software space with Satori Reporting as well as consumer goods brands Big Agnes and Honey Stinger. 

At Dragonfly, Chris focuses on supply chain and logistics challenges to help scale the business. This includes inbound and outbound shipping, warehousing, and inventory supply planning across all brands at Dragonfly. 

Education

B.S. in Computer Information Systems and an MBA from Cal Poly Humboldt

Drew Bourassa

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Drew spent six years at Wayfair in a variety of operational leadership positions, spanning CastleGate and inventory management operations, product damage and defect reduction, and dropship fulfillment performance. Before that he led consulting engagements for Stroud International, helping clients primarily in the oil & gas and food & beverage industries achieve improved operational performance.

Education

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University

Kat Zempolich

Background

Kat operates the brands that Dragonfly owns, helping improving processes from branding and marketing, managing supply chain, and international expansion to deliver the best products to our customers. 

Prior to Dragonfly, Kat held a Category Specialist role at Walmart eCommerce where she managed several P&L’s across the Sporting Goods business. 

Education

MS from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business
BA in Public Policy from Duke University

Denise Peek

Denise Peek

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Denise spent 4 years working in economic consulting at Charles River Associates followed by a year at CarGurus. At Charles River Associates, she was a member of the Auctions & Competitive bidding practice, striving to make commodities markets more efficient and transparent through the use of online auctions. At CarGurus, Denise was on the Strategic Partnerships team where she identified and managed new and existing external partnerships in an effort to grow the company.

Education

BS in Marketing from Wake Forest University, Minor in Economics

J.D. Alexander

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, J.D. managed global portfolios within 3M’s Home Care Division, including Scotch-Brite Lint Rollers and Scotchgard Protectors.  He also led strategy, marketing and business development projects across broader 3M as an internal consultant and strategist.  Before 3M, J.D. worked as a management consultant at PwC.

Education

M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business
B.A. from Colgate University

Carla

Carla Bartz

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Carla worked with one of the top 100 Amazon sellers with hundreds of products across numerous categories. Her focus is on new product development and optimization which consistently achieves tremendous year-over-year growth.

Education

B.B.A in Marketing from St. Bonaventure University

Jeremy Pendleton

Jeremy Pendleton

Background

Jeremy is a global sourcing specialist with experience in a broad range of CPG categories from hobby/craft to consumer electronics to furniture. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has built supply chains and led sourcing teams that have put products on the shelves of top-tier retailers like Target, Wal-Mart and Hobby Lobby, just to name a few. Most recently, he headed a team that won Vendor of the Year Award at Jo-Ann Stores for operational excellence.

Education

B.S. of Mandarin Chinese from Brigham Young University

Kenzie O'Lena

Background

As a Business Associate, Kenzie supports Brand Managers as they operate and expand the brands Dragonfly owns. This includes optimizing supply chain, marketing, international expansion strategy, and providing analytical support to Operations.

Kenzie brings to Dragonfly 18 months of full time co-op experience in the Pharmaceutical, Academic, and Government sectors. With a major in Technology Innovation Management paired with Engineering, she bridges communications between the technical and operational aspects of business. Kenzie is well versed in commercial operations, workflow process improvement, and environmental engineering techniques.

Education

B.S. in Business and Engineering with a Data Analytics minor from Drexel University

Kelsey Griffith

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Kelsey worked as a Senior Onboarding Quality Specialist at ezCater. As a quality specialist, Kelsey specialized in the QA of partner content while also assisting product & engineering in product support. She worked on refining several sales and partner automation tools to optimize the client & customer experience.

Education

B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Tech

Sam Goad

Background

As a Product Developer, Sam will be identifying new categories and developing products across Dragonfly brands. He will be collaborating with brand managers and operations to bring ideas to life quickly and efficiently.

Before Dragonfly, Sam spent four years at Clorox building products focused on improving public health and reducing environmental impact. He has experience in managing development teams, contract manufacturers, and consumer testing.

Education
B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University

Brady Rice

Background

With 7+ years living in Asia and experience sourcing millions of dollars of product for the largest brands & retailers in the world, Brady brings both a network and skillset that helps bring beautiful products to life. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and able to order food (and do a few other things) in Spanish and Vietnamese. His MBA is from the #1 Ranked school for Global Business Management – Thunderbird School of Global Management. His driving ethos in all his relationships is to create a meaningful bond that helps bridge nations, groups, & cultures together.

