Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Alpha Factor® Welcomes New Team Members Tia Orlando, Shelby Prunty, and Adrienne Putrow

Perform Group, LLC® is excited to introduce three new members of the Alpha Factor® Relationship Manager team to the gymnastics community.  The company proudly announces Tia Orlando, Shelby Prunty, and Adrienne Putrow, as their new Relationship Managers for regions 1, 5, and 8, respectively.  Tia, Shelby, and Adrienne join Samantha Engle, the Alpha Factor® region 3 Relationship Manager.  All four of the Alpha Factor® Relationship Managers have extensive gymnastics experience and are experts in their field, providing them insight into the needs and expectations of coaches and their athletes.

“We are delighted to have these experienced gymnasts join our relationship management team, and are confident that they will continue Alpha Factor’s tradition of extraordinary customer service with integrity,” expressed John Misner, President and Chief Operations Officer of Perform Group, LLC.

About the New Relationship Managers
Tia Orlando – Relationship Manager, Region 1 (California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona):
Tia hails from Arizona and was a member of the US National Team from 2000-2004. She attended the Olympic Trials in 2004, but was sidelined due to injury. Tia attended Arizona State University on a full athletic scholarship as a member of their women’s gymnastics team, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. While Tia now resides in Arizona, her roots are in Pennsylvania where she trained at Parkettes, located in Allentown. 

Shelby Prunty – Relationship Manager, Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio): 
Shelby is a proud Louisiana State University alum where she was a member of their women’s gymnastics team and a three-time All-American. Shelby received her Bachelor’s degree in Sport Administration Commerce in May 2013. She worked as a Marketing and Promotions Intern for LSU Athletics and came highly recommended by DD Breaux, LSU’s well respected Head Coach of gymnastics. Shelby currently lives in Tennessee, but her hometown is in Illinois. She will manage Region 5 along with the state of Tennessee.

Adrienne Putrow – Relationship Manager, Region 8 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina): Adrienne is the team director at the highly respected Brown’s Gymnastics in Florida. She has been involved in all aspects of gymnastics for over twenty years, as a competitive gymnast herself and then moving into the coaching world. Adrienne brings a wealth of knowledge about what coaches and athletes need. She is also an Alpha Factor® customer and is very excited to be joining a company that she admires and respects. Adrienne graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies. 

Please continue to contact customer service at 800-825-7428 or shop online, www.alphafactor.com, while our new Relationship Managers undergo training. They will reach out to their regions directly within the next few weeks. 

Wednesday, January 8, 2014



Aerials by Alpha Factor
New year, new styles, new logo.  Aerials by Alpha Factor will be sporting a new logo in 2014.  Aerials by Alpha Factor which features fashion forward workout leotards and accessories and Alpha Factor featuring competitive team apparel will be united by one significant symbol. The Alpha Factor logo, which the gymnastics community has come to recognize and trust, will now represent both competitive and practice wear collections.  

“We are thrilled to roll out our Alpha Factor logo to our Aerials brand; we have world class products whether it is workout or competitive apparel.  Both of our lines embrace the same exceptional quality, fit, and styling and are manufactured using high level sewing and fabric standards, therefore, should be represented by one strong logo which conveys that commitment to excellence” states director of marketing and design, Sara Murphy. 
Aerials by Alpha Factor - Winter 2014 Workout wear Gymnastics catalog

As a major participant in the world of gymnastics for over 30 years, Perform Group LLC® now has one emblem that represents their gymnastics division as a whole that coaches and gymnasts associate with commitment, quality, and confidence.

The new logo will appear on all new Aerials workout apparel beginning January 2014.
The new Aerials Winter 2014 Collection is available online now https://www.aerialsbyalphafactor.com/winter-2014/1