Management Team

Founder and President

Chris Pilarski

Former airline pilot, founder of A Cut Above. Master’s Finance at University of Colorado Denver. I enjoy taking the company through ever larger iterations while working to promote our founding principle of respect for all. Enhancing our clothing and spaces is my passion. I also love a round of golf, a tight fly line, a hard bike ride, and cooking.

Executive Vice President

Patrick Sullivan

Professional manager, Executive VP of A Cut Above. MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and BA Applied Mathematics from UC San Diego. I’ve worked in almost all functions of a company, and love growing and scaling them. I am also a data / technology / soccer / music enthusiast.

Product Experience & Corporate Accounts Manager

Veronica Hojel

Former Nordstrom manager/buyer for San Diego, Arizona, and Colorado. BA in Public Administration from San Diego State. Product Experience and Corporate Account Manager for A Cut Above. My speciality is building customer relations and training employees to be the best they can be. Beach girl at heart, avid skier, and have too many hobbies to list.

Production & Design Manager

Tony Torrance

Tony has a background and education in Product Design and Engineering with degrees from both the University of Michigan and Michigan Technological University. Prior experience includes Spyder Active, Pearl Izumi and Trek Bicycles.

Operations Manager

Nathan Keating

Army veteran with a versed background in Operations and Project Management across multiple industries. My primary focus is balancing efficiency and scalability with user experience. When not at work, I love spending time with my wife and daughter who are always up for city or mountain adventures.

Fulfillment & Alterations Manager

Tim Lacey

Tim's diverse career journey adds a unique dimension to his professional profile. With a strong foundation in store management, he brings forth a wealth of experience, boasting 17 years in leading a large-scale retail operation. Currently serving as the Fulfillment Manager at Cut Above Uniforms, Timothy seamlessly integrates his passion for fashion with a seasoned and strategic approach to management. Outside the workplace, he revels in the vibrant Colorado lifestyle, savoring live music, exploring the western mountains, and embarking on city adventures with his family.

Customer Experience & Corporate Accounts Manager

Alanna Tillinghast

Over 15 years of dedicated expertise in customer service, specializing in the luxury hospitality sector, with a notable background working at high-end resorts in Napa Valley. Customer Experience & Corporate Accounts Manager for A Cut Above. Enjoys family adventures, fitness, and outdoor activities.