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Our team leaders have diverse experience and a broad range of expertise, but they share common goals: to deliver excellent, custom service and exceed the expectations of each client, every time.

ALEX STULTZ

Founder

Charlottesville native Alex Stultz founded Red Star Merchandise in 2001. Alex began working with Dave Matthews Band in college, and grew that relationship to a full-time career which eventually led to working with other artists. He finds the dynamic nature of the music industry rewarding and exciting, and is grateful to have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of talented artists and their teams.

Alex loves live music, travel, and spending time with his wife Tobey and their two daughters. He is an avid wine aficionado, and even makes his own.

 

RICK CLARK

Managing Director

Rick, a UVA alum, has worked in the music merchandise industry for nearly 20 years. Prior to joining Red Star Merchandise in 2011, Rick gained extensive experience through 13 years at Musictoday.

Rick manages daily operations at Red Star, including oversight of account managers and ongoing projects.

Rick is a fly-fishing enthusiast and is also passionate about golf, live music, single-barrel bourbons, travel, and enjoying life with his wife Lizzie and their two children.

 

JENN AUSTIN

Business Manager

Jenn has been with Red Star Merchandise since 2006. A Charlottesville native and graduate of JMU, she assisted with the start-up and growth of the company. In her current role, Jenn manages special projects, strategic growth, and financial planning.

Jenn loves cooking, the outdoors, travel, getting together with family and friends, and the adventures of parenting two boys with her husband, Ty.

 

TOBEY STULTZ

Co-Founder

Tobey began her career in the music industry in the 90s as a publicist with Girlie Action in NYC, where she worked on the front lines of the digital music revolution with various bands and companies including Napster.

In 2001, Tobey moved to Charlottesville where she married Alex and helped found and grow Red Star. In her current role she provides ongoing support primarily in the areas of marketing, business development, and client relations.

A lifelong music fan, Tobey loves going to shows in Charlottesville and elsewhere. She and Alex have two daughters.

 

SARAH SAMMUT

Controller

Sarah has been with Red Star Merchandise since December 2014. A San Francisco transplant, she has lived in Charlottesville for six years.

Sarah oversees the financials for Red Star, and also manages and settles accounts for some of the company’s biggest clients. She loves spending time outdoors, traveling, and hanging out with friends.

TOM BEVACQUA

Strategic Initiatives & Business Development

After graduating from University of Georgia in 1993, Tom worked in various aspects of the music industry including promotions, booking, and tour management. Tom moved to Charlottesville in 1998 to work with Red Light Management, where his focus was day-to-day management for Dave Matthews Band.

Tom joined Red Star in 2014 to handle special projects and expand business development.

Tom loves photography, spending quality time with family and friends, enjoying good food and drinks, time outdoors, and live music.

ARTIST RELATIONS

Allison Fief

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGERS

Matthew Bower

Matt Sury

 

ACCOUNT MANAGERS

Jason King

Roxanne Atienza

Abbey Arnett

Brandon Reilly

David Ward

ASSISTANT ACCOUNT MANAGERS

Sandi Bridges

John McCleary

Zach Miksovic

Logan Byrd

Zach Precythe

ACCOUNTING

Janine Kaestner

Cassie Cooley

POP UP SHOPS/ENHANCED RETAIL EXPERIENCE

Jason King

VIDEO

The Half and Half on Silk Screening

NEWS

Popping Up In Nashville


Check out our our new pop-up stores at the CMA Festival in Nashville

 

MONTHLY MIXTAPE

Roster Favorites

CHRIS STAPLETON

On the Red Star Roster since 2015 and top of our SoundCloud chart.