Cortez, CO – December 13, 2010 – Osprey Packs, Inc., a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance, innovative packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, has announced the promotion of Courtney Hart to the position of Marketing Coordinator.
In her new role, Hart will be assisting the Osprey marketing department in all aspects of the company’s marketing, public relations, collateral and communications and events. She will also be involved in all other efforts dedicated to growing brand awareness and the promotion of the Osprey mission and strategy.
“During her three years with Osprey, Courtney has ably demonstrated her creativity and commitment, industry and product knowledge, and genuine passion for the Osprey brand,” said Gareth Martins, Director of Marketing for Osprey Packs. “We’re very happy to welcome her to her new role as Marketing Coordinator and add her talents and vision to the marketing team.”
Hart has been with Osprey since 2007 as Senior Dealer Services Representative. Prior to Osprey, she has made career stops as the retail store manager for Moosejaw Mountaineering in Michigan and Illinois. She has also been an Outdoor Education Program Instructor at Mystic Lake in Lake, MI and Barton Center in North Oxford, MA. She is a NOLS Alaskan Outdoor Educator Course graduate and holds a BA from Grand Valley State University in Leadership Dynamics and Teambuilding with a minor in Business.
“I’m very excited to be starting this new phase of my Osprey life. Their outstanding products and commitment to local causes and the environment make them a dream company to work for and I’m thrilled to help spread the word,” said Hart.
Hart’s extracurricular activities include snowboarding, skiing, rafting, hiking, and cooking. She also has a deep appreciation for good wine and sushi.
Independent since 1974 and anchored by the design genius of company founder and owner, Mike Pfotenhauer, Osprey Packs has long set the standard for creating innovative, high quality gear carrying equipment. The collection includes packs and bags designed to help customers enjoy their pursuits in the outdoor, bike and travel realms.
Located in Cortez, Colorado at the corner of the rugged San Juan Mountains and on the edge of vast sandstone canyon country, this landscape provides a constant inspiration and a superb testing ground for Osprey products. Completing the circle, the company also maintains a product development office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam ensuring face-to-face relationships and transparency with their suppliers. More recently, Osprey created a design office in Mill Valley, CA, a hub of design talent and the birthplace of mountain biking. Every Osprey reflects the company’s commitment to protect the wild places our customers explore while using our products.
To celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2009, Osprey launched the All Mighty Guarantee, an enhancement of a lifetime warranty that was already one of the most robust in the industry. For more information, visit www.ospreypacks.com.