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MHM & CO.ALITION Jeff Popp is a proud Colorado Native and the Co-founder & Brand Director of the adventure and lifestyle pack brands MHM & CO.ALITION. The products he’s developed under his brands have received many design awards and press from sources such as National Geographic, Men’s Health, Carryology, Outside and Backpacker Magazine. As an entrepreneur, he has received national...

IDSA Jason has 20 years of experience as a product designer, industrial designer, product developer, product manager, and product photographer for high-profile global clients in the outdoor industry. His specialties include industrial design services, product management, graphic design, packaging design, marketing collateral development, marketing collateral management, product management, and lifestyle photography....

PENSOLE Born with a gift of being able to draw anything he could see, little did he know that a No. 2 pencil would help him design his life and live out his dreams. Raised in Inglewood, CA, D’Wayne became one of the First African-American footwear designers and the youngest in the footwear industry...

Western Rise Will Watters is the founder of Western Rise, an apparel brand seeking to create simple, functional and versatile apparel for mountain life, while inspiring people to reconnect and preserve the natural world around them. Named, “Favorite New Gear Company” by Outside Magazine and with worthy recognition from publications such...

Nau I am a native Oregonian, born in NE Portland and raised on Mt Hood. My playground was the mountain and the surrounding wild areas that Oregon has to offer.  Always a  thrill seeker and speed freak, I was into skiing , skateboarding, snowboarding, climbing , biking, surfing and basically anything...

Cleverhood Susan Mocarski is the founder and designer of Cleverhood. Based in Providence, R.I. and launched in 2012, the company’s flagship product is the Cleverhood bike-ready rain cape. The ‘hood is designed and manufactured in the US. It is inspired by the slow bike movement and smart trends in livable cities....