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MEET THE TEAM

Diverse Brands' foundation is based on collaboration and working together. Our teams share a passion and drive for excellence for all we work with. Let's start a partnership together so you can see firsthand what teamwork can strive to create. 

Minneapolis

Learn more about our team in Minneapolis, MN.

Bentonville

Learn more about our team in Bentonville, AR.

Seattle

Learn more about our team in Seattle, WA.

Minneapolis, MN

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Tamre Sutphen has been working with Target for the past 12+ years demonstrating her expertise in launching exclusive, national, and own brand programs underscoring her valuable contributions to the company's success. Before this, she held senior leadership roles on the manufacturing side of the business, bringing a wealth of experience and insights to her work with Target. Her combined background in manufacturing and retail has positioned her as a versatile professional capable of seamlessly integrating both aspects of the industry to drive strategic initiatives and deliver exceptional results.

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David Rogers is a dedicated Business Analyst that has been with Diverse for the last 5 years and prior to that was with Target for 9 years. He develops insightful reports that provide actionable insights, empowering your organization to make informed decisions.  David's management of inventory flow guarantees optimized operations, enhancing efficiency and profitability. 

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Jack Olsen has been a crucial asset to Diverse Brands and helping our suppliers with inventory management. Jack's attention to detail and ability to problem solve has made him a great addition to our Target team.

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Dean Keteri is a seasoned professional with over a decade of invaluable experience in sales and marketing strategy. With a relentless passion for driving business growth and achieving results, Dean has honed his skills to become a true expert in his field. Over the last ten years, Dean has been a proven asset to the success of many multi-million-dollar brands that have come through Target's doors. 

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Shivani is a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota where she received her Master of Science in Business Analytics and we are lucky to have her on the team! She is a data wizard with a knack for uncovering hidden insights and telling compelling stories with data. With her background in business analytics, biological engineering, and experience in the financial domain, she can tackle interdisciplinary challenges with ease. She thrives on leveraging data analytics tools to decode customer behavior, sales trends, and operational performance, empowering data-driven decision-making and strategic excellence.

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Maggie New is has been in the wholesale space for the last few years specializing in consumer insights, B2B marketing, and trend forecasting. She is passioniate about helping brands stay ahead of the competition by identifying trends, seizing opportunities, and creating innovative solutions. With a proven track record of success, we work collaboratively with our clients to set goals and meet objectives. 

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Chris Lundberg is an accomplished Account Manager with 11 years of retail experience, including 3 years at Target. With a deep understanding of Target's operations and expectations, Chris possesses comprehensive retail industry knowledge. He excels in managing item data and optimizing operational efficiency. With a client-centric approach and a strategic mindset, Chris develops tailored solutions to drive growth and success.

Audi Ashton is an experienced Account Manager on the Target Team at Diverse Marketing, with 11 years of company experience and 3 years specifically on the Target team. She began her journey as a content curator, finding and sharing engaging and impactful online content. Her role has since expanded to include detailed sales reporting, where she uses her analytical skills to provide valuable insights and recommendations to the Target team and the lines we represent.

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Tamre Sutphen

President, Diverse Brands

Dean Keteri

Director of Sales - Target

Chris Lundberg

National Account Manager - Target

David Rogers

Business Analyst - Target

Audi Ashton

Account Manager - Target

Shivani Gawade

Business Analyst - Target

Jack Olsen

Inventory Analyst - Target

Maggie New

New Business Development

Oslo (AKA Ozzy)

Chief Happiness Officer

Bentonville, AR

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Ryan Fry, an accomplished Executive Vice President of Diverse Brands and a distinguished Walmart Team Lead with an impressive 17-year history of excellence working with the retail giant. With over a decade spent at Diverse, Ryan's remarkable leadership and strategic vision have been pivotal in achieving outstanding growth for the organization. Emphasizing the significance of collaboration, he fosters a cohesive and innovative work environment, bringing together diverse perspectives to drive impactful results. Ryan's dedication to success and passion for teamwork make him an invaluable asset to both Diverse Brands and the Walmart team.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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Sara Yore, an accomplished Senior Business Analyst with an impressive 15-year history of working for or with Walmart. Specializing in Replenishment and Supply Chain Analytics, Sara's expertise lies in optimizing operations and driving efficiency within the retail landscape. Beyond her analytical prowess, Sara plays a pivotal role as a bridge between Walmart and vendors, fostering collaboration and communication to achieve mutual success. With her wealth of experience and strong cross-functional skills, Sara is an indispensable asset in navigating the complexities of the retail industry and delivering exceptional results.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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Joe Tomandao is an accomplished Account Manager with 21 years of retail experience (Walmart, Sams Club and Costco). Over the last 10 years Joe has excelled in understanding and strategically helping companies grow their Ecommerce Business. With a client-centric approach and a strategic mindset, Joe develops impactful solutions to drive growth and success.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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Shugs Kaker, a seasoned sales director who has worked with many talented brands over 20+ years.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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Anna Treece is a highly skilled National Account Manager with a proven track record of success in various departments at Walmart, particularly in Apparel and Toys. Hailing from Bentonville, she brings a deep understanding of the retail giant's operations and a wealth of experience in managing supplier relationships. Anna's exceptional organizational abilities, keen attention to detail, and excellent communication skills enable her to excel in planning and preparing for all modular reviews, while fostering strong connections within the Walmart community. Her dedication to driving business growth makes her a valuable asset in the ever-evolving retail landscape.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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John Roberts, a proud native of NWA (Northwest Arkansas), one of the Nation's top 10 places to live. With nearly a decade of experience at the world's largest retailer, Walmart, John has worked his way up through various roles in replenishment, honing his expertise in inventory strategies, analytics, forecasting, and demand planning. As Replenishment Manager at Diverse Brands, John brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep understanding of Walmart's operations, making him an invaluable partner in driving your business to new heights within the retail giant.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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John-Paul is a seasoned Sales and Operations Analyst at Diverse Brands, bringing over 4 years of dedicated experience collaborating with Walmart suppliers. With a background in sales and replenishment analysis, he excels in showcasing supplier success and identifying areas for business growth. His passion for programming is evident, with proficiency in SQL and DAX, leveraging tools like Azure Databricks and Power BI. John-Paul is committed to expanding his skill set further, currently focusing on mastering Python to deepen his analytical capabilities and contribute even more effectively to the evolving retail landscape.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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Garrett Abbott, a dedicated Senior National Account Manager at Diverse Brands, with a remarkable journey spanning over a decade at Walmart. Inspired by his father's legacy within the company, Garrett's passion for the retail industry led him to forge his own path, creating a successful career in the same domain. With a wealth of merchandising knowledge and a profound understanding of the Walmart landscape, Garrett has cultivated meaningful relationships that have been instrumental in driving business growth. His commitment to excellence and dedication to customer satisfaction make him an invaluable asset in the world of retail and account management.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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Kim Novotny, a dedicated Business Manager at Diverse Brands with a BSBA in Retail Marketing from the University of Arkansas. Highly organized, passionately committed, and people-oriented, Kim thrives in driving business success through effective strategies and fostering strong connections with colleagues and clients alike.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

