Our Team

 

 
 
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Kyle Roggenburk

Kyle Roggenburk founded EKR Brands because he loves helping people realize their dreams of owning and growing their own businesses.  Kyle worked for a large company for a number of years but ultimately decided to follow his passion by helping other people.  

Some of Kyle's skills and accomplishments include:

  • Founder and developer of multiple small businesses
  • Grew retail sales in the multi-millions of $'s for Fortune 1,000 company
  • Acquired new large national customers for Fortune 1,000 company
  • Finished top of his class in the John Carroll University MBA Program
  • Expert in implementing and sustaining a positive culture
  • Expert in recruiting and training top talent
  • Inventor on three US patents related to financial modeling and planning
  • Former analyst and trader for multiple hedge funds
  • Co-Chair of the United Way Young Leaders of Cleveland Board
  • Inductee into Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society
  • Former varsity basketball player and captain at John Carroll University
  • Former intern for the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, and IMG
 
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Emily Roggenburk

Emily Roggenburk founded EKR Brands because she loves helping people, places, and things reach their full potential.  Emily has long been a lover of art and design and has a background in marketing and branding for both small and large organizations. 

Some of Emily's skills and accomplishments include:

  • Founder and developer of multiple businesses 
  • Management experience in product development and design for fortune 1,000 companies
  • Product shoots and editing for multiple consumer product E-Commerce platforms 
  • Expert in E-Commerce platform design 
  • Her "Purple Cow" idea to go up in a helicopter and take photos of the Cleveland Championship parade went viral (CNN, ESPN, Good Morning America, etc.)
  • Chair of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland Bridge Board
  • Graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor's Degree in Apparel Merchandising, Business, and Fashion Design
  • Former Head Style Guru for College of Fashionista at Indiana University 
  • Awarded Numerous Product Development awards while working for a Fortune 1,000 Company