— Tashman’s Nationwide Presence —
Tashman & Associates is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with local teams based throughout the country.
— Meet the Corporate Team —
Stan Tashman founded the company in January 1961. He began by accepting a sales agreement from Oxwall Tool Company as his first sales line providing sales representation in the California, Arizona, and Nevada states. From this start, Stan began to increase the company’s manufacturer clients within the hardware, automotive, seasonal, paint, and housewares industries. Stan worked by himself building the company for the first 10 years. Stan’s role today is Chairman, providing insight and expertise from his years of experience to various facets of the business. Stan enjoys travel, sporting activities, and spending time with his family.
Rich has spent his entire career working for Stan Tashman & Associates. In his current role, which he has held since 1999, he serves as President/Chief Executive Officer. Rich’s responsibilities include providing vision, management, and sales expertise within the organization. In his spare time, Rich enjoys travel, tennis, and a wide array of sporting activities. Rich is also a member of the YPO/WPO World Presidents Organization where he has held several board positions.
With 30 years in the industry, Ty has been with Stan Tashman & Associates since 2000. As Executive Vice President, Ty is responsible for managing national retail and manufacturer accounts with in-store needs. Outside of work, Ty spends time with his family and enjoys playing tennis and golf.
Paul Stirnaman has been with Stan Tashman & Associates since 1994. Paul has enjoyed success growing business with retail, distributor and international customers that include Amazon.com, PriceSmart, Costco Mexico, Jensen Distribution Services, Coppel, Big 5 Sporting Goods and more. Paul’s experience includes ten years as a manufacturer’s representative with another agency and several years as a manufacturer salesman in the pet supply industry. Paul’s free time is filled with family, faith and friends.
A sales professional for over twenty seven years, Tom held Regional Sales Manager and National Account Manager positions at several companies before joining Tashman & Associates in 1998. For the past sixteen years, as a Tashman Key Account Sales Manager, Tom has been responsible for acquiring and managing business at major retail accounts in Northern, CA and The Pacific Northwest, including Orchard Supply, Fred Meyer/Kroger, Safeway, Bi-Mart, Grocery Outlet, Friedman’s Home Improvement and Walmart.com. A graduate of San Jose State University, Tom is married, a father of two grown sons, a committed fitness “fanatic”, a bocce ball aficionado and an avid traveler.
Before joining Tashman & Associates, Chris spent 10 years in the retail home center industry working as a store manager, district manager and buyer for multiple product categories. Since 1994, he has been a manufacturer’s representative for Tashman & Associates. In his current role as Director of Merchandising he manages the day to day operations of our field set and service team. In his off time he is an avid mountain biker, kayaker and snowboarder and spends most weekends exploring the beautiful pacific northwest.
Before joining Tashman & Associates, Marisa worked at a branding and licensing agency in Los Angeles. Having worked with brands in multiple product categories and across several retail channels, Marisa is responsible for helping grow the Tashman service and sales business by bringing in new clients and expanding our team of service representatives. Marisa is also in charge of all out-bound marketing, managing Tashman social media, the blog, newsletters, and the Tashman website redesign. As the third Tashman generation in the business, Marisa works closely with Rich Tashman to learn all aspects of Tashman & Associates. A Brandeis University graduate, Marisa spends her free time enjoying the California sunshine, bike riding, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.
Vicki has been working in the accounting field for 24 years. Prior to joining Tashman & Associates, she was the controller for The Londre Company for 13 years. After being treated for breast cancer in 2004, she founded Pink-Link, a nonprofit organization that provides supportive services for breast cancer survivors. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Joining Tashman & Associates in 1998, Sean began his career with Tashman as the local service rep for the Las Vegas area. Sean began his career with Tashman as the local service rep for the Las Vegas area. Sean is now a Regional Manager with the company, managing a team of service representatives in Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Las Vegas areas. Sean also provides assistance in administering and managing various projects and field reporting. On any given weekend, it is not rare to find Sean on a remote mountain trail. In his free time, Sean is an avid outdoor enthusiast, enjoying a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and mountain climbing.
With 7+ years of hands-on experience as a human resources professional, Megha has worked with mid to high level management in payroll, benefits administration, immigration, recruitment strategies, policies & processes, compliance, and HRIS. At Tashman & Associates, Megha is responsible for handling bi-weekly company payroll, garnishments, EDD audits, and other HR and benefits related projects. Megha also assists sales managers with various projects.