Great People, Behind Great Brands
The mission behind David Pirrotta Brands is simple: to build successful brands. We grow our client's business by way of crafting a definitive strategy with an individual point of view in mind that adds meaning and value. Every brand has a distinct story to tell, and it is our job to harness every aspect of that to make a motivating impression on valued customers. David Pirrotta Brands provides consulting, management, and distribution based upon dedication and expertise that starts with great people, behind great brands!
David Pirrotta — David's career began in New York City on the cosmetic floors of Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys New York. It was there where he learned in great detail how to sell, manage, and built esteemed relationships. His extensive beauty and fashion knowledge continued to grow and evolve in varied positions: Sales and Marketing Director at Jeffre Scott New York, Sales and Education Director for red flower, Sales & Business Development Director for The Art of Shaving, and Vice President of Sales for Sharps Barber and Shop.
With over 20 years of industry experience, David was inspired by the demand for a boutique agency that helps build the foundation for brands to grow successfully. This laid the groundwork for his eponymous firm, David Pirrotta Brand Management and Distribution - known today as David Pirrotta Brands. Established February of 2010 in Los Angeles, he has since launched some of today's most coveted brands including Odin New York, and RODIN Olio Lusso, which was acquired by Estée Lauder in 2014. David's unwavering and creative eye for aesthetics, paired with his strategic business sense, has led him to partner and curate trade shows, participate in various consulting projects, and chairing advisory boards. Today, he leads his team in providing a sweeping array of customized services to each of our brands, bringing them to our customers, and expanding them into international markets.
Danielle James — As Head of Operations, Danielle carries with her 20-plus years of formidable experience in business management, hospitality, logistics, and financial operations. She gained her breadth of skills by way of holding respective positions with leading creative firms Trollbäck + Company and Attik in New York City. Danielle moved to Los Angeles in 2008, starting her own business management consulting firm with much success, applying her expertise at David Pirrotta Brands starting in January, 2012.
Chelito Villaflor — With over a decade of design and retail experience, Chelito brings a uniquely creative edge to David Pirrotta Brands. Educated in merchandising and art history and gaining much knowledge with his extensive professional background in both Texas and California, he has applied his innate eye for aesthetics by helping our brands gain significant traction and elevate them to the next level. His working experience in design, interiors, and merchandising has contributed to his continued growth as a brand manager within the company and successful creative direction in our trade shows.
Amanda Averill-Hamilton — Amanda's crossover to the beauty world began in 2010 when she helped launch a new innovative hair care product, cementing her love of brand growth and management. From Wisconsin originally, she studied music and theater at the University of Miami. Having lived in New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, she utilized her education by hosting brands with much success on television, including HSN. Based in Austin, Texas, Amanda has applied her involvement in brand education, logistics, and sales, and joined the David Pirrotta Brands team in 2012, where she continues to expand our company-and brands-into new markets.
Viktoria Pavelka — Viktoria took her passion for beauty and skincare to a professional level when she joined the David Pirrotta Brands team, after working in fashion for over 10 years as a wardrobe stylist, and freelance creative director. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Theatre at the University of Stockholm in Sweden, before relocating stateside to California. As a brand manager, Viktoria uses her professional experience by contributing to the continued expansion of our brands and company.