Frank Hugelmeyer - President & CEO Outdoor Industry Association OIA

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Frank hugelmeyer headshot

Frank Hugelmeyer is president & CEO of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and a twenty-six year industry veteran.

Frank Hugelmeyer is president & CEO of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and a twenty-six year industry veteran with extensive experience in retail, brand development, R&D, manufacturing and association management. With offices in Colorado and Washington D.C., OIA provides trade services for a who’s who of over 1,300 global manufacturers, suppliers and retailers and is a recognized authority on the industry supply chain, sustainability, retail sales, consumer trends and related public policy.
 
Prior to OIA, Frank directed the North American division of Lowe Alpine and global sales and marketing for Bodyguard Fitness, a subsidiary of AB Aritmos. He began his career at Paragon Sporting Goods, the iconic New York City retailer. He has served on numerous advisory boards including The Outdoor Foundation, The National Forum on Children and Nature, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Western Governors’ Association Recreation Task Force and President Obama’s Partnership for America’s Great Outdoors.