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Edward M. Schmults

Advisory Partnership Executive at Pasadena Capital Partners LLC
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Education
Career History
Boards & Committees
Political Donations
Public Holdings

Edward M. Schmults

Advisory Partnership Executive at Pasadena Capital Partners LLC

Overview

Primary Location
New York City, NY
Age
54 (Born 1963)
Notable Companies
RedEnvelope, Inc.

Patagonia, Inc.

Red Envelope, Inc.
Board Seats
8
Number of Relationships
This person is connected to 410 people.
Interests
Cooking

Rowing

Surfing

Fly-fishing

Marathon Running

In The News See more

Marketwire (Canada)
May 12, 2017
Marketwired
February 21, 2017
Marketwired
September 1, 2016
GlobeNewswire
December 9, 2015

Relationships See Details


Co-Founder at Vera Bradley, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Vera Bradley Designs, Inc.

Co-Founder at Vera Bradley, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Vera Bradley, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Hill Holliday

Former Interim Chief Financial Officer at Destination XL Group, Inc.

Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Consumer Growth Partners

President at KEEN, Inc. (Oregon)

Professional at Vera Bradley, Inc.

Chairman-Mid Atlantic Region at Teach For America, Inc.
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Educational Background

B.A. in Economics & Political Science 
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.
M.B.A. 
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History

