Eric Tollefson, President (Co-Founder)
Eric is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations at NiceTiger. His extensive experience in general management, financial oversight, and trademark and copyright licensing for multimillion dollar companies includes being the co-founder and Vice-President of Lightwear, a licensed product company that successfully negotiated and entered into agreements with intellectual properly entities including the NFL, MLB, NCAA, NBA, NASCAR, The Ohio State University and Disney.
Jacob Hovenier, Sales and Editorial Director (Co-Founder)
Jacob has more than two decades of experience in sales, advertising, marketing, contract negotiation and business planning. His first company, United Wholesale Gumball was an early adopter of ecommerce and as co-founder of Lightwear, he secured licenses for trademarks and copyrights that ultimately resulted in more than $25 million in sales.
Richard Banel, General Counsel for Literary Estates
Richard’s areas of specialization include copyright, contracts, property transactions and development, and probate and estates. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar.
Sukey Rosenbaum, Copy Editor
Sukey spent more than three decades at Time Inc. During her tenure at Time, she copyedited thousands of articles, helped develop Money magazine’s style manual and established its copy editing protocols and standards.
Helen Walker, Publicist
Before coming to NiceTiger, Helen was a publicist at Method Communications, where she worked on national accounts including the software giant Adobe. Her areas of expertise include social media, event planning and print media.