Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Reinhart co-founded thredUP and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since January 2009. Prior to founding thredUP, Mr. Reinhart helped develop the Pacific Collegiate School and co-founded Beacon Education Network, a charter management organization serving low-income students on California’s Central Coast. Mr. Reinhart holds a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Boston College.
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Homer co-founded thredUP and has served as our Chief Operating Officer since September 2020 and previously served as our Chief Technology Officer from June 2009 to September 2020. From July 2005 to August 2007, Mr. Homer was a midmarket solution advisor at Microsoft Corporation, a publicly traded technology company. Mr. Homer holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University.
Mr. Marino has served as our President since January 2018. From August 2013 to January 2018, Mr. Marino served as our Chief Marketing Officer. From August 2009 to November 2012, Mr. Marino served as Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of Virgin Hotels Group Limited, a developer of high-end hotels, which he founded. From September 2006 to August 2009, Mr. Marino was a Managing Partner at Virgin Group Limited, a consumer conglomerate and investment group. From June 2000 to June 2006, Mr. Marino was a Principal at Venrock, a venture capital firm that invests in technology and healthcare companies. Mr. Marino holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and American Studies from Princeton University. Mr. Marino is the first cousin of Ms. Sutter, one of our directors.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Sobers has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2019. From July 2016 to August 2019, Mr. Sobers served as Chief Financial Officer of Quantenna Communications, Inc., a Wi-Fi Solutions Company acquired by ON Semiconductor Corporation in June 2019. From July 2009 to June 2016, Mr. Sobers served as Corporate Vice President of Finance of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a publicly traded design automation software and engineering services company. From 1995 to 2009, Mr. Sobers held senior financial roles at Documentum, Inc., an enterprise content management platform acquired by EMC Corporation in December 2003, EMC Corporation, a provider of enterprise storage systems, software, and networks acquired by Dell Technologies in 2016, and Polycom Inc., a video, voice and content collaboration and communication technology company acquired by Plantronics, Inc. in 2018. Mr. Sobers holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California.
Chief People & Diversity Officer
Ms. Breece has served as our Senior Vice President of People since October 2019. From March 2019 to October 2019, Ms. Breece served as our Vice President of People and from March 2017 to March 2019, Ms. Breece served as our Director of Talent Acquisition. From September 2016 to March 2017, Ms. Breece served as one of our Recruiting Managers. From March 2015 to September 2016, Ms. Breece served as a Recruiting Manager of Sales and Operations at YourPeople, Inc. dba Zenefits. From April 2013 to March 2015, Ms. Breece served as a Recruiter at Automatic Data Processing, Inc. From January 2011 to April 2013, Ms. Breece served as the University Recruiting Manager at Tegna, Inc. From March 2008 to January 2011, Ms. Breece served as a Campus Recruiter at Nestle USA, Inc. Ms. Breece holds a Masters of Business Administration from Ottawa University and a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Psychology and Marketing from The University of Arizona.
Head of International
Mr. DeMeyere has served as our Head of International since October 2021. From February 2019 to October 2021, he served as our Chief Product Officer. From May 2016 to February 2019, Mr. DeMeyere served as our Vice President of Engineering. From September 2013 to May 2016, Mr. DeMeyere served as our Director of Engineering and from September 2010 to January 2012, Mr. DeMeyere served as one of our Full Stack Engineers. From June 2010 to August 2010, Mr. DeMeyere was a Web Development Consultant at Global Notion, Inc., an internet business incubator. Mr. DeMeyere holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from Michigan State University.
Senior Vice President of Operations
Mr. Ghorai has served as our Senior Vice President of Operations since November 2019. From June 2018 to October 2019, Mr. Ghorai served as our Chief Financial Officer and from May 2012 to May 2018, Mr. Ghorai served as our Senior Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. From January 2010 to January 2015, Mr. Ghorai was an Operations Consultant and subsequently an Advisory Board Member at Marchi Thermal Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of custom thermal control products for the semiconductor industry. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Ghorai served as President of the CDS Division of Advanced Integration Technology LP. In 1999, Mr. Ghorai co-founded Integrated Flow Systems, LLC, a manufacturer of a high purity gas delivery system that was acquired by Advanced Integration Technologies in 2007. Mr. Ghorai holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Michigan.
Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Rotem has served as our Chief Legal Officer since February 2021 and Secretary since March 2017 and previously served as our General Counsel from January 2017 to February 2021. From September 2013 to November 2016, Mr. Rotem served as the General Counsel of Rocket Lawyer Inc., an online legal technology company. From June 2010 to August 2013, Mr. Rotem was an associate at Goodwin Procter LLP, a global law firm. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Rotem was an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP, a global law firm. Mr. Rotem holds a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.
Chief Marketing Officer
Noelle has served as our Chief Marketing Officer since August 2022. Noelle oversees the company’s marketing and merchandising efforts with a keen focus on capturing the mindshare of younger generations. Prior to thredUP, Noelle served as CMO of online fashion retailer Lulus. She also held marketing leadership roles at MAC Cosmetics and co-founded Retold Recycling, a subscription-based textile recycling service. With more than a decade of marketing experience in the fashion and beauty industries and a personal passion for sustainability, Noelle is accelerating thredUP’s mission of inspiring a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first. Noelle has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from IESE Business School, a Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School Online, and a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in Film & Television Production from New York University.
Senior Vice President, Finance & Treasury
Ms. Buel has served as our Senior Vice President, Finance & Treasury since April 2021. From September 2019 to April 2021, Ms. Buel served as our Vice President, Finance. From August 2014 to August 2019, Ms. Buel was the Vice President, Finance of Sephora Americas, a retailer of personal care and beauty products. From October 2000 to August 2014, Ms. Buel held senior financial and store operations roles at Macy's, Inc., an American chain of high-end department stores. Ms. Buel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from New York University.