BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — Matt Fritzinger, founder of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, is leaving the nonprofit to launch his next venture in January. His last day with NICA is Dec. 20.
LANCASTER, OH (BRAIN) — Dan Peters, owner of Lancaster Bicycle, passed away Nov. 22 after a long battle with cancer. He was 41.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool Company has added marketing veteran Paul Schoening to its leadership team as marketing director
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired 15-year industry veteran Chad Peterson in the newly created role of chief operating officer and product director to support the Southern California mountain bike brand’s recent sales growth.
NEWBURYPORT, MA (BRAIN) — Sean Sullivan, Mavic’s director of marketing, announced Thursday that he has left the company after eight years.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — ArtsCyclery.com has hired former Paved Magazine senior editor Kevin Rouse as the newest member of the retailer's web content team.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Gina Kavesh and Dorothy Nichols have been elected to fill two vacant positions on the USA Cycling Board of Directors, USAC announced this week.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Friends and supporters of Portland framebuilder Christopher Igleheart are planning an event to help Iglebeart with medical bills resulting from a broken leg. Igleheart was hit by a car while riding his bike home recently.
FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN) — BH Bikes has hired industry veteran Gene DiMenna as national sales manager. Gene DiMenna has 27 years in the cycling industry and has managed national sales for Trek, and globally for LeMond and DeFeet brands.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Kinetic has hired David Simpson as full-time marketing manager; Simpson has worked as a contractor with the brand since 2008.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired David Wert as its new client services director. He joined the company Oct. 14 and is working out of the company's Boulder office.
ST. LAURENT, Quebec (BRAIN) — Opus Bicycles has hired Thomas Kern of the TK Rep Group to represent its brand to dealers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, and Northern California.
SHARON HILL, PA (BRAIN) — Nathan has hired Ty Wivell as the brand’s eastern regional sales manager.
TRENTON, NJ (BRAIN) — Roy Hough, long-time manager at Advanced Sports International, is joining Hutchinson Tire North America as general manager, Hutchinson announced Friday.
DURANGO, CO (BRAIN) — The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has appointed Jeff Frost as its new executive director. The Iron Horse is Colorado's oldest cycling event and attracts 4,000 participants, including racers and tour participants. The event is held Memorial Day weekend.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International, parent company of Fuji, SE, Kestrel, Breezer and Oval Concepts, has hired Ellen Johnson as its senior product manager.
OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN) — Hydrapak has brought aboard Jordan Phillips as the hydration brand’s new director of sales focusing on consumer products.
MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN) — Len Cabaltera has left Reynolds’ cycling division, where he was international sales and marketing manager, to become director of OEM sales at FSA, Lance Bohlen, FSA’s managing director, said Thursday.
BURLINGTON, VT (BRAIN) — Terry Bicycles has hired David Howard as sales director. Howard worked for 25 years in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, where he gained extensive experience in sales and sales management of inside and independent sales teams.
GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN) — Spot Brand has hired 19-year bicycle industry veteran Adam Williams as sales director.
Williams worked as a sales rep, tech rep and demo tour manager for Rocky Mountain Bicycles; he also helped start and grow Golden Bike Shop, a local IBD.