San Diego, CA - March 13, 2018
Eagle Creek is proud to announce they have promoted Dan Funk to Retail Merchandising Manager. In his new position, Funk will be responsible for driving the global strategy and execution of Eagle Creek’s environmental design and in-store presentation, across all channels of distribution.
“I am super excited about this new role,” said Funk. “Over the past 2 years, I’ve had a chance to dive deep into brand messaging and consumer trends, learning what resonates and what doesn’t. I’m really looking forward to re-envisioning how the Eagle Creek brand shows up at retail, and engaging consumers with our new Find Your Unknown brand story.”
“In the two years since joining Eagle Creek as Marketing Coordinator, Dan has added passion, critical thinking, creativity and project stewardship to the marketing team,” said Monica Rigali, Marketing Director at Eagle Creek. “He has a deep understanding of the Eagle Creek consumer, which will serve him and the brand well in bringing our seasonal stories to life at retail. Dan’s consumer-facing marketing instincts, passion for travel and the outdoors and natural leadership ability bring a fresh perspective to the team.”
Prior to joining Eagle Creek, Dan spent four years at Boardworks Surf in roles ranging from Digital Marketing to Accounting. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Florida State University and completed a Design Media Certificate from UC San Diego. In his youth, Dan earned the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award.
ABOUT EAGLE CREEK
Eagle Creek is the original inspirator of getting outside – outside the familiar and the well worn paths. We take journeys that lead us outside our comfort zone toward new levels of understanding, growth and connection. We exist to serve all generations of travelers, backpackers, jet-setters, and weekend nomads looking for something deeper, something greater. This insight informs the products we make, the places we touch, and the people we meet to unlock new perspectives in our shared explorations of life. Eagle Creek. Find your unknown.