45+ Years of Combined Experience at NIKE, Inc., North America

Built on Big Experience

After lucrative careers at NIKE, Inc. North America, Carey Guglielmo, Jr. & Billy Haile recognized a niche within the corporate sector, specifically in the Gulf Coast Region, for time-efficient and cost-effective co-branded merchandise. The founders knew they could meet and fulfill that need by leveraging modern technology and in 2014, they knew the time was right to launch AST E-Commerce.

AST E-Commerce brings together two seasoned NIKE, Inc. North America sales, product and promotions veterans with 45+ years of combined experience at the powerhouse brand that revolutionized global sports marketing.

Carey J. Guglielmo, Jr.

Hometown: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

20-year NIKE career as sales representative, strategic/national account manager and regional sales manager, logging more than two million air miles gaining high-level product sales, sports marketing and promotion experience

Successful multi-city tenure with Advantage International, a world-leading sports marketing firm

Master’s degree in Sports Marketing, Ohio University

Bachelor’s degree in Business, University of Mississippi

Married to Ashley; children Anne-Scott and Tripp (the “AST” in our name)

Host of “The Brand” with Carey Guglielmo on Talk 107.3FM, a radio program created to give back to the business community by having C-Level guests share their amazing stories in business and life.


Billy Haile

Hometown: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

NIKE sales representative for almost 25 years and involved at every level of the business, most recently as the senior-most strategic account executive in North America

More than 35 years of sales and product experience

Mastery of product and brand awareness; highly skilled at matching products and brands to unique customer needs