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SENIOR LEADERSHIP

MARQUEE BRANDS

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Heath Golden

Chief Executive Officer
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Martha Stewart

Founder,
Martha Stewart Living,
Omnimedia
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John Hayes

Chief Financial Officer
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Rachel Terrace

Chief Brand Officer
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Christian Martin

Chief Content Officer,
Marquee Media
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Heather Greenberg

Chief Legal Officer
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Joseph N. Zarro

Chief Business Development Officer
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Kevin Sharkey

EVP, Executive Director of Design, Martha Stewart
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Thomas Joseph

EVP, Culinary,
Home Division
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Jerry Haggerty

EVP, Brand Strategy, Home Division
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Tim Reid

EVP,
Fashion & Lifestyle
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Peter Maule

EVP,
GM Outdoor Sports
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Colin Hagen

SVP Marquee Connect,
Business Development
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Yenelle Jackson

Chief of Staff

NEUBERGER BERMAN

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Zachary Sigel

Managing Director,
Co-Founder
Marquee Brands
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Samuel Porat

Managing Director,
Co-Founder
Marquee Brands
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Ramez Toubassy

Managing Director
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Kevin Chiu

Principal
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Timothy Friedo

Associate
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Adi Jalan

Associate
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Heath Golden

Chief Executive Officer

Heath Golden is Chief Executive Officer at Marquee Brands and a member of the Marquee Brands Board. Prior to joining Marquee Brands, Heath L Golden served as EVP, Chief Financial & Strategy Officer of Randa Apparel & Accessories (RAA). During his tenure as the company's CFO, he successfully managed the business through the global pandemic. Before his CFO role, Mr. Golden served as EVP, Chief Strategy Officer of RAA, spearheading the acquisitions of the Haggar and Tribal brands and a significant ownership stake in Moss Bros. in the U.K. He was also President of Randa Digital Labs, where he led efforts to build digital-first direct-to-consumer businesses and supported the omnichannel growth of RAA's retail partners, paving the way for RAA's rapid growth.

Before Randa, Heath was President, Americas for Bendon Group, a leading intimates company based in Sydney, Australia. While at Bendon, he more than doubled the size of the U.S. business. His achievements include conceiving and launching Heidi Klum Intimates into Macy's, Nordstrom, and Bloomingdales, and re-launching Frederick's of Hollywood as an online pureplay.  This followed eight years at Hampshire Group, Limited, where he joined as Vice President of Business Development and ultimately served over three-and-a-half years as President and Chief Executive Officer.  
 

Heath began his career as an M&A and private equity lawyer at leading law firms and is a past member of the Boards of Directors of Baboon, Greats, Hampshire Group, Moss Bros., and Stantt. In addition, Heath is a longstanding member of the Board of Governors of Fashion Scholarship Fund, the leading fashion industry charity. Graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, Heath holds a Juris Doctor degree from Temple University School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Law Review.

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Martha Stewart

Founder,
Martha Stewart Living,
Omnimedia

Martha Stewart is an entrepreneur, bestselling author (99 lifestyle books to date), Emmy award winning television show host, and Founder of the first multi-channel lifestyle company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Reaching more than 100 million devoted fans on a monthly basis through her magazines, television shows, books, and products for the home, sold at multiple retail and online outlets, Martha is the “go-to” source for the homemaker. She and her talented staff provide trusted , reliable, and useful information on all aspects of everyday living- cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, healthy living, holidays, weddings and pet care. Her branded products can be found in tens of millions of homes and in thousands of retail locations. Martha expects to continue expanding her brand into travel, online sales, international partnerships and additional television programming.
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John Hayes

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer at Marquee Brands, John brings a wealth of experience spanning over 30 years across finance, operations, sales, and licensing. His leadership has been instrumental in driving growth in wholesale, retail, and e-commerce divisions, holding positions of President, CFO, and COO. Notably, John's extensive international experience in global licensing and distribution, including two years as a resident in Europe, underscores his adaptability and deep understanding of global markets.  
 
Prior to joining Marquee Brands, John spent 32 years at PVH Corp, a publicly traded branded marketing company. During his tenure there, he was a key part of the management teams for leading brands, including Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Izod, Van Heusen, Arrow, G.H. Bass, Timberland, Warner’s, Speedo, and True & Co. In addition, John played a key role in acquiring and integrating multi-billion-dollar companies such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Warnaco into PVH. Conversely, he also divested large operating divisions out of PVH. During his tenure, PVH grew from a billion-dollar domestic wholesaler and retailer to a multi-billion-dollar global lifestyle company. 
 
John holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and International Business from McGill University.
 
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Rachel Terrace

Chief Brand Officer

Rachel Terrace is the Chief Brand Officer at Marquee Brands. Previously, Rachel was the Senior Vice President of Licensing & Brand Development at Penske Media Corporation, where she led licensing, merchandising, and brand extension activity in the U.S. Rachel grew licensing revenue by developing and launching new businesses across fashion, Web3, e-commerce, and more for PMC's portfolio of media and lifestyle brands including Rolling Stone, Billboard, Robb Report and WWD. Prior to PMC, Rachel was the founding Chief Marketing Officer of TIME'S UP, the non-profit organization advocating for gender equity at work, where she led partnership, merchandise, and brand activities for the organization. During her time there, TIME'S UP achieved over 50 billion media impressions, raised millions of dollars in donations for the TIME'S UP Legal Defense Fund, and launched global advocacy campaigns. Before TIME'S UP, Rachel was the Senior Vice President of Brand Management at Beanstalk, an Omnicom brand extension and licensing agency. There, she led the agency's North American brand management team and business, overseeing the strategic development and implementation of brand extension programs across numerous product categories, including home, food, fashion, and hard goods, achieving double-digit revenue and EBIT growth. Over her more than 12 years with the agency, her work for premier and diverse brands such as Diageo, HGTV, and Ford Motor Company drove billions of dollars in retail sales and garnered multiple industry awards. Earlier in her career, Rachel worked in various marketing roles at American Express, Unilever, and Jupiter Research. 
 
Rachel holds a BA in Political Science from Brown University and an MBA in Marketing and Management from Columbia Business School.
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Christian Martin

Chief Content Officer,
Marquee Media

Prior to joining Marquee Brands, Mr. Martin was a General Manager and Vice President of Video and Video Production at SiriusXM where he was responsible for news, talk, sports, music videos and podcasts. Prior to that, he was a Vice President of Digital Content, Strategy and Development at A+E Networks, where he was responsible for digital programming and digital development. He has also held senior positions at NBC News, including being Ann Curry’s lead producer.  Mr. Martin holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from University of Michigan.
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Heather Greenberg

Chief Legal Officer

Prior to joining Marquee Brands, Ms. Greenberg was the SVP, General Counsel & Secretary of FILA USA, the iconic sportswear and streetwear company. Prior to that she served for 10 years as Deputy General Counsel at The Topps Company where she successfully negotiated major license deals with Disney, WWE, and Lucasfilm. Before Topps, Ms. Greenberg started her in-house legal career as Intellectual Property Counsel for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. where she worked closely with all four company divisions – Publishing, Television, Merchandising, and E-commerce. Ms. Greenberg also has prior experience working with other fashion brands and with “Buy Now Pay Later” companies and worked as an associate in the Trade Practices department of top law firm, Weil, Gotshal & Manges. A dedicated public school advocate, Ms. Greenberg previously taught high school Social Studies in NYC.  In addition to receiving her juris doctorate from Fordham University, where she was a Stein Scholar in Public Interest Law and Ethics, Ms. Greenberg graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a degree in History and holds a Master’s degree in Social Studies Education from New York University.
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Joseph N. Zarro

Chief Business Development Officer

Joseph N. Zarro is the Chief Business Development Officer at Marquee Brands. He has over twenty years of licensing experience and is an expert in product category, and international brand expansion strategies, as well as brand management. 

Before joining Marquee Brands, Joe held leadership positions at Authentic Brands Group. He started as the Vice President of Business Development, focusing on men's and women's fashion brands, and was then promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Development and Legal Affairs. Following this, he served as the President of Latin America and was most recently appointed the Executive Vice President of Lifestyle Brands, overseeing the global operations for Authentic Brands Group's luxe and classic brands. Prior to his time at ABG, Joe held various positions at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (working on the Donna Karan and Marc Jacobs brands) and at Kenneth Cole Productions.  

