In 2010 Chad partnered with his brother Zach and founded Advantage Nutrition with the intent of making extra money by selling products on Ebay.com and Amazon.com. Quickly realizing that if Advantage Nutrition can bring value to manufacturers by helping them navigate the online market place then they could really grow the business into something substantial.
In 2017 Advantage Nutrition became Zquared and are now recognized as a top Amazon seller helping their brand partners manage and grow on Amazon.com. Prior to the e-commerce days Chad founded and operated CLIP Lawn and Landscaping until its sale in 2013. Chad lives with his wife and five children in Dardenne Prairie MO. +
Zach founded ZQUARED with his brother Chad in 2010, originally as Advantage Nutrition. After working closely with Amazon experts to grow their own business, Zach and Chad began helping other companies launch and achieve success on Amazon. They quickly became leading go-to experts for companies across the country seeking to grow on the Amazon platform. Today, as the Chief Operations Officer of ZQUARED, Zach manages a team of 16 committed team members and a 15,000-square-foot receiving, distribution and fulfillment center to serve over 40 clients in six distinct industries.
Zach is an industry consultant and frequent guest speaker for business and digital marketing organizations. Zach's focus is discovering the passion behind each and every brand and bringing that passion to life.
Zach lives with his family in St. Peters, Missouri. +
As President of ZQUARED, Jeff is involved with directing the company’s overall strategic growth pathway and managing its highly experienced team.
Prior to ZQUARED, Jeff’s comes from the investment banking industry where he advised 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. +
As a Co-Founder of Animal Stewards International and its flagship brand, FullBucket, Keith brings deep insight to what veterinary professionals, animal health brands and their teams are experiencing with Amazon pricing, product diversion, and marketplace brand value.
By utilizing his proven experience, ZQUARED delivers exceptional customer service and sales results for nearly 50 Brand Partners, including some of the most influential Brands in animal health. +
A stickler for details and known in house as the Amazon Master/Ninja/Guru/Authority/Savant/Virtuoso/Wiz/Maestro, Matt has a proven track record at ZQUARED. Since coming on board in 2012, Matt has gained a complete understanding of the Amazon marketplace and mastered the communication methods that are used within Amazon on a daily basis. Matt is skilled at taking a brand with a disconnected message on Amazon and bringing it to life by cleaning up the listings and providing proper structure. Matt works directly with Brand Partners to efficiently integrate product catalogs into ZQUARED’s systems and operations. +
As Chief Technology Officer, I create and maintain all technology and software for internal and external users of the ZQUARED platform. I am also responsible for outlining the company's technological vision, implementing technology strategies, and ensuring that the technological resources are aligned with the company's needs. I place a high value on the accuracy of information. It is my goal to ensure that our clients get a clear picture of our systems, giving them the knowledge to act upon their brands' needs. I especially enjoy building products and tools that people want to use every day.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time playing volleyball, rock climbing, hiking, and camping. I live in Merriam, KS with my fiancé, Emily, and two dogs Josie and Cassie. +
Charlie joined ZQUARED in 2010, he worked his way up taking time in each role ZQUARED offers. Today he is the General Manager at ZQUARED. Charlie prides himself on his excellent customer service by ensuring all clientele needs are met and that inventory remains fully stocked. In addition to managing brands and inventory, Charlie spends his days overseeing warehouse personnel and making sure the logistical side such as shipping and ordering products runs smoothly. Charlie counts fitness, reading, and following baseball among his myriad of interests. When Charlie isn’t working or watching baseball, you can catch him at home in St. Charles, MO enjoying the company of his beautiful wife and baby girl. +
Melanie joined ZQUARED in 2015. As Content Director, she manages online content creation for ZQUARED's Brand Partners. With a passion for creating beautifully-finished listings and storefronts that bring results, Melanie collaborates directly with Brand Partners and manages a large team of writers, graphic designers and photographers to ensure that each of ZQUARED's brands has a polished presence on the Amazon platform. Melanie loves working for a family-owned business that truly cares about the success of its brands as well as its employees.
Melanie lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband and two sons. +
Misty has been a key member in developing many of ZQUARED's Brand Partner relationships since joining our team in 2017. After managing listing optimization and content creation for more than three years, Misty Molloy moved into the role of Brand Partnership Director. With a passion for creating the ultimate client experience, Misty focuses on developing systems to provide Brand Partners with the information they need to understand and take full advantage of the Amazon sales channel. Misty acts as the quarterback of our team, serving as an advocate for our Brand Partners' and serving as their primary point of contact. Misty lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband and two sons.
