Thad Halstead joined AIM Strategies in 2017 as Marketing Director. Thad is responsible for the marketing strategies and execution for the AIM portfolio of companies. Before joining AIM, Thad spent 14 years at Payless ShoeSource, working in various merchant roles of planning and buying, in both domestic and international markets. Prior to Payless, Thad held roles at Abercrombie & Fitch, eScreen and Koch Industries.
Thad brings a passion for the customer and has experience with creating strategic plans and measuring execution, launching new brands, reviving distressed categories, merchandising, as well as product development, sourcing and creation.
When Thad isn’t supporting one of his three children at one of their many activities, you might find Thad and his wife at a Kansas State athletic event, or searching for the world’s best taco. Thad earned his degree in Marketing and International Business from Kansas State University and then obtained his MBA from Washburn University.