Alisa J Wilcox is the founder and owner of Social Status Media, a Social Media Marketing firm based in Santa Barbara, CA. Alisa’s passion for writing and marketing was the catalyst for leaving her sales position with a Santa Barbara technology company in 2010. Since it’s inception isn 2010, Social Status Media has worked with over 80 companies, both locally and internationally. While the focus is always on effective marketing and improving the online presence, Alisa’s true passion is helping her clients grow their businesses and make successful connections with the community and potential clients. With an extensive background in sales, team development and copy writing, Alisa aims to help each and every client make their company, online presence and team work to their full potential. Creativity, connection and effective content are of the upmost importance when partnering with any new client.
Robert J. Margevicius is Executive Vice President of Specialized Bicycle Components. A Morgan Hill, CA, based importer, distributor and manufacturer of bicycles and accessories. He leads the Specialized’s Asian Operations as well as strategic planning, product sourcing, product development and supplier relations. For 20 years he has been integral to the global growth at Specialized.
He was formerly President at Service Cycle Bicycle Corporation, a leading importer of Mongoose juvenile and adult bicycles. Robert joined Service Cycle Bicycle in 1986 and was responsible for the re-organization of the company's product development, marketing and sales operations. Robert started his bicycle industry career in 1979 as the Vice President of Purchasing and Marketing for West Coast Cycle Supply, the designer, importer and distributor of Nishiki, Azuki, Cycle Pro and Haro bicycles.
He received his BS from the La Salle University in political science and economics, Philadelphia Pa, is a Stanford GSB graduate and Wharton EDP graduate.
Robert is former professional cyclist, and currently a very active cyclist, runner, swimmer and triathlete.
He currently serves on several industry and corporate Board of Directors.
Robert was recently appointed to a 4 year term as an USA Industry Trade Adviser by the Secretary of Commerce (Penny Pritzker) and the USA Trade Ambassador (Michael Froman)