CEO Brett Blake

Bringing more investment into Direct Selling According to direct selling veteran Brett Blake, direct selling companies need more capital, but even more, they need the help of smart investors and savvy executives from outside the industry to close the gap between current practices and those that will help it scale into the mainstream of public…

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Jo Mariano

The Direct Selling Association (DSA) Annual Meeting’s general sessions kicked off today with a focus on sharing best practices for the direct selling industry and exploring new ways to continue developing “America’s Original Entrepreneurs.” The event will run through tomorrow at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina in San Diego. “Direct selling is poised to be…

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Brett Blake - AdvoCare CEO

Plano, Texas-based AdvoCare International, L.P. recently announced that Brett Blake has been promoted to chief executive officer. He will assume the new role on April 1. Blake replaces industry veteran Brian Connolly, who served as interim CEO during the extensive executive search. Connolly will continue to work closely with Brett serving as executive chairman of the Board. Blake…

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Plano, Texas-based AdvoCare International today announced the addition of Brett Blake to the executive team as its new President of Global Sales and Strategic Planning. “Brett’s deep expertise in direct sales and entrepreneurship will propel AdvoCare to even greater heights,” said Brian Connolly, Chairman and CEO. “We are fortunate to have him join the AdvoCare…

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