Meet the Team. The people who work day in and day out to make your skincare experience the best. Our team comprises of experts, the best in their respective fields. From Harvard based dermatologist and crypto millionaire investors to the most creative e-commerce minds of our generation.
Role: Founder & CEO
Origins: Northampton, Massachusetts
Education: Bard College & University of Michigan dropout
Experience: In his short but storied career, he has successfully taken on the roles of startup founder (Augur, SAAVHA), nonprofit chairman (Blockchain Education Network), public company board member (TraceSafe Inc.), magazine editor (Distributed), and venture capitalist (Ausum Ventures). There is no role, however, that he has enjoyed or focused more on than MadeMan.
Why MadeMan: Jeremy started MadeMan to solve his own problem: a need for highly effective, simplified skincare.
Hobbies: Cooking, philosophical debates, writing, dancing, live music, and extreme sports.
Nickname: The Captain
Dr Loretta Ciraldo
Role: Chief Advisor for Dermatology and Formulation
Education: MD from Harvard Medical School & Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
Experience: An award winning formulator, Dr. Loretta is a highly sought-after board certified dermatologist with over 40 years of experience, she is an avid clinical researcher, published author, and regular on-camera expert. Her research experience started in 1975 in the Dermatology Department of Harvard Medical School, where she performed early testing on the effects of UVA on human skin
Why MadeMan: Having seen thousands of male patients, Dr. Loretta saw the need for a robust, simplified skincare regimen for men— something that does not currently exist on the market
Fun Fact: She is most proud of her family, including her husband, their four amazing children, their wonderful grandchild, for whom she is determined to remain youthful and looking her freshest well into her eighties and beyond.
Role: Chief Creative for Culture
Origins: San Bernardino, California
Education: Master's of Sports Management, MS from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Experience: Marquel is a business professional and former TV personality (Bachelorette, ABC) with experience in marketing partnership sales (UFC, Las Vegas) and is currently a Combat Sports agent (CAA, Los Angeles).
Why MadeMan: I am partnering with MadeMan as Chief Creative for Culture because I believe in not only the products, but the ownership group and their willingness to be disruptors in the marketplace and provide solutions to ALL of their consumers no matter their race or socioeconomic standing.
Hobbies: Eating cookies and playing Call Of Duty
Role: Director of VIP Relations
Origins: Vernon Hills, Illinois
Education: BA from University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Experience: Entrepreneur, former VIP/nightlife consultant in Chicago (Stockton/studio Paris) travel sales (JusCollege) at over 50 universities across the country. At MadeMan, in addition to managing the team, he works with onboarding VIP ambassadors.
Why MadeMan: I joined MadeMan to make a difference in the world, starting with getting men to invest in their face. The company's vision and my drive to continue learning as an entrepreneur is what fueled my desire to move to LA to work for MadeMan.
Hobbies: sports analysis, sports watching, more sports, fashion
Nickname: Coach Cory
Role: Director of Digital Product & Marketing
Origins: War refugee from Bosnia whose family relocated to St. Louis, Missouri.
Education: School of Hard Knocks
Experience: Mirza is a seasoned veteran in the department of recruiting and sales management. He spent the past 5 years at Cutco where he led regional sales for selling luxury knives. Today he is focused on growing and scaling Mademan. He is excited to take his skills with luxury products and translate them into designing and creating the MadeMan brand.
Hobbies: Reading, hikes, music festivals, networking, international travel
Role: Director of Sales & Business Development
Origins: Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Education: Bradley University double major BS in Marketing/Sales and Spanish
Experience: Carly has experience in networking, coaching, sales, and management. Her specialty is empowering people to become the best versions of themselves and helping people achieve their goals. During college, she started at Cutco in 2011 as a sales representative and sold $380,000 personally over summer and winter breaks alone and still currently holds the sales record of all college students in her region. She moved up into management once graduating and won 4 national titles for her team achieving #1 in total sales and new business. She is responsible for managing and coaching over 800 representatives/leaders in the business and leading her team to achieve $5 million in sales over the span of 7 years.
Why MadeMan: I love building things from the ground up and seeing growth. I missed being able to have a platform to impact people and this opportunity allows me to do that in my particular role. Lastly, I have total conviction in this product and believe that it is so important to educate men on taking care of their skin. I have seen what having poor skin does to people’s confidence first hand with family and friends and I believe that Mademan will help men achieve a look that will allow them to gain confidence in their daily life.
Hobbies: Traveling, working out, music, parties/festivals, cooking, personal growth, hugs
Nickname: Carl, Lil CC on the beat
Home: Columbus, OH
Education: The Ohio State University, BSBA, Business Administration
Experience: Traci is a DTC e-commerce expert, author, and board advisor, and former President & CMO at RTW Retailwinds and Techstyle Fashion Group. She is a digital-grounded Omni-retail leader, with proven success in leveraging data, customer feedback, and brand-building creativity to drive strategies that move the needle for brands. Featured on E! News Fashion Report and Project Runway Season 13.
