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, 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.


Augusto Piccio IV

Design & Marketing Manager
 

Augusto attended The California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA and got his BFA in Graphic Design, with a particular focus on Visual Anthropology. He is responsible for communicating the brand's story and maintaining the design aesthetic across multiple channels and oversees all marketing campaigns, print design, and technical product development. He enjoys music, travel, and sharing food and one-on-one conversation with friends.


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.


Marc Kohlbry

Logistics Manager
 

Marc assists in the day to day operations alongside the production and logistics team.


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.


Tu Pham

Art Director (Partner)
 

Born and raised in Da Nang, Vietnam; Tu's family moved to Florida in 1975, shortly after the war. She studied at both the University of Central Florida and the University of California Santa Barbara, taking classes in communications and photography where she eventually discovered her true passion for design. She received her BA in Art Studio with a focus on photography. (Learn More)


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.


Guillermo Zalamea

Communications Advisor
 

Guillermo is a partner at HL Group, a communications firm. Prior to joining HL Group, Guillermo served as Fashion Editor of Esquire and was Director of PR for Giorgio Armani SpA and Sr. Director of PR & Marketing for Polo Ralph Lauren. He also directed the marketing and PR team that launched John Varvatos domestically, in Asia and in Europe.


Kovi Konowiecki

Brand Associate
 

Kovi helps out with the day to day operations at Apolis: Common Gallery. After playing professional soccer overseas, he decided he could no longer suppress his love for menswear. Kovi has an eye for merchandising, styling and photography, and will receive his Masters in Fashion Photography from London College of Fashion later this year. Kovi enjoys music, art, and playing soccer.


Benny Quinonez

Sales Associate
 

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.