[Sponsor News] Grand Trunk Earns #94 Spot on 2016 Entrepreneur 360 Ranking

[Sponsor News] Grand Trunk Earns #94 Spot on 2016 Entrepreneur 360 Ranking

Grand TrunkTM Earns #94 Spot on 2016 Entrepreneur 360 Ranking

Grand Trunk

SKOKIE, Ill., – (November 1, 2016) – Grand TrunkTM earns the ninety fourth spot on the Entrepreneur 360 ranking for 2016. Entrepreneur identifies three hundred and sixty small businesses each year that are mastering the continuous process of growing a business with all essential business pieces developing in harmony. This recognition comes during a time of growth for Grand Trunk, including the expansion of its sales team and the hiring of Brian Fisher. As part of a strategic initiative to broaden sales distribution and improve customer engagement, Brian Fisher joins the Grand Trunk team as National Sales Manager. Brian brings with him 8 years of experience with positions as manager and buyer at brick and mortar outdoor shops as well as sales and territory management at Sea to Summit which gives him a solid foundation to grow Grand Trunk’s presence through sales rep groups.

“Brian is a perfect fit for the Grand Trunk family,” said Jon Neff, Founder of Grand Trunk. “Not only does he bring excellent sales experience, but his passion for mountaineering, climbing and backpacking fit seamlessly into our commitment to the great outdoors.”

Grand Trunk has also been recognized, for the second year in a row, in the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies. The 2016 Inc. 5000 are the superheroes of the U.S. economy, as stated on Inc.com. With recognition from both of these lists and its hiring of Brian Fisher, Grand Trunk is focused on growth and increased customer satisfaction and will be carrying that momentum into 2017 with a variety of new product launches sure to enhance the way consumers connect with nature and travel through the great outdoors.

To learn more about Grand Trunk’s award winning hammocks, visit www.grandtrunk.com. To learn more about Entrepreneur 360 please visit http://features.entrepreneur.com/entrepreneur-360/

About Grand Trunk

Grand Trunk makes goods for the road less traveled, and anyone who values meaningful connections with nature, embracing new cultures, and exploring outdoor adventure. Founded in 2001 by two intrepid entrepreneurs who met while backpacking through Thailand, their shared passion for travel and the outdoor lifestyle inspired Grand Trunk’s first line of travel hammocks. Since then the brand has quickly expanded and evolved over the past decade to encompass a wide assortment of adventure travel gear and accessories. To view Grand Trunk's complete range of products, please visit www.GrandTrunk.com.

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Grand Trunk (www.grandtrunkgoods.com) offers a full line of time-tested “Goods for the Road,” including travel hammocks, tents, parasheets, silk sleep sacks and other outdoor lifestyle essentials. Founded in 2002 as The Travel Hammock, the company was rebranded as Grand Trunk ...read more