Rob Garwitz

Background

Rob has 13 years of experience in the consumer goods industry with a passion for brands that promote health and wellness. Prior to Dragonfly, Rob was the Co-Founder and Head of Sales for a nationally distributed natural foods CPG brand. Before that, he spent 6 years at Nike, Inc. working in various account management and sales roles.

Education

MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School
B.A. in Journalism from University of Missouri-Columbia

Polina

Polina Semeykina

Background

Polina is part of the product development team, acting as a project manager and product development manager. Polina has a background in procurement and supply chain management in a variety of industries, including aerospace, CPG, and online retail.

Education

BA in Business Administration, University of Washington

Scott Wohlrab

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Scott managed Fulfillment operations with Bodybuilding.com, and Last Mile operations with Wayfair.

At Dragonfly, Scott focuses on warehouse operations and performance with our 3rd Party Logistics partners.

Education

B.S. in Education from Florida State University

Julie Tso

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Julie was a Content Operations and Research Assistant for Cobble, the first platform that focuses on helping couples better spend their time through curated plans. Julie was responsible for managing hundreds of digital content and assisted with enhancing outreach strategies. Before Cobble, Julie held Operations and Administration roles in various industries. 

Education

B.S. in Business Management with a concentration in Operations Management from Stony Brook University

Aleya Padilla

Background
Prior to Dragonfly Aleya was the E-commerce Operations Manager at Kirna Zabete, an online and in-store boutique with multiple online channels focusing on luxury and contemporary fashion. There she focused on inventory management, data upload and integration, and fulfillment. Before Kirna Zabete, Aleya held multiple operations and administrative roles within the fashion industry.
Education

BA in Psychology from Syracuse University

Jordan Pittman

Jordan Pittman

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Jordan had spent the majority of his career as an operations and inventory lead in various e-commerce companies such as Kaspien (formerly etailz inc.) and Jelt Belt while also adding over a year of experience as a Project Manager in the hospitality industry for a company known as Stay Alfred.

Coco Gao

Background

Coco is based in Ningbo China and brings 13 years of experience in product sourcing and development for American and European markets in both brick and mortar retail and ecommerce channels. She has expertise across many categories including craft and hobby, home decor, household and outdoor products as well as pet products. Most recently she excelled providing private label brand sourcing and procurement for Target Stores – taking products from ideation stage through production to final delivery.

Education

BS from Ningbo University of Technology

Vivian Fond

Background
At Dragonfly, Vivian supports brands that Dragonfly owns by optimizing supply chain, inventory management, and sourcing as a Tactical Operations Associate.
 
Prior to Dragonfly, Vivian worked at Caffe Nero USA for 3 years as the Food & Beverage Coordinator. As F&B Coordinator, Vivian managed over 300 products and ingredients, was responsible for new product rollouts, and developed a strong network of New England foodservice wholesalers and vendors. 
Education
B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Supply Chain Management and Marketing from Babson College

Jennifer Marchewka

Background
Highly skilled product manager with over 25 years experience in all facets of new product development, marketing, and direct sourcing within high-profile corporations. Emphasis on collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business, product, marketing and financial objectives.

Ray Boucher

Background

At Dragonfly, Ray works on the Operations team, focusing on brand management and new product launch.

Prior to Dragonfly, Ray worked as a Business Operations Associate at a stealth startup in the ghost kitchen space. There, he helped launch and scale new business units on the Special Projects team. His work focused on launching new sites, developing and implementing core operational workflows, and creating scaled operating systems using SQL and python.

Education

B.A. in Economics and English from Vanderbilt University

Megan Raines

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Megan was a Product Designer & Market Researcher for Malouf Companies. In that position she designed furniture, textiles, and conducted detailed trend analyses for multiple online channels such as Walmart, Amazon and Wayfair.

Before Malouf Companies, Megan lived in Cincinnati, Ohio and worked in Marketing—creating digital content as a lead Photo Stylist—for 10 years. She worked for large retailers and e- commerce companies such as Kroger, Proctor & Gamble, Amazon, Walmart, and Grandin Road.

