Emily Gottschalk
Emily Gottschalk Director

Emily Gottschalk is an experienced marketer with over 30 years of developing products for the consumer marketplace. She is the founder and CEO of The Garr Group, Inc, a diverse entertainment and new product development company that sells entertainment and general merchandise to the mass, specialty and on-line market. Mass retail customers include Walmart, Sam’s, Walgreens, Target, and others. Past partners include AARP, Intel, Walmart, Disney, Fox, Kellogg’s, Kraft and MLB. TGG, Inc identifies “white space” opportunities in the marketplace and defines and develops products that uniquely touch consumers’ lives. TGG is equally focused on brick and mortar, on-line and emerging distribution channels. Previously, she was Marketing Director of Zany Brainy, a children’s educational toy store that she helped launch. Since 1997, Ms. Gottschalk’s companies have produced over 150 million CD’s/DVD’s to the US retail market, developed a proprietary Android tablet called “RealPad, by AARP” with Intel and has created private label brands across the home, sporting goods and electronics market. She is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and serves on the board of Anixa Biosciences, a publicly traded biotechnology company. She is co-founder of the Mildred M. Soefer Foundation offering philanthropic support to Jewish causes and sick children, Entrepreneur in Residence for Cornell University and a strategic, marketing consultant to Jewish Federation of Southern NJ.