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.

Mitch Smith – Vice President of Specialty Channel Sales

The Plays I run at GAME – I try to keep us focused on the most important aspect of our business, the customer.

Time in the GAME League – The old timer of the Sales Team. Started in August, 2005.

Favorite GAME promotion/product – ePool® – The only Water Chemistry Management System for the residential pool that tells you exactly what chemical and how much to put in the pool.

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – The road to success is always under construction.

Lorraine Baun – Sales Account Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – I make sure all of our products are sold throughout the country and keep our customers happy with our products.

Time in the GAME League – New among the crew.

Favorite GAME promotion/product – The classic – Derby Duck® Chlorinator

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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

Andrea Kane – Warehouse Administrator

The Plays I run at GAME – Assisting the warehouse ducks with all of their needs!

Time in the GAME League – June 2012

Favorite GAME promotion/product – Anything that sparkles & glows!

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – If you keep your feathers well oiled, the water of criticism will run off as from a duck’s back.

Robin Dean – Accounts Receivable Manager

The Plays I run at GAME – Finder of funds

Time in the GAME League – New to the crew

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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.

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Daniela Radu – Receptionist

The Plays I run at GAME – I direct duck customers to the appropriate personnel.

Time in the GAME League – June 2012

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

Favorite phrase, quote, cliche – If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and looks like a duck…then it’s probably a duck!

Charlie Huntington – Director of Creative & Brand

The Plays I run at GAME – to create extraordinary experiences for our customers through design and innovation.

Time in the GAME League – new to the pond…a fledgling

Favorite GAME promotion/product – SolarGlobe Chlorinator.

Favorite phrase, quote, or cliché – “Adapt your techniques to an idea, not an idea to your techniques.” – Bill Bernbach

TOTAL TEAM: 19