Origami Owl Further Solidifies Leadership Team to Match Growth

Four New Executives to Support Technology, Sales and Creative for Fast-Growing Social Selling Brand

Jul 30, 2013, 15:45 ET from Origami Owl

CHANDLER, Ariz., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Origami Owl, a social selling brand best known for its unique line of customizable jewelry and flagship line Living Lockets™, has added four more executives to its growing leadership team, appointing Doug Finnie to Vice President of Information Technology, Tom Rascati to Vice President of Creative, Ann Raulston to Vice President of Field Sales, and Al Fournier to Director of Regional Sales.

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"We're pleased to have such seasoned professionals join our leadership team," said Robin Crossman, Chief Executive Officer at Origami Owl. "They will help build out our infrastructure to match the phenomenal growth that Origami Owl is experiencing, while bringing important expertise to the leadership team."

The additions to Origami Owl's leadership team offer a wide range of creative and brand managing experience that will help drive overall business success:

  • Doug Finnie has more than 13 years of experience leading numerous technology organizations in direct sales, virtual warehousing and logistics. He has held several management and leadership roles in operations, finance, product development and marketing during his 16 years in the banking industry. In addition to his career in technology, Mr. Finnie also owned a consulting company focusing on operational efficiencies through mergers and acquisitions.
  • Tom Rascati has more than 15 years of experience directing award-winning campaigns for notable brands such as Avon, Cutex, Ulta Beauty, and Bond No. 9.  He started his career as a freelance designer for fashion catalogs before realizing his passion for beauty while serving as an art director for Avon. Since 1997, Mr. Rascati has held the position of creative director for several beauty companies such as AM Cosmetics, Bliss, and philosophy.
  • Ann Raulston's career in direct sales started 17 years ago as a sales consultant/independent contractor. She built and developed a direct sales business that generated $7 million annually within three years.  With her direct sales experience and an extensive background in adult education, Mrs. Raulston is a recognized leader in training new consultants the keys to success in the direct sales industry. 
  • Al Fournier brings more than 20 years of experience in direct selling to his new role. He has held numerous positions in field development in the U.S. and Latin America with other direct selling organizations, where Mr. Fournier was responsible for the support and growth of thousands of network of independent consultants and developed regions generating in excess of $11 million annually within a six-year period. 

Since its founding in 2010 at a local mall kiosk by then 14-year-old Isabella Weems, Origami Owl has grown to serve customers in all 50 states through more than 25,000 Designers. Origami Owl's mission is to serve as a force for good, including a passionate commitment to inspiring and motivating women to make a difference in the lives of others.

All four executives will be based in Origami Owl's Chandler, Ariz., headquarters. 

About Origami Owl
Origami Owl Custom Jewelry (www.OrigamiOwl.com) is a social selling company with a unique twist - it was founded by a teenager! The company, which features a trend-setting line of customizable jewelry, was founded in 2010 by 14-year-old Isabella Weems, who had the goal of raising enough money to purchase a car for her 16th birthday. Today, Origami Owl has a team of thousands of Independent Consultants called Designers across the country who run their own Origami Owl businesses - and Isabella has a brand new car! To learn more about our products or for additional information about our fun and unique business opportunity, visit www.OrigamiOwl.com.

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