Meet the Team


Meet the Team

The most important part of any business are the people that make up the business.

The executive team at Progressive Retail Management brings together years of experience from different parts of retail.

Together they produce results!

Mark Labertew

President and CEO

Mark Labertew is the President and CEO. Mark brings to Progressive Retail Management, Inc. a background of profitable leadership in dynamic domestic and international enterprises.  Mark has over 45 years of business experience leading profitable companies, spanning diverse industries, from start-up through growth into multi-million dollar businesses, and has structured, negotiated and consummated high dollar corporate transactions and financings in the retail, manufacturing and Capital Raising Services. Prior to Progressive Mark was the CEO of Invertual  and Accredited Members, Inc. a Publicly Held Company who specialized in providing executive services and assistance in raising capital for early stage small cap public companies.

Josh Porter

Vice President of Operations

Josh joined Progressive Retail Management with more than 25 years of behind the scenes retail experience.  Working with both national, and international organizations. His understanding of both domestic and international distribution channels encompasses retail sales, wholesale, OEM, and online to name a few.  A strong expertise in data-driven, strategic planning developing programs for both short and long-term goals.  Josh holds three degrees in Business Operations, Business Marketing, and Economics from the University of Delaware.

Nik Schlein

Vice President of Store Operations

Nik has been with Progressive Retail Management since 1999 serving as both the Director of Store Operations and Service Income Manager. As Director he oversees the store management, retail operations and guest service experience. As Service Income Manager he is responsible for ensuring reliability and operation of the service income sectors as well as applicable compliance rules.  Previously, Nik had been a District Manager for Progressive Retail Management directly supervising over 20 locations across 8 states consistently increasing sales and quality of service across all locations.