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Van Schoessler

OOA Founder

25 years in the outdoor industry ranging from product management to sales management. Moved to Bend in 2010 working for Stanley as a sales manager for the Midwest. Started Oregon Outdoor Alliance - connecting and cultivating the outdoor industry.


Retired from Stanley in 2018 and started Base Camp Oregon - helping small and start up companies to grow their sales. Outdoor interests: skiing, fly fishing, mountain biking, cycling, hiking, golf, pickleball. Also like to create sculptural pottery.

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