CEO & Board Member
Mr. Elwell brings 25 years of expertise in building strategies, sales teams, and marketing programs for startups and early-stage companies. Mr. Elwell in his senior management positions has led to three successful company exits. Mr. Elwell served as Founder/President of Global Medical Concepts, held a leadership role for ApaTech Ltd which was sold to Baxter, and a leadership role with Salient surgical, which was sold to Medtronic. He lives in Bend with his wife Arlene and their son Sean (18).
COO, Founder, & Board Member
Cole McGowan is the Founder and COO of Wingo Case. Mr. McGowan brings expertise in strategy and marketing, having worked previously at Accenture in management consulting. He founded Ambulant Inc. in 2013.
Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing
Sandy has 25+ years of sales, marketing and leadership experience. Throughout her career she has focused on building strategic teams with an emphasis on people culture as the foundation for success. As the Vice President of US Sales for ZAGG Brands she was instrumental in launching Gear4 into the US and building the brand to be the fastest growing cell phone case brand in the US in 2020 and 2021. She lives in Portland Oregon with her wife Sue and their son Charlie (13).
Chief Development Officer
Mr. Dinger is deeply experienced in product development and engineering. He works as the Senior Director of Industrial Design at Element Science, a medical device manufacturer.
Sr. Director of Sales
Roberto is an Army brat who grew up in Washington DC and graduated from Virginia Tech University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing & Management. He joined XM Satellite Radio upon graduation in 2003 (startup years) and worked in sales and marketing until 2013 helping to grow the subscriber base from 500,000 to 20+M. He then co-founded iZZi Gadgets as a crowd funded startup that created an award winning iPhone camera case/attachment. And just recently was Director of Sales at ZAGG Brands. He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife Lizzy and three children Isla (8), Dash (6), and Ace (6 months).
Sr. Marketing & Sales Executive
Betsy McGowan has 13 years of SASS sales experience dedicated to helping mid-size to enterprise customers achieve positive business outcomes. She has a proven track record of achieving consistent revenue growth which earned her multiple Presidents’ Clubs and sales awards over the course of her career with SAP Concur, TriNet and ADP. She has been responsible for negotiating annual business agreements with hundreds of the top California companies such as Cloudera, Stitch Fix, Stripe, Anaplan, Financial Force, Zenefits, Wedbush and more.
Betsy has the honor of being the first Sales Executive of WingoCase and has helped set the foundation for WingoCase with her husband Cole McGowen Founder & COO. Betsy is an outdoor enthusiast who has a passion for travel & real estate, and she shares her passions with her husband Cole and son Maddox (6) where they live in Bend Oregon.
Sr. Sales Executive
Josh has 10 years mobile device accessories experience. His first seven years in distribution sales working as a Key Account Manager for TESSCO Technologies and the last three working directly for ZAGG Brands as a Sales Manager focusing on B2B and smaller retail partner sales. Josh earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland. He lives in Bel Air, MD with his daughter Elle (4).
Bertuccelli Design - Mechanical Engineer
Mr. Bertuccelli has been providing professional product development services to the medical and consumer industries for over 25 years. His expertise lends to early concepting and architecture, mechanism development, piece-part design for manufacture (DFM), prototype procurement and evaluation, and as a manufacturing liaison with an emphasis on tooling development.
Bertuccelli Design - Design Engineer
Leah is the Principle Industrial Designer at Bertuccelli Design. She designs consumer and medical products, focusing on the ergonomics and human interaction while upholding unique and appealing aesthetics. She believes in sustainable and efficient design that brings the product into the integrity of its environment.
Joe Abrams’ career as an entrepreneur began in the early 1980s with The Software Toolworks, a personal computer entertainment and educational software company he co-founded with his cousin. In 1988, the company went public and by 1994 it had grown to over $150 million in revenue. The company was sold to Pearson, PLC, the British based publishing and media company, in early 1994. As an investor and advisor, he began working with small technology companies providing consulting in several areas, including strategic business development. In 1999, he co-founded eUniverse, an early-stage internet company. eUniverse was later renamed Intermix Media and was the parent company of the social network site MySpace. Intermix was sold to NewsCorp in 2005.
Michael has been a member of fifteen exchanges over the past 30 years and founded a derivatives trading firm making markets on options for commodities and stock arbitrage. As a Certified Financial Analyst, he was responsible for the quantitative pricing models used to assess relative valuation in volatile global markets. Since 2000, he has focused on investing, with $20 million raised for start-up ventures, both in technology and environmentally sustainable manufacturing.
The Galten Group - Product Development Executive
Jeremy has over 25 years of experience in the design and engineering of consumer products on an international scale. As a former product executive and, most recently, founder of The Galten Group, Jeremy guides companies along their product development journey in a myriad of categories including the consumer, medical, outdoor and industrial categories. Jeremy has been recognized with multiple design awards and several U.S. and international patents. Jeremy graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a B.S. in both Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering.
Joe offers a broad base of experience including strategy, sales leadership, and partnership development. Joe was the Founder of Remedy Interactive prior to its acquisition by Enviance in 2015. Over his 15-year tenure at Remedy Interactive Joe served as President, Sales Leader and Leader of Business Development. While there he successfully closed several multi-million dollar deals with Fortune 50 companies, including HP, Chevron, BP, Disney and Microsoft.
Dr. Andre is the founder of Interface Analysis Associates, a human factors and ergonomics consulting firm. Dr. Andre, along with his staff at IAA, have evaluated, tested and designed over 400 consumer products and human interface systems.