Goldline Management

Brian Crumbaker, Chief Executive Officer

Brian Crumbaker joined Goldline in 2010 as the Chief Marketing Officer after 20 years in the Property & Casualty insurance industry. He was promoted to Chief Executive Offer in 2012.

Mr. Crumbaker previously held senior executive positions at Travelers, Unitrin Direct and Reliance Personal Insurance. Prior to Goldline, he was the senior executive responsible for the affinity and direct-to-consumer businesses at Travelers Insurance.

Mr. Crumbaker has an MBA from the University of Southern California, a Juris Doctorate from Cleveland State University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont. He is a member of the Ohio Bar.


Robert J. Fazio, President

Robert Fazio has traded precious metals professionally since 1986. He worked with Deak International Goldline Limited/Deak International Goldline (US) Ltd. from 1986-1991 prior to A-Mark's purchase of Deak International Goldline, (US) Ltd. He became Vice President at Goldline in 1992 and President in 2010.

Mr. Fazio graduated from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York with a major in Communication Arts.


Joseph P. Ozaki, Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer

Joe Ozaki leads and oversees all of Goldline’s operations, administration, accounting, finance and risk control efforts.

Mr. Ozaki joined the A-Mark group in April 1985, which purchased Goldline in 1991. Mr. Ozaki has over 30 years of experience in the real estate, financial and metals sectors holding various management positions including Director of Operations, Controller and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Ozaki has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting and Finance from California State University at Long Beach. He previously attended UCLA majoring in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Computer Science. He passed the CPA exam in California in 1980.


Blair Harris, Executive Vice President

Blair Harris leads and oversees Goldline’s compliance, client relations, client services and IT departments.

Mr. Harris joined Goldline in 2012 after 19 years in the Property & Casualty insurance industry where he directed a broad range of compliance, professional development, technology and claim processing programs.

Mr. Harris earned his MBA from the State University of New York, University at Buffalo School of Management where he graduated Beta Gamma Sigma. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the State University of New York, College at Brockport where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.


Marc Mercury, Vice President of Sales

Marc Mercury joined Goldline in 2006 and currently oversees Goldline’s Sales, Sales Management, and Sales Support teams. Mr. Mercury previously served as a Chief of Staff for Landmark Cinemas in Los Angeles. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles with additional executive education courses at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.


Stewart Lawrence, Chief Human Resources Officer

Stewart Lawrence possesses 30 years of broad and progressive human resources leadership encompassing the areas of employee relations, organizational design, performance management, leadership development, compensation and benefits administration, talent acquisition, employee engagement and labor relations.

Prior to joining Goldline in December 2011, Mr. Lawrence was VP of Client Services for Form I-9 Compliance, LLC, a human resources professional services firm providing clients with customized managed solutions for best practices Form I-9 administration.

Mr. Lawrence also served as Director, Human Resources for Fleetwood RV’s where he provided human resources leadership and direction for a $1.7 billion business with 6,000 associates at 22 operating facilities across North America. He has also served in a variety of HR leadership positions with industry leading corporations such as Shell Oil Company, Northern Telecom, Frito-Lay and Mattel.

Mr. Lawrence received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Relations from Rider University and a Masters in Human Resource Management from the University of Alabama.


Keyth Pengal, Vice President Operations

Keyth Pengal joined Goldline in 2005 as Director of Operations after serving as the Operations Manager for Time Warner's Warner-Elecktra-Atlantic Division where he directed operations for a 200+ employee facility.

Mr. Pengal obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Roosevelt University in Chicago, where he attended on an academic scholarship and graduated summa cum laude.


Stuart Hong, Vice President Controller

Stuart Hong joined Goldline in 2006 after serving in senior financial management positions with several companies in the merchandising industry. Mr. Hong was also a partner in a high-profile personal training facility in Los Angeles and worked as a Senior Audit Manager for KPMG.

Mr. Hong graduated with high honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Management. He is a licensed CPA in the states of California and Hawaii.


Lisa Weedman, Director of Client Relations

Lisa Weedman joined Goldline in 1996. Ms. Weedman served as Client Services Manager and Director of Administration before being promoted to Director of Client Relations in 2006. Her duties include client relations and telemarketing compliance.

Ms. Weedman received her Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University where she majored in Economics. She also has extensive coursework and experience in the areas of human resources, sales and employee benefits.


Scott Burns, Director of IT

Scott Burns joined Goldline in 2011 as Director of IT Production Operations. Mr. Burns has over 20 years of IT experience serving a diversified portfolio of companies including top tier IT solution providers, management consultancies, start-ups, retail and financial organizations. Mr. Burns has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University.


Sadie Sayyah, Director of Compliance

Sadie Sayyah joined Goldline in 2006. Ms. Sayyah has held positions in compliance, customer service and complaint resolution before becoming the Director of Compliance in 2014. Ms. Sayyah has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of California, Los Angeles and her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Ms. Sayyah is a member of the California bar.


Deanna Tallman, Director of Marketing

Deanna Tallman joined Goldline in 2010 where she served as the Marketing Analysis Manager before becoming the Director of Marketing in 2013. She previously held positions at Red Bull North America, and KPMG LLP. Ms. Tallman obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is currently pursuing her M.B.A. at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.