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Raymond Ferretti, VP Marketing & Brand Development
Ray currently supports KIK Consumer Brands (KCB) Marietta Hospitality Division on a global basis with a focus on marketing, brand development/acquisition, licensing and sales. Products include hotel amenity liquids, soaps, and accessories. Ray enjoys welcoming brands that are new to the lodging channel, developing the best go to market strategy, and finding the right hotel partners. He also manages all hospitality marketing areas including creative design, digital marketing, social media, traditional advertising, and PR/communications.
Prior to joining Marietta, Ray held various sales, product development and sourcing consulting roles supporting the leisure, toy, sporting goods, juvenile products and packaging industry. He has lived and worked abroad for much of his career in both European and Asian markets.
Ray's free time is dedicated to family life with his wife and five active children.
Ray holds a B.S. Degree from the University of Maine.
Kevin Stevenson, General Manager, Cortland, NY (Huntington St., Facility)
Kevin manages the Cortland NY Huntington manufacturing facility that proudly produces our Made in the USA liquid amenity products.
Prior to joining Marietta Hospitality, Kevin was Director of Manufacturing for the IV/Infusion Division at Baxter Healthcare. He also served as the Production Manager & Chief Design Engineer for Streck Laboratories, Operations Manager for Novartis Consumer Health, and spent 10 years in roles of increasing responsibility for Goodrich Aerospace. Kevin holds an MBA from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, BS in Finance from Upper Iowa University, and AS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Guilford Technical College.
Outside of work, Kevin is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and enjoys traveling with his two daughters.
Marietta Hospitality’s manufacturing facilities in Cortland, New York is FDA registered and specializes in producing personal care liquids (shampoos, lotions, etc.) for the hospitality industry.
John Udicious, Plant Manager, Olive Branch, Mississippi
John manages the Olive Branch MS manufacturing facility that proudly produces our Made in USA bar soap amenity products.
Originally from Rochester NY, John holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University at Buffalo. He was a United States Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer and served on the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. John has worked in manufacturing management for over 18 years. After the Navy John worked in various Science and Technology Industries including a photochemical etching manufacturing facility; a manufacturing producer of dosage pharmaceuticals; and a manufacturer of ultra capacitors. John joined the Marietta Hospitality Team in July of 2015.
Outside of work John likes to play golf and watch sports.
Marietta's manufacturing facility in Olive Branch, Mississippi is FDA registered and specializes in bar soap manufacturing; primarily producing small size bar soap for the hospitality industry.