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The AHQ Mission

Adventure Headquarters was inspired by an unforgettable encounter on the northern side of Mt. Everest, marking the epitome of excitement and joy.


This experience sparked our mission: to encourage millions to break free from the ordinary, find safe outdoor adventures, and craft joyful memories with their loved ones, enhancing their health and enriching their lives. We are fervent supporters of small businesses, promoting local engagement, responsible growth, and substantial contributions to our communities. With Adventure Headquarters, you're not just embarking on outdoor explorations: you're bolstering the heart of your local community.

Meet The Team

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Founder & CEO

Chris Shiver

Chris is a lifelong adventurist and entrepreneur. He's the former Head of Business Development for Poseidon Undersea Resorts. Chris has travelled to over 35 countries and visited every continent, but Antarctica.​ 

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Product Development Lead

Allie Reitz

Allie is the architect behind the AHQ endeavor. She's the founder of Meep Consulting and has over 7 years experience in Product and Design.  Allie has travelled to over 40 states.

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COO & Head of Product

Jase Mann

Jase gets stuff done. He's helped turn the vision of AdvHQ into a reality. He's the former founder of Wyoti and two outdoor adventure groups on Meetup.


Chief Strategic Growth Officer

Anthony Atwell

Anthony has over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur. He's an expert fishing guide and author of Fly Fishing Mindset. Anthony is also an active angel investor.

Advisory Board Member

Dinn Mann

Dinn is the former EVP of which was acquired by Disney, and current CEO of GOATNET. He is an expert at making industry leading content.

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Kenji Haroutunian

As the Executive Director of The Big Gear Show and former Director of the Outdoor Retail Show, Kenji has a tremendous industry network.

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John Harris

As a partner at Techas Capital, John's rich financial expertise adds valuable insight to our leadership. 

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Tim Wolters

Tim is serial entreprenuer with multiple successful exits. He is an avid mountainbiker and snowboarder.

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Marshall Welch

Marshall oversees our Operations & Finance, and is an expert Entrepreneurs Operating System coach and implementer.

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David White

David is a partner at Techas Capital and former founder of Einstein Bagels. He has advised on and executed multiple large acquisitions.

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Blake Billman

Blake advises on our finance and operations. He is the current CFO/COO for other investment firms.

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Nick Skytland

Nick is the head of our digital marketing & Internet technologies. He is an active ultralight backpacker.

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