March 10, 2008, Carlsbad, CA — Bubble Gum co-founder, Britt Galland announced today that the company has hired aspiring pro surfer, David Suhadolnik to serve as Accounts Manager, effective March 1, 2008.
“David is a perfect fit for helping us grow and promote the Bubble Gum brand,” said Galland. “He’s full of energy, he’s an outstanding surfer, and he loves the sport of surfing. This new position will allow him to travel and start making a name for himself in the business side of the surfing community, as he continues to pursue his career as a competitive surfer.”
Suhadolnik recently graduated from San Dieguito Academy, a long-time hotbed of amateur surfing talent. As Bubble Gum’s Accounts Manager, he will be calling on the company’s growing account base on both the West and East coasts, as well as helping to develop and service new international accounts.
“I’m super-stoked to get my first real job in the surf industry,” said Suhadolnik. “I’m looking forward to getting some solid business experience and the opportunity to promote the Bubble Gum brand behind our pro team riders, like Taylor Knox, Rob Machado, Freddy Patacchia, Gabe Kling, and Tonino Benson,” said Suhadolnik. “
When he’s not manning the phone or criss-crossing SoCal in the Bubble Gum custom van, you can find the 18-year-old goofy footer dismantling the peaks at his home break at Seaside Reef. David is wrapping up a long and successful amateur surfing career and is looking forward to stepping up to ASP Pro Junior and WQS events.
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