We are a small organization that loves community and outdoor adventure. Every team members contributes to bringing a top HAT experience to customers.
HAT is here for the community, by the community, and with the community.
Owner & Founder
Robert is a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War who has lived in Hanover, NH for over 30 years. His move from Georgia to Montreal for a computer communications opportunity marked the first of many entrepreneurial experiences across the U.S. Having always enjoyed outdoor adventure, his major passions include sailing, hiking, biking, skiing, health & fitness, and starting businesses.
Chief Executive Officer
Chip joined the Hanover Adventure Tours team in 2020 and brings over 40 years of business experience across the specialty retail, consumer products, entertainment and hospitality sectors. Chip grew up in the Philadelphia area and now resides in South Woodstock, VT with his wife. They enjoy hiking, backpacking, cycling, and skiing with their two grown children.
Kim grew up in Hanover, NH and attended Loyola University Maryland where she studied marketing and rowed competitively. Kim has a master's degree from the Harvard Extension School in Management and works as a Marketing Manager at Harvard Business School Executive Education. Her major passions include rowing, biking, traveling, and skiing.
Marketing Manager & Tour Designer
Jayne spent the last few months hiking the Appalachian Trail and then decided to move from Florida to the Upper Valley. With a background in advertising and graphic design, and a desire to seek adventure and explore the outdoors, Jayne is taking on New England.
Ruthy spent her childhood in many different countries, but after living in, and experiencing some of the world's best hiking trails in New Zealand, moved to Norwich, VT. She studied graphic design at Lyndon State College and currently works for Horsley Witten Group, Inc., in Sandwich, MA. Her passions include rowing, hiking, skiing, and enjoying a good camp fire with friends!
Director of Operations
Bill has been working in outdoor recreation for the past 14 years with a degree in Outdoor Recreation Leadership from Colorado Mountain College. He previously worked as an EMT and holds certifications from the American Canoe Association and the American Mountaineering Guide Association. His passions include rock climbing, whitewater boating, and downhill skiing.
Frank has lived in the Upper Valley for the majority of his life. He has spent time working as a registered mechanic and currently helps to assist with all property renovations and bike mechanics. His major passions include modifying cars, camping, and motorcycles.
Guest Service Associate
Evan grew up in Connecticut and has recently moved to the Upper Valley. A graduate of Plymouth State University’s sports management program, he has hiked all 48 4,000 footers in New Hampshire and 900 miles of the Appalachian Trail. He enjoys spending his free time playing guitar, running, and hiking in the White Mountains.
Guest Service Associate
George is a born and raised local of the Upper Valley with all the background knowledge of New England. George is a graduate of the University of Vermont and he enjoys books, debate, and local politics.