Dan Levitt, CEO and President: With degrees in both business management and economics, Dan boasts over 25 years of product development and improvement, manufacturing, importing, and sales experience. As president of Consolidated Foam, Inc., Dan’s vision and guidance (along with team collaboration) transformed a single-item manufacturer into a major global supplier. During nights and weekends he worked on developing the Nugeni Steva, as well as additional innovative and exciting home electronic appliances, until the vision for a unique, all-in-one vacuum and steam cleaning machine became a reality in 2016.
Josh Levitt, Vice President: Sales & Business Development: A graduate of the University of Iowa School of Business, Josh is proficient in global sourcing and manufacturing, and frequently travels worldwide to visit factories and customers alike. He worked with brothers Dan, Steve and sister-in-law Laurie at Consolidated Foam, Inc., where he handled sales and business-to-business development. At Nugeni, Josh is responsible for expanding appropriate channels of distribution and product sales.
Laurie Levitt, Chief Creative Officer: Laurie's ambidextrous mind thinks just like – and nothing like – everyone else’s. Be it portraits or products, Laurie’s career spans over 25 years in brand identity and strategy, marketing, product development and design, business management, ownership and entrepreneurship. Her fine art work can be seen in regional, national and worldwide magazines, publications and televised programming. At Nugeni, Laurie works on product design and oversees both the written and visual messaging.
Peter Ogilvie, Vice President: Product Management: Peter graduated with a B.A. in industrial design from the University of Notre Dame and spent over a decade developing lawn and garden products, retail packaging and branding for mass market retail channels with Consolidated Foam, Inc. With his broad-based knowledge and expertise in the creative and quantitative areas of product development and management, Peter will ensure that Nugeni’s products, design and service are of the very best quality.
Steve Levitt, Chief Operating Officer: A founding principal of Nugeni, Steve brings a diverse personal and professional background to the COO position. Prior to, and concurrent with Nugeni, Steve served as director of operations for Consolidated Foam, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of lawn and garden products, headquartered in Chicago. A graduate of the University of Colorado, Steve holds a B.S. in business administration, with an emphasis in finance and management. As COO, Steve (with the help of his partners and talented team) hopes to lead Nugeni as a multinational brand.
MaryJane Permann, Accounting Manager: Mary Jane has many years of experience in finance and accounting before coming to Consolidated Foam almost nine years ago. Working in both large and small companies has given her a wide variety of experience in various fields, including, human resources, taxes, and cash management. Mary Jane's diverse experience will enhance Nugeni's business going forward.