Elysa Walk, Andrew Herrick and James Paladino join HLC board

By Stephen Frothingham

LEVIS, Quebec and LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Bike industry veterans Elysa Walk and Andrew Herrick, and power sport executive James Paladino, have joined the board of directors at HLC, the distributor known as Hawley-Lambert until recently.

“As our business evolves and we focus more on brand development, it’s important to add board members who have experience guiding high-growth companies and brands,” said Ed Barrett, the chairman for HLC. “Elysa, Andrew and James bring those exact experiences to the board. We look forward to listening, learning and benefiting from everything they have to offer.”

Walk is best known to bicycle retailers for her 11 years with Giant Bicycle, where she was general manager. She is now general manager at Burton Snowboards, overseeing all Burton business throughout North and South America. She has served on the PeopleForBikes and Camber Outdoors board and is on the Snowsports Industries America board.

“I am honored to serve on HLC’s board. The organization has done amazing work and has a tremendous business model for growth, so I am excited to participate in developing their strategies for the future,” Walk said.

Herrick has held leadership roles at Pedro’s, GT Bicycles, and Crankbrothers and was most recently CEO of Intense Cycles. …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News