About BirdieBox

Who We Are

BirdieBox Team

Pat DePirro
Chief Executive Officer
pdepirro@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was from BirdieBox CRO, Chrissy Dunlap. When my mom passed away, Chrissy printed several pictures of my mom and other family members on a canvas and wood picture frame. When my Dad saw the picture, he asked him if he could have it. Chrissy overheard the story and sent another picture frame to me.
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Chrissy Dunlap
Chief Revenue Officer
cdunlap@birdiebox.com
My favorite gift continues to be the handwritten cards from my husband every anniversary and birthday. I’ve kept every one since we started dating. He could spend crazy money on something but what stays with me are the heartfelt sentiments and reflections of his words, and the fact he took the time to write something so thoughtful for me.
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Frances Gulick
VP Operations
frances@birdiebox.com
The best gift I have ever received was from my best friend. She sponsored one of the amazing women in the Black Mambas (a wildlife conservation group) in my name. I have followed the group for years. That she remembered a detail that meant to much to me, was truly touching.
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Stacey Bel Bruno
Director of Human Resources
stacey@birdiebox.com
One of my favorite gifts I’ve ever received was 2 years ago when my daughter gave me a 23andMe DNA Testing Box. It was my favorite gift because it was super exciting to find out the results, and share them with the rest of my family. We found out ancestry information that not even my parents knew.
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Tara Bell
Director of Development & Distributor Relations
tbell@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was an all inclusive trip to Europe! I am the first (and only!) person in my immediate family to graduate college, which made my parents very proud, so for my graduation gift they paid for a vacation to Europe! Traveling is one of my biggest passions in life, so this was by far my favorite gift I've ever received!
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Haley Bishop
Account Manager
hbishop@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was my first guitar. I had been learning on a really old one that was falling apart. I wasn't ready to spend my college student's income on a new one, so a friend got me a beautiful used guitar! It was something I would never have done for myself, but meant so much to me in the long run!
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Mandi Blount
Sales & Service Representative
mblount@birdiebox.com
The best gift I have ever received was my college class ring from my parents. It means so much to me because of the constant reminder of my education, and I am so proud to wear it everyday!
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Julia Bolourforosh
Director of Operations
julia@birdiebox.com
The best gift I’ve ever received is my son, Lincoln. He is the sunshine in my day, the joy in my soul, my best friend and the love of my life.
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Maddie Douglas
Account Manager
mdouglas@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was a trip to New York City with my grandparents because it allowed me to spend one on one time with them. It's a trip I will never forget!
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Brooke Evans
Director of Merchandising
brooke@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was a cast iron pan on my birthday from my Mom. I love to cook and this is something that I am constantly using, it’s the gift that keeps on giving!
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Xanthé Gentry
Digital Project Manager
xanthe@birdiebox.com
The best gift I have received (so far) is my adorable and rambunctious cat, Jelly Bean.
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Lyndsay Johnson
Ideation Specialist
ljohnson@birdiebox.com
The best experience I had with a gift was for a custom-made music box. My Dad and I had our own song that we shared together when I was a little girl. We were both able to pick out the music box and we both wanted our song to be played inside that box. The collaboration of our love, the song and that memory, will stay with me forever.
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Kathy Kreft
Director of Golf and Membership Engagement
kkreft@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received is my son, Ryan. He's the gift I'm grateful for each day, the gift I love each day, the gift I get to watch grow, the gift I'm so proud of, the gift I watch with wonder and amazement.
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Kamryn LaCoco
Director of Accounts & Strategy
kamryn@birdiebox.com
The best gift I’ve ever received - other than my son, of course- has been my various (yes multiple) cat tea mugs from him. The fact that my 8 year old would think to combine my nearly obsessive love for both tea and cats into one perfect item makes me proud of what a thoughtful heart he has, and I enjoy drinking out of those mugs almost every day.
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Haley Lange
Assistant Buyer
haley@birdiebox.com
The best gift I’ve ever received is a tough question because I’m super grateful for all of them! But my most memorable gift would have to be my teddy bear Griffey, I received him from another patient in the hospital when I was just 3 years old. His comfort got me through some major moments in my childhood and I still have a very special place in my heart for him!
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Kristin Miller
Director of Sports & Enterprise Development
kmiller@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was a mixtape made for me by a friend growing up - 100% custom and beyond meaningful.
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Brianna Mooradian
Event Manager
brianna@birdiebox.com
My family was never big on gifting, especially surprises. But the absolute best gift I've received was my dog, Uma, given to me by my mother. We spent 13 years having adventures together.
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Hannah Novak
Marketing
hannah@birdiebox.com
The best gift I have ever received is my education. I am forever grateful to have been given the opportunity to learn anything I desired- thanks Mom and Dad!
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Brandon Oshel
Account Manager
boshel@birdiebox.com
The best gift I have ever received is my Electric Corkscrew. It's really saved me a lot of time and allowed me to get to enjoying my wine much much faster. It’s the small things in life we should find pleasure in! I prefer Red over White but I'm by no means going to turn any down.
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Michael Pasvar
Director of Sales
mpasvar@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received were the Air Jordan “72-10” 11’s. I’m kind of a nerd about sneakers. One Christmas my wife went to about 10 different stores collecting raffle tickets to win a chance to be able to purchase the shoes for me. While the shoes we a great gift in themselves, what made the gift so special was the time, effort, and thoughtfulness she had to put in just to get them for me.
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Rick Poffenberger
Director of Business Intelligence
rick@birdiebox.com
My favorite gift of all time is the blessing of having the most amazing family ever! It is a gift I get to relive every minute of everyday! What more could anyone ask for!
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Kaitlyn Schiesser
Account Manager
kaitlyn@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was when my husband proposed to me, it was a truly magical moment that I felt so special and loved!
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Leah Scruggs
Account Manager
leah@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was my grandmother's wedding ring. After she passed away, I found out that she had left her ring to me as well as many other pieces of jewelry. In addition to the jewelry, she had left me detailed notes as to what the significance of each piece meant. It was the most thoughtful and meaningful gift I have ever received by far.
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Steven Sposito
Showroom Technician
friscotech@birdiebox.com
The best gift I ever received was support from the people I needed it from. I wouldn't be where I am now without everyone who has helped me along the way
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Christina Walls
Event Manager
cwalls@birdiebox.com
The best gift I received hasn’t fully arrived yet, it will be my baby boy, expected July 2022.
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Joseph Washburn
Business Intelligence & Data Administrator
jwashburn@birdiebox.com
When I was 13, my parents surprised me by buying out the trumpet that I'd been renting through all of middle school. I have it and play it to this day.
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Make Gifting an experience

