Van Dine & Partners is a newly launched consulting
company with a focus on strategic business development for footwear, apparel and active lifestyle consumer product brands. “Our expertise is primarily in brand building through sales, marketing, product merchandising and operations,” stated founder and president, Jim Van Dine.

The partners include Scott McGuire, Jacqueline Lenox, Jenny Fredericks and Mario
DiFalco, all of whom have extensive experience in the stated disciplines and
have successful track records working with a variety of brands that include:
Reebok, Ugg, Birkenstock, Teva, Vans, Zildjian, Powerbar, Jelly Belly and, most
recently Keen Footwear where they all worked collectively.

“I am pleased that we have been able to create an opportunity for a very special
and talented management team to continue to work together. We are all excited
and confident that we can help clients in their strategic business
development,” Van Dine went on to say.

“For us, success is achieved by collaborating in a challenging, yet respectful
and fun manner with people who share our values. Personally, I feel privileged
to be part of the incredible synergy of this team and look forward to this great
new venture,” stated Lenox.