Brand Director/Chief Executive Officer (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 wholesale relationships, advocacy projects, 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 & daughter Rel, reading, cycling and surfing.
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.
Senior Manager of Ecommerce and Wholesale
At Apolis, Zach is responsible for the creating and maintaining of all digital assets, as well as custom wholesale product coordination. 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 and spending time with friends, preferably by a pool.
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Senior Operations 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.
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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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
LA Flagship Manager & Production Assistant
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.
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Mary handles all finance matters for Apolis. She has previously worked at local non-profits in an accounting role and holds a BA in anthropology from UCLA. Mary enjoys listening to KCRW and in her free time can be found enjoying a nice cup of coffee paired with a croissant.
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.
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Christian has been part of the menswear industry for a few years through his writing and has recently began his path within the retail side. His knack for conversation, upbeat demeanor, and focused work ethic is readily apparent once he engages with you. Alongside his love for menswear, Christian enjoys going to the theater, eating comfort food, and has a deep-seated passion for the videogame and tech industry.
Ivana is a world traveler! She's lived in Italy for a year, been to several countries and countless states. She's finishing up her degree at FIDM which means even more time to spend with her family. She's quite the foodie, is incredibly organized, and has the worlds craziest, but cutest pup!
Jadyn is apart of the team working at the common gallery shop in the Arts District. He grew up in London, England and is currently finishing up his BA in international business from Cal Poly Pomona. When he isn't at college or the shop, he loves to read, travel, and play soccer.
Pip is the Lead Copywriter for Apolis, a role which entails seeking to communicate wisely and winsomely. Pip's job is to polish and craft text for maximum efficiency in sharing Apolis’ mission and products with humility and honesty. Pip is also a freelance illustrator and ambient musician, and loves going on adventures with his wife Beckee. Learn More About Pip's Copywriting.