We care about your success
We're investors, strategists, creatives and go-getters. Headquarted in St. Louis, MO, ZQUARED processes more than 555,000 units annually within our 15,000 sq ft warehousing facility. Our small but mighty team of 40+ approaches work with curiosity and collaboration, combining our experience with continuous learning to support and grow strong brands, just like yours.
Co-Founder & Executive ChairmanIn 2010, Chad partnered with his brother Zach to found Advantage Nutrition, a nutritional supplement company sold exclusively via ecommerce channels. After learning the ins and outs of the online marketplace, the pair began partnering with other manufacturers to help them navigate the Wild West of Amazon. In 2017, Advantage Nutrition became ZQUARED, climbing to a top 125 Amazon seller representing 50 + brands in the e-commerce space with more than 75k reviews and a 100% positive lifetime rating. Prior to his ecommerce days, Chad founded and operated CLIP Lawn and Landscaping until its sale in 2013. Chad lives with his wife and children in Dardenne Prairie, MO. +
Co-Founder & CEOZach founded ZQUARED with his brother Chad in 2010 as Advantage Nutrition. After working closely with Amazon experts to grow their own business, Zach and Chad began helping other companies achieve success within the channel. They quickly became leading go-to experts for companies in multiple categories across the country seeking to expand sales, revenue and brand awareness on the Amazon platform. During his long-standing e-commerce career, Zach has served as an industry consultant and frequent guest speaker for business and digital marketing organizations. Today, as ZQUARED’s Chief Executive Officer, Zach’s primary focus is taking the company to the next level, with an emphasis on technology and company culture. Zach, his wife and four children live in St. Peters, MO. +
PresidentAs President of ZQUARED, Jeff directs the company’s overall strategic growth pathway and manages its team of industry experts. Prior to ZQUARED, Jeff worked within investment banking, advising business owners across multiple industry verticals as they navigated complex issues throughout various stages of the business life cycle. Jeff holds a B.S. in marketing from Iowa State University. He also serves as a board member for the Greater St. Louis Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Jeff lives in Weldon Spring, MO along with his wife and two daughters. +
Managing PartnerAs a board-certified equine surgeon, Co-Founder of Ample Nutrition, and Co-Founder of Animal Stewards International’s flagship brand, FullBucket, Keith is uniquely positioned to partner with brands in the e-commerce space. He brings firsthand insight into what veterinary professionals, animal health brands and their teams are experiencing with Amazon pricing, product diversion, and marketplace value. Leveraging Keith’s experience, ZQUARED delivers exceptional customer service and sales results for nearly 50 Brand Partners, including some of the most influential brands in animal health. Keith, his wife Dr. Kris Latson and his two boys live in Arizona. +
Director of Brand ManagementA stickler for details, Matt is known as ZQUARED’s in-house Amazon Guru. Since coming on board in 2012, he has gained a complete understanding of the Amazon marketplace by working in all facets of the channel. Matt uses his industry experience to lead a team of brand management experts who develop and implement strategic plans for investing in our Brand Partners’ success and continuous growth. Off the clock, you can find him watching sports and spending time with his family, who call St. Peters, MO home. +
Chief Technology OfficerAs Chief Technology Officer, Chris creates and maintains all technology and software for internal and external users of the ZQUARED platform. With an emphasis on growth, Chris is responsible for outlining the company's technological vision, implementing technological strategies, and aligning technological resources with the company's needs and goals. Ensuring data accuracy to give brands a clear picture of their numbers with easy-to-use tools is one of his top priorities. Outside of work, Chris enjoys playing volleyball, rock climbing, hiking, and camping and lives in Merriam, KS with his family. +
Director of LogisticsCharlie Meyer joined ZQUARED as the founders’ first full-time hire in 2010, starting from the ground up in merchant fulfillment. For more than a decade, he has filled various roles to meet the company’s growing needs, including his current position as Director of Logistics. Regardless of his formal job title, Charlie shines brightest when making investments in ZQUARED’s most valuable asset - its people. He dedicates a large chunk of time and energy, both on and off the clock, to pouring into individuals and nurturing the company’s culture. Charlie oversees warehouse personnel, ensuring the complex logistics of processing and shipping thousands of products daily runs smoothly. Charlie counts fitness, reading, and following baseball among his many interests. When he isn’t working or coaching baseball, you can catch him at home in St. Charles, MO enjoying the company of his wife and children. +
Director of Brand PartnershipsMisty has been a key member of ZQUARED since joining the team in 2017. After leading listing and content optimization for more than three years, she moved into the Director of Brand Partnerships role in 2020 to lead our marketing, business development and onboarding departments. With a passion for education and creating the ultimate client experience, Misty’s primary focus is providing brands with the information they need to understand and take full advantage of the Amazon channel. Misty holds a Masters in Leadership & Organizational Change from Pfeiffer University and B.A.s in Corporate Communications and Religious Studies from Elon University. She lives in Charlotte, NC with her family and can be found soaking up sunshine, cheering on her two boys in sports or treasure hunting for vintage finds in her downtime. +
Director of FinanceChristine was drawn to ZQUARED’s mission, spirit and service-driven team in 2019. As Director of Finance, she runs a tight ship to keep the company’s financial house in order. With keen attention to detail and dedication to first-rate service, she works to ensure ZQUARED’s Brand Partners, associates and vendors receive topnotch, timely support. Christine is a graduate of St. Louis University with a B.S. in Accounting and lives in Chesterfield, MO. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, hiking and volunteering. +
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