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Michael Newman

Michael Newman

Mike is the founder and president of stkr.it inc., the manufacturer of StoryPatches quilt labels.  Mike began his career in Washington, DC, working for the Sierra Club running their political operations in 20 states.  After receiving an MBA from The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, he spent 8 years running marketing and business development for ReCellular, helping them to grow to become the largest phone reuse and recycling company in the world.  He founded stkr.it in 2011.  stkr.it is focused on making it easy and engaging for every quilter to label their quilts and tell their stories; more than 10,000 quilters will use StoryPatches labels in 2016.  Mike previously served on the board of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.  He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, son and dog Maizey.

 

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