Team

Owner

Andi Brun

Andi Brun

President

Andi, the founder and owner of Exped, is on the Board of Directors and thus remains closely connected to Exped. As a retiree, he enjoys the outdoor and travel life, learns to cook and still tirelessly hatches new ideas. 

Heidi Brun

Heidi Brun

President

Heidi, founder and owner of Exped, is on the Board of Directors and thus remains closely connected to Exped. As a retiree, she enjoys the outdoor and travel life and teaches Andi her famous cooking skills.

Corporate Management USA

Ted Steudel

Ted Steudel

Ted spends his days making sure EXPED USA is running smoothly. Additionally, Ted is our main liaison with our partners in the Zurich office.

Josh Espinosa

Josh Espinosa

With his finger on the pulse of our business strategy and our finances, Josh is the guy who makes sure we can keep the lights on and pay for coffee

Finance/Human Resources

Kevin Pelto

Kevin Pelto

Working as our Finance Analyst, Kevin makes sure that people are happy (HR) and accounted (accounting) for.

Product Development

Mat Morrissey

Mat Morrissey

Product Manager Mats

Matthew, significantly we call him Mat, as he is responsible for the development and production of our mats.

Muriel Weber

Muriel Weber

Product Manager Backpacks | Sustainability

Together with Marc, Muriel develops our backpacks. In addition, she drives our ambitious sustainability goals with a lot of power and enthusiasm. 

Silvie Weber

Silvie Weber

Product Design

Silvie mainly takes care of the visual design of our products. With her knack for colors she puts our collection together to a beautiful overall picture.

Lukas Bertschi

Lukas Bertschi

Product manager Tents | Hammocks | Ponchos

Lukas is responsible for the Exped roof over your head. He develops and takes care of our tents, tarps and ponchos. He is also famous for his creativity as an outdoor chef.

Jakob Zumbühl

Jakob Zumbühl

Design and Product Development

Jakob develops and designs new products in close collaboration with our product managers, but is also deeply engaged in the refresh and further development of products in our existing range. 

Stephen Cave

Stephen Cave

Product Manager Sleep Systems

Stephen our paraglider pilot and takes care of our sleeping and bivy bags, inlets as well as the booties as Product and Innovation Manager.  

Operations/Customer Service

Dave Perella

Dave Perella

Dave's job is the hub of the EXPED USA wheel. He makes sure our products are ready to go when orders come in and sets the bar very high in customer service.

Annica Lassesen

Annica Lassesen

Annica was EXPED USA’s repair “guru” for four years and now delivers outstanding industry service to our customers and dealers.

Sarah Wordsworth

Sarah Wordsworth

Sarah was born and raised in Washington. She firmly believes that Seattleites don’t tan, they rust. She has spent most of her hiking career exploring the Central Cascades. 

Allison Paul

Allison Paul

Allison leads our excellent team of customer service specialists. Born and raised in Washington, Allison loves to explore every wild corner of the state.

Kevin Sparrow

Kevin Sparrow

Kevin is a longtime user of EXPED gear with 10 years of customer service experience in the outdoor industry.

John Ogden

John Ogden

John has been heavily involved in the outdoors since he was a kid. Like most others at EXPED, John enjoys a myriad of outdoor activities, especially backpacking, skiing, kayaking, and mushroom identifying.

Sales

Tracy Collins

Tracy Collins

Born and raised in Virginia, Tracy brings over 20 years of outdoor industry experience to the EXPED team.

Kayla Kantz

Kayla Kantz

Kayla works in our sales department getting EXPED gear directly into the hands of our customers via ExpedUSA.com.

Nick Swan

Nick Swan

Growing up in Washington, the outdoors were and always have been apart of Nick’s life. Nick brings a wealth of outdoor experience to the job with his diverse background in a variety of outdoor activities and pursuits and his 15+ years of outdoor industry experience.

Marketing

Eric Downing

Eric Downing

Eric is EXPED USA’s chief marketing strategist and oversees the wide array of assets and relationships the company relies upon, both internal and external.

Alex Kim

Alex Kim

Originally from southern California, Alex is enjoying the Seattle area and, like his Exped USA team members, he's an all-around outdoor enthusiast.

Kaj Bune

Kaj Bune

Kaj works with the marketing team to help get the word out to the world about EXPED. He’s a lifelong adventurer and photographer and has worked in the outdoor industry for 40 years.