John "Chip" Hoagland

Title Description: Semi-serial (surreal?) entrepreneur and problem solver, polymath, patient capital investor. Creative, assembler of cross-relationships.

College / Education: BA, Economics, Political Sci, African Studies - Michigan State University / Oberlin College, University of Valencia, and University of Detroit.

Favorite Cuisine: Food

1st Concert: Johnny Cash with Carl Perkins and backed by Mother Mabel Carter and the Carter Sisters


Greg Young
Managing Director

Title Description: Managing the Tamarack Holdings team and working directly with Chip in executing long-term plans for the enterprise.  Supporting the Teams to break barriers and continuously improve our business entities.

College / Education: BBA Accounting – WMU, MBA Finance – WMU, Various Lean Cert’s and Training in Lean – GM & Toyota, and Great Mentoring from many people in my life

Favorite Cuisine: All – Love to experiment

1st Concert: Bob Seger



Marcy Hermann
Human Resources Manager

Title Description: Servant Leader to the People.

College / Education: BA Business Psychology, Miami University

Favorite Cuisine:  Sushi

1st Concert:  Van Halen - Joe Louis Arena with David Lee Roth



Wendy Becker
VP of Marketing and Sales

Title Description: Brand Evangelist

College / Education: BA Advertising, Michigan State University

Favorite Cuisine: Mediterranean, Indian, everything my husband cooks

1st Concert: Bee Gees/Andy Gibb (no judging, please).



Scott Hermann
Director of Process Management

Title Description: Working across the organization to keep us moving forward effectively together towards our goals.

College / Education: Miami University, MBA – Organizational Behavior, BS Business/Decision Sciences

Favorite Cuisine: I value knowing the story and origin of foods and enjoy any cuisine

1st Concert: The Boss



Kristin Ellis
Director of Finance

Title Description: Day to day management of the global finance function, financial planning and analysis (strategy)

College / Education: BBA Accounting - Western Michigan University

Favorite Cuisine: Love me some pasta!!

1st Concert: Counting Crows



David Eger
Product Development and Marketing Content Specialist

Title Description: Create organic and all natural artisanal products along with compelling photos, recipes and product/brand information to engage our broad customer base.

College / Education: AA Food and Beverage Management, AA Hospitality Operations Management, Monterey Peninsula College

Favorite Cuisine: Everything/I eat the world

1st Concert: Maynard Ferguson - Central Michigan University



Sean O’Connor
IT Manager

Title Description: Day to day management of IT systems, researching and implementing technological strategic solutions.

College / Education: BS Information Technology and Information Systems - Central Michigan University

Favorite Cuisine: Mexican

1st Concert: The Who - Palace of Auburn Hills