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Michael Rome joins Veloz Team of Innovators

As we push on a new supplement project within our incubator, we are happy to announce the addition of Michael Rome to our Team of Innovators. Michael joins The Veloz Group as an Advisor, where he will be one of the scientific drivers behind the new supplement business our team is working on. Michael will also serve as a more a general resource to The Veloz Group on matters related to biotechnology and scientific research. Michael holds a Bachelors of Science in Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology from UCLA, where he was published in both Molecular Biology and Neuroanatomy. Michael...Read More

Now Hiring: Los Angeles-based Sales Representatives

With the addition of Chris Ochs as our new Head of Sales, we have began actively hiring Sales Representatives to sell a diverse set of products across our portfolio companies. Our first class of sales reps will be focused on capturing market share in the Los Angeles area, the second class expanding throughout Southern California, and classes three and beyond pushing out nationally. By joining early, Sales Representatives will have the advantage of being able to claim prime sales territories while they are still available, with Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and Downtown Los Angeles among the many plum regions currently available...Read More

The Veloz Group hires Chris Ochs as Head of Sales

We are excited to announce the hiring of Chris Ochs as our Head of Sales. Chris is a proud graduate of the University of Houston, where he played Division I football, and is in his last year of the Executive MBA program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Chris brings over two decades of sales experience to The Veloz Group, where he will be tasked with building out our national sales forces. The Veloz sales force will consist of both Junior and Seniors sales representatives interested in selling products from any of our portfolio companies. By having a diverse product...Read More

The Veloz Group Hires Custom Tobacco and Briarmont General Manager

We are excited to announce the hiring of our second Vice President, Jennifer Bunney. Jennifer is a proud graduate of the USC neuroscience program and despite having been admitted to the University of Texas Medical School, she instead chose to pursue an MBA at LMU, where she graduated first in her class. Jennifer joins The Veloz Group as a Vice President and will be serving as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Custom Tobacco and Briarmont, where she will be able to apply her immense talents toward building and developing fresh brands and cutting-edge businesses. Not only does Jennifer bring...Read More

The Veloz Group Hires Beverly Hills Chairs General Manager

We are excited to announce the hiring of our first General Manager, John Manoogian, who was also our first intern. John is a graduate of USC, where he also played quarterback on the Trojan football team. John is currently enrolled in the USC MBA.PM program for fully employed professionals and will serve as a Vice President within The Veloz Group and as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Beverly Hills Chairs. John demonstrated his leadership abilities during his summer internship with The Veloz Group, and we are thrilled to retain John not only due to our first-hand knowledge of his strong...Read More

Intern Flashback: Bo Liu

I was asked to write a letter of recommendation for our former intern Bo Liu. This made me reminisce about Bo's time at The Veloz Group, and his contributions to our culture and the impact he made on the experience of all of his peers. While my actual letter of recommendation also touches on his technical accomplishments, those will not be discussed here. Bo was such a legend at The Veloz Group that he became the first intern to ever be featured in print. His poster still hangs in our Innovation Center to this day. Treason is for Bo's having worn a UCLA...Read More

The Veloz Group hires two new Management Associates

We are excited to announce the hiring of two new Management Associates: Ricky Chhabra and Zac Cusac. Ricky brings a strong accounting and small business background to The Veloz Group and will be coming on as the General Manager of Arcade Buffs, where he will be focused on finalizing the product line and then executing on the business plan. Zac brings a strong sales and marketing background to The Veloz Group and will be coming on as the General Manager of Beverly Hills Auto Group, where he will be focused on building out a vendor-neutral network of automotive partners capable of providing our customers...Read More