Education

BFA in Ceramics & Sculptural Design from Shawnee State University in Ohio.

Ruwan Subasinghe

Background

Before joining the product development team at Dragonfly, Ruwan spent 7 years as an independent product design consultant. His skills in conceptual design, mechanical engineering, and sourcing helped countless businesses turn their product ideas into mass produced goods.

Matt Stanislas

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Matt had spent 2.5 years working in the Product Development space for Staples, focused on categories that emphasized collaboration and quality. Before Staples, Matt held Development roles for both Apple and Thermo Fisher Scientific, with focus on plastics tooling and manufacturing.

Education

B.S. in Plastics Engineering at University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lily Li

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Lily worked as an Office/Sourcing Manager for a wood product processing company. Lily has extensive experience in procurement, e-Commerce, office management, sales, and marketing.

Education

B.A. from Hangzhou Normal University

Danielle Thai

Background

At Dragonfly, Danielle helps operate Dragonfly’s brands by supporting operations, marketing, and branding to provide the best products for our customers.

Prior to Dragonfly, Danielle worked as an Admissions Coordinator at CIEE Council on International Educational Exchange, where she consulted with students applying to study abroad programs in Asia-Pacific and Latin America. She has a background in sales, fashion, marketing, and consulting.

Education

B.S. in Resource Economics from University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jack Guo

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Jack worked for a trading company or buying office over 14 years as Quality Control and Sourcing Specialist. Most recently, he managed PD and sourcing at Evergreen, connecting the development with QVC, Costco, Kroger, and some other US retailers. Jack has additional extensive experience in Home & Garden décor, Furniture and Hardgoods.

Education

B.A. from Guangdong Ocean University

Kurtis McFadden

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Kurtis directed programs focused on development and health for under-resourced youth as well as co-founded a social enterprise coffee company in Spokane, WA. 

Education

B.A. in International Business and Spanish from Whitworth University

Mike Gianakos

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Mike worked as a Behavioral Research Analyst for Business Intelligence Advisors. In this role Mike applied BIA’s proprietary methodology, which was developed in the Central Intelligence Agency, to yield new insight into corporate disclosures

Education

B.S in Finance from Providence College

Faye Cao

Background

Faye joins Dragonfly with nearly 10 years of experience sourcing internationally. She has focused on various products and suppliers, managing supplier relationships, and orders from start to delivery.

Education

B.A. Sun Yat-sen University

Brittany Zhu

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Brittany worked as a Chief Sales Officer in a crafts & packaging company. Brittany comes to the team with more than 10 years of experience sourcing & developing a variety of categories including kitchen, bath, storage as well as ceramic products. 

Education

B.S. from Hunan University of Technology

Marie Thompson

Background
Prior to Dragonfly, Marie was the Product Developer for L.L.Bean’s Bag & Luggage category, managing products such as the iconic Boat & Tote and L.L.Bean Book Packs. Marie has also been the Design Lead for startups such as Pakt and Boston Bag Co. Heritage Project; visualizing and bringing to life innovative new product lines. 
Education

BFA in Industrial Design, from Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Kelly Zhong

Background

Kelly comes to Dragonfly with 16 years of experience in foreign trade across the American & European markets. Prior to Dragonfly, Kelly managed sourcing and delivery for big-box retailers such as Target and Michaels.

Education

B.A. from Zhejiang University

Michael Le

Background
Michael Le comes from working at international and local enterprises with several years of field work experience in global logistics. Michael has extensive experience scaling foreign business operations in Vietnam, and has held hands-on roles in product sourcing, quality control, and vendor relationship management.
Education

Guangdong Engineering Polytechnic

Henry Sykes

Background
Prior to joining Dragonfly, Henry worked as an analyst for various stage startups in the fields of no-code software, micro-mobility, and wealth management. At Dragonfly, Henry is part of the product development team, acting as a product development associate. 
Education

B.S. in Business Analytics, Babson College

Lilly Lam-Jenifer

Background

With over 5 years experience in Customer Service, Lilly has worked with e-commerce brands to bring a positive experience to all customers.

