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I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Kevin Harrington, a pioneer in the ASOTV industry. Looking forward to working with this prestigious group and lending my expertise

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RSS with Kevin Harrington is proud to announce Darren Todfield has recently joined the advisory board members to offer his expertise in the DRTV retail industry.

Darren Todfield is the President and CEO of Leisure Time Inc. Leisure Time has been in business for over 30 years. Darren represents major DRTV agencies and marketers, selling over 200 million dollars in product sales to retailers such as Bed, Bath & Beyond. He has been responsible for landing many of the products on the As Seen On TV shelves in big-box retailers such as Nutribullet and Copper Chef Cookware.

Darren has enjoyed a long-term professional relationship with Kevin Harrington, original Shark from Shark Tank, and is thrilled to join the prestigious board. Our advisory board is a respected group of movers and shakers in the retail and live shopping arena. They know how to assist in product positioning and have the ability to take your product or service to the next level. From sourcing, product packaging and suggesting price points to steering a product in the right direction for results, the Advisory Board inspires, motivates and launches participants and their products toward success. The current Advisory Board consists of the following members:

  • David Dial, owner of ProMarkCo.LLC. With over 150 clients to date, including HASBRO, ProMarkCo offers consulting, marketing and sales representation in pet, toy, fitness, sporting goods, food industry and more.
  • Joe Mezzina, QVC VTAC (Vendor Tactical Team) founding member and is an alumnus of the QVC Vendor Advisory Board. To this day, Joe draws on early experience in the global sourcing, manufacturing and logistics industry for the benefit of our customers. Joe is also the CEO of Zina International; Zina is completely dedicated to working exclusively with QVC. Joe has developed a profound understanding of the Live TV shopping business strategy and customer promise. The result is a successful track record of creating value, maximizing brand exposure, and delighting shoppers.
  • Dianna Fischer, President/CEO of Creative Performance, Inc., and a leading Manufacturer’s Representative with a primary account base including BJ’s Wholesale Club, Bed Bath & Beyond, CVS, Staples and Wayfair. She has the knowledge to speak about retailing, and a personal relationship with buyers.
  • Marla Tabaka, Small Business Strategist & Coach, Contributing Editor for Inc. Magazine. Marla is the previous owner of three business’, and has 20+ years of corporate career experience at NBC Television Broadcasting Company. She works with many small businesses that need to understand how to prioritize and effectively and efficiently grow their business.
  • Brian Harrington, Entrepreneur/New Digital Media and DRTV expert. He has extensive experience in the Electronic Retailing marketing industry, and has launched dozens of products reaching sales of nearly $100 million.
  • Grif Blackstone, Founder of BMGcreative and EVP of Sales & Technology. He pulls upon his rich history of working with 100s of brands to lead new business owners down a path of success custom tailored to their industry, product, and budget.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Kevin Harrington, a pioneer in the ASOTV industry. Looking forward to working with this prestigious group and lending my expertise” said Darren. Doug Scott, Executive Producer at stated,“With Darren’s productivity, established relationships, and portfolio, our entire team could not be more proud to welcome him on board.”

For more information about and Kevin Harrington’s Think Tank Advisory Board members, please visit

With studios at 6250 Coral Ridge Drive, Suite 200, Coral Springs, Florida, 33076, is a full-service production, branding, and marketing company that specializes in Direct Response Television, short- and long-form commercials and brand building. Based in a 25,000+ square foot, state-of-the-art studio, the company’s creative team handles every aspect of production from script to screen to airing. For nearly two decades,’s veteran staff of writers, producers, videographers and editors has amassed more than 50 Telly Awards, thousands of prestigious clients and over $20 million in television placements. Innovators who would like to have a product evaluated for this opportunity are invited to submit a product inquiry at

About Kevin Harrington
As the inventor of the infomercial, founder of As Seen on TV, and one of the original Sharks on Shark Tank, Kevin Harrington has worked with some of the world’s most recognizable celebrities and launched some of the most effective DRTV campaigns in history. Since producing his first 30-minute infomercial in 1984, Harrington has been involved in over 500 product launches that have resulted in over $5 billion in sales. Now, in his latest venture aligned with, Harrington is on the hunt for the best new products and ideas, bringing them into homes everywhere through personalized DRTV campaigns that are headlined by the Shark, himself.

About Leisure Time
Leisure Time Inc. has been in business for over 30 years, taking a variety of manufacturer’s products to retailers. As the business evolved, Leisure Time created a niche in the ASOTV industry. Leisure Time prides themselves on the ability to get manufacturer’s products in front of the right buyers regardless of the category. They have launched an array of products in the diet category, nutrition, fitness, personal care and housewares, just to name a few. Over the years, they have learned how to adapt the product to the retailer. The employees of Leisure Time Inc. understand the retailers’ needs and work with top manufacturers to ensure a smooth flow of business.

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