Vice President of Operations
Joe brings nearly three decades of carefully crafted imports expertise. Armed with extensive knowledge of the imports business, Joe has been the management powerhouse behind some of the world’s best-loved brands.
Joe’s career was launched in Tapei, where he was responsible for quality control for over 50 factories throughout Asia for the Willitts Designs gift company. Joe moved on to open the Sam & Libby private label division, where he managed the sourcing, manufacturing and production of private label shoes for brands such as JCPenney, Mervyn’s, and Macy’s. His department raised the company’s flatline sales to $8 million in two years.
Joe subsequently joined The Walt Disney Art Classics division. While at Disney, his responsibilities included everything related to their buying, sourcing and production lifecycle. Directly before joining PIN USA, Joe served as the Product Development Director for the Enesco entertainment licensing division.