Empower Your Media Experience

We’re a team of builders, thinkers, explorers, creators and movie lovers.
We’re serious about delivering great outcomes.

We are a close team of creative professionals based out of Denver, CO and Ft Lauderdale, FL. We are passionate about partnering with good people and businesses to deliver innovative comfort and sleek designs, that will empower your media experience.

Our skills are specific and fine-tuned. We are specialists, not generalists. We build identities and experiences to elevate and inspire your down-time. With every effort of our being, our goal is to create products that will define comfort and direct innovation.

Meet Our Team

Bruce Tucker

CO-FOUNDER & VP MARKETING

 

Bruce enjoys creating products that inspire people to relax in the time they are away from work.  He is passionate about being a Dad and enjoys the ocean and water based activities that get him outdoors.  His favorite past-time is watching classic westerns with some of the greats like John Wayne.

Peter Goldstein

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

 

Pete loves designing energetic new styles that deliver great outcomes.  On weekends you can find him camping in the Rockies with his family and two pugs.  He believes he is Colorado’s no 1 Grill Master and likes to start the day early with an intense gym workout.

Mark Shapiro

CFO

 

Mark is laser-focused on tracking and supporting the strong growth of the brand. As a die-hard soccer fan, he passionately supports two teams – Liverpool and whoever is playing Manchester United.  He likes the cooler weather and enjoys visiting New York in the Fall.

Martin Vasilev

OPERATIONS & LOGISTICS
PRESIDENT – MD FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS

Martin is obsessed with logistics, ensuring Octane products arrive timely to our warehouses & customers. He loves playing basketball with his kids and the Miami HEAT. He is the #1 HEAT fan and almost cried when Dwyane Wade left for the Chicago Bulls.

Eddie Sanabria

Controller

Eddie enjoys design more than Mexican food. He’s passionate about great user experiences and exploring new ways to deliver better outcomes.

Sally Fill

Customer Service Manager

Sally thrives on solving problems. She enjoys all the outdoor adventures that living in Colorado allows like hiking and camping in the warmer months, and skiing in winter to name a few. Travel is always on her agenda as is time with friends and family.

Naomi Leensvaart

Data Manager

Naomi reigns in order processing. Her clean living and exercise routine always keeps her in a good mood. You’ll often see her competing in triathlons, or running races and shopping the local farmer’s markets.

Rob Slayden

Sales Manager

Rob loves bringing new dealers into the Octane family. His passion lies with the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies. As a former pilot he is still an aviation enthusiast and is trying to pass on this passion to his 2 teenage sons.

Shara Williams

Customer Service Manager

Shara understands the value of customer service and tackles the challenge of resolving issues. Born and raised in Colorado, she is the proud mother of 2 grown children and also enjoys playing poker and darts in her spare time.

Kevin Peroni

IT Manager

Kevin has been programming since he was 13 and comes from the hacker culture, creatively overcoming every challenge to achieve novel and clever solutions. When he isn’t lost in code you can find him enjoying the great outdoors or building electronics.

Tom Thorstad

Senior Sales Representative

Tom loves skiing, fishing and the Chicago Cubs. Excelling in sales and part of the team for 5 years, Tom was in the furniture industry prior to joining Octane. His extensive product knowledge and expertise give him the ability to think outside the box.

Josh Wolf

Warehouse & Logistics

Josh is our resident seat expert. He is a proud husband and father, an avid fisherman, hunter and general joker. His fascinations will leave you scratching your head, so we’ll leave that up to your imagination.

Len Gonzales

Warehousing Supervisor

Len is King of the warehouse. When he isn’t working hard here, he is busy with his family: coaching, supporting and encouraging them in all their athletic endeavors.

Carina Jaramillo

Design & Development Manager

Carina designs the distinct look of Octane’s website and branding.  She is also a fitness enthusiast and particularly enjoys weightlifting. On the weekends, she cooks traditional Northern New Mexican food for her friends and family.

Ian Pisowicz

Senior Sales Representative

Ian enjoys architecture and helping people design home theaters with unique requirements. He plays disc golf professionally and competes regularly. On weekends, you can find him in the back yard tending to his garden or playing fetch with his yellow labs.

Katie Porter

Customer Support

Katie works hard to make sure that our customers are happy. In her spare time, she focuses on the outdoors by hiking and climbing mountains. She also plays rugby in an amateur league, as tackling is the best stress relief.

Nick Paunovich

Senior Sales Representative

Nick is dedicated to forming new Octane dealer relationships. As a new father, he is always on the go with his son. His passion is history, science, and politics and is always ready with a good story or anecdote about our nations, and the worlds past and present.

Gina Breslow

Accounting Manager

Gina enjoys crunching the numbers and problem solving to help improve business processing. She loves traveling, cooking for her family, and enjoys biking with her husband and little daughter over weekends.

Elisandra Valente

Office Administrator

Elisandra keeps the office organized and running on a busy schedule.  She loves traveling to Brazil to see her family and watching live music locally here in Florida.

BEING OCTANE

Our values & the key to great relationships

 
 
 
 
 
 
NYC Octane logo
3 straight seats with tray table and light for home theater
Octane logo
Octane logo helmet
movie theater chair with loveseat in black leather by Octane diesel
3 seats octane turbo with tray table and lights

Some things you may not (need to) know about us

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Staff speak more than one language
26
Countries our customers currently span across
15
Percentage of people that actively play Disk Golf in our CO office
04
Tea drinkers to coffee drinkers.
31
Pieces of furniture shipped last year
34
Average age at Octane
462
Locations Octane products are sold in across the world
59
Number of guys that are over 6 feet tall here - sorry Pete