meet the Team

Meet the team that is dedicated to getting your products into large retail stores.

Matthew J. Crawley


Has 25+ years of retail product sales experience and is the inventor and founder of The Net Return, a multi-million dollar sports product.

Greg R. Gaillard

Founder | Director of Sales & Operations

Has 20+ years of retail product sales experience and is an expert in directing large product growth and advising clients in retail categories.

Meg Liles

Senior Buyer Relations

Meg brings to the team 18+ years of experience in the areas of company development, revenue growth and human resource management. With her refined expertise in company building and professional approach to client acquisition, Meg helps every company who partners with us achieve un-matched results.

Darren Ritchie

Director of ACCOUNTs

Darren brings both integrity and knowledge to the CBD, sports, retail-world and every client he works with. In addition to numerous connections through the entertainment industry forged while working on broadway and numerous other outlets. The ability to help our clients achieve their dreams and goals makes this all worth while.

Isabella Conley


Isabella has a passion for making connections with others, and building relationships through honesty, compassion and loyalty. With extensive knowledge in the retail market, she uses her ongoing relationships to find the perfect place for your products.

Demmie Hardin


Demmie joined the team after spending 6 years in education. She feels that building meaningful and lasting relationships with others is key. Her strong work ethic and commitment will find the perfect place for your product.

Bryan Burkett


Bryan was born and raised in Columbia, SC and has worked in Retail Sales and Acquisitions for over 20 years.
He has a vast amount of experience with products ranging from electronics to automotive. Bryan is more that adept to cover our clients on the back-end as an Account manager with kindness, integrity, and compassion.

jacob Shealy​

senior sales manager

Jacob brings a unique skillset to the Matthew J. Crawley Account Management team. With a dynamic approach to sales that centers around integrity and positivity, Jacob is able to provide our clients with unmatched results and unlimited potential.

Blake Wetherby


Blake has 10+ years in the Sales and Hospitality fields with a demonstrated history of unmatched customer service and communication.

Imri Bruck


Imri joined our company from a successful career in the luxury automotive industry. He brings a passion for providing an unparalleled client experience with a focus on integrity and enthusiasm to the team, and he can’t wait to help our future clients achieve their goals for success in large retail. In his spare time, Imri enjoys playing golf, watching college football, and learning about watches.

Rita Kochakian

sales manager

Rita is a 25 year old account manager residing in Charleston, South Carolina with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Rutgers University and a specialization in Public Relations.

Samantha Jones


Sam has a unique tact when taking products across sectors into large retail markets. Focusing on providing guidance for woman-owned entrepreneurs, she has developed strong relationships with buyers at the world’s largest retailers to ensure your product’s success.

Madelyn Bacon

Account manager

Madelyn brings a unique perspective to the team.  With a degree in Operations and Supply Chain from the University of South Carolina and a background in buying and planning, she has a deeper knowledge of what companies are looking for.  She is committed to developing trust with clients through open communication.

Will Hardin

Sales Manager

Will brings to the team 15 years of experience in Hospitality with an expertise in the culinary field. He is dedicated to providing superb customer service to clients to help them reach the full potential of their products. Specializing in all food products dedicated to large grocery chains and kitchen utensils/gadgets placement in high-level cooking forward retailers.

Kristen Murphy

director of shipping & procurement

Kristen brings 16+ years of retail experience to the Matthew J. Crawley team. She is the key player to insuring the products get into large retail stores. Kristen improves the procurement process to save on costs, speed up operations, and ultimately maintain customer satisfaction. She is well organized and highly proficient in product shipping and procurement.  

Natalia Sanchez

International sales manager 

Speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese with a focus on Beauty, Cosmetics, Health & Wellness. Catering to our clients in Central and South America as well as European countries.

Dace Undika

INternational Sales Manager

Dace has extensive business experience throughout the US combined with new and existing brand development, sales and promotion expertise throughout Europe. Catering to our clients in Europe and Scandinavia her entrepreneurial spirit and business experience brings great value to each one of our clients.

Barry Slayden

Construction Specialist

Barry Slayden spent over 24 years with a major building envelope materials manufacturer as a consultant tasked with marketing the company’s high performance building envelope systems including roofing, rain screens, parking decks, and walls.  Customers were manufacturers, hospitals, military, schools, government, and contractors.  His experience and connections within the construction product and material space is invaluable and is being put to good use with placing our customers of the MJC company with the right fit for the commercial and residential marketplace. 

Charlie Porter

Brand Development & Digital Partner

Charlie has over 10+ years experience as a digital and brand specialist. He has worked in the New York City market and internationally in collaboration with a wide range of clients across brand and product development, fashion, real estate, and consumer corporations. His work has garnered him press including Fortune Magazine, Esquire Magazine, Madison Square Garden Company, and Uniqlo. He is a huge addition to the Matthew J. Crawley team as he works to present our client’s brand and product.

Carter Jin

Senior Asia Sales Director

Carter is a seasoned marketing professional with over 6 years of experience in E-commerce industry. Throughout his career, Carter has consistently delivered exceptional results by utilizing his creativity and innovative strategies to grow brands and increase customer engagement. For example, the brand Coohgrubs, which is managed by him has reached over 2 millions of impressions on Tiktok and Instagram in just 2 years.  When Carter is not working on marketing strategies, he can be found exploring his passion for reading and sports. His love for exploring new cultures and experiences often inspires his creative commercial approach to marketing.

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