Asim Shaikh

Chief Executive Officer

Sim Shaikh has over 25 years of management experience, with leadership positions with companies like Compaq, AIG, and Allianz AG. His forte is business strategy, business development and HR management. For more than a decade he has been living his childhood dream of running his own businesses. Sim is great believer in reinvention. He moved his family to the US last year and kicked off a new career flipping the rules of the marketing game to chart the CBDx direction.

Sim is an experimental eater and an avid Golfer. What does he enjoy the most? It’s a toss up between a Maine lobstah and a 250 yard drive down the middle of the fairway.


Jennifer Ferraro Randolph

Chief Operating Officer

Jennifer Ferraro Randolph has been with CBDx for over 10 years, where she develops project plans and marketing strategies for the firm’s various association, business, and non-profit clients. She has always been an artist, but decided to pursue interactive design at the University of Maryland College Park. Jennifer could organize the CBDx workflow from a deserted island provided she has her mobile phone—she’s a whiz at multitasking on the run.
Jennifer is competitive and driven. She loves to win!


Kevin Taylor

Director of Business Development

Kevin is the Director of Business Development for CBDx so he’s always looking for organizations who need our services. He keeps his eye out for big adventure too – he’s an avid traveler, with Paris ranking at the top of his itinerary.

Kathy Stershic

Market Research Analyst

Kathy is a Marketing Researcher and Analyst for CBDx. She also uses those skills to uncover great recipes and delicious wines for the perfect Saturday night: preparing an extravagant meal for friends.

Kathy dreamed of being a reporter when she was younger but found, to her delight, that research, investigation and writing are all a part of her career now!



Kristin Rock

Creative Writer

Kristin is an avid reader. She’s rereading books she liked as a child and finding new elements to the stories.

Kristin is an amazing cook and baker. She makes trays with more than 25 different kinds of cookies during the holidays.



Sarah Kneip

Social Media Specialist

Sarah dreams of orange juice from Marbella, Spain. She loves the white washed walls and the smell of orange trees growing throughout the city.

Sarah grew up thinking of a career in marine biology because she loved animals and the ocean. Those early interest have translated to being compassionate (and taking beach vacations!)



Julie Fletcher

Copy Editor

Julie admits to loving grammar in grade school (remember diagramming sentences?!)

Buzz! Julie can’t live without caffeine. She gets hers from coffee, chocolate and Coke.



Sugako Kawai-Cozart

Art Director

Sugako is an animal lover. Her life is pawsome with her 9 rescued cats and pit bull mix. Illustration isn’t just a hobby for Sugako.

She designs for clients and has even developed a character to represent herself.



Michelle Winberry

Senior Graphic Designer

Michelle is a night owl who loves to stay up late reading a good book.

She loves to participate in the Cherry Blossom Festival.



Viki Hankesz

Project Coordinator

Viki loves nature and often hikes and canoes with her family.

Viki knows postal regulations inside and out. From memory she can tick off all the options for mailing a promotional piece—and the benefits of each!