Over the years, Cole gained first-hand knowledge of the amusement and redemption gaming industry as the games manager at Worlds of Fun; Kansas City’s largest and most popular amusement park. As the primary purchasing agent for the game operations at Worlds of Fun, Cole is keenly aware of the product needs of gaming centers and their operational needs. With over 4000 products to offer this segment of their business, US Toy is expected to greatly benefit from his experience.
Cole’s expertise in the amusement industry became known throughout the U.S. when he was featured on the nationally syndicated radio program, “This American Life” in August of 2011. Recorded on-location at Worlds of Fun, Coles’ leadership and expertise was featured in the 32 minute interview with Ira Glass. He was also recognized by Pitch Weekly, Kansas City’s most read weekly newspaper, when he was awarded best boss of Kansas City in October, 2011.
At US Toy Company, Cole will have the opportunity to further expand his sales ability as he works with clients around the country. US Toy Company will be able to provide him with the resources he needs to deliver the best product and service possible. He will be able to excel beyond the status quo and commit to his customers at a very high level.
“We are very honored to have Cole working with us. He has been a valuable asset to Worlds of Fun over the years, and we are very excited that he has chosen to join us,” stated co-CEO Seth Freiden. “With his skills and passion to work closely with his customers, we believe he will be able to do great things with US Toy Company.”
About U.S. Toy Company
The U.S. Toy Company (www.ustoy.com) inspires learning, creativity and fun by offering carnival and party supplies, seasonal decorations, novelty toys, teacher materials, classroom supplies and educational toys. Headquartered in Missouri since 1953, U.S. Toy Company is now a third generation family owned and operated multichannel merchant with products sold to consumers, businesses and educational institutions through catalogs, eight retail stores and various company operated websites
The U.S. Toy Company Commercial Division has been working with businesses for many years to increase profitability by displaying box planograms, wall planograms, and retail impulse displays.
For more information about U.S. Toy Company Commercial Division, please visit www.ustoykidfun.com