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Moe Merali, a seasoned sales director who has worked with many talented brands over 20+ years.

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Ryan Fry

EVP, Diverse Brands

Garrett Abbott

National Account Manager -

Walmart & Sam's Club

Anna Treece

Senior National Account Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

John Roberts

Replenishment Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Kim Novotny

Business Support Manager - Walmart & Sam's Club

Sara Yore

Senior Business Analyst - Walmart & Sam's Club

Joe Tomandao

Account Manager - Walmart.com

John-Paul Allard

Sales and Operations Analyst

Walmart & Sam's Club

Moe Merali

Director of Sales - Walmart Canada

Shugs Kaker

Director of Sales - Walmart Canada

Seattle, WA

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John Roberts, a proud native of NWA (Northwest Arkansas), one of the Nation's top 10 places to live. With nearly a decade of experience at the world's largest retailer, Walmart, John has worked his way up through various roles in replenishment, honing his expertise in inventory strategies, analytics, forecasting, and demand planning. As Replenishment Manager at Diverse Brands, John brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep understanding of Walmart's operations, making him an invaluable partner in driving your business to new heights within the retail giant.

Myles Matias is a seasoned e-commerce strategist with over two decades of experience. Currently, as an Amazon Director of Sales at Diverse Brands, he excels in crafting and executing comprehensive sales strategies, optimizing revenue through market analysis and data-driven insights. Myles's collaborative leadership and strong relationship-building skills have consistently driven high-performance sales teams, making him a respected leader in the ever-evolving e-commerce landscape.

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John Roberts, a proud native of NWA (Northwest Arkansas), one of the Nation's top 10 places to live. With nearly a decade of experience at the world's largest retailer, Walmart, John has worked his way up through various roles in replenishment, honing his expertise in inventory strategies, analytics, forecasting, and demand planning. As Replenishment Manager at Diverse Brands, John brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep understanding of Walmart's operations, making him an invaluable partner in driving your business to new heights within the retail giant.

Allison Wilson has been working with Diverse for the last few years and has been an integral part of the puzzle. Behind the scenes, she  works tirelessly to ensure our representation is backed up by accurate data and reporting. Allison provides us with the insights necessary to make well-informed decisions.

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John Roberts, a proud native of NWA (Northwest Arkansas), one of the Nation's top 10 places to live. With nearly a decade of experience at the world's largest retailer, Walmart, John has worked his way up through various roles in replenishment, honing his expertise in inventory strategies, analytics, forecasting, and demand planning. As Replenishment Manager at Diverse Brands, John brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep understanding of Walmart's operations, making him an invaluable partner in driving your business to new heights within the retail giant.

Jeff Craig is a seasoned Analytics Manager with an impressive 17-years tenure at The Boeing Company, brings a wealth of expertise in Industrial Engineering and Analytics to the table. His distinguished career encompasses pivotal roles in Process Development, Operations Reporting, and Sales and Inventory Forecasting, with a notable 8-year stint at Nordstrom Corporate adding retail analytics to his repertoire. Jeff's commitment to excellence is underscored by his APICS-CPIM certification and a Masters of Science in Computer Systems and Analytics. 

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John Roberts, a proud native of NWA (Northwest Arkansas), one of the Nation's top 10 places to live. With nearly a decade of experience at the world's largest retailer, Walmart, John has worked his way up through various roles in replenishment, honing his expertise in inventory strategies, analytics, forecasting, and demand planning. As Replenishment Manager at Diverse Brands, John brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep understanding of Walmart's operations, making him an invaluable partner in driving your business to new heights within the retail giant.

Heidi Kunzler is an Amazon Operations Specialist with a strong background in e-commerce, inventory management, and customer service. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to exceeding customer expectations, Heidi has consistently ensured maximum visibility and sales performance on the Amazon platform. Her multitasking abilities, proficiency in operations, and dedication to continuous improvement make her a valuable asset to any team. Heidi is passionate about delivering exceptional results in the world of online retail.

Myles Matias

Jeff Craig

Analytics Manager - Amazon

Director of Sales - Amazon

Heidi Kunzler

Operations Specialist - Amazon

Allison Wilson

Data Analyst - Amazon

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