Chief Executive Officer
and Board Member
Jim Barr joined Nautilus, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member in July 2019. He brings with him key capabilities of driving growth through people leadership, consumer-driven marketing, innovation and technology, as well as multiple successes transforming and growing large scale digital and multichannel businesses in diverse industries. Before joining Nautilus, Inc. Mr. Barr was Group President of Ritchie Bros., a global leader in the sales of used industrial equipment. Prior to that Mr. Barr held the position of EVP and Chief Digital Officer of OfficeMax where he led the transformation of its online and omnichannel experiences. In 2008, Mr. Barr was named the first President of Sears Holdings’ newly-formed Online Business Unit, where he developed and drove an omnichannel and online strategy that rapidly expanded the product assortment and growth. Mr. Barr’s foundational digital experiences came as an executive for 12 years in Microsoft’s online businesses as GM, Commerce Services, where he led Microsoft’s B2C ecommerce businesses, such as online shopping, classified advertising and auctions, as well as underlying technology platforms, and, before that was GM, MSN Business Development. Mr. Barr holds a B.S. from Miami University, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Chief Financial Officer
Aina Konold was named Chief Financial Officer in December 2019 and leads the Finance, Strategy, Business Development, and IT Functions at Nautilus Inc. Ms. Konold has over 25 years of global retail, strategy, financial management, and operational experience, with a strong track record of driving growth and optimizing and scaling operating models. Prior to joining Nautilus, Inc., Ms. Konold held several executive level positions during her 20-year career with Gap, Inc., across financial planning and analysis, controllership, shared services, real estate strategy, and investor relations. Most recently, she was the founding CFO for Gap Inc. in China, where she led the business through its hyper growth phase and established a scalable business model in a constantly evolving marketplace, particularly in the areas of digital and e-commence. Ms. Konold holds a B.A. from Stanford University and began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
SVP, Chief Digital Officer
Garry Wiseman was named Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer in October 2020, and in February 2021 assumed the leadership of the Direct to consumer segment. In his role at Nautilus, Inc., Mr. Wiseman oversees general management of the JRNY subscription business and the Direct segment and also coordinates software and digital initiatives to accelerate the Company’s ongoing digital transformation. Mr. Wiseman brings more 25 years of product and e-commerce capabilities, as well as expertise in designing and implementing high scale digital experiences at some of the world’s largest technology companies, including Microsoft, eBay, Salesforce and Dell. Prior to joining Nautilus, Inc., Mr. Wiseman served as Senior Vice President of Digital Customer Experience for Dell Technologies where he steered the company through a rapid digital transformation that led to significant year-over-year revenue increases and enhanced performance. Wiseman was responsible for Dell.com, the Dell Premier B2B marketplace, all offline sales systems and in-house commerce platforms, as well as leading product management, design, engineering, and content teams. Mr. Wiseman attended Wolverhampton University and has authored eight US patents.
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Becky Alseth joined Nautilus, Inc. as Vice President of Marketing and Direct in March 2020, and in February 2021 was promoted to Chief Marketing Officer and transitioned her role of VP, Direct to Mr. Wiseman. In her role, Ms. Alseth leads global marketing for the Company. Prior to joining Nautilus, Ms. Alseth held senior marketing and branding positions at Fortune 500 companies including Avis Budget Group and The Clorox Company, as well as global giants, Diageo and Nestle, with repeat successes of growing market share, customer loyalty and brand equity. Most recently she oversaw marketing at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers where she led efforts to position the company as a multi-channel innovator in asset disposition. A native of Montana, Becky holds a Bachelor of Science in Society & Technology from Montana Tech and her an M.B.A. from the University of Washington Foster School of Business in Seattle.
Chief People Officer (CPO)
Ellen Raim was named Chief People Officer in March 2021. She oversees HR strategy and leads Nautilus, Inc.’s business growth through the lens of people. Her areas of focus are organizational design, change management, recruiting, succession planning, learning and development, diversity, equity and inclusion, organizational effectiveness, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, and employee relations. Prior to joining Nautilus, Inc. Ms. Raim was Senior Vice President, People and Culture, at Invoca, a software start-up, where she built the “people systems” to enhance and protect the culture as the company scaled. She began her career as a labor and employment attorney for a large multinational law firm, moved into Human Resources at Intel Corp. and held many positions there with worldwide scope. After Intel, she held roles as Vice President of Human Resources at several high-tech hardware companies. Ms. Raim holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University, an M.A. in Organizational Design from Seattle University, a Masters in Behavioral Science from London School of Economics, and a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law.
