Our team of volunteers

Robert Frey

Robert brings over 25 years of solid experience delivering unique solutions to the IT industry. He has worked, and contracted, for a number of firms including: US Veterans Administration, IBM Global Services, United Parcel Service, Georgia Institute of Technology, Delta Technology, Inc. (Delta Airlines), Travelport/WorldCom, Primedia (ApartmentGuide.com), Numerex Corporation, and many others. Robert obtained his B.B.A. in Management of Information Systems (MIS) from The University of Georgia in 1995.

Rosemary Kochmar
Retail Advisor

Rosemary Kochmar earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Kent State University in 1991. She has over 20 years of experience is sales, marketing, inventory control, recruiting, creative development, fundraising, loss prevention, team building, and wellness coaching. Rosemary has an impressive history in outside sales, retail management, and non-profit planning. She began in sales and has held store, regional and district management positions with various companies such as The Muscular Dystrophy Association, Carlton Cards, Aaron Rents, Charlotte Russe, and currently over 15 years sales management experience with a major nutrition retailer.

Past contributors to the TradeMast system include...
Eric Allen White
Principal Developer

Eric (BigE) White had a distinguished background in coding. He had written no less than four (4) compilers, tackled successful solutions for digital image processing, and written code for geodetic instrumentation and surveryor mapping applications. Eric worked for a number of influential firms during his lifetime including: Unisys, Burroughs, Microbuilt (COIN), Data Tech, and many others. Eric attendend Eastern Illinois University where he studied Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Accounting.

Eric was diagnosed with cancer in 2017 and left us in 2019.
"He was a good friend of my family for over 40 years. His overall presence, quick wit, and humor will be missed." - Robert Frey

Content Developer
Content Advisor

Sharise Cunningham holds a bachelor's degree in journalism, with a minor in Marketing. She has been a writer, and more specifically an editor, for over 25 years. Primarily a ghostwriter, she has written a number of non-fiction e-books on everything from picking and training a puppy, to improving one's self through hypnosis. Under her own name, she has published articles in popular lifestyle magazines and on the Internet covering a wide array of topics. She was a senior content developer at IHG and later, managing editor for InterContinental Hotel's website. She honed her content strategy skills at UPS where she was responsible for several complex projects, including the total redesign of their Sustainability microsite.

Virtual Assistant

Annette began her career in direct sales more years ago than she's willing to admit. She went on to work for almost 20 years in the corporate world with Digital Equipment Corporation, which merged with Compaq and is now HP. She has expertise in sales, marketing, customer service, recruiting, team building, and project management. She was a contributing author of 'Effective Connections.' She now enjoys her role as a Virtual Assistant specializing in Relationship Marketing. See her Painted Lady Musings

Content Consultant
Consumer Advocate

Known for her innovation and word prowess, Shelly Kent contributed to the TradeMast team by challenging customer-facing practices to ensure the business structures its platform favorably for its members. She has over a decade of experience in crafting content and editing technical materials for a variety of media types and subject matter.