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Tony DeCarlo, Chief Executive Officer

Tony co-founded the company with Vince and Dan in 2001. He designed the open business model that has driven the company’s growth in sales, product offerings, strategic partnerships and global sourcing capabilities. Additionally, Tony manages the development and execution of the organization’s strategic priorities.

Prior to founding the company, Tony spent 14 years with Henkel Consumer Adhesives where he served in a wide-range of leadership roles, including New Product Development, R&D, National Sales, and most recently as the VP of Global Sourcing. Under his leadership, Henkel’s Sales Division pioneered many new customer relationship and category management practices that earned them Vendor of the Year Awards at Walmart, OfficeMax and Staples. While managing the Global Sourcing unit, Tony led the procurement of more than $167 million in merchandise and forged strategic relationships with manufacturers around the globe. Tony also served on Henkel’s Executive Committee.

Tony earned a bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University where he achieved All-American status as a wrestler. He then earned his MBA from Baldwin-Wallace College.

What does Tony enjoy most about the company? "There is a need, there is a dream, and we are a core group of people who recognize and agree on both... oh yeah... I love our new digs too!"