Joe began his career as an intellectual property lawyer at top law firms representing prominent clients such as Bloomberg L.P., AT&T, David Yurman, and Sony Corporation. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Economics from New York University College of Arts and Science and a Juris Doctor degree from New York University School of Law.
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Kevin Sharkey

EVP, Executive Director of Design, Martha Stewart

Kevin Sharkey is the Executive Vice President and Executive Creative Director of Design for the Martha Stewart Brand. He leads the creative teams in the development of thousands of products for partners including Amazon, Macy’s, QVC and Staples, and he is responsible for overseeing all Martha Stewart publishing content. Kevin began working at Martha Stewart Living in 1996, after studying architecture at Rhode Island School of Design, and after working under Albert Hadley at the interior design firm of Parish Hadley. He hosted a weekly gardening and design radio show, Home Design on SIRIUS XM, and made regular appearances on The Martha Stewart Show. Kevin is passionate about horticulture, and flowers in particular, and co-author of Martha’s Flowers: A Practical Guide to Growing, Gathering and Enjoying, published in 2018.

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Thomas Joseph

EVP, Culinary,
Home Division

Thomas Joseph has over 15 years of experience effectively growing and developing culinary brands through food product development and culinary content generation. Prior to joining Marquee Brands, Mr. Joseph was Vice President, Culinary Director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia where he was responsible for building upon decades of award-winning editorial content and growing the Martha Stewart brand within the Food & Beverage space. In 2017, Mr. Joseph received the distinguished James Beard Award for his instructional web series, Kitchen Conundrums. Prior to joining MSLO, Mr. Joseph held freelance positions with The Food Network, PBS, TODAY, and Real Simple. Mr. Joseph holds a Master of Arts in Food Studies from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson and Wales University.
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Jerry Haggerty

EVP, Brand Strategy, Home Division

Prior to joining Marquee Brands, Jerry held the position of SVP of Sales, Product Development, and Design for several major home brands, including Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and Donna Karan.  He also served as Vice President – Brand Division of Sunham Home Fashions, where he launched the French brand Lacoste Home in North America.  Through his previous experience, he has garnered extensive knowledge of the global design, development, and sourcing process to bring products to market in both digital and brick-and-mortar formats.  Most recently, Jerry served as the Senior Vice President - Brand Management for Sequential Brands Group overseeing the expansion of the Martha Stewart brand across wholesale and retail partners.  Mr. Haggerty holds a B.S. in Management from Tulane University's A.B. Freeman  School of Business in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Tim Reid

EVP,
Fashion & Lifestyle

Prior to joining Marquee Brands, Mr. Reid was Head of Merchandising and Marketing at Itochu Prominent USA, where he led the brand building vision for the company's wholesale licensed brands including Vince Camuto, Psycho Bunny, Perry Ellis, Original Penguin, Haggar and Lands' End.  Mr. Reid led the team that launched Itochu's first Direct to Consumer brand, State of Matter apparel and had responsibility over all aspects of the business. Prior to that, he spent 15 years at Macy's, Inc, holding various leadership roles of increasing responsibilities across Merchandising, Product Development, Design, Planning and Marketing.  Mr. Reid holds a Master of Business Administration from New York University (NYU) where he specialized in Strategy and Leadership.
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Peter Maule

EVP,
GM Outdoor Sports

Prior to Marquee Brands, Mr. Maule has held senior executive positions with several well recognized organizations including World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Corus Entertainment (Toronto), The Walt Disney Company, Nitro Circus and Hallmark Cards. There, Mr. Maule helped provide the strategic vision and commercial plans for consumer product brands including Lion King, Toy Story and Hot Wheels. He was a former recipient of Mattel’s Partner of the Year, received Corus Entertainment’s Presidents Award, and was a finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2000. Mr. Maule was also a semiprofessional hockey player with the Kitchener Rangers Hockey Organization and was recognized by the Province of Ontario for Outstanding Athletic Achievement. Peter received his Bachelor of Business Administration with honors from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada.
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Colin Hagen

SVP Marquee Connect,
Business Development

Colin Hagen has over 25 years of experience effectively growing and developing prominent brands through licensing, retail marketing, and partnerships. Mr. Hagen is responsible for leading the team to maximize the opportunities with the existing licensee base, developing new channels of distribution, identifying and targeting new partners for business development, and 3rd party strategic partnerships.  Prior to Marquee Brands, Mr. Hagen worked for two of the most recognizable brands in the world.  As the Vice President of Licensing at Major League Baseball, he was responsible for licensing and retail marketing for the Hard Goods category, where he secured the largest licensing deal in MLB hard goods history.  While with the NFL, he was responsible for the hard goods category, player licensing programs, and a member of the Board of Directors of the NFL Quarterback Club. He was voted the 2nd most influential person in the collectibles industry and was the third recipient of the John Stromman Innovator Award.  Additionally, he served as the President of the Sports Card Association (SCA). 
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Yenelle Jackson

