Outdoor Research Grows Leadership Team with New VP of Finance

October 4, 2021

Stacie Robbins joins the Outdoor Research team, bringing more than 15 years of finance experience to the brand.

SEATTLE, Wash. (October 4, 2021)Outdoor Research (OR), a leading manufacturer in the outdoor and tactical apparel industries, welcomes Stacie Robbins as its new Vice President of Finance. Robbins is responsible for providing finance support for OR’s strategic growth initiatives and ongoing financial stewardship of the brand.

Robbins brings more than 15 years of finance experience to her position at Outdoor Research. Her background includes leadership expertise in financial planning and analysis spanning retail, manufacturing and ecommerce. She has extensive experience in budgeting, forecasting, working capital management and strategic financial analysis.

A Seattle native, Robbins attended the University of Washington, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in economics. She then went on to Seattle University where she earned a Masters in Business Administration. Prior to OR, Robbins was the VP of Finance for RealNetworks, a Seattle-based software company. Robbins has also held leadership level finance positions at Blue Nile, Starbucks and Evolution Fresh.

“Outdoor Research has experienced significant growth across all channels and product categories” said Outdoor Research President, Roger Barton. “Stacie’s strong financial background and experience with world class companies will benefit the brand as we move into the next stage of growth. We are already seeing her as a valuable contributor to our leadership team.”

“I couldn’t be more excited to be working for Outdoor Research,” Robbins said. “As an avid outdoors person – and lover of all things Pacific Northwest – this position is a dream job. I’m looking forward to partnering with the OR team to drive our next phase of growth.”

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