Chief Executive Officer
2009 - Current
Wild Things LLC manufactures climbing and defense clothing. The firm offers packs, luggage, T-shirts, climbing suits, and mountain gears. The company was founded by Marie Meunier and John Bouchard in 1981 and is headquartered in Middletown, RI.
Advisory Partnership Executive
Current
Pasadena Capital Partners specializes in organizing, structuring and sponsoring MBOs, going-private transactions and recapitalizations of established public and private companies in the small middle-market. The firm invests in the consumer-oriented (products, services or franchise), multi-unit operations, manufacturing, specialty retailing (non-fashion) and financial services/insurance industries. They seek to lead control equity investments in partnership with owner/managers in companies headquartered throughout the US, with an emphasis on Southern California. Pasadena Capital Partners also offers non-control equity co-investments to limited partners, lenders and other third parties.Pasadena Capital Partners looks for companies: (1) with branded or non-commodity products, services or franchises (2) with defensible competitive advantages (3) with increasing demand from consumer end-users or a diversified customer base (4) with a leading or recognized position in a growing, niche market (5) that are profitable with expected growth in cash operating earnings of at least 10% per annum (6) with modest capital requirements, but with above average rates of return on invested capital (7) with minimal risk from technological change and (8) with minimal exposure to government regulation and reimbursement.Pasadena Capital Partners targets transactions with enterprise value of $20 million to $150 million. Control equity investments range from $5 million to $30 million. Their targeted transactions include: (1) traditional management buyouts of companies in ownership transition (2) recapitalizations of family or founder-owned businesses (3) acquisitions of non-core divisions of larger companies (4) friendly acquisitions of undervalued small-cap public companies and (5) turnarounds on a highly selective basis.
Chief Executive Officer & President
2005 - 2009
FRED CL HOLDINGS, Inc. manufactures and retails toys including stuffed animals, dolls and collectibles. It also offers wooden related products. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
Chief Operating Officer
2004 - 2009
RedEnvelope, Inc. operates as an online retailer of upscale gifts. The firm offers an extensive collection of imaginative gifts through its webstore. The company was founded by Scott Galloway and Arno Harris in 1997 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.
Consultant, Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program
2003
Balderton is an active, long-term manager which invests in innovative companies across Europe, Russia, China and the US in a variety of sectors including enterprise software and services, communications and security, semiconductors, mobile computing, consumer services, media and financial services.The firm limits the number of companies in which they invest, aiming to be the first investor in innovative companies with a long-term outlook that seek to create new markets and which have significant growth potential.Balderton invests $100 thousand to $50 million, typically providing an initial amount and making additional investments over the life of the investee company. To support the growth of their investee companies, the firm provides them with access to their global network.
President, Global Sales
2000 - 2003
Freeborders, Inc. is engaged in the provision of information technology management, outsourcing and consulting services. The firm's solution areas encompass infrastructure management, business intelligence, mobile web development, web application development, technology consulting, business outsourcing, specialized application and service support. It offers its services to the life science, financial services, e-commerce, travel and hospitality, and hotel technology industries. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
President
1997 - 2000
Moonstone Mountain Equipment, Inc., a subsidiary of Amerex Group LLC, is an American company located in Seattle, WA, that designs, markets, and distributes technical outdoor apparel, accessories, and sleeping bags. It was acquired by Gerry Sportswear Co LLC from Esprit Holdings Ltd. on 06 Mar 00.
Chief Operating Officer
1990 - 1997
Patagonia, Inc. manufactures outdoor clothing garments including outerwear, gear, fleece, capilene underwear, and sportswear for camping, climbing, and hiking. The company produces garments under the brand names Lotus Designs for paddling gear, Water Girl for women's sportswear and Great Pacific Iron Works for outdoor gear. Patagonia was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973 and is headquartered in Ventura, CA.
Chief Operating Officer
Prior
Investment Banker
Prior
Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS&Co.), a limited partnership registered as a U.S. broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, together with its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively, the firm), is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Group Inc.), a Delaware corporation. The firm is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.
Management Consultant
Prior
Part of SBI Holdings Corp., Alliance Consulting Group, Inc. is an American company located in Boston, MA, that provides e-business strategy consulting. The firm was founded by Hans Michael Norkus. On 31 Jul 00 Emerald Solutions, Inc. acquired Alliance Consulting Group, Inc.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Independent Director
2010 - Current
Guided by our founders, Patricia R. Miller and Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, Vera Bradley has earned a reputation as a leader in the gift industry. Creating stylish quilted cotton luggage, handbags and accessories, the company combines smart product designs with distinctive and colorful fabrics and trims. The Vera Bradley story is a testimony to the American Dream. While on vacation in March of 1982, Patricia and Barbara were awaiting a flight in Atlanta when they noticed a definite lack of feminine-looking luggage. The longtime friends wasted no time in correcting this situation. Within weeks, these dynamic women had created a company, named after Barbara's mother, capable of marketing and manufacturing their cleverly designed products. The demand for these unique handbags and luggage items has grown and so has Vera Bradley, which is now nationally and internationally recognized. For over 20 years, Vera Bradley has had a loyal following of customers who not only look forward to our lovely new fabrics and styles that are introduced each season, but who also appreciate the function and quality that is synonymous with our name.
Member, Board of Directors
2009 - Current
Wild Things LLC manufactures climbing and defense clothing. The firm offers packs, luggage, T-shirts, climbing suits, and mountain gears. The company was founded by Marie Meunier and John Bouchard in 1981 and is headquartered in Middletown, RI.
Member, Board of Advisors
Current
First Insight, Inc. provides predictive analytic platform that retailers use to select the most profitable new products for improved sales, margins, and inventory turnover. The firm's predictive analytics solution gives retailers guidance for product design, buying, assortment planning, pricing, and marketing decisions. The company was founded by Gregory J. Petro in 2007 and is headquartered in Warrendale, PA.
Director
Current
Vera Bradley was founded in 1982 by friends Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia R. Miller. Today, internationally recognized Vera Bradley offers a large selection of cotton quilted handbags, travel bags, accessories and innovative limited edition lines, including microfiber, silk and tweed collections. Vera Bradley licensed products include fine tableware, furniture, men’s ties, rugs and linens, as well as rolling luggage, stationery and eyewear. For more information on Vera Bradley, visit
Director
2007 - 2010
Recreational Equipment, Inc. designs, develops and retails outdoor gear and apparel. It offers products for camping, hiking, cycling, urban lifestyle, travel, and general outdoor recreation. The firm’s products include backpacks, bikes, books, maps, car racks, dog gear, electronics, gift cards, jackets, luggage and day bags, sleeping bags, strollers and bike trailers, sunglasses, tents, and watches. The company was founded by Mary Anderson and Loyd Anderson in 1938 and is headquartered in Kent, WA.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Member, National Council
Current
OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE AND MANAGE A PRAIRIE-BASED WILDLIFE RESERVE THAT, WHEN COMBINED WITH PUBLIC LANDS ALREADY DEVOTED TO WILDLIFE, WILL PROTECT A UNIQUE NATURAL HABITAT, PROVIDE LASTING ECONOMIC BENEFITS AND IMPROVE PUBLIC ACCESS TO AND ENJOYMENT OF THE PRAIRIE LANDSCAPE.
Director
Current
TO ENSURE THE GROWTH AND SUCCESS OF THE OUTDOOR INDUSTRY.
Trustee
Prior
THE MISSION OF THE NATIONAL OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SCHOOL IS TO BE THE LEADING SOURCE AND TEACHER OF WILDERNESS SKILLS AND LEADERSHIP THAT SERVE PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT.

Political Donations

$500
2010
$250
2002
Former General Manager at The Quinnipiack Club, Inc.
$250
1999
Former Senator from New Jersey

Public Holdings

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