Chief of Staff

Yenelle Jackson serves as Chief of Staff for Marquee Brands. Prior, Yenelle was responsible for leading Digital Wholesale Strategy across Marquee Brands devised to optimize and accelerate growth opportunities. Prior to that, Yenelle drove Strategic Partnerships at PVH across owned & operated brands and licensees, spearheading large scale initiatives paving the way for rapid growth. Before driving Strategic Partnerships, she was the Digital Strategy & Operations Manager at PVH where she streamlined process and brought siloed teams togethers to work efficiently. Prior to PVH, she worked at Amazon as a buyer where she onboarded over 200 vendors to the platform and led efforts to build brands in the digital space in the apparel & accessory space. Yenelle graduated from Seattle University and recently was recognized as The Lead top executives mastering Brand-to-Consumer 2023 Direct 60 List.
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Zachary Sigel

Managing Director,
Co-Founder
Marquee Brands

Zachary Sigel is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman, Co-Founder at Marquee Brands, and a member of the Marquee Brands Board. Mr. Sigel has responsibilities for Marquee Brands and specifically Brand Investments. Mr. Sigel has successfully completed numerous acquisitions in the consumer brand industry. Prior to forming Marquee Brands, Mr. Sigel focused on all aspects of consumer investing across the Neuberger Berman private equity platform. Before joining Neuberger Berman in 2007, Mr. Sigel worked as a Consumer Equity Research Analyst at Lehman Brothers, where he was responsible for covering public equities in the Consumer Staples sector. Mr. Sigel graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in finance from The George Washington University.
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Samuel Porat

Managing Director,
Co-Founder
Marquee Brands

Samuel Porat is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman, Co-Founder of Marquee Brands, and a member of the Marquee Brands Board. Mr. Porat serves as Head of Royalty and Alternative Income Investments at Neuberger Berman with responsibilities for Marquee Brands as well as Athyrium Opportunities, which is a credit strategy focused on the healthcare sector. Mr. Porat also serves on the Athyrium Investment Committees and the Athyrium Investment Team. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman in 2004, Mr. Porat worked in the Lehman Brothers Investment Banking Division in New York where he focused on corporate financings and strategic advisory across several industries. In addition, Mr. Porat was the Director of Strategic Planning at Alfy.com, a media startup from 1999-2001. Mr. Porat holds an M.B.A. with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. with distinction from Yale University.
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Ramez Toubassy

Managing Director

Ramez Toubassy is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman. He is focused on launching new private equity investment platforms for Neuberger Berman Private Equity as well as acquisitions for Marquee Brands. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman Mr. Toubassy ran a $500m investment vehicle backed by Sixth Street Partners while also serving as an independent director on two consumer-focused SPACs. Before that he spent years leading the Brands Division at Gordon Brothers. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers, Mr. Toubassy was the Founding Partner of Blast-Off Brands, a diversified brand management platform based in Los Angeles. Before forming Blast-Off Brands, Mr. Toubassy spent over a decade leading Brand Sense Partners, a top global branding and licensing agency, most of that time serving as its President & CEO. Earlier in his career, Mr. Toubassy held various Business Development & Licensing, Principal and Advisory roles at Indian Motorcycle Company, Evolution Global Partners, Deutsche Bank and PwC. Mr. Toubassy holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BA in economics from Pomona College.
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Kevin Chiu

Principal

Kevin Chiu is a Principal at Neuberger Berman focused on acquisitions for Marquee Brands. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman Private Equity, Mr. Chiu worked for two years in Media & Telecom Investment Banking at Citi, where he advised clients on numerous M&A and financing transactions. Mr. Chiu graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Economics with Distinction.
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Timothy Friedo

Associate

Timothy Friedo is an Associate at Neuberger Berman focused on acquisitions for Marquee Brands. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman Private Equity, Mr. Friedo worked in Consumer & Retail Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets, where he advised clients on numerous M&A and financing transactions. Mr. Friedo graduated summa cum laude from Ithaca College with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.
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Adi Jalan

Associate

Adi Jalan is an Associate at Neuberger Berman focused on acquisitions for Marquee Brands. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman Private Equity, Mr. Jalan worked in the Consumer, Retail & Business Services group at J.P. Morgan in New York, where he advised clients on numerous M&A and capital markets transactions. Mr. Jalan graduated from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business with an M.S. and B.S. in Finance with High Distinction.