Founder and CEO
What was your first car? Chevy Corvair
Check out Richard's Video!
Do you have a hobby? Traveling
What is your personal mantra? Never accept no for an answer, get it done!
Favorite vacation spot? St Barts
Someone who inspires you? My Father
Habit you’re least likely to break? Taking everything to the extreme. People call it “doing it the Richard Golden way”
Favorite book? Anything by Lee Childs
What was your first job? Optician at DOC
What was your first car? 1972 Camaro
Do you have a hobby? Golf
Is there a song that describes your life? Rock & Roll never forgets
Craziest thing you’ve ever done: Crashed a party for The Who in NYC
Someone who inspires you? My Father
Habit you’re least likely to break? Drinking Coke
Favorite SEE frame? 6320 with silver flash mirrored lenses
Quality you most admire in someone? Sincerity
What was your first job? Newspaper boy
What was your first car? '52 Buick
Do you have a hobby? Golf and reading
What's your favorite vacation spot? Anywhere warm!
Who is someone who inspires you? My first boss
What's the habit you're least likely to break? Not getting up early
Who's your favorite author? Robert Parker
What is your favorite SEE project you've worked on? I enjoyed conceptualizing SEE as a company, and seeing it through to where it is now.
Check out Jim's video!
What is your personal mantra? I'm not sure if you'd call it a mantra, but its something important that I live by: If you stop and think..in any day, at any time, in any instant...there are at least 25 things you can be grateful for...Things you have to be happy about. It's too easy to focus on the negative!
Do you have something you’re OCD about? Hotel room floors...And NEVER walking barefoot on them!
What makes you happy? Making a difference...Teaching someone something new, and learning something new everyday.
What is a quality you admire? Honesty
Check out Tina's video!
Brand Bombshell (a.k.a. VP Marketing)
What was your first job? Selling donuts at a bakery in my home town. My older sister and I worked together and would mess around all day, it was fantastic (sorry, Mr. Schaupp).
Check out Susan's Video!
Do you have a Hobby? Trying to do handstands in yoga class, pretending I’m a real estate agent and chasing my kids.
What song would you say describes your life? She’s a Bad Mama Jama
Who is your mentor/someone who inspires you? Richard Golden, Carter Crompton and Brian Siegel.
What is your personal mantra? No regrets.
What is your favorite SEE project you’ve worked on? Too many to list, but I love all of our charity programs like Protect Your Privates and New Eyes for the Needy.
What is the quality you most admire in someone? Motivation, intelligence, honesty and the ability to do a kick ass hand stand.
Director of Product Development
Do you have a Hobby? Ballet
What is your favorite vacation spot? London or Paris for culture and shopping, Northern Michigan for relaxing
What is your personal mantra? Whatever you are, be a good one.
What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done? Move to Paris by myself when I was 17.
Who is your idol? Vivienne Westwood- she is a true innovator, from dressing the Sex Pistols to receiving an OBE from the Queen. Now in her 70’s she is still outspoken, influential and cool as shit.
What is the habit you’re least likely to break? Twirling my hair
What makes you happy? Spending time with my hot hubby Ben, dancing, and Haribo Starmix.
What is the quality you most admire in someone? Confidence
Check out Lauren's video!
Director of Lab Operations
What was your first job? I worked at a car wash cleaning the inside windows
What was your first car? a 73 nova
What song describes your life?“Fixing a Hole” by the Beatles
Who is someone who has inspired you? My Mother and Father
What is your favorite vacation spot? Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
What is the quality you most admire in a person? Honesty
What is the most overused phrase you hear? “at the end of the day”
Do you have a favorite SEE frame? I couldn't pick just one!
Check out Mike's video!
What websites or blogs do you follow? I’m obsessed with fashion, healthy living and food blogs. PB Fingers, Pink Peonies, The Pioneer Woman, jseverydayfashion.com, thecourtneykerr.com to name a few. I also love Pinterest!
What is your favorite SEE frame? SEE 9364
Plastic or metal? I never had a plastic frame I didn’t like.
Do you have a Hobby? Bargain shopping, kayaking, cross country skiing, running and watching reality tv.
What makes you happy? Diet coke, cheez its, rain boots, teal blue, the 3 best friends I ever had, kayaking, fall, bonfires, fancy cocktails, reading, my twin, snow and peanut butter cups.
Jackie O or Aviators? “I got the airplane passes, the aviator glasses she be lookin fly like aviator classes so classy, Jacqueline Onassis” -Kanye West
Check out Cristie's video!
Assistant to the VP of Stores
What song would you say describes your life? Instant Karma by John Lennon
What is your personal mantra? Spend your time with people that have your back, don’t waste your time worrying about those that don’t.
Do you have something you’re OCD about? Bed sheets. They have to be straight, perfectly tucked, not wrinkled or falling off the bed. If they aren’t just right, I can’t sleep.
What makes you happy? Family & friends, laughing, sunshine, positive attitudes, board games, and of course my dog Chloe.
Assistant to the Brand Bombshell
was your first car?
A technically (if you want to get technical) stolen '88 Honda Civic.
Do you have a hobby? Running with my dogs, mountain biking, being
outside doing anything, eating
What is your personal mantra? Those who matter don't mind, and those who
mind don't matter. - Dr. Seuss
Someone who inspires me: Beyonce. She inspires me to shake it.
Quality you most admire in someone? Humor, caring, sincerity,
thoughtfulness (can't have just one quality - that would be less than
Who is your idol? My mom. She taught me everything I know. She taught me
the answer to this question.
Do you have something you're OCD about? Nope, call me dirty. I'm weirder
about smelling gross things than I am about touching gross things.
Jackie O or Aviators? 60% of the time I wear aviators every time.
was your first car? 2001 Sunfire (It was my dream car when I was 18, lol)
Do you have a hobby? Cooking and eating, I will commit to just about anything if food is involved.
What is your personal mantra? "Patience is a virtue" or "All good things come to those who wait" I try to remind myself of these daily, I am the most impatient person I know.
Someone who inspires me: My mother, no one person is more proud of me than her, and it inspires me to be the best person that I can be.
Favorite book: Anything on the Kennedy family conspiracy.
What makes you happy? Candy, false eyelashes, and a good hair day.
Do you have something you're OCD about? My hair. It can make or break my day.
Is there a song that describes your life? Under Pressure - Queen, or Seven - Prince, only because I am instantly reminded of my years in college with some of the greatest friends I still have to this day.