Brad Steward is one of the Founders of the sport of snowboarding, and an entrepreneur in the Outdoor and (now) Hospitality industries. Brad and Jake Burton are widely held as the individuals who brought snowboarding to the Olympics.
Brad’s start-ups include exits to Adidas, Salomon, Billabong and Amer Sports. While at Amer, Brad was the Global Head of Digital Apparel for their portfolio of brands, which include ArcTeryx, Salomon and Wilson Sporting Goods brands.
Current investments and projects are Caravan Outpost and Rory’s Place, in Ojai, California – Red Ball Jets, from Detroit, Michigan – and the Billy Reid Apparel Brand, where he currently sits as a Board Member on behalf of the Kemmons Wilson Family office.
Brad and his wife Shawn created celebrity hotspot Caravan Outpost in 2015, and are now officially in expansion mode, growing more outlets for their unique blend of apparel and hospitality.