OC News: January 2020

By Emily Potter on Jan 31, 2020 @ 8:00AM CST

Kick Off Meeting

On Wednesday, January 8th, we had our annual Kickoff Meeting at Four Points – Sheridan in Bentonville. Each member of our Leadership Team spoke on our 2019 accomplishments as well as our goals and focus for 2020.

We had some laughs as Ryan Folkes brought back our Thank You Notes skit modeled after Jimmy Fallon and recognized the following employees for their accomplishments.


Strive Awards

  • Kyra Bedward
  • Araceli Castro
  • Tessa Fischer
  • Bryan Gilbert
  • Ethan Higgins
  • Jeremy Jackson
  • Jamie Jeter
  • Kevin Kolb
  • Shaina Sadow
  • Mark Stein
  • Jessica Wheeless
  • Denise Wilson

Top Performers

  • Ashli Carter
  • Chris Cole
  • Heather Craig
  • Teri Goff
  • Mustin
  • Sandra Robles
  • Donna Russo

Top Producers

  • Julio Castaneda
  • Sherry Morrison

Top Designs

  • Tyler Carmical
  • Dianne Eppley
  • Jeremy Jackson

Sandy Awards

  • Q1: Mason Dickson
  • Q2: Rey Perez
  • Q3: Nick Finch
  • Q4: Araceli Castro – 2019 Winner

National Hat Day

Wednesday, January 15th, was National Hat Day! We celebrated with some OC trivia, snacks, giveaways, and a social media contest.

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Trade Shows

We attend dozens of trade shows throughout the year, but January is always our biggest month for events! This year, we debuted brand new booths and offered education sessions at the PPAI Expo. 

Lunch & Learn

On Wednesday, January 29th, we hosted students from Pea Ridge Manufacturing & Business Academy for a Lunch & Learn session!



With locations in Arkansas, California, and Texas, we currently employ 410 people, but that number is always changing. Check out all of our employment updates for the month including new hires and open positions.


We’re always working to help our team members grow in their current positions as well as advance to new roles and take on additional responsibilities. We’re proud to say ten employees received promotions in January.

  • Aubree Alden
  • Beth Erb
  • Carl Brinkman
  • Cassidy Ford
  • Daniel Chatman
  • Dylan Fitch
  • Erica Molina
  • Heather Craig
  • Michael Bell
  • Quinlyn Ostmeyer

New Hires

Outdoor Cap is constantly growing, and our team members very quickly become our family. Check out our newest additions for the month of January.

  • Forrest Amos
  • Isabel Cano
  • Corey Darling
  • Ronald Dunteman
  • Barbara Fondren
  • Benny Hamilton
  • Sarah Hanson
  • Christian Hornback
  • Shelby Horton
  • Donna Jamison
  • Kristen James
  • Randall Kelley
  • Paige McAlexander
  • Rosa Nava
  • Roberto Ortiz
  • Roman Quinones
  • Clayton Rich
  • Ashlyn Surls
  • Rodrigo Tonche
  • Vishakh Vijayan
  • Chase Williams
  • Joseph Willaimson

Open Positions

As of today (January 31, 2020), we’re currently working to fill the position listed below; please see our career page for more information.

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Applications Developer
  • Custom Sales Opps Support Team (Temporary)
  • Embroidery Production Operator (1st, 3rd & Seasonal Shifts)
  • Embroidery Manufacturing Lead (2nd Shift)
  • Full Stack Software Engineer
  • IT Network Administrator
  • Machine Operator
  • Material Handler

For more information about Outdoor Cap and more frequent updates, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.

Emily Potter

Emily Potter

Emily was the Content Marketer for Outdoor Cap Co. She holds an M.A. in AD & PR from the University of Alabama and a B.B.A in Marketing. Emily is an avid Crimson Tide football fan. She has a golden retriever named Opie Winston, and a cat named Tide. Emily has moved on to pursue other interests but her content will always be part of Outdoor Cap.