ABOUT OUR EMPLOYEES

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT TEAMS

Lee Schaak

CO-FOUNDER AND OWNER

Lee Schaak: The Lamp Dude Responsible for product design and development

OPERATIONS

Manage warehousing relationships, distribution, customer service, order processing and information systems departments, operations, marketing and inventory. Responsible for insuring customer compliance issues related to warehousing, packaging, shipping, billing, and I.T.needs.

INVENTORY

Responsible for ordering stock and monitoring the inventory levels. Also responsible for data entry of main accounts (Target, BBB, Walmart) and filling back orders.

MARKETING/DESIGN DEPARTMENT

Responsible for all in-house marketing and creative including photography, catalog production, etc. Responsible for the management of the corporate brand identity, including messaging and visual aspects of the brand. Responsible for all advertising and editorial information. marketing mailings, etc. Liaison for all trade shows.

DOMESTIC SALES

Responsible for all Adesso branded sales. Manage sales reps and trade shows.

DIRECT IMPORT SALES

Responsible for key private brand accounts. Responsible for working with major accounts relating to orders, shipments, factory, compliance, product testing, etc. Provide day-to-day support to the Direct Import Department required relative to sales, presentations, product samples, compliance issues, etc. Process data entry of all Direct Import orders (except Target), tracking shipments and day to day issues as they arise in the department

FINANCE

Responsible for all accounting issues at Adesso. Researches credit for new customers in our system. Maintain on-going credit worthiness status by customer. Follow up with customers regarding outstanding open balances and debts. Responsible for collection and/or reconciliation of deduction made by customers. Responsible for the collection of all invoices on national accounts, processing all credit cards, placing claims on any lost and/or damages shipments.

MINNEAPOLIS TEAM

Responsible for Sales, Product Development and Execution and Management of all Target and Target.com, Best Buy, Menards etc. Responsible for continued development of partnership with Target and order regional accounts. Manage development of seasonal trend direction. Sales support for Target and Target.com. Manage all order confirmations, tracking and execution for Target and Target.com. Responsible for color approvals, BV tracking, import flow grids, packaging, etc. Responsible for all Target guest customer service, Minneapolis office sample management, Target monthly order reporting tools (QDM, VTA etc), management of Target.com assortment DVS and DI, responsible for all CA registration information.