Duncan® Toys, a division of Flambeau® Inc., has hired industry recognized Augie Fash to be its Sales & Marketing Coordinator. Augie will be responsible for marketing and sales support, team management, and assisting with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Alliance initiatives. Augie comes to Duncan with a wealth of “yo-yo industry” experience, most recently serving as a demonstration team member for Hong Kong based company C3 YoYoDesign.
“Watching Augie rise up over the last 10 years has been extremely impressive”, said Mike Burke, National Sales & Marketing Manager. “Not only is he USA Duncan National Yo-Yo Champion, but he has demonstrated terrific leadership in developing players, domestic and international tours, and all facets of web based marketing and social media. He is one of the most known and highly regarded yo-yo players in the community today. I am eager to work with him, and have him utilize his skills in helping Duncan meet our growth initiatives.”
While North America is Duncan’s core region, Duncan markets and sells to over (25) different countries wordwide. Duncan also has yo-yo demonstration teams in (12) countries. Augie’s leadership will aid in immediate improvements and efficiencies in communication, team development, and domestic and international promotions.
Follow Augie on his first Duncan / Disney tour this August through September, from Walt Disney World (Orlando, FL) to Disneyland (Anaheim, CA). The Duncan 85th Anniversary Celebration Tour will span (10) U.S. cities, include community events, Radio Disney entertainment, and Duncan skill play excitement.
Augie’s accomplishments include:
- US National, 5-time Regional, and 6-time California State YoYo Champion
- Performance Tours across ten countries including China, Russia, and Europe
- 6 Signature Model yoyos
- Guest appearances on ABC, ESPN, Comedy Central, and NPR