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GT Staffing Up for Future Growth

Published September 19, 2023

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Aliso Viejo, Calif. – September 15, 2023 – Accomplished industry pros and new talent join the GT employee roster, fortifying the brands strategic plans for global IBD growth.

With over 20 years of experience, and most recently leading US Sales at Kona Bicycles, Kevin Noble has been named GTs new Head of North American Sales. Kevin will be supported by Dan Rivard, Western territory manager, Patrick Kaye in the East, and new hire and Vassar college graduate, Beny Huckaby who will run point on customer service and warranty.

"I couldn't be more excited to join GT and become a part of the team that will bring the brand back to the IBD's. The morning that I read the ad on LinkedIn I promptly went to the GT site and found the Loam Wolf video that solidified my need to get the role. The video captured the authentic stoke of a team that is proud of what they are doing and I'm proud to be joining that team. This is an exciting new chapter for such a legacy brand with so many fans already cheering it on as they hear the news." – Kevin Noble, Head of North American Sales

Former owner and COO of Colorado-based Revel Bikes, Jeremiah Starkey has joined to manage GT's global Sales and Operations Planning. Through decades of experience at SRAM/RockShox, Crankbrothers and more, Jeremiah's depth of bike development and industry knowledge will be instrumental in support of the brand's new direction, ensuring that distributors and retailers have the right bikes at the right time.

With countless years managing GT's color and graphic department, brand veteran Cindy Balsitis has been promoted into a position within the GT Leadership Team as Administrative Manager. Within this new role, Cindy will act as head of staff and events, coordinating across all areas of the business with the leadership team.

Cindy says "I am excited for the opportunity for learning and growing alongside Jason, Ed, Jean and 'The Mikes'. My creativity will be used in other ways within the brand which is inspiring and challenging to me. I am able to use my skills of attention to details in other projects. With my vast knowledge of the product line, I will continue to build on the relationships I have already established with our global markets. It's a great team and I am stoked for GT now and the future."


GT Bicycles inspires a passion for riding by celebrating the brand’s roots in dirt and street culture. Since building GTs first BMX bike in 1972, GT has remained true to sharing the stoke on two wheels which the brand was founded on because, after all, you can’t have Good Times without ‘GT’! For more information visit

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