Summit Sales NW

Summit Sales NW Bolsters Agency Resources

Summit Sales NW Bolsters Agency Resources

Seattle, WA (November 3, 2016)— Summit Sales NW, a leading outdoor sales agency in the Pacific Northwest, is pleased to announce the hiring of Carmi Schulman as Marketing Manager and Andy Dahlen as Sales Representative.

Carmi joins Summit Sales NW from Seattle based company K2 Sports where he worked most recently as Marketing and Sales Manager for Madshus cross-country skis. In his time at K2, he helped oversee the brand development for Madshus, Atlas Snowshoes, Tubbs Snowshoes and K2 Skates through digital marketing efforts, events, elite athlete management and grassroots ambassador programs. In this all new role for the agency, Carmi will help strengthen the agencies’ portfolio of brands in the Pacific Northwest territories while assisting with any marketing efforts at the retailer level.

" The creation of the marketing manager position reflects our commitment to supporting our retail partners," said Kris Stahl, co-owner of Summit Sales NW. "In this role, Carmi will bring a set of skills and talent to Summit Sales that will better position us to leverage the assets of our brands and serve the needs of our customers."

Andy Dahlen, a Washington native, comes to Summit Sales NW after working for the local Seattle store Second Ascent. His time there included the responsibilities as the footwear buyer and store manager. He also spent several seasons as a climbing guide in the Cascade Mountains with the guide service Mountain Madness. A passionate climber, Andy will bring his experience and expertise to grow and service the Washington territory.

"The addition of Andy to our sales team has allowed us to better serve our existing customers while seeking out new sales opportunities in the state of Washington. In his first few months on the job, his enthusiasm and professionalism have been great assets as he begins to build relationships with his customers," said Rob Birzell, co-owner of Summit Sales NW.

With the hiring of Carmi and Andy, the Summit Sales team now consists of 6 members including principals Kris Stahl and Rob Birzell as well as associates Justin McGregor and Drew Hambleton.

About Summit Sales NW

Based in Seattle, WA, Summit Sales NW represents some of the leading brands in the outdoor industry. Serving the Northwest territory of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska, Summit Sales NW focuses on developing relationships with a diverse range of outdoor retailers by providing the highest level of sales, support, and training. Their current vendor portfolio consists of Osprey Packs, Cascade Designs, SCARPA, G3, and The Landmark Project. For more information, email