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Seth Halio
Chief Financial Officer

Seth Halio is Golden Hippo’s first CFO, joining the company in August 2016. Prior to joining Golden Hippo, Seth was CFO of a variety of public and private technology and consumer goods companies, including Adept Technology, LED Engin, and Diamond Foods. Seth’s varied experiences include IPOs, successful exits, financings, system implementations and team building. Seth lives in the San Fernando Valley with his wife.

Peter Klein
Chief Customer Officer

Peter Klein joined Golden Hippo as the Chief Customer Officer in March of 2015. In that time, he has overseen rapid growth in the contact centers (from ~50 employees to over 500), implemented QA measures to increase customer engagement and satisfaction, and focused on enhancing the customer experience at every touchpoint. He currently manages all operations involving customer service, fulfilment, and phone sales. Prior to GH, Peter had a decade of Direct Response experience, including 3 years at industry giant Guthy-Renker. Peter lives with his wife and boy/girl twins in the San Fernando Valley.

Marieta Hent
VP, Prod. Dev. & Brand Mgmt.

Marieta serves as the VP of Product Development and Brand Management for Golden Hippo, where she oversees many of it's the most impactful opportunities. She has extensive expertise in creating and growing large Direct Response product lines, including spending 15 years of her career at industry leader Guthy-Renker. Ms. Hent acted as the brand manager for Proactiv, a $1B brand and America’s #1 acne product, where she was instrumental in shaping customer experience initiatives, including in-shipment materials, win-back and loyalty programs. Marietta lives in Simi Valley with her husband and 2 children.

Juan Carlos Ramos Paulino
Director of Human Resources

Juan Carlos Ramos Paulino is currently the Director of Human Resources at Golden Hippo, where his more than 8 years of experience as HR professional has contributed to the remarkable growth of the company, going from 90 employees in late 2014 to more than 450 in mid 2016. A founding member of the Forbes Human Resources Council, Juan Carlos holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR©) credential from the HR Certification Institute, and a Certified Professional certification from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-CP). Juan Carlos lives in the San Fernando Valley with his wife and 2 children.

Daniel Peck
Director of Recruitment

Daniel Peck is an industry veteran in the Recruitment industry and has over 15 years of hands-on experience in Recruitment and Staffing. Prior to joining Golden Hippo, Daniel was President and Managing Partner of Principal Search Partners, an executive search firm located in Agoura Hills, CA whose clients included: Google, Paypal, Mercedes Benz, Dish Network, Titan Solar and many more. Daniel lives in Agoura Hills, CA with his wife and 4 children, and is an avid runner and fitness buff.