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Meet the Jennifer Adams Team

Jennifer Adams
CEO & Chief Creative Officer

Jennifer believes that luxuries are not just for the wealthy and she works hard to make great design and quality home and lifestyle products attainable for all. More than that, her mission is to show people how to embrace their inner designer, and create environments on their own that they will love coming home to. Jennifer is always finding inspiration in the world around her and has a secret love for butterflies. She also enjoys hiking, yoga and golf.
Jim Kotchik
Chief Financial Officer

Jim’s high-level experience with notable companies in industries including sports, entertainment, high tech, global trade and accounting keeps Jennifer Adams Worldwide on course by steering all things financial from 30,000 feet. At ground level, his laserlike focus on matters of accounting and strategy keeps our company humming. Jim is a proud graduate of the University of Oregon (BS and MBA) and he regularly proclaims, "it's a great day to be a Duck!" When not counting beans, Jim is usually in the company of his high school sweetheart, Kathi, watching their family of four children and four grandchildren grow.
David Nicklin
Vice President of Licensing

David is a seasoned strategic marketing and brand extension expert who has worked across a wide variety of consumer product brands, categories, channels of distribution, and global markets. During his career, David has held senior positions with a number of reputable consumer products organizations such as The Walt Disney Company and Royal Doulton. He also possesses extensive corporate trademark and entertainment licensing experience having worked closely with consumer brands such as Disney, Star Wars, Warner Bros., La-Z-Boy, Dr Pepper, BMW, Kawasaki et al. Born and bred in the UK, David and his partner now live in La Jolla, California, and he enjoys music, photography, the movies, travel, staying fit (soccer, spinning, running, etc.) and sleeping! David also has three grown sons who live and work in the UK.
Melissa Rocamora
Director of Design

Melissa brings experience in creative direction, illustration, graphic design, product design and product development to the Jennifer Adams team. She is an alum of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., and previously worked for Target in Minneapolis as a textile designer for soft goods and other home decor products. She is passionate about all things home and she loves the idea of creating products that inspire people. Her other passions include drawing, painting, food, and spending time with her boyfriend, dog and cat.
Elaine Bothe
Editorial Director

Elaine’s degrees in both graphic design and architecture as well as her extensive copywriting background help define the voice of Jennifer Adams Worldwide. Exploiting the essential skills of communications, conceptual development, engineering, business and art, Elaine adds yet another tier of design prowess to the Jennifer Adams team. Her hobbies include avidly racing mountain bikes and cyclocross, jewelry making, cooking, gardening, sewing, hiking, and motor sports.
Digital Marketing Manager

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Susan Smalley
Merchandise & Distribution Manager

Jennifer Adams won’t make a promise she can’t keep, and thanks to Susan’s oversight of our company’s operations, our customers receive the product and service they deserve in a timely manner. In her spare time she works with homeless animals and disabled children.
Mike King
Logistics Manager

With Mike’s natural organizational skills and deep logistics background, Jennifer Adams Worldwide products ship reliably, coming and going. In his free time, you might find him hiking a mountain, playing a guitar, or painting abstract art, but spending time with his daughter is what he loves most.
Pam Bishop
Customer Service Manager

Pam’s charming personality drives our friendly Customer Service Department. Her smiles, expertise and knowledge will help you with any questions you may have about our products. It's not all work and no play, though. When not assisting customers, Pam enjoys camping amongst the cool pines of northern Arizona.