Tom Bielek is the Vice President of International Operations at Stansport and Pacific Play Tents, brands that supply consumer packed goods for the camping and children’s outdoor market. His current responsibilities include overseeing the design, development, testing, sourcing, compliance, production and quality assurance for both companies. He created and implemented processes that improved the flow of supply chain operations and negotiated favorable trade deals that significantly reduced costs and improved quality.
Previously, he was the Vice President of International Operations at Exxel Outdoors and Production Manager at Columbia Sportswear Americas Liaison Office. He began his career as an Operations Manager in Shanghai, China in the consumer products manufacturing industry.
Tom received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh and also studied international business strategy at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.