Our February lunch featured Justin Delaney, president of Menguin and Generation Tux, who shared the story behind how two competitors joined forces when Generation Tux acquired Menguin in September 2017 for $25 million. As a result of the acquisition, Generation Tux and Menguin now lead the online formal menswear rental market. Delaney also offered up some details on how he helped lead the integration of the two companies.
Our January lunch featured Jon Bostock, chief operating officer for Big Ass Fans, who shared his company’s journey from startup to success. He talked about its business model and values, growth to date and the company's future plans. Bostock joined Big Ass Fans in 2016 as its first COO. He made an immediate impact by implementing a metric-driven corporate management system, an initiative that resulted in the company’s most profitable year ever.