Toddy Gear Team
The leadership team combines decades of experience in sales, product development, and print production will lead Toddy Gear on our ambitious mission.
Jason Emery, President and CEO
Jason Emery is an esteemed leader who recently assumed the role of President and CEO at Toddy Gear. With his visionary approach, he spearheads the development of new products and effectively manages all aspects of company operations and sales initiatives. Under his guidance, Toddy Gear is poised to strengthen its presence in the US while fostering a healthy and enjoyable work culture.
Having joined Toddy Gear as Vice President in November 2014, Emery has played a pivotal role in expanding the company's product line, renowned for its high quality and uniqueness within the industry. His strategic prowess has successfully driven sales strategies, resulting in impressive growth for the company. Emery's expertise has also led to the implementation of streamlined procedures, enhancing overall efficiency and optimizing the sales process. Additionally, he has been directly involved in planning and organizing Toddy Gear's product development initiatives, ensuring the company remains at the forefront of innovation.
Prior to assuming his leadership role at Toddy Gear, Emery amassed a wealth of experience through various executive and sales & marketing positions within award-winning promotional product suppliers. With a career spanning 23 years in the promotional space, he brings a deep understanding of the industry and a proven track record of success.
Isaac Delgado, Vice President of Operations
With his extensive experience and expertise, Isaac is responsible for the day-to-day plant operations and plays a crucial role in shaping the company's overall strategy and success. He diligently manages raw material inventory, and staff, ensuring accountability for facility goals and objectives are established and maintained at the highest level.
With over two decades of experience, Isaac brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role at Toddy Gear. Throughout his career, he has consistently applied industry best practices and embraced cutting-edge technology to streamline operations and drive significant cost reductions while increasing productivity.
Isaac Delgado's recent move to partner at Toddy Gear and Vice President of Operations underscores his exceptional capabilities and unwavering dedication to success. He continues to impact the company's operations profoundly and contributes significantly to its continued growth and prosperity.
Customer Advocates (sales)
Laura Porcayo, Customer Service Representative
Laura Porcayo is a Customer Service Representative for Toddy Gear. In this role, Laura's responsibilities include interacting with customers, processing orders, and identifying the best Toddy Gear product recommendations for customer's needs.
Laura had worked for Toddy Gear for over a year. Starting as a Shipping/ Receiving Clerk, as the pandemic hit, when Toddy Gear was gearing up to maximize PPE production, Laura rose to the occasion and took it upon herself to ensure that all departments in production were working efficiently and orders were shipping on time. By taking that initiative, Laura solidified a promotion to Floor Supervisor. In this role, she worked closely with Management to oversee our production flow and general day-to-day operations. She worked closely with the production team to ensure that delivery dates were met for all orders produced. Her success led her to her current role.
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Amanda Maynard, Director of National Accounts & Business Development
As a Director of National Accounts & Business Development, Amanda Maynord brings her exceptional expertise and winning attitude to strategically build sales revenue with key distributors and cultivate relationships with new clients, driving future sales growth.
With over eight years of industry experience, Amanda has honed her skills in relationship building and sales growth while working for other renowned industry suppliers. Her track record of success includes being recognized as the Sales Representative of the Year for another top 40 supplier in the industry.
At Toddy Gear, Amanda focuses on strategically nurturing and expanding sales with important distributors as the Director of National Accounts & Business Development. Simultaneously, she is actively prospecting and fostering relationships with new clients, positioning the company for sustained growth.
Amanda Maynord's promotion to Director of National Accounts & Business Development is a testament to her exceptional talents and unwavering commitment to success. Her expertise and her winning attitude make her a valuable asset to Toddy Gear as she drives sales and cultivates new business opportunities in the industry.
Kristian Pawlikowski, Regional Sales Manager
Kristian Pawlikowski is the Regional Sales Manager for Toddy Gear. In this role, Kristian will continue to develop existing relationships within the Midwest, including IL, WI, MN, IA, MI, and IN, while prospecting and identifying new customers to further increase Toddy Gears footprint in its home territory.
Kristian started his career in the promotional space with Toddy Gear in 2018 as a Customer Service and Inside Sales Representative. His responsibilities included interacting with customers, processing orders, and providing information about Toddy Gear's product portfolio.
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Norma Herrera, Sewing Supervisor
Norma Herrera is a Sewing Supervisor at Toddy Gear. In her role, Norma leads the Toddy Gear sewing department and plays an integral role in product development as well she is responsible for training new and existing employees and ensuring products to be processed through all necessary work centers while meeting order deadlines.
Norma joined the Toddy Gear team in 2014 as a seamstress then transferred to pressing ensuring that she is knowledgeable as many areas of the process as possible. Norma took some personal time for about a year and then came back to the team in 2019 in a packer role. Norma’s dedication to her job and Toddy Gear ensured her move back to sewing as a Sewing Supervisor.
Marketing & Creative
Viktorya Kooistra - Director of Marketing & Communications
Viktorya is a marketing communications/branding/project management professional who strives to take every opportunity to assist with company growth. She thrives on the exploration of new ideas and approaches to marking & communications. Currently, Viktorya leads a team of talented marketing and design professionals.
Viktorya joined the Toddy Gear team in 2013. Before Toddy Gear, Viktorya worked in the consumer electronics (CE) industry for almost a decade holding various roles including Public Relations, Communications, Advertising, and Product Management.