Meet the Founders
As a founding partner at Ecospire, Angela has a unique decade of experience in apparel merchandising and design for large, small, domestic and international brands. Angela brings to the company a grounded approach to building strong relationships with all levels of management and creative teams. She began her career inside the competitive world of Nike and expanded her experience both in product lines and working globally. In addition to seasonal product line development, she has managed and designed the “niche” sport product for the U.S. Olympic Ski, Snowboard and the U.S. whitewater kayak teams.
Her years in global product management and design revealed her skill at being able to collaborate across the borders for different brands in the U.S., Canada, and Italy. Angela is an accomplished professional with cross-cultural/functional management and engagement with internal departments, creatives, global teams, vendors, agencies, organizations, and brands. Angela’s has a B.A. in Biology at the University of Kansas with an emphasis in Environmental Science. Her love and passion for the great outdoors fuels her deep understanding and connection to nature. Angela has a strong passion for transforming the throw away consumerism of today into the sustainable and ethical world of tomorrow. While living in a world of increasing populations and fading clean natural resources, Angela understands this is more than a job. It’s a mission and a movement, one she plans to connect around the planet through ecospire.