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George Bear

American Tradition in Qulaity and Sport : Offering the highest quality outdoor garments on the market completely manufactured in the USA.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Fashion
  • Location Lexington, KY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

The ethos of George Bear: Quality through American craft and innovation. We offer a brand built from the finest high-performance fabrics available on the market today that are assembled in American communities. At George Bear we decided early on that American quality is priority number 1 and our goal is to build a product that we can all be proud of. Our target markets are North Face and Patagonia consumers looking for an American made option.


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    Matthew Kerr Wilson

    Experience working in an outdoor industry in Lexington where he has personally seen the strengths and weaknesses of all brands that exist today as well as getting to know the customer demographic over the years. Bachelors in business mgmt at the University of Kentucky and previously worked in marketing for a large telecommunications company. In charge of design and is the product development expert. Steers the company in the right direction.

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    Mark Lambert Zoller

    Mark is a professional mechanical engineer by trade in the energy optimization and data analysis field. He has the skills necessary to analyze data and trends to meet consumer expectations with products they desire. He also has experience in the manufacturing industry having previously worked with a manufacturer that successfully implemented the 'Toyota Production System' which will be implemented at George Bear. Mark Is head of operations at GB.

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    Virginia Kerr Zoller

    Bachelors in Bio medical Engineering, Entomology, and Mortuary Science. A masters in Bio medical Engineering and Entomology with a specialty in insect vectored diseases. Virginia is in charge of customer relations/investor relations with experience managing a 36 employee multi-million dollar small business in Lexington, KY.


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    William Rigsby, The Rigsby Law Group
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    Farid Rezaei

Previous Investors

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    Eric S. Goumillout