As leader of the Six Twenty Six LLC team, Michele is focused on delivering unparalleled client service. She fosters transparency and trust, embracing innovations & welcoming ideas. With a diverse, international client group, Michele’s goal is to create a fully satisfying experience for all. She believes in work/life balance and healthy living.
Greg Stott brings more than 30 years of experience in professional management, accounting, SaaS, real estate technology, private equity, and other industries. Prior to joining iPROMOTEu, Greg served in several financial leadership roles at major nationwide organizations. As our CFO, Greg is responsible for accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, Affiliate payroll, and invoicing. Greg is a Massachusetts native and received a bachelor’s degree in accountancy and management from Bentley University as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Nichols College.
Cliff has been with iPROMOTEu since 2009 and is responsible for helping Affiliates increase their sales and grow their business. He has been involved in the promotional products and sportswear industries for more than 30 years. Cliff is the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades including 17 PPAI Pyramid award wins and recognition as PPAI’s Ambassador Speaker of the Year for six consecutive years. He was also recognized by PPAI as one of the top five industry speakers and trainers and by Counselor Magazine as one of the Top 50 Most Influential People in the Promotional Products Industry. He has published more than 500 articles and two books: Going for the Gold and Weekly Motivational Insights. He studied Marketing and Business Communications at the University of Maryland College Park.
As Vice President of Software Engineering, Venkat is focused on bringing the best technologies in the market to improve the user experience of Affiliates, customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders. Prior to iPROMOTEu, Venkat served as Director of e-Commerce Engineering at Staples and before that served as CTO and cofounder of Micronotes, a venture funded software company in the financial services space. For a decade before that Venkat worked as a software engineer at Cisco Systems.
Venkat holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics and a master’s degree in Computer Applications from universities in India. He also holds an MBA from MIT Sloan. In his spare time, Venkat enjoys hanging out with his kids and outdoor activities including running and bicycling.
Emily’s role as Affiliate Services Manager enables her to provide an extra level of service and support to some of iPROMOTEu’s top-producing Affiliates. Emily has had two stints at iPROMOTEu, from 2008-2011 and 2013 to the present. She says that coming back was one of the best career decisions she’s ever made. Emily enjoys spending time with her husband and their daughter, Penelope.
Candace loves working for iPROMOTEu because she believes the company truly cares about its Affiliates. She would know — it’s her job. Candace handles the onboarding of new Affiliates to ensure a seamless integration with iPROMOTEu’s systems and processes. She also manages the Virtual Assistant Program and facilitates A Woman’s View, which provides resources and networking opportunities for female Affiliates. Before joining the iPROMOTEu team, she worked for ASI. Candace brings that industry knowledge to the table, which especially helps when attending trade shows with our Affiliates. She loves wine tasting and visiting with her four grandkids.
Andrea has more than a decade of customer service and logistics management experience from one of our most beloved manufacturing partners, Gemline. She will work behind the scenes, with support from the iPROMOTEu service team, to make sure all of our projects are managed through to delivery. Andrea’s focus will be to support Michele with all project management and production related responsibilities.
Rick joined iPROMOTEu in December 1999 as Executive Vice President and has been instrumental in the growth of the company. He has more than 30 years experience in the promotional products industry. For most of his career, he was affiliated with a large distributorship as a salesperson and, later, as a manager. For the three years immediately prior to joining iPROMOTEu, Rick was Director of Franchise Services at Adventures in Advertising and was instrumental in AIA’s growth during his tenure. He has a wealth of industry contacts and is well-respected by both distributors and suppliers. Rick graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising.
Alana joined Six Twenty Six LLC in January 2017. She is a college sophomore focusing on creative design and communications. Alana is our millennial voice – making sure we stay current, on point and relevant – and will manage the content on our social media platforms, as well as assist Michele with direct mail, administrative support and more.
Ross founded iPROMOTEu in August 1999 and has served as the company’s President and CEO since that time. Under his leadership, iPROMOTEu has achieved continuous and substantial growth.
Prior to iPROMOTEu, he was involved with the RE/MAX real estate organization in many capacities, including Executive Vice President and General Counsel, for seven years. He was instrumental in the growth of the RE/MAX system in parts of the United States, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. During this time, he was also the president and co-founder of an affiliated mortgage company that he managed for three years before it was acquired.
Prior to RE/MAX, Ross worked for five years as a corporate attorney at Goodwin, Procter & Hoar, a leading Boston law firm, where he specialized in financings and acquisitions. In 2005, he received the Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year Award from ASI and Counselor Magazine. He is regularly involved as a speaker, panelist and participant in industry educational programs and is a frequent contributor to the various industry publications. Ross graduated from Boston College, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Management and later earned a Master of Science in Management from the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. and a law degree from Boston University.