Edward M. Schmults
From 2009 until 2018 Mr. Schmults served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Wild Things, LLC, a privately-held company that provides technical apparel, packs and bags to the U.S. military, federal and state law enforcement agencies and the consumer market. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Schmults served as the Chief Executive Officer of FAO Schwarz, a toy retailer. Prior to joining FAO Schwarz, he was employed at Red Envelope, Inc., a catalog and internet retailer of affordable luxury goods, where he started as Senior Vice President of Operations in 2004 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2005. Mr. Schmults currently serves on the advisory board of First Insight, Inc., a privately-held data analytics company, and is a member of the advisory board of VStar Entertainment Group, a leading producer of family-friendly shows, events, experiential installations, mascots and costumes.
Mr. Schmults brings to our Board of Directors over 30 years of experience in branded consumer products, direct-to-consumer sales, finance, information technology and socially-responsible business practices. Mr. Schmults also has significant experience in customization of consumer products.