BirdieBox Story

After a storied career on Wall Street, Keith Bolognese moved to Scottsdale, AZ and founded BirdieBox in late 2013, born from a love of golf and lifestyle. Our first tagline was Golf. Life. Style. In April, 2014, Keith called upon his childhood friend, Pat DePirro to run the company since there was trust, friendship and mutual respect between the two New Yorkers.

In Q4 of 2016, DePirro made the difficult decision to sunset BirdieBox successful monthly golf subscription service to solely focus on corporate gifting, changing the business model, branding and tagline.  Pat drew upon his experience as a corporate sales leader for MLB, Viacom and Bloomberg, regularly entertaining clients at sporting events, golf trips and other marquis events.  Part of creating these memorable experiences, DePirro often provided thoughtful and personalized gifts regardless of the time, energy and coordination required to source, package and customize them for each client.  

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ate 2017, DePirro's friend, investor and current Board Member, Michael Myers joined BirdieBox to expand the business verticals and scale the business, focusing on targeting professional sports, colleges and financial service professionals as he saw an immediate need in the marketplace.  Understanding the value, time savings and convenience that a streamlined concierge gifting service would deliver, Myers leveraged his stellar reputation and huge network in sports to build BirdieBox's presence.  Myers was also responsible for bringing on top talent and executive leaders, Chrissy Dunlap and Perla Peralta.

Built on the foundation of being thoughtful, personal and transparent, BirdieBox continues to provide the highest quality products sourced across the globe. We built relationships with over one hundred top-tier consumer brands and made investments in equipment that facilitate and expedite personalization on both products and packaging.

Additionally, BirdieBox invested in their supply chain so they would have the ability to provide all services needed such as product storage, custom website development, onsite staffing and ongoing customer support, always leaving a lasting impression with each client and their most valued customers. And because one size does not fit all, clients can choose from custom-designed gift sets, on-site gift suites or virtual gift portals, all designed to engage and delight gift recipients.

BirdieBox is headquartered and executes their turnkey fulfillment services in Miami, FL.  A second showroom at The Star District in Frisco, Tx will open in the Spring, 2021. While 2020 may have proven to be a challenging year for most companies, BirdieBox is poised to continue their impressive 2x YOY growth for the fourth year in a row.  This is just the beginning...

BirdieBox: Make Gifting An Experience.

The Leader of Luxury Gifting

Our Process
500,000+
people gifted
22
average hours saved per order
27%
budget saved
Our Process

How We Work

01

Intent

Define it. What is the purpose of the gift? What action are you trying to evoke?
02

Message

Clarify it. What strategic element from your core values, event, marketing campaign, etc can you bring forward into the message of the gift?
03

Wow-Factor

Deliver it. Lead with the personalization and customization on the product, custom packaging and video messaging to deliver human connection beyond a swag bag of tchotchkes.
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Thoughtful Gifting Moments

We try to follow 3 simple rules.
01. Intent
02. Message
03. Wow-Factor

Gifting examples
Incentivize

Sales / Services Recognition

Great work deserves a great reward. Gift your top sales people with the hottest products of the season. Throw in a custom note of appreciation with a QR code linking to the Spotify playlist that will keep them grinding towards the next goal.
Retention

Employee & Customer Appreciation

New home owners are left shocked by the beautiful home and thoughtful gift and remember to call D.R. Horton when they’re ready to build again.
Incentivize

New Employee & Client Onboarding

Welcome to the team! Don’t just give a pen and notepad with your logo to your newest team member. Make them excited to get to work with products that mean something to them featuring their own name and initials.
In-Person Event

On-Site immersive experiences

BirdieBox was on-site for an evening of dinner, drinks, and golf in Dallas! Dallas Country Club wanted their guests to be able to choose from both trending and luxury brands that would make the entire evening luxurious and memorable.
Biz Dev

Partnership prospecting

Wow your key prospects with a hyper-personalized gifting moment and simple CTA. This strategic play will land returned phone calls and replies for your Biz Dev team. Let the gift do the work for you.
Make gifting an experience

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