Founder, Owner, and Designer - Skip Pas
Skip oversees the day-to-day operations of our flagship store in the Marina District, which includes sales, customer relations, marketing strategy, profit and loss analysis, business operations, internet sales, social media blogs and postings, as well as managing a mailing list in excess of 100,000 clients. He was commissioned to make two jackets for former Playmate of the Year Jenny McCarthy and a custom jacket for Victoria Fuller, who was Playmate of the Month in January of 1996, to promote Generation Rescue, which Jenny McCarthy founded to help other parents of autistic children. For the charity Wounded Warrior, West Coast Leather also produced two jackets for the Shannon Twins, who are also Playboy Playmates. We outfit stars for music, television, major motion pictures, sports, high fashion magazines, and our clothing has appeared on many covers. We recently were awarded the “California Made, California Proud” designation, further signifying the high quality of the brand.
General Manager - Joe Crane
Joe has been with the company for many years, traveling around the country to open or work in many of our stores including in Hawaii, New York, Texas, multiple store in Las Vegas, Chicago, and several in the Bay Area. Early on in his career he started taking acting classes and then began acting in movies, including Hollywood films. Originally from LA, he has spent a lot of time in the former LA store. Today he works as the general manager and is in the West Coast Leather employee "Hall of Fame." He is known for excellent client service and longtime standing with the company and many returning customers, including many celebrity clientele. He has a distinct eye for fashion and styling to find each customer the perfect fit.
Social Media Manager and Publicist - Jamie Lee Kendall