The Leaders

Thomas Tran

Director of Sales 

Thomas L. Tran joined the Golden Grove Trading team in 1999 with just a handful of staff members. Thomas has overseen the growth of the company and expanding daily operations. Sustaining and developing relations with clients nationwide, his knowledge and experience of many aspects involved in sales, leadership, planning and problem-solving.  Thomas emphasizes focus on these details among his sales team, which extends to how the company as a whole services our customers. His committment, strong mindset and passion for results make him a powerful and motivating leader within the company.

Mary Mitchell

Senior Director (Sales and Product Development)

Mary is a Sales Management Executive with expertise in Hiring, Training, Budgeting/Forecasting, Sales and Business Reporting, Planning and Analysis. Her skills are in Category Management, Corporate Leadership, problem-solving, Project Management, and identification and implementation of best practices and cost reduction strategies. She brings comprehensive experience in leveraging technology to improve operational efficiencies and increase sales leading to enhanced profitability while maintaining low costs. She is an energetic team leader with high integrity and strong communication skills.

Gabriel Escarcega

Warehouse/Production Manager

Gabriel started working in the retail/apparel industry from the age of 16 and worked up to a management position at a Large retail store. As a Manager, he developed the tools to implement positive yet effective policies and procedures. Later in his early 30s, he started his own screen print company where he self-learned the production process and gained a successful clientele. With his 22 years of management, customer service, production experience, along with his positive energy, motivational personality and his vision for great results and a positive environment, make him an ideal member of the GGT team.

Joseph Di Carlo

Territory Manager

Joseph has worked in the retail industry for over 50 years. He has mentored and coached numerous individuals throughout the years, many of whom are now in Key Management Positions with large retailers.;Joseph takes pride in building and maintaining relationships with fellow coworkers, clients, and customer. He always strives for excellence in every task encountered both in professional and personal life. After retiring from the Retail Industry in 2006, Joseph realized how much he missed working in a competitive environment and interacting with people. Joseph started working at Golden Grove Trading 6 years ago as a Territory Manager. His communication and management skills make him a key asset for the company and an inspiration to his peers.