Education

B.A. in Sociology from Binghamton University (SUNY)

David Barrineau

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, David spent several years as an Operations Manager in Amazon’s fulfillment network where he helped launch a new fulfillment center and ensure timely packing and shipping of millions of customer orders before moving upstream to the eCommerce private equity space. David has since leveraged his intimate understanding of the Amazon supply chain to operate over a dozen Amazon-fulfilled eCommerce brands and has experience in everything from inventory planning and product development to paid search marketing and acquisitions. David has a passion for growing and operating eCommerce businesses at scale, and in his personal life he is a world traveler, avid reader and lifelong learner.

Education

B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida

Son Huynh Ngoc

Background

Son brings a positive skill set stemming from his background in sales, customer services, and non-profit work. Prior to Dragonfly, he’s put together years of work as a project specialist for logistics and product development in the furniture and mattress industry. He makes all things Southeast Asia smoother for his team!

Edwin Barrero

Background

Before joining Dragonfly, Edwin worked as an Advertising Coordinator at HOLA! TV where he managed and executed TV and social media campaigns for high-end brands. In 2020, he started his own e-commerce brand on Amazon specialized in cellphone accessories for content creators. Prior to this, he also interned at Procter & Gamble while finishing his Master’s of International Business at the University of Florida. At P&G, he worked with the Fabric Care marketing team to launch a new brand and product bundles in Colombia. 

Education

M.A. in International Business from University of Florida

B.A. in Business Administration with Mass Communications Minor from University of Florida

Sebastian de Aristegui

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Sebastian worked in legal support roles at Ropes & Gray LLP and Eze Software. He has experience in contract management, information governance, and vendor relations. More recently, he dedicated himself to running a music events business in Boston. Here, he oversaw creative strategy and managed various facets of day-to-day operations.

Education

B.S in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics with a minor in International Relations from Northeastern University

Victor Gazzola

Background

Victor is a customer service associate, with over a decade of experience in the field. Before Dragonfly, Victor worked in customer service at Billabong, Azul Airlines, and more recently, Georgia Department of Public Health. 

Penny Zhang

Background
Before Dragonfly, Penny has worked as a sourcing specialist and sales merchandiser for various household product companies. Penny has extensive experience in sourcing and managing supplier relationships.
Education

Guangdong Engineering Polytechnic

Caroline Frock

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Caroline held a role as an E-commerce Strategy Associate at Wayfair where she specialized in workflow optimizations for their supplier outreach campaigns. She worked to minimize gaps in Wayfair’s online catalog by surfacing product addition opportunities to suppliers.

Education

B.A. in Economics from Georgetown University

Thi Pham

Background

Thi is based in HCMC – Vietnam. Prior to Dragonfly, Thi has many years experience as an assistant/ interpreter/coordinator in other international companies. Thi is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Vietnamese, she also has experience in e-Commerce, office management, data management and administrative.

Education

B.A. from Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City

Erin Fitcher

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Erin led in production for Dolls Kill Home, a global online brand with stores located in California and New York City. She has worked with a variety of fashion companies as a designer, producer, maker, pattern drafter and as a freelance hair and makeup artist for runway, photo shoots and special events. 

Gaurav Krishnan

Background
Gaurav supports the operating of the brands that Dragonfly owns, looking to improve processes across branding and marketing, supply chain, and international expansion to deliver the best products to our customers.
 
Prior to Dragonfly, Gaurav was a Senior Growth Strategy Associate at Wood Mackenzie where he worked closely with companies across the energy sector to optimize their supply chain management through data.
Education

B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business

Jai Kansal

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Jai worked in quality assurance in the pharmaceutical industry, doing document control and equipment management. Previous to that, he worked in quality assurance at Clive Coffee, doing espresso machine testing and inventory management. At Dragonfly, he works as the central operations coordinator.

Education

B.S. in Integrative Biology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Tanner Hellickson

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Tanner worked as a Demand Planning Associate at Fair Harbor sustainable clothing brand. At Fair Harbor, Tanner worked on forecasting future sales figures, optimizing omnichannel inventory flows, and creating SOPs as part of the core operations team.

