I am an Entrepreneur. Grew up in Milton Hershey School, founded by Milton Hershey, one of America's greatest Entrepreneurs. Alumnus of the year for Milton Hershey School in 2014, proud moment. In my mid 20's I was a self taught programmer and I created the first coupon web site in 1995. Focused on it from 1995-2000. Raised $500k in VC from Jupiter Media (NASDAQ: JUPM) in 1999, and sold MyCoupons to Save.com (then owned by Valassis (NASDAQ: VCI) in 2000. I then built Direct Response Technologies, Inc (from 2001 to 2006) which provided DirectTrack affiliate tracking technology. Received expansion capital from the State of North Dakota in 2002, and sold Direct Response to Digital River (NASDAQ: DRIV) in 2006.
I focused on GiftCards.com and OmniCard from 2008 - 2015. We had 100+ employees, and the #1 gift card site in the world. We sold over 10 million gift cards, value of over $1 billion. As of January 6, 2016, I sold GiftCards.com and OmniCard to Blackhawk Network (HAWK).
I am now focusing on Wolfe, LLC my incubator company. We own in whole or part of - Sentral, GoWonder, Compromised, PerfectGift, GiftCardGranny, Forever. I am focusing on GiftYa, our next gen gifting solution. I’m also Chairman of the Pittsburgh Technology Council.