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Garmont North America, a full service subsidiary of Garmont International S.R.L. in Montebelluna, Italy, welcomes Specialty Sports Reps to its top-notch team of sales agencies across the country. Specialty Sales Reps will bring the passion of Garmont and excellent service to retailers in the Great Lakes region of the country. Garmont’s compelling footwear designs are rooted in high altitude performance and this heritage influences other category products including backpacking, hiking and approach.
“Garmont is being well received in the market with strong sell-in and sell-through,” said Bill Dodge, CEO of Garmont. “We have a unique story to tell that retailers appreciate and consumers are wanting. It is exciting to see our passionate team grow and bring the energy of Garmont to our retail partners.”
Specialty Sports Reps is led by Chris Rounds. Chris brings over 40 years of experience in specialty brands and retailers, and continues to represent some of the top lines in the industry. Chris grew up in the Adirondacks of New York and spent his early years scouting and climbing high peaks around Lake Placid. He competed in ski racing and ski jumping and as a result earned a ski grant to the University of Denver Ski team where he was a member and captain of four NCAA Championship, and earned himself a place on the U.S. Alpine Ski Team.
On Chris’s team and also representing Garmont is Daniel Miller. Daniel has worked in the outdoor industry for over nine years. Prior to his work as a sales representative, he had a seven-year career as an outdoor hardgoods buyer and sales associate. A native to Western North Carolina, Daniel is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fly-fishing, skiing, rock climbing, backpacking and hiking.
To date, the Garmont sales team includes: Clear Creek Reps in the Rocky Mountains; South Sales in the Pacific Northwest; The Road North, LLC in New England; Eastern Outdoor Sales in the South East; the Arete Sales Group in the Mid Atlantic region; Specialty Sports Reps in the Great Lakes; and Midcoast Outdoors in the South Central.
With 50 years of mountain culture, Garmont is a performance footwear brand committed to creating premium shoes and boots for alpine adventures. Garmont believes innovation is defined by the meaningful selection of the best quality components and constructions, all built into designs that enhance fit and movement in support of your mountain experiences. Expand Your World. Power Your Will. www.garmontnorthamerica.com. 1-844-GARMONT.