Our MIssion: Perfect Shades
For Every Style

At Select Shades, our shelves are stocked with sunglasses to suit every face and fashion preference.

Meet the dynamic duo behind Select Shades: co-owners Jason Pittenger and Jonathan Brimer. Jason boasts over a decade of retail and merchandising expertise, while Jonathan brings over 12 years of excellence in hotel operations, events, and sales.

Their diverse backgrounds merge seamlessly to create the ultimate synergy, blending brick-and-mortar retail know-how with innovative outside-the-box experience. Together, they deliver an unparalleled fusion of expertise, ensuring that Select Shades offers the best of both worlds.

Our Team


Co-founder, Select Shades LLC.

  • Charleston College graduate armed with a Business Administration Degree and a zest for sunglasses!
  • Spent a dazzling 12 years steering the ship at Sunglass Warehouse Inc.
  • Transformed Sunglass Warehouse from a single spot into a whopping 25-store empire!
  • A master of all things store-related: selection, negotiation, buildout, and grand openings.
  • The guru behind brand and product merchandising, turning shelves into showcases of style.
  • Proudly calls Sandy Springs, GA home, where he resides with his fantastic family: wife Kristen, and two shining stars, Noah and Lily.


Co-founder, Select Shades LLC.

  • Hospitality Administration Degree from Florida State University, blending business with hospitality flair!
  • Spent a fabulous 12 years waltzing through various roles at Marriott International, mastering the art of operations and leading sales/marketing efforts.
  • The brains behind Select Shades Eyewear Events since 2014, turning each venue into a pop-up gifting paradise!
  • A design virtuoso, orchestrating spaces that enchant and captivate, while also nurturing harmonious tenant/landlord relationships.
  • Proudly calls Atlanta, GA home sweet home, but with a suitcase always packed for globetrotting escapades.

John Chafatelli

Director of Logistics

Jessica Duncan

Director of Retail

Whitney Frazier

Director of Marketing & Creative

Jannica Antram

Office & Accounting Director

Dylan Cromer

Logistics Supervisor

Vincent Belanger

Logistics Supervisor

Joanna Baker

Office Administrator

Victor Huizar

Field & Training Manager

Lexi Cromer

Inventory Specialist

We Give Back

At Select Shades, we're not just about selling sunglasses – we're about shining a light on the communities we call home. Service and giving back are the cornerstones of our corporate philosophy. We believe that a successful business should be a beacon of positive change, enriching the lives of those around us.

Beyond offering top-notch products and services, we're committed to making a difference. From supporting local charities to actively participating in philanthropic efforts, we're dedicated to spreading sunshine wherever we go.

But it doesn't stop there. We encourage our team members to roll up their sleeves and get involved in causes close to their hearts. Because we know that true success isn't just about the bottom line – it's about leaving a lasting impact.

By aligning our values with our actions, we're building a brighter, more inclusive, and sustainable future for all. So when you choose Select Shades, you're not just buying sunglasses – you're investing in a brighter tomorrow.

Shine with us!