Todd has extensive experience in the outdoor, snow sports and lifestyle markets in retail, management, copywriting, guiding, experiential education, product development, branding, communications and public relations.
As Communications Director for Crested Butte Mountain Resort, developing crisis communications protocol, creating and pitching international media and public relations plans, leveraging partnerships and brand messaging, Todd worked hard and fast to make it all happen.
Previously, Todd worked for an outdoor manufacturer, Outdoor Research in the Warranty, Quality Assurance and Public Relations roles in Seattle. As the Public Relations Manager, Todd worked to re-brand the company in 2003 after an ownership change. From that point, he developed, managed and implemented all communications, media, events, PR, sponsorship, field testing and worked in a team to create marketing and sales initiatives. Todd also worked at Verde PR & Consulting as Senior Account Executive before creating The Walton Works at the beginning of 2010 and has served on several non-profit board of directors. Todd is also an event MC, part of the Outdoor Industry All Star Band, skier, climber of ice and rock, field tester and passionate about being outside.
I’ve been a radio DJ at KRBX in Boise, ID and KBUT in Crested Butte, CO spinning roots, rock, Americana, rockabilly and blues. Support your own local community radio – like KEXP or your local NPR station. Finding new music cranks my tractor, so if you have some suggestions, feel free to send them to me.