Joe joined ZQUARED in 2017. Having years of warehouse experience under his belt, he quickly became an exceptional addition to ZQUARED and immediately rose to the challenge of managing a warehouse staff and overseeing the implementation of new systems. Joe strives to build a strong culture with his team of driven warehouse employees. His major focus is the quality and care of every brand. Organization and time management are key components of how Joe runs his warehouse. Joe is consistent with his procedures to ensure efficiency without skipping quality.
Joe has a beautiful wife, an Australian Cattle dog named John Wayne, two goats and two chickens. +
Sue joined the ZQUARED team in 2015 to understand the Amazon business from the ground up. Since then she oversees all aspects of Customer Relations. Customer experience (evaluating product reviews and emails) is the key to our success. Customers place their trust in ZQUARED and its products, and Sue does whatever it takes to ensure that. +
Alex has been working at ZQUARED since 2015. Originally a member of our warehouse team, Alex has since transitioned to our technical team and is responsible for fixing and restructuring listings for our Brand Partners. He also works directly within ZQUARED’s systems to ensure daily operations are running smoothly. Alex is pursuing a degree in Economics and plans to graduate Spring of 2020. +
Christine joined the ZQUARED team in 2019. The company’s mission, spirit and it’s service driven owners and employees drew her to ZQUARED. Christine’s primary role is to make sure the bills are paid. She enjoys working in the Business office to help take care of whatever needs to be done. She is a sort of "Jackie-of-all-trades" in her position in the Business Office whether it be Accounting, Bookkeeping or HR. With her attention to detail and passion for quality customer service, all of ZQUARED’s brand partners and associates can be sure that all of their business related needs will be handled professionally and with great care. Christine lives with her family in Chesterfield, Missouri. She is a graduate of St. Louis University with a major in Accounting. Christine enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, hiking, and volunteering.+
Brad comes to ZQUARED with more than 20 years of high performing, award winning and successful sales, marketing and business management experience. Immediately prior to joining ZQUARED, Brad began his own successful Amazon business, developing a brand from scratch and learning every aspect of operating an eCommerce business from logistics and operations, to marketing and content creation with tremendous social media growth and extensive eCommerce marketing.
In his role at ZQUARED, Brad directs all aspects of marketing and advertising for all of the brand partners, including Sponsored Products, Amazon Marketing Services and Facebook direct response advertising to expand the footprints of brands on the Amazon platform and assist their growth in the social media world. Brad continually seeks out the latest and greatest marketing strategies to continue to leverage business successes in the Amazon world and beyond.
Brad grew up in Michigan and relocated to San Antonio, TX in 2010 with his wife, Kristie, two daughters Allison and Sabrina, son Zachary and a ferocious guard puppy Snowball. Brad graduated from Central Michigan University with a focus on Business Administration. He is a huge sports fan, has a passion for adventure and likes to spend time with is family exploring the great outdoors and fun little destinations along the way. +
Jessy joined the ZQUARED team in 2017 and has worn many hats during her time with the company, including Customer Care Specialist and Advertising Reporter. After learning the ins and outs of the Amazon world, Jessy realized her passion for helping our Brand Partners create optimized product listings. Since late 2018, she has worked exclusively with the ZQUARED Content Team to organize, create and upload Amazon content to maximize sales for our clients. Immersing herself in the content side of this business has been very interesting and fulfilling, and she feels truly blessed to be working for such an amazing company. Jessy lives with her husband and two children in Chapin, South Carolina. +
Hannah joined ZQUARED in 2019 as a Listing Copywriter and has since transitioned into the role of Assistant Content Director. With a strong background in marketing and over 6 years of experience working with sellers on Amazon, her strength is crafting data-driven, professional, and eye-catching Amazon listings and storefronts that convert. With her artistic bend and eye for detail, she oversees the listing creation process from start to finish. She helps manage a talented content team to ensure a polished result customized to Amazon that drives sales while simultaneously holding true to our Partner’s branding and vision. Hannah lives in Pendergrass, Georgia with her dog, Charlie. +
As ZQUARED’s Marketing Associate, my primary role is focused on improving both ranking and conversion rates for our Amazon listings. I’m also involved with advertising optimization and strategy implementation. I value my commitment to our Brand Partners. I am focused on streamlining our advertising and marketing efforts so that we can achieve increased sales for our clients.
Outside of work, I enjoy cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals and Blues as well as visiting Missouri’s beautiful wineries and local breweries. I live near my family in St. Charles, MO. +