Oboz Footwear bolsters design team with two hires

October 31, 2018

Bozeman, Mont., (October 31, 2018) — Oboz Footwear, the True to the Trail® outdoor footwear company based in Bozeman, announced today that Brian Krezel and Bob Downs have joined its design team.

“Brian and Bob’s experience inside the outdoor and related markets will bring new perspectives as we continue to make the best fitting and most comfortable footwear in the outdoors,” said company founder John Connelly.  “Both of them have strong Montana roots and share the passion for the outdoors that drive our company.”

Krezel joins the Oboz product team as Director of Design.  Krezel recently held similar positions at Grundens Rainwear and Simms Fishing Products and previously worked as a footwear designer at Converse and Reef.

Downs joins Oboz as a Product Developer II.  Prior to joining Oboz, Downs ran his own product development consulting company where he worked with such clients as Purple Mattress and VICIS.  Before forming his company, Downs worked in product development at Motorfist / Arctic Cat and Black Diamond.

Krezel and Downs will work out of Oboz headquarters in downtown Bozeman.

To learn more about Oboz award winning line of footwear visit www.obozfootwear.com.

About Oboz Footwear

Founded in 2007, Oboz Footwear builds ‘True to the Trail®’ outdoor footwear inspired by the vast 18 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem surrounding the company’s Bozeman, Montana home. This rugged wilderness inspires Oboz to build shoes and boots that deliver unmatched fit, unrivaled feel and exceptional performance on any trail, anywhere. Oboz plants a tree for every pair of shoes sold. For more information, visit http://www.obozfootwear.com.