Jackson Hole-based outdoor apparel brand Stio continues to realize significant growth through the first three quarters of 2019, resulting in the addition of 27 new full-time and part-time staff this year for a total of 80 employees. Since January, the company has hired across several departments, including product development, marketing, accounting, operations and retail. To accommodate this staffing growth, Stio recently opened a second office in nearby Wilson, Wyoming which was occupied this week.
“2019 has been a tremendous year of growth for Stio, with the addition of our Park City retail store – our third store to-date – and our significant and continued investment in our operations, product development, and customer acquisition teams,” said Stephen Sullivan, Stio founder and CEO. “We remain committed to growing our business here in the Jackson community, where our proximity to trails, peaks and rivers makes up our brand DNA and reinvigorates us outside the office.”
The Company’s new Wilson office will house Stio’s operational group, including logistics, the Stio customer experience call center, human resource and corporate sales teams. In addition to direct public transportation and bike path access to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort five miles up the road, the office is also very convenient to Teton Pass and the Snake River. The new space will also offer gear storage for employees, multi-use work stations and meeting spaces, and a fireplace lounge. Stio’s growing marketing and product development teams will remain in the 6,000-square-foot Jackson office that the company relocated to in 2016.
Notable new hires include:
- Sandy Flint joins the product development team as materials manager, with a focus on commercializing new materials and expanding Stio’s use of recycled and sustainable textiles. He brings four years of experience from Burton Snowboards, where he worked as a raw material developer after earning an M.S. degree in Fiber Science & Apparel Design from Cornell.
- Jeff Moberg joined the product development team as senior product line manager in January. At Stio, he manages the growth and development of the brand from a product creation standpoint. Moberg brings more than a decade of experience in the apparel industry including product line management with Fanatics, Oakley and Under Armour.
- Stirling Cobb joined Stio in January as content marketing manager, bringing five years of experience from the marketing department at Mt. Bachelor Ski and Summer Resort.