NEMO Bolsters Team with Five New Hires

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[Dover, NH] - NEMO Equipment, Inc., an award-winning outdoor gear manufacturer focused on shifting the way people enjoy and interact in the outdoors, has added five to its team, including a product development manager, product line manager, demand planner, graphic designer and customer service and operations assistant. 

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ZACK KAMEN
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Zack has always been curious about the creation and function of products. His curiosities led him to the Rhode Island School of Design where he earned his BFA in Industrial Design and received the ID Furniture Award. Zack most recently worked in the industrial design group at Apple where he focused on making micron-accurate prototypes of Apple’s design concepts and refined his personal processes and techniques. After six years in California, Zack, his wife, and their dog Crosby packed up for a cross-country camping trip and settled on the North Shore of Massachusetts. At NEMO, Zack is able to combine his love for technical innovation and the outdoors. 

CHRIS REYNOLDS
PRODUCT LINE MANAGER
Chris is a lifelong New Englander, born in Massachusetts and attending the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he graduated with a B.S. in both Business Management and Marketing. He’s worked at Raytheon and Timberland, amassing good experience in product management, financial planning and analysis and costing. Chris loves to surf and isn’t afraid to brave the frigid winter temps to seek out the best waves. At NEMO, he’ll be working with both internal and external resources to develop a clear understanding of market needs and emerging trends in order to develop the overall product line strategy for NEMO. 

JOE BARTLETT
DEMAND PLANNER
Joe came to NEMO to broaden his career in Supply Chain Management after 5 years of various supply chain roles in the grocery industry. New Hampshire born, raised and educated, Joe earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Keene State College in Economics. With his supply chain experience, Joe will be responsible for fine-tuning NEMO’s production schedule and processes. In his free time, he enjoys skateboarding, fishing, making trap music, hiking and motorsports.

SAM STRONG
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
The best things about growing up in Western MA for Sam was being surrounded by both her family and the outdoors. It was through that combination she developed a passion for skiing, hiking, back road runs, and beach trips. After graduating from Keene State with a degree in Graphic Design, Sam and her dog Beetle moved to the Seacoast, shortening those trips to the ocean. Prior to joining NEMO, she worked in the bike industry as a designer for Kali Protectives. Sam will work with the design team on all of NEMO’s creative, from workbooks to website to product labeling and social media. 

BECCA COLE
CUSTOMER SERVICE AND OPERATIONS ASSISTANT
Becca grew up on the beaches of York, ME and graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Chemical Engineering. To counteract grueling courses, Becca trained for and completed her first ultramarathon, and led backpacking trips for the UNH Outing Club. Her undergraduate research included microbiology research at Maine Medical Research Institute and biofuel research at the Universidad Autόnoma de Madrid. She’ worked as a Hut Crew member for the AMC and travelled across the U.S. hiking and trail running. She joins NEMO looking to shift concentrations and apply her experiences to a field in which she has great passion.

“We’re proud of our new hires,” said founder and CEO, Cam Brensinger. “Our team just keeps getting better. And it’s not just about their brains and their backgrounds—what makes our current team so strong is great chemistry and a diversity of viewpoints. We’ve made a real effort not just to hire strong individuals, but to build a great team.”

In 2016, NEMO continues to design award-winning products that are built to last, comfortable and fun to use. The Concerto™ sleeping bag won National Geographic Adventure’s Gear of the Year award and in July, the Escape™ Pod 1P Bivy won the prestigious OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2016.

The focus is always on creating the best possible experience outdoors. Expanding its product line with a full-range of tents, hammocks, sleeping bags, pads, camp tools, and accessories, NEMO’s got you covered for adventure anywhere. For sales inquiries, please contact Brent Merriam, brent@nemoequipment.com and for media inquiries, Kate Ketschek, kate@revolutionhousemedia.com.

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