About The Founder: Fitz

Fitz Robertson
Founder & President
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My name is Fitzgerald Robertson, and I am a 23-year-old social-entrepreneur from Brooklyn, New York. I am a recent graduate of Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA where I completed an Honors B.S. degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Entrepreneurial Studies, Marketing & Human Resource Management. I also completed minors in Sociology and Finance. Since 13, I have been operating my own e-commerce businesses, and very quickly I fell in love with online fashion retail, because it allows customers to express their individual identity.
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In September of 2015, I became frustrated that my peers (college students) did not purchase from my online designer fragrance marketplace. This frustrated me, because I have always wanted to provide value to those that I can relate most closely with. Over a period of three weeks, I sat down with dozens of my peers and asked them why they did not purchase from my business. The feedback that I received was unanimous; lack of perception of value of a fragrance, and resistance to the general price point. This is when the concept for Pangea Exchange was born: stylish fashion accessories, at an affordable price.
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After months of development, in January of 2017, I came across the documentary, "The True Cost" (Click here for info on the film.). "The True Cost" highlights the status quo of fashion manufacturing, and helped me to realize that a large portion of fashion products are produced in absolutely deplorable conditions. I was stunned! I thought that these were issues of yesteryear! This film massively changed the way that I looked at the fashion items that we all wear, love and cherish. This is when ethical & responsible practices in fashion became imperative to me! I immediately decided to exclusively list items that break the trends and practices that the film highlights.
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I am extremely excited, motivated, passionate and determined to execute at my highest capability! In order to develop personally and professionally, while ensuring that Pangea Exchange becomes THE market leader in ethically and responsibly made fashion.
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Furthermore, it is my newfound personal mission to use entrepreneurship as a tool to help consumers to affect the positive change that the world needs & I hope this is evident to you through Pangea Exchange!
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Please feel free to reach out to me here, if you have any feedback, or if there is anything that you would like to discuss! I will do my best to get back to you in a timely manner.