About Us

Brandywine River Representatives LLC was founded by Andy Molter in 2002 to represent specialty products to outdoor retailers in the Mid-Atlantic and New England region. Today, we are pleased to offer our vendors and retail partners 15 years of award winning representation and customer service, representing ExOfficio travel apparel, Eagle Creek Travel Solutions, Chaco footwear, Fjällräven, HANWAG, Primus, Brunton, Ledlenser, and Leatherman.

2017 Brandywine Reps Team

Named after the historic tributary that flows a half mile from our offices in Delaware, Brandywine River Representatives is proud to have won numerous sales and service awards and continues to be a leader in the outdoor retail industry.  Brandywine River Representative’s dedicated staff provides quality service, bringing great brands and retailers together to better supply perfect gear for the explorer in all of us.

Rep of the Year Awards:

  • 2004 – Katadyn/Optimus
  • 2008 – Vasque Footwear
  • 2009 – Vasque Footwear, Eagle Creek, Katadyn/Optimus
  • 2013 – Eagle Creek, Katadyn/Optimus
  • 2014 – Katadyn/Optimus, Nikwax Aftercare

Andy Molter

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At Brandywine River Representative’s helm, Andy supports the firm’s key accounts and retail outlets in Manhattan and Long Island.  He currently serves on the board for the Eastern Outdoor Reps Association (EORA) and is a member of the Eastern Winter Sports Reps Association (EWSRA).

Andy holds a degree in Business Management from Keene State College.  His background includes five years as a store manager and staff trainer at Colorado, an outdoor retail chain, and four years as a sales rep for Peter Burnes and Associates.  In 2002 Brandywine River Representatives was born and he’s never looked back.

Andy has always loved travel and the outdoors.   As a kid, he camped and traveled with the Boy Scouts of America and was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at eighteen. Today, he is actively involved in offshore and inshore fishing, disc golf, and sailing with his father.  Andy most enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa and two daughters, whether traveling to far off places or going on smaller adventures close to home. Andy is always looking forward to getting back outside!

Ryan for websiteRyan Moran

Ryan, one of our amazing Sales Reps, comes with a strong background working in specialty ski and snowboard retail environments where he was manager and buyer for some of the best shops in the Mid- Atlantic.  Whether it be the mountains or the beach, Ryan spends as much time as he can outdoors, preferably snowboarding when the weather permits. He is an avid traveler and loves exploring new places and meeting new people every chance he gets.

 

DianaDiana Rowland

Diana comes to us with 15 years of brand, retail and consumer experience in the outdoor and lifestyle industries. Most recently she was with Dansko footwear. Diana is passionate about connecting people with brand and products they will love. Diana lives in West Chester, Pennsylvania with her husband and young son. Time away from work is loading up the Subi with saddles, kayaks, skis and bikes for the next family adventure.

Melissa Molter

MelissaMelissa is the go-to person in the office, managing the needs of both the BRR team and our business partners. Melissa has been behind-the-scenes of BRR since its inception, and has recently taken on a more active role. Using both her analytical and interpersonal skills obtained in the field of Clinical Research, she brings a fresh and unique perspective to the company. In her free time, she can be found horseback riding or kayaking on the Brandywine River. But, her most favorite activity is traveling far and wide with her husband (yup, Andy is her husband) and two girls.

Lorna Wheeler

lornaWith 27 years as a Sales Representative in the Ski and Outdoor Industry, Lorna brings a wealth of experience and dedication to Brandywine River Reps. Lorna grew up and currently lives in the Finger Lakes Region of Western New York, an area surrounded by beautiful hillsides and a gorgeous lake. Lorna has spent many years playing in this area: downhill skiing, snowshoeing, SUP boards = paddle and yoga, waterskiing, wake surfing and cycling, adding to the huge passion she has for the industry in which she works. Although, her real passion belongs to being a mother of two wonderful teenage daughters.

Natalie Darmohraj and Dave Vietze

Natalie and DaveNatalie and Dave, principals of the sales agency ASA- A Stitch Above, have partnered with Brandywine River Reps to assist in the sales and servicing of the New England territory. This husband and wife team from Rhode Island, brings over 38 years of combined sales, management, and retail experience to the team. Natalie and Dave, both avid cyclists, have a passion for travel and the outdoors.