E-commerce retail is intensifying worldwide, leading its sites to become go-to destinations for the most modern and revolutionary products. Direct Source One is focused on helping consumers’ companies and products successfully gain placement and sell-through with the top E-commerce retailers in the United States.
Who We Are!
Direct Source One Inc, is an integrated marketing, sales, and product development company utilizing years of market analysis to create long-term, profitable revenue streams for consumer products within the E-commerce retail marketplace. Let us help you enter this channel of retail profitably and capture new demand and markets.
President: Doug Marrison
Doug Marrison founded Direct Source One in 2007. His career has included marketing and senior management positions with Boise Cascade, Eastman Kodak, and Cobra Electronics. He has successfully launched two product import/branding companies: Wireless Marketing Corp and I-Jam Multimedia, a pioneer in the evolution of MP3 Audio products. Doug’s insight to the ever-changing trends in product design, consumer demand, and distribution channel innovation enable Direct Source One to provide its clients with the ability to capture business before markets and categories become saturated. Doug holds a B.S. and an MBA from Michigan State University.
Vice President, E-commerce Sourcing : Tina Summerfield
Tina joined Direct Source One in 2015 after spending the previous six years as National Director of Sales for BBJ Linen, the nation's largest Chicago-based linen rental company. As Vice President, she utilizes her strong managerial foundation stemming from the combination of her ability to both understand client needs and to integrate supply chain requirements into those needs. Tina is focused on working with both new clients and partners to quickly and efficiently reach their goals for new products, customers, and revenue. Prior to both Direct Source One and BBJ, Tina worked for two national consulting companies, Deloitte and Plante Moran, in their client audit and consulting segments. Tina attended Wayne State University.
Director, Client Onboarding – Karen Sampson
Karen has worked with Direct Source One since the formation of the company in 2007. Karen manages the full operations of loading and populating clients’ product information into the portals and systems of the E-commerce/retailers system. This expertise stems from over 20 years of working with retailer partners on the vendor management side—in many cases, she actually understands the systems better than the retailers themselves. Karen has worked with companies in virtually every consumer product category, from food to electronics to apparel to housewares.