About Us

 

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We are a central Connecticut based portfolio of lower market creative brands focused on accelerated growth.

Founded by Steve Wampold – an inventive entrepreneur obsessed with inspired products and clever solutions.

STEVE’S PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BIGMOUTH, INC FOUNDER

    • Lifestyle brand of innovative consumer goods
    • Annual revenues > $50 Million, 58% CAGR, 32% net margins
    • Sales in over 50 countries
    • 43 employees in both European and US offices
    • Executed two notable tuck-in strategic acquisitions

PORTAGE NOTEBOOKS, CEO, 2012-2016

    • Akron, OH based specialty notebook manufacturer
    • Increased revenues by 300% and reduced operating costs by 45%

OUTRAGEOUS VENTURES, INC, FOUNDER & CEO, 2001 – 2010

    • Largest online joke shop selling over 5,000 unique novelty items
    • Annual revenues in excess of $ 4 Million,

YOGADIRECT LLC, FOUNDER & CEO, 2007 – 2010

    • B2B wholesale distribution and importer of fitness gear
    • Annual revenues in excess of $ 3 Million

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University

SKILLS

    • Product Development
    • Branding & Marketing
    • Intellectual Property
    • Business Management
    • Team Building
    • ERP Systems
    • M & A

PERSONAL

Resides with his wife, Lisa, and their daughters, Daphne and Molly in central Connecticut.

FAVORITE PIZZA:

Sausage & Pepperoni from Modern Apizza, New Haven, CT

FAVORITE TV SHOW:

The King of Queens