We’re thrilled to share some exciting news: our very own Bethany Donovan has been appointed to the board of The Outdoor Business Alliance (OBA)! Bethany's passion for the outdoors and her marketing expertise make her a perfect fit for this role.

About The Outdoor Business Alliance (OBA)

The Outdoor Business Alliance is a hub for outdoor businesses in Western North Carolina. Founded in 2013 by a small group of gear manufacturers, OBA has grown into a robust network with over 100 member companies. These members span all sectors of the outdoor economy, from gear builders to service providers, all dedicated to responsible manufacturing, cutting-edge innovation, and economic growth.

OBA is all about collaboration and support. They provide resources and a strong network to help their members thrive. Activities include events like the annual Get In Gear Fest, which showcases the latest outdoor gear and fosters community connections. They also run the Waypoint Accelerator, a program designed to support early-stage, outdoor-focused companies.

About Bethany Donovan

Bethany has been a key player at Akers Digital, using her marketing skills and love for the outdoors to help our clients succeed. Now, as a board member of OBA, she’ll be bringing that same dedication and energy to support outdoor businesses and sustainable practices.

Akers Digital’s Commitment to Building Community

At Akers Digital, we believe in building a strong community. Bethany’s involvement with OBA is a fantastic opportunity for us to deepen our connections within the outdoor industry. It’s all about coming together, sharing knowledge, and supporting each other to achieve great things.

We’re passionate about helping our clients thrive and getting more people outside to enjoy nature. Bethany’s new role aligns perfectly with our mission to foster a supportive and innovative community.

Join Us in Celebrating

We couldn’t be prouder of Bethany and are excited about the great things she’ll accomplish with the OBA. We hope you’ll join us in congratulating her and staying tuned for more updates. To learn more about The Outdoor Business Alliance and Bethany Donovan’s role, visit outdoorbusinessalliance.org.