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President and CEO
Mac is the President and CEO of Gear Up Sports. As a co-founder of the company in 2009, he is passionate about driving solutions that solve meaningful customer problems. Prior to Gear Up Sports, Mac spent 20+ years working in GM and Operational Leadership roles for Portland based HW & SW companies. Mac received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington (Foster School of Business) and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Management Engineering from Montana State University. Outside of work, Mac enjoys Alpine backpacking and enjoying the outdoors with his family. He is active in the youth sports community of the Portland Metro area, sits on different governing boards for local leagues and coaches middle school track and field in his spare time.
Vice President of Continuous Improvement and Strategy
Todd is the Vice President of Continuous Improvement and Strategy at Gear Up. Prior to founding GUS with Mac, Todd worked as a swim coach and then as an outside sales rep in the logistics and banking industries. Todd attended the University of Idaho and was a member of the Vandal men’s swim program, he completed his schooling at Portland State University. Being born and raised in Northwest Washington, he is a fan of Seattle professional sports teams and the WSU Cougars. Todd’s passions outside of work include skiing, fishing, hiking and being with family.
Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain
Rich is the Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain for Gear Up. Rich brings expertise and knowledge in supply chain, production and warehousing operations, organizational development and the technology enablement elements of our value chain. He is a 20 year veteran in startup operations for fast growing companies in the Portland area. He has worked in companies in the information technology, clean energy and consumer goods sectors; each company focused on disrupting the status quo. Like Mac, Rich is a husky who is never scared to rock his purple and gold in the office. Outside of work, Rich’s passions include road trips with his family, fly fishing and volunteering in his community.
Vice President of Finance and Human Resources
Tacy Lind is the Vice President of Finance & Human Resources. Tacy started her career in public accounting working with clients in multiple industries including high tech, forest products, wholesale/distribution, manufacturing, retail, real estate, and professional sports teams. Tacy then spent 20 years in financial and human resources leadership roles with an international wholesale/distribution business selling building materials, food, agricultural, and utility transmission products. Tacy is a graduate of the University of Idaho. She is a huge fan of youth sports and found great joy watching her sons play in their various youth, high school & college sports games. Outside of work Tacy enjoys, hiking, skiing, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Joe is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Gear Up Sports, Joe spent over 25 years with industry leading brands in the Apparel, Footwear, Team and Outdoor industries. He has broad commercial experience having held senior leadership roles in Sales, Marketing, Product, General Management and Strategy at Nike and Carhartt. A native of the great state of Montana, Joe holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration / Accounting from the University of Montana. While raising 3 kids, Joe spent most of his time away from work coaching and attending sporting events. Now that the kids are grown, he enjoys cycling, golfing and spending time with his family and friends in the mountains.