Jeffrey T Shafer
Jeff grew up in the apparel industry in Los Angeles. With a BA in Psychology and an MBA with an emphasis in Management Information Systems, Jeff worked as a Financial Analyst for a registered investment advisor and private equity firm. Having developed strong data analysis skills, his financial expertise and leadership skills grew while serving as CFO for an L.A.-based apparel manufacturer.
Striking out on his own as an entrepreneur, Jeff was Founder and CEO of BC Ethic (1992), a young men’s apparel brand, which he grew to $25 million in annual sales and sold in 2001. He founded Agave Denimsmith (2002), introducing premium denim to the better men’s market, which he grew to $10 million in annual sales and sold in 2016. Then Jeff founded www.BluerDenim.com (2013), a direct-to-consumer brand based on core values of Made in USA, transparent sourcing, sustainability and social consciousness.
Jeff’s expertise in building and growing successful companies and powerful brands, his exceptional communication and leadership skills, business acumen, intuitive creative direction and merchandising, synergize with Management One and Retail ORBIT to become a powerful and pragmatic asset to both you and your business.