June 27, 2022 – Greenwood Village, CO-based executive search firm RevelOne has assisted in the recruitment of Elaina Almazan as vice president of brand for Mejuri. The search was led by Sarah Beth Modlin. “A big congrats to Elaina Almazan on joining Mejuri as their VP of brand,” the search firm said. “The match between Elaina and Mejuri couldn’t be better with Elaina’s previous extensive brand experience at high-performing retail E-commerce organizations and Mejuri’s brand recognition within the jewelry space. Thanks so much to Nicole Tapscott, chief marketing officer at Mejuri, for your amazing feedback and partnership throughout the search.”
Ms. Almazan has a vast array of experiences working with the world’s biggest sports and fitness brand, including spending 16 years with Nike. Some of her accomplishments include building the NikeWomen offense to serve the female consumer seamlessly, launching campaigns that moved the world forward through sport, developing strategies that resulted in incremental business for the brand, and most recently celebrating diversity and providing access to wellness through the launch of Nike Yoga.
Mejuri provides a platform for global designers to submit their unique and original designs, where people and trendsetters can then comment and vote. Based on votes, social media interest, and jewelry trends, Mejuri selects the winning designs and manufactures them to introduce unique pieces unlike any in the market. Designs are exclusive and Mejuri markets for the designers and provides them with royalties.
RevelOne is a specialized marketing recruiting firm that serves top VC and PE firms looking for key marketing hires. Its clients are an equal mix of B2C and B2B companies and the CEOs of innovative tech companies such as Lyft, Stitch Fix, Instacart, Everlane, Digital Ocean, Grammarly, eHarmony, Redfin, Udacity, and Zuora. RevelOne has also worked with top public companies such as Adobe, Yelp, Intuit, CapitalOne, Clorox, P&G, RedBubble, and Zappos.
Ms. Modlin is an experienced client manager with a demonstrated history of working for high-growth companies including Our Place, Health E-Commerce, OnX, and Reforge. Prior to RevelOne, she pivoted her career from social work to executive recruiting. Ms. Modlin gained four years of experience as a senior recruiter building out high-functioning marketing teams, working with a variety of industries.
RevelOne recently assisted in the recruitment of Kaitlin Cameron as the new chief marketing officer of The Pro’s Closet (TPC). Kim Thiel led the assignment. “Kaitlin’s addition to our executive team brings us into a new era – beginning our physical retail initiative and extending our brand and marketing presence to new audiences in widespread, comprehensive, and cogent ways,” said John Levisay, chief executive officer of TPC.
RevelOne recently appointed David Jones as chief revenue officer. “At RevelOne, we are following the industry trend of having a single executive ensuring that marketing and sales efforts are not siloed, but rather working together seamlessly—one person overseeing our revenue goals and adjusting initiatives, process, and resources as needed,” said Gary Calega, co-CEO. “For this reason, we promoted David Jones to chief revenue officer responsible for leading both marketing and sales operations.”
Mr. Jones is a business executive with a 25-year track record in general management and business roles, including strategy, marketing, product, business development, and business operations. He blends a decade of problem solving in management consulting with more than 15 years of a valuable combination of E-commerce, viral/social media experience, and mobile – within consumer and internet industries at leading global technology companies, and new online, successful start-ups.
The Pro’s Closet is the world’s largest brand for pre-owned bikes. The company purchases new and pre-owned bikes and accessories from manufacturers, retailers, and individuals. Each bike undergoes a rigorous certified pre-owned inspection and top-to-bottom service prior to sale. The Pro’s Closet Inc. is headquartered in Louisville, CO.
“At RevelOne, we are following the industry trend of having a single executive ensuring that marketing and sales efforts are not siloed, but rather working together seamlessly—one person overseeing our revenue goals and adjusting initiatives, process, and resources as needed,” said Gary Calega, co-CEO.
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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media