Hi, I’m Steve

And I recently graduated from the University of Oregon M.S. Sports Product Management Program

My Goal

I’m currently seeking a mid-to-senior level marketing, merchandising, or PLM position at a domestic outdoor or running brand whose values align to my own.

My Why

I believe that sport develops character and is a catalyst for growth.
Quality, purpose-driven products enable athletes to obtain the most from their experience – becoming  better versions of themselves.

Core Values

Be Kind.

Remain authentically loving, compassionate, patient and respectful.

Epitomize Integrity.

Be honest. Be ethical. Be fair.

Embrace Adventure.

Curiosity + Risk = Growth

Be Purpose-driven.

Focus on meaningful actions and work with meaningful people and organizations.

We are Powerful.

Find a tribe or found a tribe – those are the only options.

Decision Time

Keep scrolling for summaries of my recent projects (less fun), or read my answers to 20 random questions (more fun).

20 questions

Skills & Whatnot

Photo by Steven Lelham on Unsplash

Leadership

Strong passion for teamwork & empowering team members to shine.

Strategy

Keen eye for big-picture thinking – both for business and marketing .

Photo by Paul Skorupskas on Unsplash

Consumer Focus

Front-of-mind in any decision, work must align to the consumer.

Digital Marketing

8 years of in-depth SEO and digital marketing expertise.

  • Consumer research
  • Competitive analysis
  • Brand positioning
  • Project management
  • Brand development
  • Content strategy
  • Social media marketing
  • eMail marketing
  • HTML/CSS + CMSs
  • Web Analytics
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • MS Office Suite

Recent Projects

DORSUM

Project Duration: July 2018 – Present

Role: Brand & Marketing Manager

Responsibilities: Brand & Product Marketing, Digital Marketing, Business Strategy, Creative Direction, Product Refinement & Testing

Awards & Accolades: Member of PIE, accepted to Accelerate2Europe European expansion accelerator, one of 10 startups accepted to ReleaseIt competition at 2019 SXSW

Lemolo Outdoors

Team Capstone Project for UO M.S. Sports Product Management program

Project Duration: September 2017 – Present

Role: Co-founder, Chief Marketing Officer

Key Activities: Market & Consumer Research, Product Ideation, Product Design, Product Development, New Venture Planning, Financials, Supply Chain Management, Material Research, Costing, Marketing Strategy, Creative Direction, Sustainability Research, International Expansion Analysis (Asia & Latin America), Strategic Planning

Protest

Project Duration: January 2018 – June 2018

Role: Consultant

Responsibilities: US Market Analysis, Positioning Strategy, Pricing/Assortment Strategy, E-commerce Distribution Strategy, SEO Analysis

Fastpacked.com

Project Duration: February 2015 – Present

Role: Owner & Editor in Chief

Responsibilities: Webmaster, designer, developer, copywriter, videographer, photographer, partnership manager, researcher, product reviewer, social media manager

Recommendations

“…I was hired as a part of Steve’s team, and he quickly took me under his wing and showed me the ropes. Steve is universally well-liked, multitalented, a strong team player, and incredibly intelligent – everything you’d hope for in a boss and coworker. But what makes Steve stand out from the rest is his innate ability to consistently go above and beyond the traditional expectations of a boss – patiently training, coaching, and mentoring me, offering support and encouragement when needed, but also giving constructive feedback to ensure I was operating at my highest potential.”

Christina Elighazi

Recommendations

“… [Steve] is an excellent leader, manager, coach, marketer and strategist. Steve is extremely client-focused, and does a great job creating and implementing custom … strategies for his clients. … Steve fostered an environment of continuous improvement, and always made it a priority to be available to team members to offer advice and help. … Steve is a persistent advocate for his team by promoting the team’s successes and abilities to provide maximum value to clients. I was extremely fortunate to work with Steve, and it would be my pleasure to work with him again.”

Ryan Solan

See the rest of my experience

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My Story + Interests

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