Jacent was formed in 2016 by a merger of LaMi Products and ATA Retail Services, two pioneers in impulse merchandising with a combined 60 years of experience. In 2021, a new leadership team was formed with seasoned and new Jacent leaders that boast a wide array of retail, merchandising, supply chain and product development experience….all poised to help make your world of Retail a little Easier.

Jacent Leadership Team

Steve Hawn

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan Myers


Tressa Angell

Chief Operations Officer

Giuseppe (Joe) Soccodato

Chief Financial Officer

Timothy Thompson

SVP Human Resources

Tom White

VP Customer Development and Services, Canada

Brian Sheehan

VP Merchandising Operations

Jim Deighan

VP Merchandising Services

Rebecca Quigley

VP General Merchandise Manager

Kia Kaplan

VP Finance

Todd Hamilton

VP Warehouse Management

Susan Pennington

VP Business Intelligence and Technology

Ken Kniffen

VP Channel Development

Marie Lieberman

VP Customer Development

Michael Sehl

VP International Sourcing

Jacent Culture

At Jacent, our culture pillars represent who we are and how we go about our work. When you work at or with Jacent, you know that we play to win, we bring solutions to the table, believe in delivering legendary service, will do the right thing and above all else, we believe we are collectively stronger together.

Jacent Culture Pillars


We strategically play to win, act with urgency and lead with a point of view.

we are solutions driven

We are naturally curious, data-driven, and never satisfied with the status quo.

we deliver legendary service

We are in service to each other and our customers; we execute with excellence.

we act with integrity and courage

We keep our commitments and will do the right thing and above all else . we believe we are collectively stronger together.

we are stronger together

We lean into our diverse talents, viewpoints, and skills; we share accountability for our collective success.