Team

Eric Schechter – President

The Plays I run at GAME – Head Duck or President-I have done it all from Duck Tagging to Strategic Planning.

Time in the GAME League – Been putting the FUN in Fundraising since 1988 and Cool In Your Pool since 2001.

Favorite GAME promotion/product – ePool® in your merchandising division will be one of the most time-saving, innovative products in the marketplace.

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered. (Maybe I should change this to a Duck acronym!)

Bob Ives – Vice President of Finance

The Plays I run at GAME – I count the ducks, not the beans.

Time in the GAME League – Since 2000 and too many characters to count!

Favorite GAME promotion/product – The Underwater Light Show™ and all of its variations: large, mini, twister, Kool-Light–A–Scope, fountain and dancing.

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – I’ve got it covered.

Steve Taylor - General Manager

The Plays I run at GAME - Keep the flock focused on what really matters: the customer.

Time in the GAME League - 6 years and counting!

Favorite GAME promotion/product - GalaxyGlo

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche - You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.

Tom Calvin - Director of Sales of Pool & Spa Accounts

The Plays I run at GAME -

Time in the GAME League -

Favorite GAME promotion/product -

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche -

Domni Newton - Director of Sales of Catalog, Grocery, Drug, and Other MASS Accounts

The Plays I run at GAME - Sell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Time in the GAME League - 2014

Favorite GAME promotion/product - AquaJet

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche - “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” -Thomas Jefferson

Gabe Loncsar – Creative Services Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – I’m the guy that designs the stuff that our stuff goes into and then some. I also design the actual stuff.

Time in the GAME League – Seasoned veteran; free agent out of Chicago in 2001

Favorite GAME promotion/product – Just like the original Coca-Cola® and classic cars, there’s nothing like the original, classic Derby Duck®.

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – Seek first to understand. Then to be understood.

Frank Zhang – Supply Chain Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – I make sure that all the ducks don’t get lost or delayed and reach their new homes on time.

Time in the GAME League – Since 2009

Favorite GAME promotion/product – ePool® Smart System – The Wireless Way to a Smarter, Healthier Pool™

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – Be like a duck. Calm on the surface but always paddling like the dickens underneath.

Tom Zhao – China Sourcing Manager/QC Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – Look for good suppliers and get better pricing. Assisting the development department develop new products.

Time in the GAME League – Since 2011

Favorite GAME promotion/product – Solar Derby Duck®/Globe, ePool® Smart System and Underwater Light Show™

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – As long as you work hard may be successful, but not hard is surely cannot succeed.

Tracy Gong – China Quality and Logistics Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – Arrange quality schedule and follow the details, follow up on samples and arrange logistics.

Time in the GAME League – Since August 2012

Favorite GAME promotion/product – Underwater Light Show™ and Solar Derby Duck®

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – Never say die.

Jay Khanpour – Product Development Engineering Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – I make sure all the Ducks are healthy and they swim right.

Time in the GAME League – Since 2011

Favorite GAME promotion/product – ePool® Smart System

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – Imagination is more important than knowledge. ~Albert Einstein

Paul Hughes – Supply Chain Specialist

The Plays I run at GAME – Watching the flocks leave the nest and find a safe resting place.

Time in the GAME League – March 2008

Favorite GAME promotion/product – ULS Fountain™

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it.

Michael Christopherson – Warehouse Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – Manage personnel and the warehouse and distribution of incoming/outgoing orders to the “best of my/our ability” to keep from ruffling any and all feathers.

Time in the GAME League – April 1st, 2010 (and that’s no joke!)

Favorite GAME promotion/product – Dig the light up characters

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – Remember the three R’s: Respect for self; Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.

Polly Pinder – EDI Specialist

The Plays I run at GAME – I make sure all our MASS Customers’ ordering needs are taken care of

Time in the GAME League – Entered the “Duck” world in 2003 and loving it!

Favorite GAME promotion/product – Love the light up stuff!

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – “The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” – Groucho Marx

Ashley Long – Accounts Payable Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – I pay the duck’s bills.

Time in the GAME League – March 2011

Favorite GAME promotion/product – Dancing Waters Light & Fountain Show™

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – “Chocolate is cheaper than therapy and you don’t need an appointment.” – Catherine Aitken

Michelle Knapik – Staff Accountant

The Plays I run at GAME – I help count the ducks.

Time in the GAME League – Since July 2007.

Favorite GAME promotion/product – Floating Light Garden™

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – “A woman is like a teabag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Valerie Steinberg – Executive Project Coordinator

The Plays I run at GAME – Assistant to the Head Duck, I also feed the ducks, help the Big Ducks fly, and plan all the duck games!

Time in the GAME League – One of the newer ducklings. I joined in February 2014.

Favorite GAME promotion/product – I like all the products!

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – Either I will find a way, or I will make one.

Fred Ghayour - Mass Sales Administration Support

The Plays I run at GAME - Mass and internet sales support.

Time in the GAME League - September 2013

Favorite GAME promotion/product - AquaJet Fountain

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche - “The world is but a canvas to our imagination.” – Henry David Thoreau

Mary Stowe - Account Analyst

The Plays I run at GAME - I make sure the ducks are getting their duck dollars in a timely manner

Time in the GAME League - I’m a recent addition to the duck family joining the team in August 2014

Favorite GAME promotion/product - Outdoor Solar Shower

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche - The more the merrier.

Lindsey Woods - Sales Account Manager

The Plays I run at GAME - I manage the duck’s whereabouts.

Time in the GAME League - 2013

Favorite GAME promotion/product - I love the Light Shows!

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche - 10% of arguments are due to difference of opinion. 90% are due to wrong tone of voice.

Sarah Brussels - Retail Sales Associate

The Plays I run at GAME - I assist our customers with any of their questions or needs.

Time in the GAME League - 2014

Favorite GAME promotion/product - I love all the light shows.

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche - “Be the first in the field and the last to the couch.” -Chinese Proverb

Stacey Groth - Office Manager / AP Assistant

The Plays I run at GAME - Answer duck calls and direct guests to the appropriate quack as well as working on keeping the ducks in a row.

Time in the GAME League - 2013

Favorite GAME promotion/product - SolarGLO Inflatables

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche - Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Tracey Price – Project Coordinator

The Plays I run at GAME - I help various ducks to keep all their ducks in a row.

Time in the GAME League - Since 2014, a newcomer to the pond.

Favorite GAME promotion/product - I can find several uses for the GalaxyGlo.

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche - “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

TOTAL TEAM: 22