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Clear Water Outdoor

Successful, profitable, and expanding since 2005, we're seeking capital for expansion into additional markets.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Retailing / Distribution
  • Location Lake Geneva, WI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2005
  • Employees 15
  • Website ClearWaterOutdoor.com

Company Summary

We made sports and outdoor retail high-end and more profitable. We exceed industry averages on sales per square foot, margins, inventory turns; and do it at half the occupancy cost. Top vendors include Patagonia, Prana, Lole, Kuhl, Mountain Hardwear, Salomon, and more. We also operate the successful and rapidly growing eCommerce site ClearWaterOutdoor.com

Team

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    Brian Waspi
    CTO

    Brian heads up our eCommerce and internet sales efforts. Previous pursuits have included owner and President of Enviroanalysis, Inc (later Airomed Hospital Services through merger), a national environmental consulting company. He also co-founded two successful eCommerce companies that are successful and operating today. Brian leveraged past relationships and personal finances for the new eCommerce platform with sales growing at 50% per year.

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    Sarah Schuster
    CEO

    Sarah is a retail industry veteran and a founder of the Clear Water Outdoor brand. Mrs. Schuster has accumulated over 25 years experience in Specialty Outdoor Retail with industry moguls like REI and Eddie Bauer, mid-size stores such as Popular Outdoor, McKenzie Outfitters, and individual specialty shops like Mountain Sports and Domenic’s Cycling.

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    David Schuster
    CFO

    David holds a BSBA in Economics and has 12 years experience in the financial services industry. He is seasoned in financial math, statistics, profitability, and analysis. Mr. Schuster has served as a Licensed Series 8 Securities Compliance Officer and an Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS). He also held Series 63 and Series 7 Securities Licenses while working in Corporate Executive Services for Charles Schwab.

Advisors

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    Foley & Lardner LLP (Madison Office)
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Coleen Hagar, CPA
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed