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Ryan Hitzel

Last updated: 06/15/2016 - 14:38

The mission of the program is to create a sustainable business mentoring service focused on accelerating the aspirations of the surf industry’s early stage entrepreneurs. 

Last updated: 05/16/2016 - 09:50

The “Outfitters” combine the performance technology of ourCaste with the rugged demand of Roark for a well styled garment.


Last updated: 01/08/2016 - 08:11

Mark will take over Founder Ryan Hitzel’s duties as President and Ryan will assume the role of CEO.

Last updated: 12/18/2015 - 14:26

Roark Founder Ryan Hitzel and La Jolla Group CEO Daniel Neukomm answer some questions for us about the new partnership


Last updated: 09/24/2015 - 08:03

The networking event will brings founders and creators from today’s culture shifting brands together to discuss their experiences, challenges and insights.

Last updated: 09/08/2015 - 17:34

Roark Revival releases their collaboration 3-piece capsule of travel and adventure bags with award-winning fashion tech accessory brand HEX.

Last updated: 04/20/2014 - 17:45
A conversation with Roark Founder Ryan Hitzel about winning SIMA’s Men’s Marketing Campaign of the Year and how storytelling through product and marketing is attracting a following. Plus, how the young brand is financing its business.
Last updated: 05/12/2013 - 23:28
Roark is a new brand with a different perspective that is getting some prime window space at some key core retailers. We talked with Founder Ryan Hitzel to learn more.