Danny Giovale founded Kahtoola in 1999. Passionate about the outdoors and designing and making outdoor gear, he remains closely involved with the product development and daily activities at Kahtoola. He enjoys mountain adventures, spending time with his family, bad puns, and is sometimes found laughing at his own jokes.
Hilary has lived in Flagstaff, AZ, since 1989, where she developed a deep love for the outdoors. When the opportunity to work for Kahtoola starting in 2006 came about, she jumped at the chance. In her spare time Hilary enjoys being with her family, hiking, and just getting outside.
After graduating from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Chris headed straight for Kahtoola where he does product design and engineering. He enjoys spending time with his wife and their two dogs, climbing and backpacking, and exploring the Grand Canyon.