KENT, WA -- August 2, 2016 -- Sherpa Adventure Gear is pleased to announce the addition of new sales representatives to its team in the United States. With the addition of Lisa Mansback in the northeast and Greg Kasier in the west setting the brand up for significant growth in each area.
“In a time where retailers are looking for more ways to connect with their customers and consumers are asking more questions about what brands are both socially and environmentally sustainable, Sherpa Adventure Gear has an authentic, genuine story behind great apparel for the outdoors,” notes U.S. sales manager Terri Schiel Reade. “When our retailer partners are successful, this also benefits the health, education and welfare of communities in Nepal. So being able to offer our goods to more retailers from coast to coast is extremely beneficial to the growth that we are looking for in the near future.”
Mansback joins Sherpa in the Mid-Atlantic area and brings with her years of experience in outdoor specialty, snow sports, apparel and footwear distribution. She is also an avid outdoors woman leading credence to everything she does professionally.
“Her years of experience and knowledge of the industry will be an asset to help the growth and strategy of Sherpa in her territory,” says Reade.
Kaiser with Global Contacts have been providing sales representative services in California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii since 1995, bringing a wealth of experience to Sherpa.
“We are very excited about this relationship with the Sherpa brand that not only has great products but works hard to support the Sherpa community in Nepal,” Kaiser said. “With the new relationship with Dan Costa at Innov8 partners, we are confident that Sherpa Adventure Gear is poised for great growth in the coming years. Our team is looking forward to being part of this next phase for Sherpa Adventure Gear.”
“Sherpa offers great adventure apparel and Greg is in the heart of a territory that embodies adventure,” Reade said. “His territory is one of the only places in the country you can use a warm hand-knitted Sherpa hat on a chilly mountain top in the morning and be hiking in Sherpa Khumbu Shorts on the beach in the afternoon.”
About Sherpa Adventure Gear
In the highest reaches of the Himalayas, the Sherpa people lead the world in mountaineering with warmth, grace and good humor. Tashi Sherpa—upon discovering that his uncle was on Sir Edmund Hilary’s celebrated 1953 expedition to the summit of Everest—founded Sherpa Adventure Gear in 2003 in this spirit, to honor his people by creating the best quality outdoor apparel made in Nepal. The company employs hundreds in Kathmandu and Nepal at its headquarters, stores and manufacturing operations. Marketing and North American sales and distribution are based in Kent, Washington. A portion of every sale benefits the education of Sherpa children through the Paldorje Education Fund, an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable arm the company established in May 2012. For more information, visit http://www.sherpaadventuregear.com.