Education

B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College

Cynthia Peng

Background

Prior to joining Dragonfly, Cynthia worked with 150+ wellness and beauty brands at Sela, the digital commerce agency arm of The PCA Group of Companies. While there, she oversaw four teams responsible for ensuring quality organic content for all contract brands across Amazon and Walmart globally. She has also been Director of Copywriting for JLS Trading Co., an 8-figure Amazon seller in operation since 2012.

Education

B.S. in Business Administration from UNC Greensboro

Liz Harrington

Background

Prior to joining Dragonfly, Liz worked at a top 50 seller on Amazon as a project manager for the new product launch process. During her time, she worked on strategies to expedite the time-to-market for new products and addressed various challenges associated with product launches.

Education

B.S. Behavioral Neuroscience from Quinnipiac University
M.S. Mental Health Counseling from University of Albany

Kerry Dall'Armellina

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Kerry worked as a Planner at Birchbox for their core beauty and wellness categories. Kerry worked on inventory forecasting for both their online storefront and subscription service.

Education

B.S. in International Trade and Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology

Joeleen Herman

Background

Joeleen has 10+ years of experience in CPG eCommerce.  Her passion is in operations, process improvement, and identifying inefficiency to drive growth.  Prior to Dragonfly, Joeleen held a Senior eCommerce Account Manager position at Fit & Fresh, where she managed P&L, strategy, and execution for their Amazon 1P account. Prior to Fit & Fresh, Joeleen worked at Aqua Leisure Recreations LLC, leading their eCommerce efforts.  As a business leader and strategist, she focused on building operations, growing market share, and driving substantial gains across all performance metrics.

Education

Certificate in Economics, Business Economics, and Accounting from Almega College, South Africa

Laura O'Keeffe

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Laura led Finance at The Wing, the women’s co-working space acquired by IWG Plc. Before this, she was global Controller of MealPal, a food-tech start-up. Laura previously held FP&A and Accounting roles at Gucci and Viacom, after starting her career as an auditor at Deloitte.

Education

B.A. in Commerce from University College Galway
M.Sc in Accounting from Smurfit Business School
Fellowship of Chartered Accountants

Suzie D'Adamo

Background

Prior to Dragonfly Suzie was the Accounting Manager at Coldwater Creek where she helped start up the accounting team while managing the monthly close process and audits. Before Coldwater, Suzie held roles in Finance and Accounting in multiple industries included insurance and technology.

Education

B.S. in Finance from Bentley University

Courtney Stilwell

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Courtney was Senior Accountant at Hydro International overseeing all daily A/R and A/P functions.  Before Hydro International, Courtney held  Accounting roles in several industries including fashion and medical distribution.

Education

B.A. in Elementary Education from University of North Carolina at Wilmington M.S.A  from University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Nashua Chaperon

Background
Before Dragonfly, Nashua worked at Coldwater Creek where she assisted in many processes from accounts payable to sales tax filings as well as a variety of accounting responsibilities.  
Before Coldwater, Nash worked at Sentient Jet where I held the role of Corporate Accounting Manager where she was responsible for maintaining the corporate ledger and the consolidation of four subcompanies. Prior to Sentient Jet, Nashua worked as an auditor servicing various industries.

Jordan Nunez

Background
Prior to Dragonfly, Jordan was an FP&A Manager at Boston Beer Company, makers of Sam Adams, Truly, Twisted Tea, Angry Orchard, and Dogfish Head. As an FP&A Manager Jordan was responsible for supporting the Operations function (aka our production breweries) and before that spent time supporting the Marketing department and Opex planning. Before joining Boston Beer, Jordan worked as a public accountant at Grant Thornton working on manufacturing clients in the New England area.
Education
B.S. in Accounting at Boston College Carroll School of Management

Autumn White

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Autumn was a Credit Analyst at Builders FirstSource overseeing a variety of A/R and credit functions. Before Builders, Autumn worked in the automotive industry and she currently resides in Colorado.

Education

B.A. in Economics from Colorado State University

Fraser Collin

Background
Prior to Dragonfly, Fraser was the Assistant General Counsel at Wheelabrator Technologies. Before that he was a partner in the corporate group at Burns & Levinson LLP where he focused on M&A, venture capital and securities transactions.
 
