DAVID MITROFF, PH.D. Founder / Chief Consultant
MOREA POLLET Consultant
Moréa Pollet is a Consultant with Piedmont Avenue Consulting. She is interested in developing creative systems and marketing strategies and seeing them become implemented and generating results. Moréa received a B.S. in International Business from both San Francisco State University and SKEMA Business School (France)studied. She believes in always learning and studied Product Management and Product Marketing at UC Berkeley Extension and more. Through her personal and professional experiences abroad, Moréa gained insights which allow her to be a more well-rounded business and marketing professional.
GABRIELE GRANDE-EDRALIN Marketing & Events Coordinator
Gabriele Grande-Edralin is a Marketing and Event Coordinator with Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. She is a recent business graduate who concentrated in marketing and minored in statistics at the University of the Pacific. Gabriele is interested in developing creative and inventive strategies to help clients make smarter business decisions. Additionally, she is passionate about building relationships with businesses and individuals from different backgrounds to gain a better insight and understanding of those she works with. Gabriele is always seeking new opportunities that help her grow on a professional and personal level.
ANNE MCDONNELL Communications Designer
Anne is a designer and illustrator with a passion for creating experiences. Working as a freelance artist for over ten years, some of her clients include General Motors Shanghai, San Francisco SPCA, and Panda Global Gaming. She is often volunteering as an artist for various wildlife community projects throughout the United States. When she is not experimenting with design, she is performing as a player for a San Francisco Dungeons and Dragons group weekly on Twitch.
JACKEE LEE Marketing and Events Coordinator
Jackee Lee is a recent graduate from UC Berkeley and now working as a Marketing and Event Coordinator with Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. With an expertise in international relations, Jackee helps to connect businesses and individuals across multiple countries. In addition to marketing and event coordinating, she is interested in seeking innovative ways to help clients achieve their business goals. Jackee is continuously learning, as she believes that it will help her gain a stronger and well-rounded insight in growing as a business professional.
BRUCE JOBSON Human Resources Consultant
GREG APPELHOF Product and Retail Go To Market Consultant
Entrepreneurial, Senior Executive with over 20 years of experience leading emerging consumer technology companies on brand and sales strategies including capital raise, organizational development, and growth plans as CEO, President or SVP Sales and Marketing.
Consistent track record of discovering, developing and driving new business opportunities for manufacturers and retailers in consumer product goods industry. Executed strategies across multiple product categories including consumer products, computing, console and PC gaming, display technologies, smartphone accessories, health and fitness wearables, 3D printing and app based hardware.
ANAND PATEL Hospitality Consultant, Hotelier
DREW AVERSA Consultant
Drew Aversa was a paramedic/firefighter who found success in business – entrepreneur, SBE & FORTUNE 500 management, and transformational leader, Drew is dedicated to seeing others grow and taught college for ten years. Drew adds value to organizations by providing strategic counsel to C-level executives, program development, and organizational systems for leadership, sales, and team planning. In addition, Drew’s passion for health & wellness led him to be a registered yoga teacher & mindfulness practitioner
ERIK REESE Director of Sales and Operational Development
Erik has years of background experience in restaurants and hospitality management. Over the years, he has built relationships with top Bay Area Hospitality companies such as Restaurant Design Concepts and MCG Inc. Erik has a partnership with restauranteurs, consultants, and contractors as he is passionate about creating and helping start restaurants in the Bay Area. He excels in finding great restaurant sites as well as knowing all the requirements needed to make a great restaurant.
MICHELE DURYE Restaurant Consultant
DYLAN DENICKE Consultant
Dylan Denicke is a 15 year veteran of the Restaurant Industry. In 2009 he founded Beast and the Hare, a full service California Meat-Forward restaurant in the Mission District of San Francisco with his business partner Ian Marks. For four years they roasted whole animals, cured meats, and played host to neighborhood folks looking for a good night out. The restaurant was sold in 2015, and Dylan started soon after working for David Mitroff at Piedmont Avenue Consulting as a restaurant consultant. In his spare time he works in his wood and metal shop often doing projects for other friends in the creative and entrepreneurial fields.
CUONG DU Restaurant & Bar Consultant
GERA RIVKIN Consultant
ANTOINE CASANAVA Luxury Distribution Consultant
BABA AFOLABI Consultant
Baba is a passionate, experienced business advisor with extensive experience in multiple industries with an MBA in Business Administration. As a business development strategist who has directed and led small businesses, he is highly motivated to help people grow their businesses by using creative and competitive strategies to achieve sustainability and economic growth. His background includes starting and running a clothing company for over 5, starting and developing Kickstarter campaigns and social media strategies, and owning food tech company that delivers African food.