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Stan's Continues Growth With Two New Hires

Published June 21, 2024

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Brendon Brogan comes aboard as Product Manager, while Kai Gabriel steps into an engineer role.

State College, Pennsylvania (21 June 2024) – Stan's, a category-defining brand in the cycling world, continues its forward momentum and growth by bolstering its product team with the addition of Brendan Brogan and Kai Gabriel.

Brendon Brogan

Brendon Brogan recently relocated from Portland, OR to State College, PA to join Stan's as Product Manager. Brendon has over 15 years of bike industry experience, a BFA in Graphic Design, and an MS in Sports Product Design.

"Stan's is a category-defining brand, and I am honored to be working with the company in bringing to life its next generation of products – keep an eye out for a lot of great stuff very soon," says Brogan.

A lifelong cyclist with deep experience in the bicycle industry, Brogan will focus his work on optimizing the current creation, design, development, and lifecycles of Stan’s offerings.

Kai Gabriel

After graduating in May with a degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in engineering design from Pennsylvania State University, and after interning with Stan’s for the past year, Kai Gabriel comes to Stan’s as a full-time engineer. 

“I wanted to be an engineer in the bike industry since middle school, and I am beyond excited to design innovative, quality components for Stan’s,” explains Gabriel.

 Gabriel will apply his engineering knowledge, and passion for cycling, to the development, prototyping, testing, and production of current and future Stan’s products.

“As a product driven company, Stan's continues to invest in the future. We are very excited to add both Kai and Brendon to the team and look forward to their contributions to the next generation of Stan’s products that will improve the ride,” says Drew Hanna, Director of Product.
Brogan and Gabriel are both based in Stan’s offices in State College, Pennsylvania. 

Gabriel started his position on June 3rd, while Brogan joined on June 10th.

About Stan's

Stan's is dedicated to improving the ride for cyclists everywhere. In 2000, Stan’s developed a method to replace bicycle inner tubes with a liquid sealant to repair punctures instantly – giving riders unprecedented traction, control, and comfort. Today, Stan’s continues to evolve its product offerings for cyclists of all disciplines, setting entirely new performance standards while creating new product categories and redefining what others thought was possible.

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