Management Team


Ben Ferguson

Chief Executive Officer/President

  • Aspen Marketing Group
  • Landoll Inc

Jeff Davis

Vice President of Operations

Responsible for customer order fulfillment; inventory management; product sourcing and purchasing

  • Primary Colors – Co-Founder and President
  • Martin Designs – President
  • Landoll – CFO/VP Operations
  • Ernst&Young – Audit Senior Manager
  • Mt. Union College – BS Accounting
  • CPA of Ohio

Jenny Hastings

General Manager/Executive VP

Coordinates day to day communication between all areas of business; oversees sales with an emphasis on Grocery, Drug, Value, and Specialty pillars of business; performs all HR and payroll functions

  • Bendon – Director of Licensing and Publishing
  • Bendon – Controller/HR/Licensing Manager
  • Ashland University – Director of Student Accounts
  • Ashland University – MBA, BSBA Finance and Management

Heather Robinson

Vice President of Creative

Oversees the Ashland, Franklin, Denver, and San Francisco creative departments; reviews, proofs, and approves all product; schedules department; works with licensors to get product approved

  • Bendon – Director of Publishing
  • Bendon – Editor
  • Ashland University – BS in Middle School Education: Math, Reading, English

James Jones

Vice President of Sales

Matt Figley

Vice President of Sales

Michelle Manning

Senior Vice President of Marketing

Leads development of annual business plan and growth strategies, including new business platforms, driven by consumer insights and trends

  • Elmer's Products, Inc. – Director of Marketing
  • GiddyUp, Inc. – Director of Marketing
  • The Scotts Miracle Gro Company – Brand Manager
  • The Ohio State University – MBA
  • Fordham University – Bachelor of Arts

Rick Littleton

VP/Corporate Controller

Internal and external financial reporting and analysis; tax reporting and compliance; cash management; customer and product profitability analysis; forecasting 

  • LTV Copperweld – Financial Analyst
  • Landoll, Inc – Director of Accounting
  • Franklin University – BS in Business Administration, honors graduate

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