Leadership Team

Mimi Kwan-Nguyen
President

Previously the Finance Manager at K Alliance, Mimi joined CandyWarehouse in June 2000. Serving as the company’s "number-cruncher," Mimi is focused on accounting and financial planning. Now as owner of the company, Mimi plans total domination of the online candy industry!

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Favorite Candy:Chocolate Covered Gummy Bears

Hugh Nguyen
Vice President

Highly skilled in eCommerce, sales, and marketing, Hugh plans to put the company into high growth mode in all channels!

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Favorite Candy:Sweet Soakers Candy Guns

Marc Jacobs
Creative Director

A seasoned creative director with an extensive background in interactive and traditional design work, Marc joined CandyWarehouse in April 2011. Prior to joining CandyWarehouse, Marc developed both FreshDirect.com (the award-winning online grocer of New York City) and SonyMusic.com (including websites for Sony Music artists such as Bruce Springsteen and Mariah Carey). Marc holds a Masters of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Hometown: Menlo Park, California (Silicon Valley)
Favorite Candy:Bulls Eyes Caramel Creams

Mario Silva
Warehouse Manager – West Coast

Mario has been a member of the CandyWarehouse team since August 2006. He is dedicated to facilitating smooth and seamless warehouse operations.

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Favorite Candy:Bubble Gum

Peilin Pratt
General Counsel

With a J.D. from Harvard Law School, Peilin started her career working on mergers and acquisitions at Skadden Arps, deemed by Forbes Magazine as "Wall Street’s most powerful law firm." Peilin has also held executive positions at CBS Studios and Fox Cable Networks, negotiating talent and licensing deals. Peilin joined CandyWarehouse.com in 2009.

Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Favorite Candy:Chocolate Insects

Christopher Pratt
Consultant

With a Masters degree from Cornell in Electrical Engineering, Chris moved to California to design battery powered and hybrid electric cars. His passion for zany confections inspired him to create CandyWarehouse.com in 1998, near the peak of the "dot com boom."

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Favorite Candy:Jujubes