Shea Parton

Brand Director/CEO (Partner)

Shea Parton has run the day-to-day operations of the business in downtown Los Angeles since Apolis became a full-time project in 2007. He controls the master schedule and designates internal roles. Shea also oversees advocacy projects, the journal and key brand relationships. He holds a BA in business with a concentration in entrepreneurial finance from Point Loma University. Shea enjoys spending time with his wife Mary & son Everett, reading, cycling and surfing.

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Raan Parton

Creative Director (Partner)

Raan oversees all branding and creative strategy for Apolis. He also takes care of product development with regard to design, fabric sourcing, and fit. Raan holds a BA in organizational communications from Point Loma University. Raan enjoys spending time with his wife Lindsay, cycling and surfing.

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Shea Foley

COO (Partner)

Starting out in the family construction business, Shea Foley carried over the unmatchable work ethic he learned from his dad to set a standard of excellence for Apolis. He is the backbone of the brand, managing production and operations. He holds a BA in business with a concentration in entrepreneurial finance from Point Loma University. Shea enjoys spending time with his wife, Brooke, playing soccer, and surfing. (Learn More)


Jeremy Davis

VP Global Sales

Jeremy oversees our global wholesale program. Previously, he spent ten years managing his own showroom and eight years building the boutique division of New Balance with J.Crew, Nordstrom, Barneys, and many other large scale retailers. Outside of being a husband to his wife and a dad to three boys, he and his family love hitting the gym.


Stephen Tims

Operations Manager

Stephen moved to Los Angeles after earning a BS in the biological sciences from the University of Pittsburgh. At Apolis, Stephen works alongside the production team, managing the daily operations of wholesale distribution and ecommerce logistics. His interests include backpacking, food, and music.


Zach Smith

Digital Design Manager
 

At Apolis, Zach is responsible for the creating and maintaining of all digital assets. Born and raised in Texas, Zach holds a BA in Humanities, and MA in Intercultural Studies and an MBA in International Economic Development. Zach enjoys biking, playing soccer and spending time with friends, preferably by a pool.


Becky Trejo

Communications Manager
 

At Apolis, Becky assists with our brand voice through daily copywriting and managing social media channels. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she earned her degree in English Literature before pursuing photography alongside her husband. Becky enjoys reading nonstop, spending time with friends over coffee, and playing with her English bulldog, Tatonka.


Brad Otts

Corporate Sales
 

Brad Otts oversees all Corporate and Hospitality sales for Apolis. Previously, he spent almost ten years as part of the founding team at TOMS leading the US Wholesale sales team. In addition to managing his own showroom for the last 9 years, working with social & cause driven sector, he is also a partner in a technology company start up. He is a husband, dad to three kids & loves cycling, triathlons, recording music, cooking, drinking wine & mentoring other entrepreneurs.


Maricel Loyola

Accounting Manager
 

Maricel manages the accounting for the Apolis team. She keeps the finances organized and handles the bookkeeping. Her work experience spans from operations at Tiffany & Co. to production and finance for apparel brands such as Joie and Forever 21. Raised in scenic San Francisco, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, new culinary experiences, and conversations over coffee.


Ricky Chan

Creative Adviser
 

Ricky assists us with creative advising in developing our marketing initiatives for our ecommerce website. Ricky and his wife, Carrie, are a Los Angeles-based creative duo known as Object-Matter, currently residing in Mount Washington.(Learn More)


Danny Quesada

Service Manager
 

Danny manages the day to day operations at Apolis: Common Gallery. He has years of experience with companies such as Original Penguin and J. Crew, specializing in visual merchandising and sales. He has a passion for menswear and an eye for detail. Earlier this year he moved to Pasadena with his wife Katie. He enjoys running, drumming, and music.


Jonah Blossom

Website Architect
 

Jonah makes the Apolis online presence work, taking the brand vision and making it a reality. He writes the code and maintains the servers powering the website and online store and keeps everyone up-to-date on all the intricacies of internet technologies. Jonah studied both engineering and design and rides his vintage road bike to work every day.


Scott M B Gustafson

Architectural Designer
 

Scott is the Principal of MAISON ORION, a multi-faceted design studio based in Los Angeles, CA, and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Kansas State University. While primarily engaged in the design of buildings, his focus is rather on questions of life and what qualities make for a graceful and uplifting habitat for human beings. Scott designed the Apolis: Common Gallery in the Arts District of Los Angeles.


Brenner Thomas

Communications Advisor
 

Brenner Thomas, a co-founder of The Lead PR, a communications firm, is a media insider with a talent for creating messages that differentiate and drive awareness. He has years of experience directing publicity programs for global and national consumer and fashion brand. Thomas' savvy approach is supported by a previous career in journalism. He was a staff reporter at fashion industry bibles DNR and WWD covering the apparel and retail market extensively.


Benny Quinonez

Lead Retail Stylist
 

Benny helps run the day to day tasks at Apolis: Common Gallery. He has years of experience in customer service and personal styling with J.Crew. Benny Grew up in Salt Lake City Utah and went to Concordia University to study history and compete in Lacrosse. Recently, Benny moved to LA and in his off time he enjoys photography, food, and music.


Carlos Cardenas

Brand Associate
 

Carlos helps the day-to-day operations at the Apolis: Common Gallery in Los Angeles' Art District. He holds a BA in international business from Cal Poly Pomona. Aside from his passion for menswear he enjoys playing soccer as well as making music.


Spencer James

Brand Associate
 

Spencer helps run the day to day operations at Apolis: Common Gallery. He recently graduated with a BS in Business Administration from Chapman University. He has 3 years experience working in retail and corporate fashion environments for companies like JCrew and St. John Knits. When he's not getting frothy in the Common Gallery, he's reading about politics and listening to music.