SVP, Innovation and Product Development
Chris Quatrochi was named Senior Vice President, Innovation in January 2018, and oversees all product development efforts across the Nautilus, Inc. family of brands in the Nautilus Innovation Center. Prior to joining Nautilus, Mr. Quatrochi was Group Vice President for Product Operations at Broan-Nutone, a manufacturer of residential use products, from 2015 to 2017, where he managed product development and marketing. Mr. Quatrochi has also held multiple positions with Whirlpool Corporation, a multinational manufacturer and marketer of home appliances, from 2007 to 2015, including roles as head of global product experience design and connectivity, global strategy and planning for refrigeration, global director for the kitchen category, and leadership over cost and quality management. Prior to Whirlpool, Mr. Quatrochi held the role of Chief Operating Officer for Access Communications in Chicago from 2002 to 2007, and Engagement Manager focusing on operational effectiveness at McKinsey and Company from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Quatrochi holds a B.A. in Electrical Engineering from Bradley University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
Vice President, General Manager, North America Retail
Jay McGregor was named Vice President, General Manager, Retail North America in May 2018. In his current role, Mr. McGregor is responsible for the management and development of Retail Channel strategies and direction, along with management of the sales and marketing teams. Before joining Nautilus, Inc., Mr. McGregor was the Senior Vice President, Global Sales from 2017 to 2018 for Ergobaby Inc., the global market leader in the baby carrier category. Prior to Ergobaby, Mr. McGregor was the Vice President of Sales - Americas for Reef Sandals from 2014 to 2016. Mr. McGregor held various senior level sales and marketing positions in leading footwear and outdoor companies, including Adidas, Birkenstock USA, the Coleman Co., Gerber Legendary Blades, and Teva. Mr. McGregor holds a B.S. degree from Cal State University – Long Beach, as well as a Ryan Lifetime Teaching Credential (K-12) in Physical Education, Mathematics & Science, and attended the INSEAD Excellence in Leadership program in Fountainebleau, France.
Vice President, General Manager, International and Commercial
Jeffery Collins originally joined Nautilus in August 2013 as Vice President, Retail Sales, and was named an officer in February 2014. In December 2017, Mr. Collins was named VP/GM of the International Channel. From November 2015 until December 2017, Mr. Collins was Vice President, General Manager, Retail, where he was responsible for the Channel’s strategy and direction, along with managing both the domestic and international Retail sales teams. Prior to joining Nautilus, Mr. Collins was the Senior Vice President, Large Retail Sales, for Oreck Corporation, a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners and air purifiers, from 2009 to 2013. Prior to Oreck, Mr. Collins held various senior sales and marketing positions in leading consumer goods companies, including Pepsico, Pepsi Bottling Group, Handleman Co., Dyson Ltd., and Techtronic Industries. Mr. Collins attended both Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University.
Chief Supply Chain Officer
John Goelz was named Chief Supply Chain Officer in March 2021. With more than 20 years of global supply chain experience, Mr. Goelz oversees the global supply chain strategy by leading all management and operation aspects, including planning, sourcing, quality, distribution and logistics. Prior to joining Nautilus, Inc. Mr. Goelz was Vice President, Global Supply Chain at The Master Lock Company. There, and at Rockwell Automation, a manufacturer of integrated technologies, he held progressive levels of supply chain oversight, including all facets of manufacturing, procurement, logistics, and planning. John is an Army veteran and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Human Resource Management from Upper Iowa University, as well as an MBA from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Board of Directors
M. Carl Johnson, III has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nautilus, Inc. since 2010 and served as interim Chief Executive Officer from February 2019 – July 2019. He joined the Board of Directors of Vespa Parent LLC (owner of Nonni’s Food Group) in October, 2018. In October 2015, Mr. Johnson retired as Executive Vice President, Marketing and Chief Growth Officer of Big Heart Pet Brands, a division of J.M. Smucker Company. In this role he had line and operating responsibility for the company’s widely distributed brands, and the innovation, marketing and creative services, consumer and customer insights, communications and government relations groups, and the company’s Canadian subsidiary. He joined Del Monte Foods, a privately-owned manufacturer and marketer of processed foods, and the predecessor of Big Heart Pet Brands, in November 2011 as Executive Vice President, Brands. From 2001 until April 2011, Mr. Johnson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of the Campbell Soup Company, a producer of canned soups and related products, where he had direct responsibility for corporate strategy, research and development, quality, corporate marketing services, licensing, and e-business. Mr. Johnson joined Campbell from Kraft Foods, where he ran three successively larger business divisions. Earlier in his career, he held management positions at Colgate-Palmolive and Polaroid Corporation and served as head of the Consumer Goods consulting practice at Marketing Corporation of America. Mr. Johnson completed a 2016 Fellowship at Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative and a 2017 Fellowship at Stanford University’s Distinguished Careers Institute. Mr. Johnson serves as an executive committee member of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute, University of California, Davis. Mr. Johnson is a trustee of the Adelphic Educational Fund, Wesleyan University, which grants scholarships and supports educational, literary and artistic programs. He is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Kilts Center for Marketing at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, which provides scholarships to top marketing students and helps the school steer its marketing curriculum. Mr. Johnson is also a member of the Nutrition Round Table, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University. Mr. Johnson earned his B.A. degree in Government and Economics from Wesleyan University, and his M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago. Our Board has determined that Mr. Johnson has the requisite experience and expertise to be a director of Nautilus based on his consumer marketing expertise and strong background in corporate expansion strategy.
Richard A. Horn was elected to our Board in December 2007. Mr. Horn is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Horn has been a private investor since February 2002. Mr. Horn was general manager of the PetsHotel Division of PetSmart, Inc., a company that provides products, services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets, from April 2001 through February 2002. From January 1999 through March 2001, he was Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of PetSmart.com, Inc. and from July 1994 until December 1998, he was Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of PetSmart, Inc. From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Horn was Chief Financial Officer of Weisheimer Companies, Inc., a chain of retail pet supply stores. Mr. Horn was a partner at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), an international public accounting and business consulting firm, from 1980 to 1992. Mr. Horn serves on the Board of Trustees of Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Saint Joseph’s Westgate Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Fiesta Bowl and serves as its Treasurer. Mr. Horn graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, with a B.S. in Accounting. Our Board has determined that Mr. Horn has the requisite experience and expertise to be a director of Nautilus. As a former retail merchandising and direct-marketing executive, former Chief Financial Officer and a former partner at Coopers & Lybrand, Mr. Horn brings particular expertise to our Board in the areas of direct marketing sales, consumer product merchandising and retail trade, service industries, investor relations, financial reporting, accounting and auditing for complex multinational operations.
Anne G. Saunders joined our Board in April 2012. Ms. Saunders is the Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. Since November 2017, Ms. Saunders has been a non-executive director of the Ten Peaks Coffee Company (TSX:TPK), a global leader in natural process green coffee decaffeination, where she is also a member of the Compensation Committee. From April 2016 to January 2017, Ms. Saunders was U.S. President of NakedWines.com, a global wine company that uses crowdfunding to fund independent wine makers and direct ships wine to customers. From September 2014 to April 2016, Ms. Saunders was U.S. President of FTD, Inc. (NYSE:FTD), a global floral and gifting company. From August 2012 to January 2014, Ms. Saunders was President of Redbox, an entertainment company that is owned and operated by Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR). From March 2009 until January 2012, Ms. Saunders was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Knowledge Universe, a privately-held early education company with over 1,600 schools nationwide. From February 2008 until March 2009, Ms. Saunders was Senior Vice President, Consumer Bank Executive and, from May 2007 until February 2008, she was Senior Vice President, Brand Executive, for Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Between 2001 and 2007, Ms. Saunders held a variety of positions with Starbucks Coffee Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX), including Senior Vice President, Global Brand, during that company’s period of rapid domestic and international growth. Ms. Saunders has also held executive and senior management positions with eSociety, a B2B e-commerce company, AT&T Wireless and Young & Rubicam. Additionally, Ms. Saunders served, from 2006 until 2007, as a director for Blue Nile, Inc. (NASDAQ:NILE). She received a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Fordham University. Our Board has determined that Ms. Saunders has the requisite experience to be a director of Nautilus. Ms. Saunders brings to our Board a strong background in marketing and building brands and provides Nautilus with additional expertise and understanding of the consumer marketplace.
