Portland, OR — January 28, 2018 — Today, Leatherman Tool Group Inc. announces the launch of its first-ever ambassador program featuring a collective of passionate storytellers, each embodying Tim Leatherman’s spirit of unwavering perseverance and commitment to hard work. Members of the Leatherman ambassador program were carefully selected based on their passion, energy and commitment to their communities.
“A Leatherman is an incredible tool that can be used in a wide variety of situations,” said Kevin Gleason, global brand director of Leatherman Tool Group. “We’re excited to partner with these passionate folks who have the ability to create amazing content that showcase just how multipurpose and versatile a Leatherman tool is.”
The new roster of ambassadors represent a wide range of interests, ranging from filmmaking, photography and writing pursuing varying activities including DIY, hunt, fish, travel and the outdoors. Starting today, ambassadors’ stories will come to life through photos, video and written content on Leatherman’s social media channels and website, as well as each ambassadors’ personal accounts. Ambassadors will collaborate with Leatherman on product innovation and testing, as well as consumer activations.
To learn more about the ambassador program please visit Leatherman.com/ambassadors.
Born and raised on her family’s farm and ranch in northwest Missouri, Alex Templeton is an avid bowhunter and outdoor enthusiast. Learn more about Alex here.
Travel and adventure fuel Breanna. As a freelance travel writer, she seeks out the world’s most remote destinations and loves the thrill of an off-the-beaten path discovery. Learn more about Breanna and her wild adventures here.
An outdoor enthusiast and filmmaker, Carter thrives on traveling to some of the world’s most incredible locations telling heartfelt stories through human connection. Learn more about Carter here.
A passionate documentary filmmaker profiling diverse communities around the world, Faith explores the intersection of the outdoors and people. The Brooklyn native has partnered with the Discovery channel and currently works with Portland based non-profit, Soul River Inc. Learn more about Faith here.
A talented photographer, Isaac travels around the country in his Airstream capturing incredible moments and epic locations. In addition to his passion for photography, Isaac is an avid outdoorsman always seeking out the freshest powder or most epic fishing spot. Learn more about Isaac here.
Also known as the “Jean Bug”, Jean-Marie is fueled by nature, the outdoors and angling. In addition to her outdoor pursuits, Jean is an incredible cook and is in her element when cooking fireside. Learn more about Jean here.
An extremely skilled woodworker, Jeremy learned to build by working with his grandfather. Based out of Roswell, Georgia, Jeremy’s passion is creating beautiful, handcrafted furniture. Learn more about Jeremy here.
Most commonly known as The Trauma Guy, Luis DeRosa works to saves lives as a trauma nurse and first responder at one of the busiest trauma centers in the US. With more than 10 years of experience within the medical field, Luis specializes in adult and pediatric trauma including burn care. Learn more about Luis here.
Storytelling vagabonds, Rockhouse Motion are a team of seven incredible storytellers. Whether they’re in search of beautiful landscapes or elusive animals, this team brings nature to life through photography and videography. Learn more about Rockhouse Motion here.
The Van Project
Amanda Winther and Matt Swartz are the dynamic duo behind “The Van Project.” The couple decided to leave the 9-to-5 grind behind and hit the open road in their renovated 1964 Clark Cortez motorhome. Learn more about The Van Project here.
Uncage the Soul
Talented videographers, John Waller and Ben Canales are behind Uncage the Soul. This incredible duo specialize in creating beautiful stories that are known for pulling at viewers’ heartstrings. John and Ben were also the powerhouse team behind Leatherman’s recent documentary, “Made of Mettle.” Learn more about Uncage the Soul here.
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About Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.
Founded in 1983 by Tim Leatherman, Oregon-based Leatherman Tool Group is the world’s largest manufacturer of high quality multipurpose products with distribution in more than 86 countries. The company is built upon three principles: unwavering perseverance, ingenious design, and the ability to save the day. Leatherman has empowered people around the world to solve problems, big and small. Proudly based and manufactured in Portland, Oregon, the brand’s factory is located in the same building as the company headquarters. For more information visit www.leatherman.com or find us on Facebook at /leatherman.