Mariam Naficy

Mariam Naficy

Founder and CEO

Mariam loves building the Minted brand, ensuring our products are the best in the world, and working with Minted's talented community of designers, who inspire her every day. During the Christmas season, she is very often picking up the phone in customer service herself. She has pioneered consumer Internet models since 1998, when she co-founded Eve.com, which was sold for over $100 million. Mariam sits on the Board of Yelp. She started her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and is a Stanford GSB and Williams alum.

Melissa Kim

Melissa Kim

Co-Founder and President

As a co-founder and president, Melissa has played roles ranging from marketing to product management to chief box packer during the holiday rush. Right now, she leads several core operating functions critical to scaling Minted’s businesses, including marketing engineering, operations and finance. Melissa previously worked in eBay's Corporate Strategy group and at The Boston Consulting Group. She received her BBA from the University of Michigan and her MBA from Stanford, where she graduated as an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Mala Singh

Mala Singh

Chief People Officer

Mala leads Minted’s People team to help make Minted the company where all talent can thrive in their discipline, be inspired creatively, and do the best work of their career. She has more than 20 years of experience in HR and Talent Management and previously led world-class HR teams at Electronic Arts, Bristol-Myers Squibb and CIGNA. She is a proud Jersey-Girl, has her Masters in HR from Rutgers and has lived and worked all over the world.

Jason Eyler

Jason Eyler

VP, Customer Operations

Jason is responsible for Minted's customer operations, working to create an exceptional post-purchase experience for every Minted customer. He brings over 10 years of experience helping companies in growth mode expand and scale. After leading global engineering and client services for Yodlee, Jason built social commerce applications as the head of product at Lift Media and Extole. Jason received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.

Kathy Oneto

Kathy Oneto

Chief of Staff

Kathy serves as Chief of Staff, supporting the company by running strategic and administrative processes, keeping the organization focused on delivering results. Kathy previously worked at Clorox in brand management, helped co-found a natural food company that sold last year to Post Cereals, and most recently led the U.S. Brand Strategy team at Anthem Worldwide. She received her MBA from Berkeley-Haas and her undergraduate business degree from UVA.

Namrata Patel

Namrata Patel

VP, Product Management

Namrata leads Minted’s world-class product team and drives strategy and development of the company’s products across designer and consumer audiences. She loves working to unleash the creative potential of independent designers and bring those designs to life in a vibrant marketplace. Namrata started her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and product strategy at Facebook. She earned her BA in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She was also a Fulbright Scholar.

Brady Wood

Brady Wood

VP, Marketing

Brady leads Minted's product marketing, business development, and public relations teams, helping to expand the audience for our design community. He built his first online community in 1996 and taught a for-credit class about emerging social media at Duke University while an undergrad in 1997. Before joining Minted, Brady co-founded Shmoop, an award-winning educational resource used by tens of millions of teachers and students. Prior to Shmoop, he worked in product marketing at Yahoo, where he was recognized with the company's top employee award. Brady has a BA with honors from Duke and an MBA from Stanford.

Charlie Rice

Charlie Rice

VP, Engineering

Charlie leads Minted’s exceptional engineering team, building highly valued features and services for our design community and customers. Charlie is a seasoned Software Development leader who has spent the last 9 years at Amazon, including experience within Amazon Web Services, Fulfillment and Retail Services. He has a track record in helping companies grow and scale as well as recruiting and developing top engineering talent. Charlie holds two Bachelor’s Degrees and MBA from University of Washington.

Rich Baiardi

Rich Baiardi

VP, Manufacturing Supply Chain

Rich leads the manufacturing, warehousing, transportation and purchasing functions to make sure our customers are delighted with Minted’s products and service. He has extensive supply chain, manufacturing and systems experience from previous positions at Kodak and Accenture. Rich is a native New Yorker with Industrial Engineering and MBA degrees from Cornell University.