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.
Creative Director, Emeritus
Elaina Evans has over 20 years experience as a design professional with clients that have included Booz Allen Hamilton, US Sprint, The Travelers, Mobil Corporation, GTSI, Corp. and Long & Foster Real Estate. She’s won numerous awards for her work and is known for her strong concepts that twist a story or show a different angle. An avid rider, Elaina trains and competes with Frankly Frank, her horse.
Elaina considered being an architect before choosing a career in marketing.
Jennifer Ferraro Randolph
Chief Operating Officer
Jennifer Ferraro Randolph develops and coordinates project plans for CBDx. Her interest in design began in school, at the University of Maryland College Park, and continued through several positions within the firm. 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!
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
Senior Graphic Designer
Michelle is a night owl who loves to stay up late reading a good book.
Michelle collects kimonos and is part of a group that participates in the Cherry Blossom Festival in full apparel.
Junior Graphic Designer
Lizhu “Gigi” Huang is a graphic designer for CBDx and a plantsman who loves all things green and growing. She considered a career in fashion but her love of nature and simplicity drew her to graphic design.
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!