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Western State Sales and Marketing Expands Sales Force with CHAOS Headwear


Western State Sales and Marketing Expands Sales Force with CHAOS Headwear

OR Summer CH-BR 647Steamboat Springs, Colo. July 22nd, 2015. The Western State Sales and Marketing (WSSM) Rep Group, along with Chaos Headwear, are proud to announce the appointment of Mary Kate Adams as a new sales representative. Chaos Headwear and the CTR Technical Headwear division lead the outdoor active group for Do-gree Fashions Inc., in Montreal, makers of high quality headwear in the US and worldwide.

Ms. Adams is a recent graduate of Oregon State University with a major in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Equine Studies. After working with an apparel company as a campus manager during her time at Oregon State University, she is motivated to step further and deeper into the apparel industry with Western State Sales and Marketing.

“We would like to congratulate Mary Kate and look forward to a prosperous future with her,” says Sam Adams, founder of WSSM, which was started in 1994 by Sam Adams and Roland Schuler. Over the ensuing twenty plus years, they have represented various quality product lines, including: Red Ledge 1994-2009, Chaos, Hot Hands and Icewear. The group has represented Chaos Headwear since 1997 and, with the retirement of Schuler in 2009, has focused 100% of its energy and attention on the growth and development of the Chaos and CTR brands.


Due to rapid growth of the Chaos brand, WSSM acknowledged the need to expand its sales force, creating the ideal timing to bring on Mary Kate Adams, and presenting an opportunity for her to join WSSM. As the newest member of the WSSM team, Ms. Adams’ primary focus to sell to independent specialty retail stores in Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Montana. In addition to her expertise as a sales rep, Ms. Adams is passionate about horses and a gifted equestrian.

Contact: Mary Kate Adams/Sam Adams
Chaos Hats-DoGree Fashions Ltd
Key Accounts 
1701 N Cascade Ave
Tacoma ,Wa 98406

253 503-6347 Office
253 229-1614 Cell
Sam.Adams1956 Skype

Join us to celebrate ‘THE SPIRIT OF STYLE’ for summer 2016! The new brand identity launched January 2015 and continues to define the unique style of the full Chaos Collection. Style is not only on the surface, it’s a feeling, a moment, a memory and your next adventure. It’s about choosing how you feel today. Inspired by the four corners of the world, Chaos style is infinite, untamable… it’s where fashion and personal spirit mix.

Please join us for the new identity unveiling of 300 new lifestyle SKUs at this summer at the Chaos Booth at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, August 5th-8th, in Salt Lake City. Booth BR 647.


Headquartered in Montreal, Canada with global offices in the USA, Europe and Asia – the Chaos & CTR headwear brands conceived more than 15 years ago – has evolved into foremost accessory collection of fashion & ‘cold-weather’ technical headwear and is sold throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For sixty years, Do-Gree Fashions Ltd –the parent company of Chaos & CTR Headwear – has ensured that all their customers’ needs have been serviced by the most comprehensive program of fashion and performance winter & summer headwear to be found globally.

Twitter: Chaos Hats/ Facebook: Chaos Headwear – Mania

Contact: Beth Cochran 406.579.7909