#iamladyhawk – Jessie Fallentine

The inspiration for #iamladyhawk is to feature woman that I have met over the years that are crushing the outdoor and active lifestyle industry. You may not know these up and coming leaders, but believe me you will! These women are putting their passion first, authentically, and without any apologies along the way. #iamladyhawk I […]

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Gear for your little buckaroo!

If I were to send a survey out to my  outdoor industry colleagues and ask why did you join? I’d probably hear many “ Wonder Years” stories of sleeping in a tent with all your siblings, fishing with grandpa in the river, roasting marshmallows, and hiking in the forests. The stories that defined our childhood […]

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Gratitude

The 16th annual North Bay Business Journal’s Women in Business Gala, was nothing short of inspiring and quite honestly one of the most memorable evenings of my career. With over 250 attendees, most of whom were women from the Sonoma, Napa, and Marin county all coming together for this prestigious event. The venue was absolutely […]

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Ladyhawk recognized by the North Bay Business Journal

Honored to have been nominated and selected by the North Bay Business Journal’s Women in Business Award. There were over 52 women were nominated and 25 winners were selected based on leadership roles, vision, and community involvement. The awards gala will be held on June 29th at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa. You can […]

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Three Thoughts Thursday

Howdy Folks, For this installment of #ThreeThoughtsThursday, the following is what has been on my mind and wanting to share for the past few weeks! The MUSE – The MUSE,   an online career resource that offers insights into job opportunities and in depth articles on tips on how to improve your career.  I love this […]

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What’s the best resources for industry insights?

This week, the OIWC is hosting a webinar to discuss cultivating your “it” factor. I am excited to hear insights from leaders in the outdoor and bike industry discuss “speaking the language”. Earlier this year I was asked by the OIWC to be on a panel to discuss, why trends and insights matter and how to […]

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Three Thoughts Thursday

Dear Readers, I pledge to you that I will be doing a bi-weekly blog on Thursdays and will be calling  it “Three Thought Thursdays”. I will post a new blog entry that calls out some of the coolest things that I have seen from that week. Topics will be everything from industry insights, books, new […]

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Let’s make your resume standout!

“I need a job!” I got this phone call from one of my friends and industry colleagues last week. I started to ask questions on what happened and all she could say that turnover was high and they are doing reorganization. I wish I could say that this is uncommon right now in the industry, but […]

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Run to the Hills

There seems to be a trend with my blog post titles, referencing rock and roll songs, but really I can’t help it. I had a great SIA trade show with a number of successful meetings, presentations, and was featured on the cover of the SIA Daily as a “Women to Watch” – couldn’t have asked […]

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Three minutes with Ski Magazine

Day one of any trade show seems to be when we are the most slammed with appointments with clients, press, athletes, you name it. It doesn’t matter how busy I am, when I hear “Katie, Katie – Ski Magazine is here in the booth can you give them your thoughts on the Marmot  Cheeky Pant”? […]

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