Education
B.A. Boston College
JD Suffolk University Law School
Suzanne Pignataro

Suzanne Pignataro

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Suzanne held Operations and Talent Acquisition roles at Wayfair. Before Wayfair, Suzanne worked across retail and ecommerce industries with focus in Merchandising, Retail, Logistics, Supply Chain and Talent Acquisition.

Education

B.S in Human Sciences at Florida State University

Anna

Anna Murphy

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Anna held a Talent Acquisition role at Wayfair with a focus in hiring top talent to build out and scale their Logistics and Supply Chain network globally. Before Wayfair, Anna worked across a variety of industries within Healthcare as well as the Engineering and Defense Contract space holding Talent Acquisition and Operations positions.

Education

B.S. in Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Alexa DeStefano

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Alexa worked as a Technical Recruiter helping startups to enterprise companies hire IT professionals within Product and Project Management, UX/UI Design, and Mobile Engineering. Alexa delivered top talent for tech companies in several industries including Supply Chain, SaaS, eCommerce, Marketing, and Insurance. 

Education

B.A. in Psychology from The Ohio State University

Ryan Robbins

Ryan Robbins

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Ryan created the Bluevine Studios website showcasing a personal digital-imaging research project called “Color Cosm”.  Previously, Ryan has worked as a Software Engineer for over 15 years, including 10 years at iZotope, Inc. working on a wide variety of audio-related and web-development projects and technologies.

Education
B.S. in Computer Science and minor in Mathematics from the University of Utah

Hans Raab

Background

Hans has been making sure that IT needs are met for more than a decade, working with every size of business from small startups to enterprise environments.  His background covers both IT support and system engineering.

Snehan Sharma 

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Snehan worked in retail tech as a product manager. At Optoro and One Door, he collaborated closely with users and stakeholders to ship innovative B2B software solutions for the reverse logistics and store operations spaces, respectively.

Education

B.A. in History from Duke University

Felix Mak

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Felix worked as a Senior Software Engineer for Apto Payments, a financial services company. Here at Dragonfly he will be joining our Tech team as a Senior Software Engineer.

Education

BS, Computer Science & Engineer
University of California, Davis

Jon Giordano

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Jon worked as a Software Engineer for the gaming industry’s leading testing and certification lab, as well as a Software Engineer for a chocolate manufacturer utilizing various technologies and implementing business-critical systems. Previously, Jon worked as a Solution Architect for Villa & House, a luxury furniture company, working on and leading a variety of integration projects for various technology systems.

Education

B.S. and M.S. in Software Engineering from Monmouth University

Nick Stager

Background

At Dragonfly, Nick operates the brands Dragonfly owns, building and improving processes from branding and marketing, to managing supply chains and international expansion. Nick is also helping to build out our data infrastructure and analytics capabilities.

Prior to Dragonfly, Nick worked at Wayfair as a Senior Analyst within their 3D Operations team. As an analyst, Nick prototyped machine learning and computer vision solutions for ecommerce merchandising and automated reporting using SQL and python. Before Wayfair, Nick worked as an operations manager at an HR tech start up.

Education
B.A. in Religion and Economics from Harvard University

Annalee Rader

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Annalee worked as a Data Analyst at ecommerce fashion startup, Parade. Before Parade, Annalee began her career as an investment analyst in the private equity space.

Outside of work, Annalee can be found by the Chicago waterfront, planning her next ski trip, or curating her sneaker collection.

Education

B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia

Jake Soleil

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Jake accumulated a wealth of experience in implementing software solutions across diverse industries such as pharmaceuticals, education, and automotive. Throughout his various roles, he consistently demonstrated proficiency in training, configuration, and support, actively working to refine operational efficiencies within products.

Peter Ryan

COO

Background

Prior to Dragonfly, Peter held a variety of roles at Wayfair including incubating new categories and sourcing new supplier partners. Peter was one of the first 5 employees at CastleGate Fulfillment, Wayfair’s 3PL solution, and held a leadership role in growing it to a top 50 worldwide logistics provider. Most recently Peter was the GM of Returns & Incidence, managing over $1B in Supply Chain costs.

Education

M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
B.S. from Bates College