Friday, March 27, 2015

Josh Howell Joins the CC Team!

CC Outdoor Store welcomes Josh Howell! 

CC Outdoor Store announced today that Josh Howell has joined its management team.  Howell will lead on a redesign of CC Outdoors’ retail store and work closely with owners Reed and Maureen McCracken.

Josh is a dedicated outdoorsman.  He is a certified EMT-B, Wilderness First Responder, and ACA Whitewater Kayak instructor.   He has guided, climbed and skied in Alaska, Washington, Colorado, Wyoming, California, Utah, New Hampshire, and of course Vermont.  He also backpacked across the United States on the American Discovery Trail from Delaware to California promoting healthy, peaceful, simple living in support of the Alzheimer's Association.

Josh also brings 18 years of retail and management experience in outdoor retail as well as more recently at Waterbury’s own Keurig Green Mountain Coffee Visitor Center & CafĂ© and the former Factory Outlet.

 “Josh’s passion for the outdoors is obvious.  His depth of experience will help make CC Outdoor Store even more of a destination shopping experience for outdoor lovers.” said Reed McCracken, co-owner of CC Outdoor Store.  “We expect Josh to be instrumental in helping us implement exciting plans in 2015,” he added.  CC Outdoor Store plans to expand and renovate its storefront at 438 US Route 2 and expand into trail running and outdoor apparel in the coming calendar year.  Josh lives in Waitsfield with his wife Lisa, son Benn, and two Labs.