Stephen L. Day Chief Executive Officer, President, Treasurer, Director
With Dover Saddlery since 1998
Stephen L. Day has been our President, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer and a member of our Board of Directors since 1998. Mr. Day previously was the controlling member of EquiSearch.com LLC, a leading Internet equine content site. Prior to his acquisition of EquiSearch, he was the Chief Executive Officer of State Line Tack from 1991 until the acquisition of State Line by Petsmart. He holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BS in Industrial Management from Purdue University. As an avid equestrian, he has founded two riding schools and trained many young horses to become successful show horses.
Jonathan A.R. Grylls Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer , Secretary, Director
With Dover Saddlery since 1998
Jonathan A.R. Grylls has been our Chief Strategy Officer and a member of our Board of Directors since 1998. Mr. Grylls currently serves as Vice President and Secretary. Prior to joining Dover, Mr. Grylls was Chief Operating Officer of Equestrian Products Corporation, a distributor of equestrian products, and held various other positions in MIS, sales, credit and operations at Eisers, the predecessor to Equestrian Products Corp. He previously was Vice President of Merchandising at State Line Tack from 1992 until 1996. Mr. Grylls graduated from the University of Manchester's Institute of Science and Technology with a BS with Joint Honors in Mathematics and Management Sciences.
William Schmidt Chief Operating Officer
With Dover Saddlery since 2001
William Schmidt has been our Chief Operating Officer since 2010. Prior to joining Dover, Mr. Schmidt held senior positions with catalog companies Duncraft, Bay Country Wood Crafts and Garden Way, and established the Direct division of Eastern Mountain Sports. Mr. Schmidt previously worked at State Line Tack from 1991 to 1997 in various positions including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Vice President and General Manager. He has served as President of the New England Mail Order Association and on the Board of Advisors for the National Catalog Conference and the National Catalog Operations Forum. He holds a BS in Accounting from Bentley College.
David R. Pearce Chief Financial Officer
David R. Pearce is the Chief Financial Officer for Dover Saddlery. Previously he had served as a member of our Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee. From February 2003 to June 2009, Mr. Pearce served as a trustee and chairman of the Audit Committee for Kensington Funds, a mutual fund complex investing in real estate securities. In 2008, he was appointed chairman of the board of trustees of Kensington Funds. Mr. Pearce is the former president, CEO and CFO of Geerlings & Wade, Inc., America's leading direct marketer of fine wine and wine accessories, Mr. Pearce served as an investment banker with the Bank of Ireland and State Street Bank. He also served as COO and CFO of Weston Nurseries, Inc. from 2004 through 2007 and for Superior Cake Products in 2009 and as CFO of Tweeter Opco, LLC during 2008 and of State Line Tack, Inc. prior to its sale to Petsmart, Inc., where he also served on its board of directors. Since October 2009, Mr. Pearce has consulted for Riemer & Braunstein, a Boston law firm. Mr. Pearce holds a MBA from the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley and a BA from Brown University.
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