Why MadeMan: Taking care of your skin shouldn’t be something that only women do. Women go to such lengths to maintain, maximize and augment their appearance, and there’s a huge industry capitalizing on that. Men need to adopt a basic skincare routine to look their best every day. If you go to the gym, get regular haircuts, and care about what you wear, why wouldn’t you take care of your window to the world in the same way. Men’s skincare is an underserved market and MadeMan is ready to rock it.
Hobbies: Long-Distance Hiking, Traveling, Downhill Skiing, Amateur Pandemic Barber Skills.
Home: Los Angeles Ca
Education: Business Management, SDSU
Experience: Trav is the founder of Flex Watches. Each color of watch they sell represents a different charity that they partner with to give back 10%. He was featured on MTV's "Real World" and CNBC's "The Profit" with Marcus Lemonis. He is an e-commerce expert with over 10 years of experience. He generated over 1 million dollars within a year of launching his first website, and has sold 8 figures directly to consumers. Trav is also a licensing expert and has created products for some of the biggest brands in the world such as Star Wars, Minions and WWE.
Why MadeMan: I have personally dealt with Skin care issues in the past and struggled to find the right solution. I believe that there is a huge opportunity for Mademan and am excited to help make it a reality.
Hobbies: Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Workingout
Role: Director of Social Media
Origins: Marrakesh, Morocco
Education: BA in International Relations from Florida International University
Experience: Wardalynn moved to the U.S. at the age of 19 and pursued different fields ranging from Criminal Justice, to International Relations. She worked in the hospitality industry for several years which lead her to becoming a travel blogger. In that time period, she became passionate about creating content and learned the ins and outs of managing a social media accounts
Why MadeMan: I joined MadeMan to help build a company I truly believe in. I am friends with Jeremy (our CEO) and find that we share many values including what it means to be a “Mademan.” This company has a true purpose and aims to revolutionize the way men take care if their skin and help them become the best version of themselves.
Hobbies: Cryptocurrency, reading, meditation, travel.
Role: Sales Manager & Brand Representative
Origins: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Education: UCB graduate, CHIC cosmetology Degree, GRCC
Experience: Jenae has experience in networking, sales, connecting, cannabis, life coaching, and physical and mental fitness. Jenae’s specialty is helping people take control of their lives. Jenae also Specializes in helping brands find their authentic self and bring awareness. Jenae work on Multiple platforms bringing awareness.
Why MadeMan: I love working with people that are Disruptors of our time. MadeMan believes in teaching good values. To find a program and stick to it. I love how MadeMan wants People to be the best version of themselves. My life’s journey is to help people boost Confidence and finally believe in themselves and others. Building a community built out of trust and understanding. Just one look makes a mademan impression❤️
Role: Chief Creative Director
Origins: Houston Texas
Education: College Dropout
Experience: Giovanni is a creative director with 6+ years of experience spanning both advertising and digital agencies.
He has worked on creating culturally impactful commercial campaigns effectively for clients in Music, TV, Radio.
Why MadeMan: I joined MadeMan as Chief Creative Director because I believe in the companies vision and mission to reshape Men’s skincare.
Hobbies: Traveling, Photography, Music, sports
Role: Director of Sales
Origins: Chico, Ca.
Education: Mr. Brandt is a University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business Alumnus, Wharton AMP 48, and Wharton Fellow.
Experience: Matt has 35+ years of successfully building and managing high performance sales teams, securing strategic alliances, penetrating new markets, dramatically increasing margins, and exponentially increasing revenues and earnings in the process.
Why MadeMan: I love the product (and have never had more wonderful compliments since starting to use Made Man), am very intrigued by Jeremey, his background, and motives in starting the company, and love being part of building wonderful companies.
Hobbies: International travel, S.E. Asian beaches, enjoying Sunsets, reading, and personal growth.
Role: Chief of Staff
Education: College Dropout
Experience: Entered the blockchain space in 2013, then built an asset protection consultancy focused on providing solutions to HNW and emerging growth industries. Participated in a plethora of startups as either a founder, advisor or investor. Experienced in commodities trading at scale.
Why MadeMan: I believe in the founder’s vision and the capable team driving the momentum. Surrounding ourselves with strong male figures on a daily basis is a great recipe for self expansion and success both as an entrepreneur and a modern day MadeMan.
Hobbies: Exercise, Archery, Billiards, Having One Leg
Nickname: Cheat Code (dubbed by Warhol)