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Sea to Summit continues expansion of sales team to support growth

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Boulder, CO; January 4, 2016 – Sea to Summit has again expanded its in-house sales team as the company continues to experience phenomenal growth.

Josh Simpson, Sea to Summit’s National Sales Manager says; “We’re coming off the back of a really big year. The progress of the brand is on an incredible trajectory at the moment, and we don’t really see an end in sight”. To better support this growth moving into 2016, Sea to Summit recently restructured and expanded its sales team.

Sea to Summit is proud to announce the promotion of Sarah Tantillo to the Regional Sales Manager position for the West Coast including Western Canada. Simpson says; “Sarah has built a wonderful rapport with our West Coast dealers, is a great champion of the brand and has the leadership talent we need in that region”. Sarah is based in Portland, OR and can be reached at

James Howarth has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the East Coast including Eastern Canada. James joined Sea to Summit in April of 2015 after spending over 15 years at Eastern Mountain Sports. Simpson says; “James began managing the Northeast region for us last year and has done an excellent job working with our retailers and independent reps there. This territory is in great hands and we know that James will continue to exceed our expectation in this new role”. James is based in Peterborough, NH and can be reached at

With decades of industry experience and 10 years with Sea to Summit in various positions, Barry Robertson is taking on a new role focused entirely on providing best-in-class education and support to our retailers. Simpson says; “Anyone who knows Sea to Summit knows Barry. He is a walking encyclopedia of outdoor gear and very passionate about sharing that knowledge. This role is a perfect fit for him and will bring great benefits to our dealers and their staff”. Based in the Boulder, CO office, Barry (aka; Sea to Summit’s new Minister of Education) may be reached at

Amanda Schreier has been promoted to the newly created role of Business Process Analyst and Project Manager. She will support several cross-departmental initiatives and be the lead for key projects, which will streamline and improve various processes and systems. Based in the Boulder, CO office, Amanda may be reached at

Nick Pearson has been promoted to Lead Sales Rep serving the Mid-Atlantic and portions on the Central regions. Based in the Boulder, CO office, Nick may be reached at

Simpson commented on the restructuring and promotions; “We’re fortunate to have a really amazing team of people who are a big part of our success. I’m proud that we’re able to provide opportunities for them to grow and be challenged here at Sea to Summit.”

About Sea to Summit:

Sea to Summit is an award-winning manufacturer of innovative, meticulously engineered, lightweight outdoor gear designed for camping, backpacking, water sports, and travel. The company takes its name from co-founder Tim Macartney-Snape’s 1990 solo expedition from the Bay of Bengal to the top of Mt. Everest. Its research, design and development teams are based in Perth, Western Australia where the company was founded and its North American headquarters are found in Boulder, Colorado. Whether your adventures take you to the sea, a summit or places in between, Sea to Summit’s products will more than earn their space in your bag.

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