Olio Northwest
Olio Northwest
Olio Northwest
Olio Northwest
Olio Northwest
o·li·o/ōlēō/ (noun) - a miscellaneous collection of things

...Alright, if that’s a little dry, think of Olio Northwest as an eclectic blend of people, products, and experiences that are centered in the PNW.

Olio Northwest provides sales, service and marketing support for action sport and lifestyle companies seeking representation in the Pacific Northwest (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA). Olio works collaboratively with manufacturers and retailers to create and execute on strategies that build brand awareness and drive sales.

Meet The Olio Team

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Jason Hume

Portlandia native.  Lives and breaths skate, surf, snow, and moto.  Married to Eva Hume with 2 amazing kids, Ozzy and Cruz.  Over 15 years of sales experience in the action sports and fashion industries.  He went to school at Vanguard University in Southern California and graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 2005.  After a quick stint of working in shops and as a tech rep, he transitioned to working with Olio Northwest in 2006.


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Jak Green

Farm raised outside of Vacaville, CA. Post high school NW transplant. Minored in college at COCC & UofO.  Majored in recreation (snowboarding, cycling, moto, surfing, traveling).  Love for people, product and a farm-boy work ethic landed him a Tech Rep position with Black Diamond Marketing in 1993. Years of valuable work experience, relationship building and continued education followed.  In 2003, Jak formed Olio Northwest to provide strategic sales, service and marketing support for brands seeking collaborative representation in the PNW.  He is married to the love of his life (Sara), has two incredible kids and embraces every day.


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James Smat

Born in Chicago, IL and raised in the Washington DC area, James has spent most of his life and professional career pursuing athletics and outdoor recreation.  After graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, James started his professional career with Oakley as a Tech Rep in the New York City area.  During his tenure there, he helped activate many types of sports marketing and industry events from SIA to Winter X and the Olympic Games.  In 2015, James brought this experience and passion to the team at Olio Northwest and continues his pursuit of growth and adventure!


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Kyle McCann

Full time sales guru and part time hair farmer, Kyle hales from Missoula, MT where he studied snowboarding, fly fishing and business marketing at the University of Montana. Now 12 years deep in sales experience gained with companies like Edge of the World, Red Bull, Arbor Snowboards and as of 2014 Olio Northwest. He currently resides in Seattle, WA with his beautiful wife and son.


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Stevi Whipple

Pacific Northwest, born and raised! At 15 years old Stevi fell in love with snowboarding one foggy night at Snoqualmie Pass. Pursuing her passion she took a part time job at Crystal Mountain in high school and then moved straight to Mt Baker for lift operations after graduation.

A love of snow sports as well as sales lead to a position with the Burton Northwest team in Seattle before relocating to Portland Oregon in 2004. Stevi worked at the beloved local snowboard and skate shop Exit Real World for six years, moving from part time summer camp staff on Mt Hood to eventually becoming the women’s softgoods buyer and assistant store manager. Ready to step off the retail floor she transitioned behind the scenes to work with several local sales offices, working most recently as the sales coordinator for Nau Clothing.


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Kenny Srofe

Born in Portland, Kenny fully embraces the Northwest lifestyle. He was brought onto the Olio team as Tech Rep in 2017. He has been contributing to the snowboard industry since he was a grom and now specializes in 3D design and drafting (Kenny’s a tech nerd!). When he’s not working with Olio or behind a computer, you’ll most likely find him fly fishing, surfing cold water waves or snowboarding in neck deep powder with his beautiful wife Ellery.


Arcade Belt Product Testing by CCS!

June 13, 2017

Check out what our good friends over at CCS put together in order to do some highly technical function testing on Arcade Belts…  Enjoy!

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Missoula Rep Show – July 10th

June 8, 2017

It’s almost time to dive into Spring18, and the shows are lining up! Here’s another to put on the calendar. July 10th – Missoula, MT.  If you are a retailer in MT or ID, this is a great opportunity to get spring18 line showings off your plate and back to enjoying summer!        ...

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May 23, 2017

Retailers of the Great Pacific Northwest! Here are a couple dates to keep on your radar: Gather Portland – June 26th-27th @ the Tiffany Center – 1410 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97205 – Seattle Rep Show – June 29th @ Melrose Market Studios – 1532 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 – We highly recommend checking out these shows if you...

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