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 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. 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.
Senior Vice President, General Manager, North America Sales
Jay McGregor was named Senior Vice President, General Manager, North America Sales in April 2022. He originally joined Nautilus in May 2018 as Vice President, General Manager, Retail North America. In his current role, Mr. McGregor is responsible for the management and development of Direct & Retail North America 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
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 M.B.A from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Chief Legal Officer
Alan Chan was named Chief Legal Officer in August 2021. With more than 20 years of experience, including deep legal knowledge in the areas of supply chain, intellectual property, and technology solutions and services, Mr. Chan leads all aspects of Nautilus, Inc.’s global legal strategy, including corporate governance and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property. Mr. Chan began his career as a commercial and patent litigation lawyer in New York City. He spent the next 16 years with Fortune 150 company Arrow Electronics in New York and Denver culminating as the vice president of legal affairs and assistant corporate secretary. He led global teams with diverse responsibilities including M&A, commercial agreements, immigration, intellectual property and corporate governance. Mr. Chan holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Binghamton University and a law degree from Emory University School of Law.
Board of Directors
Anne G. Saunders
Anne G. Saunders joined our Board in April 2012 and was appointed to serve as board chair in August 2022. In her decade of service to the Nautilus board, Saunders has acted as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. An accomplished business leader with a track record of accelerating revenue growth through innovation, Saunders currently holds a variety of non-executive director roles at WD-40 and Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee, Inc., in addition to her role at Nautilus. She previously served in executive leadership roles leading various consumer goods and digital subscription companies, including NakedWines.com, FTD, a global floral and gifting company, Redbox, and Starbucks. Ms. Saunders holds a B.A from Northwestern University and an M.B.A from Fordham University.
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.
Kelley Hall is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), the nation’s largest consumer co-operative bringing top-quality outdoor gear, apparel, expert advice and experiences to its members and customers. Kelley leads REI’s financial planning and analysis, strategy, sustainability, accounting, treasury, internal audit, tax, strategic sourcing, and asset protection teams. Prior to REI, she served as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, and Treasurer for Nordstrom, Inc. where she supported strategic efforts to evolve Nordstrom’s accounting, procurement, tax, and treasury work across the organization. Kelley also spent nine years at NIKE, Inc. and held various senior finance leadership positions, including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for NIKE, Inc.'s Enterprise Operations. Prior to NIKE, Kelley spent 14 years with Starbucks Corporation in a variety of finance leadership roles, including several roles as Vice President supporting U.S. retail and corporate finance. Since 2018, Kelley has also served on the Board of Trustees for the Seattle Foundation, a community foundation focused on strengthening the health and vitality of the greater Seattle community by connecting generous people with well-informed philanthropic strategies. She received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington.
Shailesh Prakash is the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Digital Product Development at The Washington Post. He is responsible for all aspects of product development and technology, including web, mobile, video, print and advertising. Under his leadership, and in close partnership with the newsroom, The Post has seen tremendous digital growth. Prakash has also spearheaded the development of Arc XP, The Post’s fast-growing global software-as-a-service business. This state-of-the-art digital platform and suite of tools is engineered to meet the needs of publishers, broadcasters and brands and currently powers more than 1500 sites in the U.S. and around the world. In 2018, Prakash was named to AdWeek 50, an annual list that highlights the most indispensable executives in the media and advertising industries. Fast Company named The Washington Post one of the “10 Most Innovative Companies in Media of 2017.” AdWeek named The Post the “Hottest Digital Publication” of 2016. In 2015, The Post topped Fast Company’s annual list as “The World’s Most Innovative Media Company” and Digiday recognized The Post as “Most Innovative Publisher.” Prakash has an extensive track record in senior positions spanning multiple industries. He began his career as a software engineer in Silicon Valley moving to positions of increasing responsibility at Sun Microsystems and Netscape and Microsoft where he was a key member of the Bing search engine. An engineer at heart and by training, Shailesh holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from IIT, Mumbai, a Master of Science in Computer Science from Clemson University, and an Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University.
Ruby Sharma is a multi-cultural, global business advisor with comprehensive expertise in strategy, operational risk transformation, M&A, governance, audit, and accounting. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of ShotSpotter, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSTI), and advisory council member for reacHIRE. She previously served as the Chair of the Audit Committee at Penn Medicine Princeton Health, as a board of trustee for the National Ascend Organization, and a member of the Asia Society Business Council.
Ruby retired as a senior partner at Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) with a proven capacity to develop and manage new business ventures, and generate sustained revenue growth. A frequent keynote speaker and panelist on corporate governance topics, Ruby has authored several audit committee handbooks and guides, as well as white papers on governance, value protection, and diversity and inclusion topics.
Ruby was honored as an Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business in the Americas in 2011 by the Asian American Business Development Center. She is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales) and holds a B. A. in Economics from Delhi University, India. Sharma also attended the Executive Education program for EY Partners at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.