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Michael Brown - Chief Executive Officer 

Michael M. Brown has over twenty-eight years of professional experience. He has held Senior Management positions within the fields of Domestic and International Retail Operations, International Franchise Operations, International Retail Business Development, Consumer Products Licensing, Sourcing and Manufacturing, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Business Affairs and Legal.

While working for Warner Bros. Consumer Products as Vice President, International Retail Business Development, he directed all retail activities for Warner Bros. in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.  He opened over 135 retail stores in 29 countries in 9 years.

While living and working for over a decade in Hong Kong and Japan, he designed, developed and implemented new retail business models including Authorized Licensed Retail.

Michael also has extensive experience in Domestic and International Retail Business Development, and Local Market Entry Management for US retail, consumer products and licensing companies that are looking to expand into overseas markets.


John Weaver - Master Artisan Coffee Roaster

John F. Weaver began roasting coffee in 1980, where he apprenticed directly under the late Mr. Alfred Peet and Mr. Sal Bonavita. John is one of the most accomplished coffee roasters and coffee and tea tasting experts.  He has tasted thousands of green coffee samples over his 37-year tenure as a Master Roaster.

His skill at selecting, roasting and blending coffees is at the specialty coffee industry's highest level. Working as Master Roaster, John and his crew of roasters, roast-to-order all of the coffees Wild Card Roasters offers today.

Early in John’s career he had the privilege of learning the expertise of tea tasting and blending from Mr. Peet. John has also cupped and compared thousands of tea samples over the years.


Bryce Inouye - Chief Operations Officer Bryce H. Inouye was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and has over twenty-five years of professional experience.

He worked closely with Michael at Warner Bros. holding various leadership roles in the fields of Domestic/International Retail Operations, International Franchise Operations, Consumer Products International Licensing, Brand Marketing, and Retail Business Development. While at Warner Bros., Bryce also gained extensive experience in New Media, Advertising & PR, Business Affairs, and Sourcing/Manufacturing.

Currently based in Tokyo, Japan he maintains a network of relationships with major global entertainment companies, studios and IP holders as well as with international manufacturing and sourcing companies throughout Asia-Pacific.

Over the past few years, Bryce has focused primarily on creative, and managed all creative as well as local market entry management/consulting for companies looking to expand into Asia-Pacific.


Renee Brown develops and manages entrepreneurial business projects. She has built a reputation as a strategic producer with abstract analytical thinking and creative critical problem solving skills. 

Her responsibilities include managing teams in sales and integrated marketing communications with a focus on the digital customer experience. Driving E-Commerce and supply chain management. Coordinating new store design and construction.