Erik Brust is founder and CEO of St. Louis Park, MN based JonnyPops. Since 2012, he has grown the company from a dorm room idea to a multi-channel, nationally distributed brand. Erik has been the key visionary behind the brand, responsible for managing the executive team. Recently, he has been especially focused on the development of the JonnyPops brand and sales strategy. He has worked closely with designers and key accounts to produce many consecutive years of triple digit growth. In addition to JonnyPops, Erik also advises many other entrepreneurs in high growth situations. His advice is focused on creating a strong financial foundation and building brand equity. Erik received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Statistics from St. Olaf College in 2014. He enjoys adventurous travels and playing bridge in his free time.