Claire Eads of Bebe Dulce Living The Dream in Aspen/Snowmass Colorado

About Claire Eads and Bebe Dulce

Bebe Dulce, founded by Claire Harvey Eads, started as a hobby and quickly turned into a dream and new career. From the ripe old age of 7, Claire was taught how to sew and create from her amazing Mother. Throughout her childhood, she spent many weekends in her Mother’s sewing and craft room making a variety of clothes, photo albums, candles, soaps, and much more.

Having creativity in her blood, Claire went to the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and studied Fashion Merchandising. After graduating from FIT, Claire moved to Aspen, Colorado where she worked for Obermeyer, a legendary ski wear manufacturer. There she worked her way up to Senior Product Manager in the design department. Claire also began designing handmade jewelry in 2004, selling throughout Colorado and Tennessee. With the success of her jewelry line, it is now an addition of Bebe Dulce Momma gifts line.

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About Casey McConnell

Casey McConnell, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, founded Qittle in September 2008. Before founding Qittle, Mr. McConnell was the Marketing Director for The Aspen Club & Spa. Raised in Greeley, Colorado, Casey attended The Colorado School of Mines on an athletic scholarship for football. After college, Casey worked for his family's construction business before beginning his first Internet endeavor--Zoe Juice. Casey moved to Aspen, Colorado where he worked in the hospitality industry before starting at The Aspen Club & Spa in 2006. He worked to develop a vitamin line for the club before he was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2007. In his work with email marketing, Casey sees the potential text messaging will bring to the global marketplace-- much like how email exploded in the early part of the century. Casey is a member of Roaring Fork Leadership as well as the Aspen Young Professionals Association. He spends his free time in the mountains hiking in the summer and hitting the slopes in the winter. In the future, Casey hopes to take Qittle global and envisions the brand Qittle to be the number one company for text messaging solutions for businesses of all kind. Qittle, whose name Casey derived from different words meaning "talk" or "chatter," became a vision of how to quantify marketing efforts while incorporating the newest promising way to relay messages- mobile text messaging.
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