Jerry Zhang – Chairman
Mr. Zhang is a successful entrepreneur in the U.S. and China and has 26 years of business experience. After purchasing the company in 1990, Mr. Zhang re-built and re-shaped what is now Nostalgia Home Fashions, Inc., in the U.S. and built Nostalgia's own manufacturing facilities in China from the ground up. Mr. Zhang holds a BA from Shandong University and an MBA from the University of Montana. Mr Zhang attended advanced management programs at Harvard University, and received The Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award in 2005 by the State Council of China, Overseas Chinese office.
Glen Giordano – Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Mr. Giordano has over thirty years of sales, marketing, merchandising, and retail experience within the home textiles industry. Glen has previously held senior sales and merchandising positions with Trade AM, Dan River, DWI Industries, Crown Crafts and the May Company. Mr. Giordano holds a B.S. in Business from Florida State University.
Peiyi Rong – Vice President, Operations
Mr. Rong has 15 years of experience in international business. He holds a BA from the University of International Business & Economics, Beijing and an MBA from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business.
Jodi Ackers – Vice President, Design
Jodi Ackers-Siegal has been a quiet force in the home design industry for over 15 years. After graduating with a degree in Fine Arts from Moore College of Art, she moved to New York and began her career as a designer. Over the years Jodi has worked with many influential home design companies including; Ralph Lauren, Anthropologie and The Company Store/Company Kids. She is excited to be leading the design movement at Nostalgia Home.
Alice Chan – Controller
Alice has over 10 years of accounting, financial reporting & analysis, and ERP system implementation experience. Prior to Nostalgia, her experience includes working for large banking corps, as well as a closely held private company. Alice received a B.S. in Accounting from University of Wisconsin and she holds a CPA certificate.
Jacqueline (Jackie) Marchese – Senior Sales Account Executive
Ms. Marchese has over 20 years of experience within the home textile industry. Jackie previously held various sales roles with Crown Crafts, DWI Holdings and Li & Fung. Ms. Marchese holds a B.S. in Textile Marketing from the University of Maryland.