Learn more about PMI’s leadership team:
Bob Keller is Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Market International, responsible for day-to-day operations of the company and overseeing PMI’s family of brands including Stanley® and Aladdin®, among other food and beverage container products PMI produces with partners.
Bob was previously CEO of Escalade Inc. for nearly nine years, where he led its transformation into a focused sporting goods and outdoor recreation company. Significant results during his tenure included strengthened product innovation and brand marketing, streamlined operations and dramatically improved financial results. Bob has worked for several best-in-class consumer product companies, including Coca-Cola, Clorox, Vista Outdoor and Russell Athletic.
Bob earned his bachelor's degree in industrial and systems engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and completed the Senior Executive Finance Program at Harvard Business School.
David Parker is chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Pacific Market International. He has over 25 years’ experience in finance, operations, strategy, mergers & acquisitions, and general leadership which spans a wide variety of industries and global businesses.
Prior to his role at PMI, David served as the CFO and COO of The Honest Company (THC), a leading healthy consumer products brand. Before THC, he spent 5 years as the CFO of Global Market Insite (GMI) overseeing its successful turnaround and sale to the WPP Group in 2011. That year, the Puget Sound Business Journal named David a finalist for CFO of the Year.
Before GMI, David served in a variety of financial leadership and corporate development roles at Getty Images and General Electric. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand LLP.
David holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Oregon and is a graduate of the International Business Program at Nyenrode Business Universiteit.
Tammy Perkins is the Chief People Officer of Pacific Market International, where she leads Human Resources for the company.
Prior to joining PMI, Tammy served as Chief People Officer with Fjuri, a marketing consultancy startup. Before that, she held senior global HR leader roles at Microsoft and Amazon, during periods of high growth and transformation. She is an experienced executive coach and a successful builder of teams.
Tammy is a contributing author of leadership articles featured in Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Glassdoor and Huffington Post on a variety of topics including employee experience, organizational development, diversity and culture.
Tammy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Communication from Ohio University. She served as state council president for Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and received national SHRM recognitions for superior merit and HR leadership.
Brent Denniston is Chief Supply Chain Officer at Pacific Market International. In this role, he oversees the company's Creative Development Center and global planning, sourcing, manufacturing and logistics operations.
Prior to joining PMI, Brent served as Senior Vice President, Business Development and International Operations for over three years at LBP Manufacturing, overseeing global sales, marketing and innovation and the company's European and Asian operations. Before LBP, he spent fourteen years with Starbucks Corporation filling global executive leadership roles in the areas of commercialization, planning, manufacturing, engineering, logistics and sourcing, and eight years with Procter & Gamble in various engineering and manufacturing roles. Over the course of his career, he has established a track record of delivering best-ever results in turnaround, contraction and high growth business environments while driving high engagement and a clear and common sense of purpose across the organization.
Brent advises entrepreneurial business startups and is an accomplished speaker on the topics of sustainability, manufacturing operations excellence, employee engagement and relationship-based sourcing. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Paper Science and Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and a Master of Science degree in Paper Science and Engineering from the Institute of Paper Science and Technology, now a part of the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Mark Towery is President, Starbucks Global Group at Pacific Market International. He is focused on company growth through the introduction of innovative and environmentally sustainable beverage and food storage solutions for on-the-go consumers.
Previously, Mark served as CEO, president and co-founder of Formation Brands LLC, a designer of fashion-forward drinkware, tableware, barware, cut-n-sew, paper and ceramics made for both the home and gift markets. Formation Brands was acquired by PMI in 2016. Mark also founded Impulse Organizers Inc., a wholesaler of time management and stationary products for office product dealers and independent gift stores nationwide.
Mark started his career as a production cost analyst, and he graduated from UCLA with a B.S. degree in Economics.
Mike Bross directs corporate-wide sales management and results, and collaborates with the management team on strategic direction. He joined PMI in 1998 as Vice President of Marketing and led the development of its first brand, MiGo, as well as its shift away from private label business to a branded model. Mike was also closely involved with the company’s acquisition and integration of the Aladdin and Stanley brands.
Mike has worked in consumer product sales, marketing and product development since the 1980s. Over the years, he has been involved with direct selling to nearly every major North American retailer in a wide variety of market channels including department stores, housewares, sporting goods, outdoor, travel, mass market, winter sports, coffee specialty and the web. He has also developed successful sales and marketing organizations in Europe and Asia.
Earlier in his career, Mike worked for Trager, a manufacturer of casual travel gear, where he oversaw the complete and successful overhaul of the brand including product direction, marketing and sales strategy. At Sims Snowboards he was instrumental in revitalizing the brand worldwide as VP of Sales and Marketing. With JanSport Company in the early 1990s, Mike led the global sales effort that saw revenue increase over 300% during his 5 years at the helm, and saw the brand become the recognized leader in its category.
Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California and a Masters in Communication Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Qin Chen joined PMI in 1992 and has extensive experiences in supplier partnership management and business development in China and Asia Pacific markets, executing and creating strategies to drive growth within intensively competitive channels. Between 1992 – 2000, Qin Chen had different roles and responsibilities from Importation and Logistics Manager to Sourcing and Production Manager. In 2000, Qin Chen took on the mission of setting up PMI’s Asia Pacific operation and was the Chief Representative of PMI Shanghai office where he brought the start-up operation to quickly become a revenue generating center by developing direct business models with strategic customers in China and Asia Pacific regions. In 2003, Qin Chen was the General Manager of PMI Shanghai and led the transformation of company’s business model from representative office to a fully functioning business entity with the strategy to build the infrastructure for market penetration as well global sales support operations. Since 2007, Qin Chen is the Vice President of PMI responsible for the PMI’s Asia Pacific business development and operations, as well as the opening up the China market with the company’s brands Aladdin ,Stanley and Migo. Qin Chen received his B. A. degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China and MBA degree from Seattle Pacific, Seattle, Washington.
Alberto Jasmim joined PMI in October 2014 in connection with the acquisition of Agostini/Aladdin, where he has worked for over 24 years.
Alberto began his professional career at Montreal Engineering and later joined Agostini/Aladdin in 1987. Over the next 11 years at Agostini/Aladdin, Alberto held different positions mostly related to manufacturing and production. Alberto left Agostini/Aladdin, for an opportunity with Sony Music Entertainment, where he managed all of their Compact Discs manufacturing operations but then returned to Agostini/Aladdin, in 2002, as Industrial Director responsible for opening new manufacturing capabilities in Manaus along with maximizing manufacturing efficiencies and return on investment.
In June 2008, in the midst of significant financial difficulties at Agostini/Aladdin, Alberto was appointed President and charged with managing the financial turnaround of the company. While the Company was eventually forced to enter Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2008, Alberto’s financial and operational management of the company allowed it to exit bankruptcy in 2013: an achievement that less than 1% of bankrupt companies are able to achieve in Brazil. Alberto was integral to preparing the company for sale in 2014 and in completing the sale to PMI in October that year.
Alberto has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Federal Fluminense University, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from IAG Institute/PUC University in Rio de Janeiro and an Executive MBA from COPPEAD at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.