Our Team

Account Executives

 
 

Wendy Burton

Wendy Burton: Northern California

Wendy Burton previously worked in the private aviation industry and was a frequent Garrett Leather customer. She was always impressed with the quality and service she received. Wendy is excited to share her personal experiences with customers in various industries throughout her territory.

 

Amy EricsonAmy Ericson: Southern California

Amy Ericson has a passion for interior design and has worked in the industry for many years. She loves being involved in the design process and helping clients during every stage of each project.

 

 

Gina HarperGina Harper: Pacific Northwest

Based in Seattle, Gina has strong design industry knowledge and years of experience. She will be working directly with all Garrett Leather clients throughout the Pacific Northwest, with the exception of residential designers.

 

Grace BrownGrace Brown: Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana

Grace Brown spent many years at Garrett Leather’s headquarters learning every aspect of the business. After graduating from college, Grace moved to Chicago, excited to meet customers face-to-face to promote the family business.

 

Oscar BurgosOscar Burgos: New York Showroom Manager

Oscar has extensive experience in both outside sales and showroom management. As a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Oscar is thrilled to be back at the Decoration & Design Building to assist designers in finding the perfect products.

 

Gigi FontaneGigi Fontane: Metro New York

With nearly 20 years of A&D sales and marketing experience, Gigi has extensive knowledge of commercial and hospitality projects. She is highly involved within the design community, including participation with the local IIDA Sustainable Forum, as well as NY Landmarks, the Art Deco Society, and Professional Women in Construction.

 

Matt LubsMatt Lubs: New England

Matt Lubs has extensive sales experience and solid relationships with architects, designers, and contractors throughout his territory. He is attentive to customers and offers his expertise during each stage of the project.

 

Ailene Werner

Ailene Werner: Mid-Atlantic

Ailene is a seasoned professional in the architecture and design industry. She is an accomplished hospitality designer. Ailene brings a strong work ethic and great industry connections to Garrett Leather.

 

Kristen LentowiczKristen Lentowicz: Northern Florida

Kristen Lentowicz earned her degree in interior design and is an invaluable resource for our customers. She has a full understanding of the design process and possesses comprehensive knowledge of leather applications.

 

Patricia CivilPatricia Civil: Southern Florida

Patricia Civil has strong A&D relationships from her years in sales with a fabric company. Prior to joining Garrett Leather, she specified artwork and mirrors within the hospitality industry. Patricia is looking forward to promoting Garrett Leather to all industries within her territory.

 

Heather LeopoldHeather Leopold: Southeast

Heather is an experienced professional spending many years in the textiles industry with many well-known brands. Her enthusiasm and passion for design enable her to assist clients with an incredible amount of energy and personal service.

 

Robert Stockton

Robert Stockton: Aviation in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

Prior to joining Garrett Leather, Robert Stockton was Senior Interior/Exterior Designer at Bombardier Aerospace and was one of our most loyal customers. With over ten years of experience as an interior designer, Robert’s knowledge is a priceless asset to our clients within the aviation community.

 

Helen BernardoHelen Bernardo: Ontario and Quebec

Based in Toronto, Helen brings her office furniture industry experience and passion for design to Garrett Leather and to our customers.  She will be working directly with clients throughout the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

 

 

Corporate Headquarters

 
 

Gary WilliamsGary Williams, President

Gary Williams was appointed as president in 2012 by Cameron Brown, the owner and chairman of Garrett Leather. Gary is responsible for overseeing the sales and operations of the company and continues to lead our rapid growth throughout the world. 

 

Bridget ForthBridget Forth, Vice President of Finance

Bridget Forth earned her Master’s degree in accounting from St. Bonaventure University and passed the CPA exam. For over 20 years, she has managed the finances for the company and has kept us in the black.

 

Roberta SandRoberta Sand, Director of Marketing

Roberta Sand joined Garrett Leather in 1996. She is responsible for planning and directing all marketing initiatives, including sales collateral, digital platforms, public relations, and special events.

 

Jennifer ColemanJennifer Coleman, Director of Aviation Sales

For over 25 years, Jennifer Coleman has nurtured and grown our aviation business to record levels. Her dedication and commitment to exceeding customers’ expectations are simply unparalleled.

 

Max BrownMax Brown, Director of Sales

Max Brown represents the second generation of the company. As Sales Director, he oversees all Account Executives and enjoys traveling to meet with customers.

 

Ed BerowskiEd Berowski, Sales Manager

Ed Berowski manages our global network of independent sales representatives and showrooms. He travels extensively to ensure our extended team is fully updated, proficient, and equipped to provide customers with the resources they need.

 
 

Ed NealEd Neal, Operations Manager

Ed Neal oversees shipping, receiving, and quality control procedures. He earned Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification and has implemented initiatives that have improved efficiency throughout his department. 

 

Nancy GospodarskiNancy Gospodarski, Sampling Manager

Nancy Gospodarski joined Garrett Leather in customer service. She decided to transition to the Sampling Department where she could apply her exceptional organizational skills and put her previous management experience to use.

   

Michelle NascaMichelle Nasca, Customer Service Manager

As Customer Service Manager, Michelle Nasca oversees the entire customer service team and provides regular training and support to ensure all of our customers enjoy the best leather purchasing experience possible.

Danielle JonesDanielle Jones, Customer Service

Danielle Jones has assisted our customers for over a decade. She excels at managing multiple projects with her exceptional organizational skills and attention to details.

 
 

Jessika BrantJessika Brant, Customer Service

Jessika Brant is a true customer advocate who consistently goes above and beyond for each and every client. She is committed to doing what it takes to achieve complete customer satisfaction.

 

Jill BahrenburgJill Bahrenburg, Customer Service

Jill Bahrenburg joined our team with extensive experience in customer relations and account management. Her friendly personality and professional demeanor are the perfect fit for Garrett Leather’s customers.

 
 

Joy MatticeJoy Mattice, Customer Service

Joy Mattice works diligently to provide customers with exceptional service. She believes in giving each customer her personal attention and remains receptive and thorough in all of her interactions.

 

Kathan LaRoseKathan LaRose, Customer Service

Kathan LaRose earned her degree in International Business Management from the University at Buffalo. She excels at building strong business relationships and exceeding customers’ expectations.

 
 

Melissa FaysonMelissa Fayson, Customer Service

Melissa Fayson has more than ten years of experience and an impressive track record of providing outstanding customer service. She is dedicated to giving the best service possible to every single client.

 

Dominic RicottaDominic Ricotta, Inside Sales

Dominic Ricotta joined Garrett Leather to connect with existing customers and generate new leads. He keeps customers updated and informed on new products and services and provides assistance on projects as needed.