FIND YOUR REP!

michael.jpgMICHAEL LOMBO

NORTH EAST BRAND MANAGER - New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

michael@guardcloset.com

Michael Lombo has been passionate about the marching arts for the past 25 (gulp) years! Michael lives for his students and loves instilling the same passion for pageantry artsy has, as well as, the life skills needed to be a positive team player. He’s a successful drill designer, consultant, and Color Guard Caption at Jersey Surf World Class Drum & Bugle Corps, Mansfield, MA High School, Norwood, MA High School & Dedham, MA HS! Michael can help you with all of your Color Guard & Marching Band needs! 

 

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KIRK MERRYMAN

MID-ATLANTIC BRAND MANAGER -  Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Ohio, Virginia, & West Virginia 

 kirk@guardcloset.com


 

 

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BRADLEY WATKINS

OFFICE MANAGER

bradley@guardcloset.com

 

 

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BATTLE CLOSET BRAND MANAGER

bre@battlecloset.com 

 

 

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TEXAS BRAND MANAGER

nicole@guardcloset.com

 

Nicole Rann, born in New York and raised in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Started her Colorguard career at 12. Moved to Texas in 2014 to further her expertise. She has worked for various prestigious programs and has lead many of her color guard programs to TECA State titles. She has been teaching Colorguard for 10 years at various high schools in New Jersey and in San Antonio area. Nicole is excited to be a member of GuardCloset and hopes to help others be successful in their endeavors.

 

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BRIAN WARD

WEST COAST BRAND MANAGER - California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona

brian@guardcloset.com

Brian grew up in Philadelphia, PA and is a graduate of Temple University. His passion for travel and new experiences motivated him to relocate to San Francisco in 2015 and then to Portland in 2018. He has built his career as a retail manager and as a colorguard director all over the country.
 
As a performer, Brian is an alumni of Carolina Crown, Alter Ego, BlackWatch, and The Patriots. His passion for teaching in the arts lead him to work with many groups in the activity such as The Colts, Mechanicsburg High School, Lampeter-Strasburg High School, Dublin High School, Field of View, and the Seattle Cascades. Brian is also an active adjudicator, most recently with the Western Bands Association the California Color Guard Circuit.  
 
In his personal time outside the performance gym or store setting, Brian is an avid music fan and attends concerts regularly. He often spends time planning travel adventures with friends and loves spending time with his dog, Maddie.