Favorite Outdoor Activities: hiking, running, camping
Shari has an extensive background in sales, marketing, and product management including Brand Management positions at Nestle and Proctor & Gamble. Shari was one of the initial employees of Imagitas and during her 7 year tenure she helped forge their strong relationship with the U.S. Postal Service and started their sales force. Shari has a BA in Economics and an MA in Sociology both from Stanford University.
President and CMO
Favorite Outdoor Activities: hiking with my family, running, fishing with my boys, exploring tidal pools
Christopher is a career marketing executive with extensive management, marketing and brand strategy experience. As Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) for almost 7 years, Christopher headed the company’s national marketing, and helped launch two new product lines, as well as the company's first fully-transactional consumer website. Prior to Public Storage, he held several positions in advertising, marketing and event management, and was the youngest Tournament Director on the women’s professional tennis tour. Christopher has a BA from Syracuse University and attended the Peter Drucker School of Management Executive MBA Program.
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Swimming, hiking & gardening
Emily has a unique background in the fields of publishing and product development. At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Emily developed an extensive line of paper products and illustrated books based on the museum’s vast holdings. When she moved to LA she landed at The Disney Company where she managed the highly profitable collectibles business for their chain of retail stores. She enjoys spending time outside with her family, exploring new destinations. Emily has a BA in Art History from Vassar College.
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Walking, biking and gardening
Marci brings more than 25 years of sales, marketing and media experience to GSG. Marci started her career in radio and television, and grew to be a career relocation manager at Procter and Gamble. Marci is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a concentration in Advertising. She is married with two children. Marci enjoys taking long walks and has a new-found interest in yoga. And if you’ve ever wondered if Elvis is still alive; he’s not, just ask Marci.
Favorite Outdoor Activities/Hobbies: Camping, Rock Climbing & Kitesurfing
Dave brings 11 years of Software & Web Application Development experience to the GSG team. He started programming at the age of 12 and has since continued to be fascinated by technology and software development. Some of his undergraduate research includes building an autonomous submersible craft used to navigate and inspect the cores of nuclear reactors. In his spare time, he enjoys building applications that improve the lives of people. Dave studied Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Missouri University of Science & Technology.
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Road biking, mountain biking, rock climbing
As creative director, Ian Richer incorporates forward-thinking strategies to evolve brands in the digital space. His specialty is digital design, advertising and strategy, but with a background in typography and publication design, thanks to NYC’s School of Visual Arts. Ian’s bold spirit has always stood front and center as he’s lead music projects alongside Virgin Records, developed not-for-profit collateral for the United Nations and USAID and trekked across the Nepalese and Tibetan Himalayas.
Favorite Outdoor Activities/Hobbies:Hiking, Gardening
David is a commercial and print producer who also happens to have produced an independent film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. David has worked with clients such as Honda, Chrysler, Motorola, Sony, Pioneer, IBM, DKNY, Mattel, and Coca-Cola. He has also worked in television and music videos, and excels and creating extraordinary content for clients.
Favorite Outdoor Activities/Hobbies:Hiking, Tennis, Gardening
Dawn is a Grammy-nominated producer of commercial, print, music, digital projects, and independent films. She has worked with clients as diverse as Pepsi, Capitol One, Nissan, Nintendo, Radiohead, and many more. She is well versed in international and domestic production and scouting, and has worked with a variety of directors and production teams.
William Matthes, Managing Partner, Behrman Capital
Bill has been in the venture capital business for 17 years, and currently manages funds totaling $2 billion for Behrman Capital. Bill has earned with honors both an MBA from Harvard University, and a BA in Economics from Stanford University. Bill sits on the Board for numerous companies, and is a guest lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Marvin is a 16-year veteran executive with the country's largest self-storage provider, Public Storage (NYSE: PSA), and for the last 6 years a Public Storage Board of Directors member and the company's President. He is a graduate of University of Southern California.
Marc Dworsky, Partner, Munger, Tolles and Olson
Marc received his B.A. from York University (1983) and his LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School (1986), where he was the Gold Medalist and received the Viscount Bennett Fellowship awarded annually to the most outstanding law student in Canada. In 1987, he received his LL.M. from Harvard Law School. Marc has been a partner of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP since 1995.
Paul Corvino, Digital Marketeer
Paul began his illustrious career at The New Times and is considered one of the early architects of the modern online advertising model. As SVP for AOL he ran the advertising and ecommerce divisions and grew sales revenue from $35million in 1998 to over $2billion in 2001. Under his tenure, AOL was listed by Sales and Marketing Magazine as the best media sales organization in America. Paul is a graduate of Iona College and attended Harvard Business School Executive Leadership Program. His interests are playing and watching sports, his art collection, and spending time with his three wonderful boys. Paul has also written and produced feature films for television and theatrical release.