Travis J. Rutherford
Travis J. Rutherford - President Licensing & Retail
A senior licensing and brand management executive with 20+ years career in the entertainment licensing industry, having worked for Disney, DreamWorks, and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. Mr. Rutherford maintains senior leadership relationships with all major category licensees and retailers: Walmart, Target, Sears Holdings, J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Toys 'R' Us, Claire's, and Barnes and Noble.

Travis' primary focus is the outbound licensing and monetization of Evolution's IP portfolio.

Stanley Lerman
Stanley Lerman - Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
A senior level operating executive with over 25+ years of experience as an entrepreneur, owner of his own companies, and as the President, CEO, CFO, and Director of several major corporations. Experienced in design, sourcing, production, brand management, protection and marketing as well as logistics and wholesale/retail operations, largely concentrated in the branded and lifestyle consumer products industry.

Stanley has had extensive experience in both the direct to retail and direct to consumer arenas. As a qualified Chartered Accountant and Auditor he has a strong financial and systems background. As Evolution's Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Stanley is responsible for all company operations including: Finance, Accounting, Legal, and Human Resources.

Adam Unger
Adam Unger - President Sales, Marketing & New Business Development
A senior executive in the entertainment merchandise manufacturing business, producing thousands of merchandise programs. Specialist in toy development, sourcing, manufacturing, and sales. Maintains personal relationships with every major toy company in the industry, and key retail accounts.

Adam continues to be the lead consultant to Creata, the premier promotional manufacturing agency responsible for the Happy Meal toys for McDonalds and cereal toys for Kellogg's and handles hard lines licensing for Evolution's IP portfolio.


Ryan Broomberg
Ryan Broomberg - Executive Vice President Sourcing & Logistics
A Chartered Accountant with 25+ years experience in creating and building companies across a broad spectrum of industries. Currently Director for a Global Procurement and logistics company (IPL).

Ryan is responsible for financial, legal and administrative functions within the procurement operation. Over 17 years direct experience in buying and producing merchandise in the Asian Markets and managing supply of these to global brands and business.


Kirsti Tichenor
Kirsti Tichenor - Vice President Licensing and Brand Assurance
Senior licensing and product development executive, responsible for licensee interface and management of all creative service, product development approvals and asset procurement.

Kirsti handles all Evolution's clients product development approvals and creative services, along with certain category licensing sales.

Christina Bang
Christina Bang - VP, Licensing
A merchandising and licensing expert with extensive experience building brands and executing strategic plans, with a solid track record delivering financial results.

Christina has a strong focus on marketing, collaborations, co-brands and creative licensing solutions. She is also a product development expert who integrates design, fashion, innovation and saleability into all intellectual property. She has extensive relationships with the licensing community as well as key retailers in the USA and Canada.

Ms. Bang is responsible for licensing sales and business management as well as overseeing product development timelines and execution within the apparel, accessory, footwear, HBA and soft home classifications. She also develops new brands, and provides retail development support for all Evolution's clients.

Davin Levenberg
Davin Levenberg - Director of Operations
A senior operations executive with experience in webstore management, retail operations, inventory logistics and digital rights management.

Davin supports Evolution's COO/CFO and manages the Digital Rights Management System for global contract management, royalty reporting, and financial receivables.

Rebecca Blunt
Rebecca Blunt - Manager, Licensing and Contract Administration
A seasoned licensing manager who assists the licensing, operations and creative departments in product development, contract management and creative asset procurement/distribution. Rebecca is a specialist in vendor/client management, contract and royalty management, product development and licensing sales.

Rebecca supports Evolution's VP of Licensing and Brand Assurance, along with identifying industry leaders and managing specific category licensing sales for Housewares and Hard Home, Gifts and Novelties. She also provides support to the President of Licensing for the Food and Beverage category.