Marvin G. Siegert is currently retired but remains active by serving on company boards and pursuing private investments. From July of 2007 to September 2009 Marv was employed by Hat World, Inc and Impact Sports, distributors of team apparel. Prior to that he was President of The Pyle Group, a private equity group, from December 1996 to July of 2007. Marv previously worked at Rayovac Corporation, a manufacturer of batteries and lighting products. An employee from 1970 to December 1996, his most recent position was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Marv earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from U.W. Whitewater in 1970 and a Master’s degree in Management from U.W. Madison in 1976. He completed an eight-week program at MIT for Senior Executives during the spring of 1993. Marv received U.W. Whitewater’s Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Alumnus Award in 1987. He was also inducted into U.W. Whitewater’s School of Business Hall of Fame in 1994. Marv currently serves on the following Boards: Uniek, Inc., Nautilus,Inc. and NorthStar Education Services ,LLC. He is a past member of both the University of Wisconsin Madison Foundation and the the U.W.-Whitewater Foundation. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Greenwoods State Bank,The Pyle Group LLC, Rayovac Corporation,Hy Cite Corporation,Behrens Acquisition,Inc., Great Lakes Educational Loan Services,Inc. and Georgette Klinger, Inc. Marv is also a past member of the Nakoma Golf Club Board,Edgewood High School’s Board of Trustees, Edgewood’s Athletic Board, National Association of Accountants, Planning Executives Institute, In Business Advisory Board, and West Metropolitan Business Association. He is an avid supporter of the U.W. Madison Athletic Program including membership in the Mendota Gridiron Club and The Overtime Club. In April 2012,Marv became one of the initial members of the Badger Air Community Council(BACC) along with Pat Richter,Dave Lenz and Dave Anderson.The goal of the BACC is to support the efforts of the Wisconsin Air National Guard 115th Fighter Wing.Today Marv is the Chairman of the BACC Board.
Patty Ross is an accomplished Senior Executive who leverages her experience, leadership acuity, and definitive record, positioning her as a go-to global strategist in the consumer product industry. Patty most recently served Apple as an Executive Advisor for the People organization, where she delivered talent management, retention, inclusion, and diversity strategies across all US and global divisions. Patty spent the majority of her career with Nike, where she dedicated over 34 years in strategy, process-re-engineering, operations, and general management roles. Including GM, Asia Pacific Equipment & Operations; Senior Director, Global Footwear; VP, Global Product Process Innovation, and finally VP, Global Operations & Technology. Patty is routinely trusted and relied upon to start up new divisions, functional units, and incubators, charged with implementing change, innovation, and growth, and her direct efforts led to millions of revenue dollars for Nike annually. In addition to her professional contributions at Nike, Patty gained a reputation for both innovative excellence and reliable execution by spearheading value initiatives such as the first e-commerce B2B website for retailers, Nike’s Product Creation Center of Excellence, Nike’s Workplace of the Future, and the Women of Nike Diversity Network. Patty holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Finance and Marketing from Portland State University, a coaching certification in Executive Leadership Development from The Hudson Institute of Coaching, and an Advanced Management certificate in Business Administration and General Management from Harvard Business School. She is also a graduate of the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School, where she focused on corporate boards, governance, operations, and management. In addition to growing and reshaping organizations as a strategic advisor and operations leader, Patty is also active in a variety of professional boards and speaking engagements. She serves as a Board Member for MMC Corp, 4word, and an Advisor to a Fortune 50 Executive. Patty is also an active member of WomenExecs on Boards and Women Corporate Directors, where she is committed to the professional development of executives of all ages.