Dreamline Brands, Inc., is a leading developer of private label, custom and pre-formulated skin care and hair care products. At Dreamline Brands, we are committed to developing innovative formulations, stunning retail packaging, and powerful marketing materials across both of our divisions:
Dreamline Beauty has one of the largest professional-grade hair care collections in the industry. With over 85 pre-formulated products, Dreamline Beauty is able to help its broad client base of professional salons, spas, online retailers and marketers build a unique and expansive branded line.
Dreamline Ceuticals formulates advanced skin care products that are marketed through spas, medspas, dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons. Revolutionary private label formulas and custom manufacturing options make it easy for clients to develop a line specific to their needs.
At Dreamline Brands, our overarching philosophy is simple. We believe you need four key elements to create a powerful brand:
1. Cutting-edge formulations
2. Stunning package design
3. Compelling marketing materials
4. Product knowledge tools
Our proven approach is the single most effective way to build your brand and drive added revenue.
WHO WE AREKAREN MONTE Chief Executive Officer, Dreamline Brands, Inc.
Karen Monte is a founding partner of Dreamline Brands, Inc., and the Division President of Dreamline Ceuticals. She and her team are responsible for developing the custom branded products for all private-label and custom manufactured skin care lines. Prior to Dreamline, Karen was a founding partner and Brand Director at FUEL Agency, Inc., a full-service branding, advertising and interactive firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area. For 26 years, Karen and her team developed innovative, fully-integrated programs for national and global clients in the categories of beauty, nutrition, fashion and many other consumer goods and services.
GUY NEEDHAM Chief Creative Officer, Dreamline Brands, Inc.
Guy Needham is a founding partner and creative visionary of Dreamline Brands, Inc. Guy oversees design for both the skin care and hair care divisions, as well as custom clients. He and his team are responsible for breathing life into all new product lines with stellar packaging design for each and every client. Prior to Dreamline, Guy was a Partner and Creative Director at FUEL Agency, Inc., a full-service branding, advertising, and interactive firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he directed numerous award-winning consumer goods and service campaigns, national and globally. Guy has extensive experience with many of the world’s top advertising agencies. He was born and educated in Oxford, England. He came to California on a tennis scholarship and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.
ASHLEY SUMMER Chief Product Officer, Dreamline Brands, Inc.
Ashley Summer is the product visionary at Dreamline Brands. Ashley oversees product development for both the skin care and hair care divisions, as well as custom formulation clients. She and her team work closely with our highly skilled chemists and labs to formulate cutting-edge products. With an extensive background in esthetics and ingredient function, Ashley is responsible for maintaining our high-quality product standards and overseeing all product education and training. She has spent many years working in dermatology, high-end spas and product education, and has extensive knowledge in luxury and medical-grade skin care. Ashley studied biology at San Francisco State University and is a licensed Esthetician. She currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
CHRIS BOYD Chief Operations Officer, Dreamline Brands, Inc.
Chris Boyd is the business visionary at Dreamline Brands. He and his team oversee business management for all Dreamline divisions. He is responsible for the establishment and optimization of day-to-day operations in our companies, and champions our vision of creating the highest quality products with world-class branding – at no cost to our clients. Chris brings an astute background in business and product manufacturing to Dreamline, with the success of a notable nutrition company and several online start ups. Originally from Southern California, Chris graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara and now lives in the Bay Area.
DIANE MANNING President, Dreamline Beauty Division
Diane Manning is president of Dreamline Beauty, a division of Dreamline Brands, Inc. She and her team are responsible for developing the custom branded products for all private-label and custom manufactured hair care lines. Prior to Dreamline Beauty, Diane was the managing partner and the chief brand strategist of FUEL Agency, Inc., a full-service branding, advertising and interactive firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area. For 23 years, Diane and her team developed innovative, fully-integrated programs for a diverse group of clients, including, SKYY Vodka, Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts, E*Trade, Nextel, and the Sierra Club, to name a few. Diane is a seasoned speaker and moderator and has spoken frequently on the subjects of branding, advertising and marketing. Diane holds an Interdisciplinary Social Science degree from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. She has two grown sons and lives with her husband of 30 years and chocolate Labrador in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit Diane’s blog here.
JIM SANDY Executive Vice President, Corporate Accounts, Dreamline Beauty Division
Jim Sandy leads the account team at Dreamline Beauty. He helps to ensure each of our clients have the best product assortment for their clientele and that inventory levels are properly maintained. Prior to Dreamline Beauty, Jim was the a vice president of a textiles company in North America. Prior to that, he worked in the beauty industry, where he ran a chain of over 50 salons. Jim is a licensed instructor and cosmetologist, as well as a seasoned writer and speaker. He is an avid runner and traveler and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his family.
JAN LEVERTON Account Manager, Dreamline Beauty Division
Jan Leverton is an account manager at Dreamline Beauty, where she works closely with each of our valued clients to ensure inventory levels are properly maintained and product assortments meet client needs. Before joining Dreamline, Jan spent the last 16 years as the manager of We Are Hair, a full service salon in Alameda, California. Jan is a licensed cosmetologist and lives with her husband of 30 years and two springer spaniels in Oregon.
NICHOLAS SCOTT Senior Art Director, Dreamline Beauty Division
Nicholas Scott heads design at Dreamline Beauty, where he is responsible for overseeing the hair division’s product design team. He and his team are committed to creating highly unique, arresting package designs and marketing tools to help our client’s build power brands. Prior to Dreamline Beauty, Nicholas was an art director at FUEL Agency, Inc. where he developed packaging and marketing tools for many consumer package accounts. Nicholas holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Graphic Design from California State University-East Bay. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area where he enjoys creating fine art and making music with his band in his free time.