CARLSBAD, California - Surftech, The Original Board Manufacturing Company, announced today that Ryan Mahoney has joined their sales team to manage Southern California, Southern Nevada and Arizona. Ryan will manage the territory for the Surftech Brands and NSP. The addition of Mahoney is another valuable hire for the company who has been recruiting the best in class operators to be the backbone for future growth and stability.
Mahoney, originally from Utah, is a self-described student of the world, having extensively traveled the globe, teaching and surfing. Prior to joining the Surftech Team, Mahoney spent 5 years managing the California territory for Boardworks Surf. His extensive understanding of retail, surf and stand up paddleboards, dealer support, enthusiasm and exceptional rapport was reflected in his stellar sales performance and reputation in the industry making him a perfect fit for Surftech's expanding team.
"We set out over a year ago to build a world class team here at Surftech." Says Chris Dunn, CEO. "This is yet another strategic move in our plans to build the best team in the industry and I am confident Ryan will take us to the next level in southwest."
"So-Cal is the center of the surf industry, the retailers in this zone are the first to validate new trends and brands in the surf and paddle space. Mahoney has been traveling this territory every week for the past five years and works with his retailers from sell-in to sell-through." Says Ryan Guay, VP of Sales. "You can guarantee that Ryan will personally surf and paddle every board in our line-up and know every aspect of our line intimately. That's extremely important when it comes to working with our network of retailers. We have multiple brands and a vast collection of models, I know that Ryan will make sure our retailers are stocking the right product for their customers."
"I've always appreciated the product quality that Surftech produces and its brands. With Channel Islands, Bark, Takayama, NSP that's a very sellable quiver that any sales person would love to represent," says Ryan Mahoney. "I'm really excited to get to work with such a great team, there is a tone of energy in the offices and everyone is a surfer and paddler at heart."
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Surftech, "The original board manufacturing company," was founded in 1989 in
Santa Cruz, California by Randy French. A pioneer of composite technologies,
Surftech was the first company to introduce composite manufacturing to the surfing, paddling and SUP industry. Surftech's business model has always been about giving board builders giving them a way to scale and expand their businesses with a seamless solution that complimented their existing lineups. In the early 90's, Surftech partnered with a world-class international factory that matched their commitment to excellence, providing unparalleled capabilities, strong environmental practices, unmatched craftsmanship and most importantly could scale to meet demand.
Surftech brands include Channel Islands, Donald Takayama, Bob McTavish, Robert August, BARK Paddleboards, Softtop, Blacktip and is the North American Distributor for the NSP brand (Nature, Science, Passion).