Paul song

With over 15 years of experience in menswear and e-Commerce, Paul T. Song is the former President of Cufflinks, Inc., one of the largest cufflink brands in the world. Under his leadership, the company successfully expanded category growth, formed and grew licensing partnerships with Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel, CBS Entertainment and was a 7-time honoree of Inc. Magazine Fastest Growing Companies.  Paul attended the University of Texas at Austin, is a resident of Dallas, a husband and proud father of 3.


ADAM Schoenberg

Adam J. Schoenberg, founder and co-CEO of HOOK & ALBERT, has over a decade of experience marketing, growing and managing consumer targeted businesses. He is the former SVP of Sales for two VC backed companies. Schoenberg started his career at the AIM Tell-A-Vision Group, a television syndication company catering to the US born Latino market. He was a critical member of the group who grew and sold the company to LATV in 2007. Adam is a husband, father of two and avid cyclist.



Cory Rosenberg

Cory P. Rosenberg is the founder and co-CEO of HOOK & ALBERT. Prior to founding HOOK & ALBERT, he worked for the Media Investment Banking group at Jefferies & Co., where he advised on a variety of transactions. He earned his MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and graduated from Union College, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Managerial Economics. 


Dustin Pridmore

Dustin M. Pridmore is an entrepreneur and private investor focused on direct investments in entrepreneurs and management teams striving to accelerate the growth and optimization of their company. He has over 15 years of experience in finance, private equity, real estate and business operations. Over the last 8 years he founded, built and sold a real estate company which developed over $200 million in properties. Dustin graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame in 2001. While at Notre Dame, he played Division I soccer, captained the team and earned four varsity letters. Dustin and his wife Melissa are both long-time residents of Dallas and are parents to four.




Jay Heidbrink

Jay D. Heidbrink is a transactional attorney. He has worked on various state and nationwide electoral campaigns, served as the Deputy Press Secretary at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., and worked for Baker Botts L.L.P. in their Dallas, Washington D.C. and Abu Dhabi offices. Jay earned his J.D. at the Washington College of Law at American University and graduated from Boston College where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.  Jay is a husband and father of two.