Brian Wilson joins Kelty’s dedicated inside sales team

March 17, 2009

Wilson to manage sales and service for Pacific Northwest territory

BOULDER, COLO. (March 17, 2009)- Kelty, cornerstone brand for the outdoor industry, is proud to announce the addition of Brian Wilson to their inside team of dedicated territory sales managers.

As a Pacific Northwest territory sales manager, Brian will be better able to address the specific, regional needs of his customers, elevating the level of service and value for the end-user.  Working out of his office in Olympia, WA, Brian will be tasked with assisting current clients and opening new accounts in WA, OR, MT, ID, and AK.

“Brian’s previous outdoor sales experience and knowledge of the Pacific Northwest market will be a great addition to our team,” said Kenny Ballard, president of Kelty.  “By using a dedicated team of territory managers, Kelty will be better able to put a variety of tools at Brian’s disposal to help him excel.”

As an employee and member of the Kelty team, Brian will take an active roll contributing to the companies’ overall strategic initiatives, assisting with product development and innovation, and enhancing the Boulder Group’s overall performance.

An avid skier, hiker, and cyclist, Brian brings a deep knowledge and lasting appreciation of the outdoors to his new roll with Kelty.  As an independent sales rep, Brian had previously provided Pacific Northwest sales support to Sierra Designs, Ultimate Direction, Gregory Packs, and Royal Robbins apparel.

Brian is a current member of the Outdoor Industry Association and can be contacted at 360-561-3140 or

KELTY is based in Boulder, Colorado, and uses the natural backdrop of the Rocky Mountains to test, create and continually innovate within their diverse outdoor product families of Backcountry, Trail, Basecamp, KIDS and Travel. Kelty combines the best in new technology with a healthy dose of common sense to create exceptionally well made, affordably priced outdoor products. For more information on Kelty, please go to  For media inquiries, please contact Scott Kaier at or 802.583.6070.        


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