|Michael Restrepo, Co-Owner
Mike co-founded one89seven, the predecessor company to Greek State of Mind, in 2009 while he was an undergraduate. A few years after graduating and closing the predecessor company, Mike co-founded Greek State of Mind in 2013. Today, Mike manages incoming orders, generates new designs and marketing concepts, spearheads the company’s creativity profile, and manages in-person events including on-site sales and chapter-specific sales.Outside of Greek State of Mind, Mike works as a Commercial Account Manager for Grainger Industrial in the New York market. He graduated from Monmouth University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and an IT minor. As an undergraduate, Mike served two consecutive terms on the Executive Council of Sigma Pi Fraternity at Monmouth University.
|Joe Palazzolo, Co-Owner
Joe manages Greek State of Mind’s back office including accounting and financial management, contracts and negotiations, new licensing and license renewals, website structuring, and on-going vendor relationships. Outside of Greek State of Mind, Joe has spent the last 15 years working in real estate and nonprofit finance throughout New Jersey – a profession which he continues to engage in today. His primary focus is on financing education facilities and urban redevelopment projects, but he also works on financing small businesses across all industries.
In addition, Joe has volunteered for Sigma Pi Fraternity in a variety of capacities since 2003, including his current service on the Fraternity’s international board of directors. While he was an undergraduate, Joe served two terms as the President of his chapter and won both the Exemplary Greek Leadership Award and the Greek Man of the Year Award. As a chapter advisor, Joe won the top chapter advisor in the nation award twice in a row and then moved on to win the top regional advisor award. Joe graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Monmouth University in 2003, a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Rutgers University in 2006, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Southern California in 2018.
|Michael Stigliano, Director of Sales
Mike began working with Greek State of Mind in 2017 and transitioned to Director of Sales in 2018. In this capacity, he manages group orders, third party sales, new market development, customer support, and client cultivation. Outside of Greek State of Mind, Mike independently trades the U.S. equity market. Mike graduated from Monmouth University in 2017 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Finance. During his time at Monmouth, Mike served a term as Sigma Pi Fraternity’s President and was awarded the IFC Scholar of the Year in 2017.
|Corey Springer, Director of On-Site Sales
Corey began working with Greek State of Mind in 2013 and assumed the role of Director of On-Site Sales in 2018. In this capacity, he manages Greek State of Mind’s presence at regional and national conferences including inventory management and special on-site flash sales. Outside of Greek State of Mind, Corey is a certified personal fitness trainer and a speaker on men’s health and development. Corey attended Monmouth University until 2012 and studied health and physiology. During his time at Monmouth, he served as Recruitment Chairman and Head Pledge Educator. Corey is a veteran of the United States Air Force.
|Steven Haskell, In-House Designer
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Steve has been creating custom in-house designs for Greek State of Mind since the one89seven days. Outside of Greek State of Mind, he runs his own design company and works as a Senior Designer, specializing in User Experience, for Fitness & Wellness Professional Services. Steve graduated from Monmouth University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic & Interactive Design and a Marketing Minor. As an Undergraduate, Steve served on a variety of sub-committees for Sigma Pi Fraternity from apparel to social media. He still volunteers for Sigma Pi Fraternity, International as the committee chairman for The Emerald of Sigma Pi, a quarterly magazine for alumni and undergraduates.
|Vin Matano, New Market Specialist
Vin began as a marketing intern with Greek State of Mind in 2017 and transitioned to the company’s New Market Specialist in 2018. In this role, Vin researches new product lines for Greek State of Mind and forecasts new business lines for one89seven Apparel, LLC. He graduated from Monmouth University in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing and Management. As an undergraduate, Vin first served as the Historian and then as the President of Sigma Pi Fraternity at Monmouth University. He also served as his chapter’s Recruitment Chairman. In addition, Vin won Monmouth University’s New Member of the Year Award and several scholarships from the Sigma Pi Educational Foundation.
|Cesar Monterroso, On-Site Sales Specialist
Cesar began working with Greek State of Mind in 2017 as an On-Site Sales Specialist. In this capacity, he helps customers that attend on-site sales, manages inventory before and after the sales, prepares the on-site locations for customers, and acts as a campus ambassador. Outside of Greek State of Mind, Cesar is a reservist in the United States Air Force and has been deployed overseas several times. Cesar is an undergraduate at Monmouth University and plans to graduate in May 2019. He currently serves as Sigma Pi Fraternity at Monmouth University’s Vice President.