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Prime Denim

Prime Denim is a vertical retailer of premium jeans, offering the luxury of tailoring at mass produced prices to the 'hard to fit' customer. A network of sma...

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Portland, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website primedenim.com

Company Summary

Prime Denim is a vertical retailer of premium jeans, offering the luxury of tailoring at mass produced prices to the 'hard to fit' customer. A network of small formal stores combine a high-touch tailoring experience with high tech visualization. Prime Denim creates a dossier of body measurements and style preferences in a central database that underlies an automated and customized manufacturing system that allows easy reorder in store or online.

Team

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    Suzanne Martin
    CEO and Co-Founder

    Suzanne Martin is a second year MBA student at Portland State University. Before graduate school, Suzanne worked in the owned retail group of a global sporting goods company for 7 years. Suzanne holds a BA in Business Administration from Washington State University.

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    Drew Rees
    COO and Co-Founder

    Drew Rees is a second year MBA student at Portland State University focusing on entrepreneurship. Drew has over twenty years of experience as a district manager and facilities manager in franchise retail settings, an independent clothing rep and as a buyer and manager for a private chain of western clothing stores. Drew holds a BS in Business Administration from George Fox University.

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    Bill Gnehm
    CFO

    Bill Gnehm has fourteen plus years of progressive experience in accounting, finance, and management. Bill has helped prepare fast growing startups for liquidity events as Controller at Sabrix and SPY Optic. Bill graduated with a Bachelors of Science, with distinction in Finance from San Diego State University and is currently a second year MBA student at Portland State University.

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    Mike Link
    CTO

    Mike Link is a second year MBA student at Portland State University. Mike is a 14 year veteran at Intel Corp. with experience in computer hardware design and debug, software compatibility testing, project management, and supply chain management. Mike holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Utah State University where he learned programming skills in C, C++, Assembly, and Unix.