Sunday, February 25, 2007
Steamboat Springs Mark Bryden, who replaced Chip Coe at the helm of SmartWool on an interim basis last fall, has officially been named the president and general manager of the company.
SmartWool, a manufacturer of Merino wool socks and outerwear, is based in Steamboat Springs. SmartWool was acquired by Timberland last year.
Gary Smith, president of the Outdoor Group for Timberland announced that Bryden is the permanent president and general manager effective immediately.
Bryden joined the company a little more than two years ago.
Smith also announced that Christopher Hahn has been promoted to vice president of operations and supply chain. He will be responsible for the business processes at SmartWool, including procurement and overseeing supply and demand. He developed expertise in the supply chain process and value engineering during stints with Accenture and Deloite before coming to SmartWool three years ago.
Les Wong joins SmartWool from Cadbury Adams. He is the company's new director of demand and supply planning.
Hillenbrand joins Colorado Group Realty
Amy Hillenbrand has joined Colorado Group Realty as an associate. A Colorado native, she grew up ski racing and was a member of the U.S. Alpine Ski Team.
Hillenbrand received her bachelor's degree in biology and fine arts from the University of Colorado. She spent two years at the Art Center of Pasadena, and six years after that in commercial photography.
Hillenbrand can be reached at Colorado Group Realty's downtown office at 509 Lincoln Avenue, 970-870-8800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chase hosts Chamber after hours mixer
Chase Oriental Rug Company, on the corner of Third and Lincoln, will host a Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association after hours mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The event is free for chamber members. There is a fee of $5 at the door for non-members. Beverages will be provided.