Maria is one of the original founders of Dotcom Distribution. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business with a concentration in Accounting. Maria plays an integral role in developing and defining all aspects of the business, including sales and marketing, operations, finance and IT. In her current role as CEO, she is responsible for providing strategic leadership, establishing long range goals, and developing strategies for the the senior leadership team.
During her tenure at the Dotcom, Maria has developed an environment of continual improvement by supporting the Senior Leadership Team and their department managers on continuous process, space labor, automation, and financial best practices. Prior to founding Dotcom, Maria was a CPA at Arthur Andersen and was later the CFO of GoodTimes Home Video where she helped grow the company’s distribution business. When Maria is not in the office, she enjoys traveling around the world and practicing her photography skills.
Doug is a senior executive with over 30 years of experience in building collaborative partnerships with client organizations. As Executive Vice President of Client Strategy, Doug focuses on ensuring that each custom solution developed on behalf of Dotcom Distribution clients provides the infrastructure necessary to meet their operational, branding and customer experience needs.
Rob Ferraioli is Dotcom’s CFO and handles all managerial accounting. Rob received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Rutgers University of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant. He also holds the Certified Management Accountant designation issued by the Institute of Management Accountants. Rob’s area of expertise is in managerial accounting, financial planning and analysis and financial information systems. Immediately prior to Dotcom, Rob was a Director of Compliance for a large asset management firm.
For nearly two decades Ken has been behind the scenes managing direct-to-consumer as well as business-to-business fulfillment for lifestyle and prestige brands. As a Senior Analyst for Vertical Software Systems, Ken cut his teeth on the data and warehouse management system configurations across multiple brands.
Michael Fechter joins Dotcom with over two decades of supply chain experience. Michael studied Computer Science at Rutgers University and received his CSCP Certification from APICS, the premiere professional association for Supply Chain Management in 2012.
Prior to Knipper, Michael worked at Rust-Oleum as a Production Planning & Inventory Control Manager where he was responsible for scheduling and planning all production activities, including batch making and filling line operations. Before that, as Production Supervisor, he was responsible for all inventory control functions, including maintaining inventory record accuracy, cycle count programs, and physical inventories.
At Dotcom Distribution, Michael will be responsible for all Operations, including all distribution and warehousing functions; capacity planning and scheduling; inventory control; and facilities and security.
When he is not in the warehouse or in his office, Michael spends time with his family. He also enjoys the outdoors, camping and watching sports including hockey, football and baseball. Michael is an avid triathlete and has finished several triathlons. Most recently, Michael finished his first marathon (the Marine Corps Marathon) in 2015.
Rob Coon joined Dotcom as Director of Sales in 2015 and was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing in early 2017. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Management & Marketing from Montclair State University.
Immediately before working at Dotcom, Rob was an independent consultant for eCommerce brands and solution providers. He consulted companies and small brands on business development, marketing, and business management best practices. Prior to that he spent over 18 years in technology. Most notably, Rob was the VP of Sales and Marketing at Dydacomp, providing order management and eCommerce solutions to mid-sized brands that collectively processed over $3B in direct-to-consumer sales annually. Rob was later promoted to President at Dydacomp and worked with his team to create a platform of hosted services that led to the 2008 acquisition of the company by a private equity partner. Rob worked with Dydacomp through their transition into a company now called Freestyle solutions.
When not working with Dotcom’s partners, Rob and his wife spend time with their three children, often coaching them or cheering for them on the field and courts of NJ. Be sure to stop and say hello if you see him in the dugouts, sidelines, or bleachers this season.