Why SPOKE?The Ability to Deliver!

Who we are?

  • Craftsmen
    We take incredible pride in our work.
  • Innovators
    We bring new ideas to life.
  • Problem Solvers
    We always search for better ways.
  • Impassioned
    We are obsessed with doing the right things.
  • Fun
    We take time to enjoy the moment.

Business History

SPOKE Custom Products, LLC established in 2013 resulting form the Management Buyout of Case-Mate's Custom Case Division.

Timeline

  • The parent company launched custom smart phone cases on their website in 2010.
  • The business was expanded to include B2B customers in early 2011.
  • Current management team led the redesign and restructing of operations in mid 2012 with the opening of new state-of-the-art production facility that significantly improved quality and reduced customer lead times.
  • Customer acquisitions have included Red Bubble, Threadless, Fine Art America, Tee Public, Tory Burch, Vineyard Vines, and Southern Tide.
  • Product Portfolio has expanded to include drinkware, stationery, housewares, personal accessories, and consumer electronics.

Management Team

The SPOKE management team provides industry leading experience & skills in custom printing and manufacturing, product development, manufacturing, information technology, account management and accounting services.

  • John Rogowski,
    Chief Executive Officer

    John has been a member of the team for more than two years. He spent the prior six years as Vice President of Finance and Operations for Spanx, Inc. and helped make it one of the most successful privately owned consumer products companies of the last decade. He has also held a variety of management positions with several Fortune 500 companies including Texaco, Coca-Cola and EarthLink. He has an MBA Degree from Duke University and a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Purdue University. His interests include coaching youth sports and playing with his kids.

  • Marty Gareau,
    Director of Product Development

    Marty has been a member of the team for more than three years. He started his career with Case-Mate in 2006 and helped establish their global supply chain infrastructure. He holds an Industrial Engineering Technology Degree from the University of Dayton. His interests include traveling and home remodeling.

  • Sean Stimpson,
    Director of Production

    Sean has been a member of the team for more than two years. He spent the prior two years with Case-Mate in Product Development and Retail Sales. He has a Management Degree from Wright State University. His interests include coaching youth sports and following the Arsenal Football Club.

  • Tony Fontenot,
    Director of IT

    Tony has been a member of the team for three years. He has worked with a variety of consumer products and consulting companies specializing in the development and management of ecommerce platforms and internal software systems. His interests include ping pong and grilling on the Big Green Egg.

  • Meghan Rogowski,
    Controller

    Meghan has been a member of the team for the last year. She had previously worked as Controller of Delta Apparel, Senior Finance Manager for Coca-Cola and Senior Auditor for Arthur Andersen. She has an Accounting Degree from Florida State University but still considers herself a Michigan State Spartan. Her interests include reading and spending time with family and friends.

  • Chris Earnest,
    National Accounts Manager

    Chris has been a team member for almost three years. He spent the prior two years as a sales professional and Benefits specialist for Philip Morris and Aflac. He has a Marketing Degree from the University of Georgia and is currently working on an MBA degree from Georgia State University. His interests include playing golf and frisbee.

Culture

It’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it

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It starts with our constant desire to bring new ideas to life. Our endless search for a better way. Our obsession with doing things right each and every time. And our philosophy that if it’s not fun, then why do it.
We are innovators. We are problem solvers. We are craftsmen. We are Spoke!

Testimonials

What others are saying about SPOKE Custom Products

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"Spoke Custom Products stands for utmost supplier reliability and has over-delivered in terms of speed, quality and service on a consistent basis. As a result of their clearly defined lean production processes, orders produced by Spoke ship ahead of schedule while their print quality is superior to its domestic and international competition. Most importantly, the folks at SCP are truly customer centric and take customer service personally – all the way from the guy on the floor up to the C-Suite. We have worked with Spoke for over three years now and are excited to grow this relationship in the years to come."
- Director of Operations for a leading online retailer

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