Big Agnes hired Jim Trombly as director of product design and development and promoted four employees to key positions within their respective departments.

Trombly joins Big Agnes with 23 years of experience in the outdoor industry, working for brands including Mountain Safety Research, Thermarest, Sierra Designs, and Patagonia.

The following Big Agnes employees received promotions:

  • Esther Drebelbis, who previously worked as a marketing specialist, was promoted to brand manager; 
  • Kayt Gary has held several positions in the Big Agnes’ accounting department and was promoted to director of finance. Gary has been with the company for eight years;
  • Katie Hughes, previously senior brand manager, was promoted to director of marketing. She has worked for Big Agnes for nine years; and
  • Alex Geller, formerly global operations manager, was promoted to director of operations. Geller has worked for Big Agnes for 12 years.

“We are continuing to invest in our people here at Big Agnes while strengthening the team with key hires, such as Jim,” said Bill Gamber, co-founder and president of Big Agnes. “I’m excited to work with each of these strong leaders to continue building our global brand awareness and increasing sales and distribution.”