The man and inspiration behind the “fish with an attitude.”David Colangelo is the President and CEO of INKFISH Inspired, LLC. An entrepreneur with over 30 years of business development experience in corporate and brand roll-out initiatives, Mr. Colangelo has a proven and successful business record.
David’s extensive brand development career began in 1980, where he held numerous management positions, with one of the most recognized and largest direct mail companies in the United States, ValPak. Mr. Colangelo’s career expanded in 1990 as he was the founder and co-owner of Sun Time Enterprises, Inc. (with his two brothers) where he built and opened national channels of manufacturing and retail distribution for NFL, MLB, NCAA and NASCAR licensed merchandise in which the company marketed sports watches and various consumer goods. Sun Time Enterprises reached a sales plateau of $23.5m with only a mere $3k investment!
Mr. Colangelo’s management strengths reside in the execution and deployment of import/export operations, international product development through his strong Far Eastern business relationships in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and throughout Asia, contract negotiations as well as global sales and marketing management.
In 1999, Mr. Colangelo, along with his two brothers earned the prestigious recognition of being named “Entrepreneur of the Year” in the state of Florida with Sun Time Enterprises. David also served as Vice-President of Momentum Sales & Marketing upon its inception in 2001.Born and raised in Northeast Pennsylvania, Mr. Colangelo now resides in Tampa, Florida.
David is good at finding a niche that needs improvement. He saw that in the car wash industry. He studied the brushes used at commercial car washes and knew he could make them better and for less. That journey started in 2015 with the birth of Inkfish. Inkfish brushes can be found in car washes all over the United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East and Australia. Want to learn more? Give us a call, we’d love to answer questions and once you talk to David, you’ll understand why the best brushes for your customers car is one made by Inkfish!