Founder | Executive Director
Jeremy Malman is the founder and Executive Director of Worth Motorcycle Company. As a doctorate student, his research explored the various mechanisms underlying adolescent antisocial behavior.
In addition to having worked with several adolescent treatment centers, Jeremy has consulted on Senate legislation, developed offender reentry pilot programs, and partnered on projects with the NAACP, and LGBT.
While he was once a competitive club racer, winning several Super-Stock events at New Hampshire Motor Speedway aboard his Triumph Speed Triple, these days, Jeremy is unlikely to be seen riding anything other than an old BMW.
Dan Van Epps
Throughout his career Dan has been chosen as a leader for the most challenging company agendas. He has demonstrated a keen awareness of the priorities of growth, revenue and profitability. Building and communicating a brand’s identity, while extending it’s market through quality distribution and customer service, are the fundamentals of his success.
As the current CEO of Norton, North America, he’s charged with the undertaking of resurrecting the storied Norton marque here in the US, and abroad. Dan has also held director’s positions at Ducati Motor Holding, and Manx Associates.
Board of Directors (listed alphabetically)
David is currently the head of mobile and retail innovation at eBay Inc. where he focuses on developing next generation solutions for improving interactions between retailers and consumers. Over his 20-year career David has gone from software engineer to Fortune 200 company executive. David is active in the venture capital, innovation, and marketing scenes in both Silicon Valley and New York.
Luke Hughes is a registered, licensed architect in the State of New York, the State New Jersey and the State of Connecticut and is the founder of hu: architecture + engineering. The firm is a registered Native American MBE in the State of Connecticut which provides direct architectural and engineering services as well as owner’s representation, and construction consultation services. The firm’s clientele list includes some of the most prestigious and successful families, individuals, corporations, designers, artisans, and builders in the United States and around the world.
Luke has taught a variety of art courses at the junior high, high school, and collegiate level. Luke is an avid motorcycle lover who's known to waste a tremendous amount of time looking for the perfect motorcycle.
Dr. Fernando Ortiz
Dr. Fernando Ortiz received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Washington State University. He’s a licensed psychologist and certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Counseling Psychology. His research explores cross-cultural psychology, effective clinical training. and the impact of culture on personality development.
Currently, Dr. Ortiz is the Director of Counseling Services at Gonzaga University.
Jeffrey Schad is a photographer and the founder of Brooklyn Invitational, which, with estimated crowds at 10,000, is by far the largest motorcycle show on the East coast, and one of the largest in the world. The New York Times states that “the Invitational is a forum for motorcycle culture of a different stripe.” The broad appeal of the event is wholly attributable to the sophisticated aesthetic of Jeffrey and his partners.
Jeffrey also builds beautiful motorcycles. His work, including a 1969 Triumph, has been featured in the New York Times, GQ, and the Christopher Grimes Gallery.
Dr. Willo Wisotsky
Dr. Willo Wisotsky is a NY State Licensed Psychologist who received her master’s degree and Ph.D. from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University.
Dr. Wisotsky has presented her research at numerous International conferences, and is published in a number of peer-reviewed journals. She is also affiliated with the highly regarded North Shore Hospital and is recognized for her contributions to the field by national organizations including the American Psychological Association, the New York State Psychological Association, and the National Register for Health Service Providers in Psychology.
Reed Christian is a licensed social worker, and received his master’s degree from Hunter School of Social Work in New York City. He has worked in the field of youth development for 15 years, both in New York City and Los Angeles. Reed’s career has focused on working with youth with significant histories of trauma, including mental illness, abuse and neglect. He has worked extensively with marginally housed and homeless youth, newly diagnosed HIV-positive youth, youth aging out of foster care, and young people with histories of incarceration. He is currently the Director of Supportive Housing at The Door and in the throes of a1977 BMW R60 restoration.
Currently, Jay Meany is a User Experience Research and Design Lead at Annalect in Manhattan. He brings years of experience in digital strategy for non-profit / non-governmental agencies to the Worth team. He has bootstrapped and managed initiatives for international, national, and local charities such as charity: water, The Nature Conservancy, and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
An avid vintage motorcycle enthusiast for over 25 years, you will often find Jay in the middle of his next custom build.