• CEO Talks: Donna Carpenter of Burton Snowboards

    8 days ago - By WWD

    Donna Carpenter was only 20 years old when she walked into a bar in Londonderry, Vt., on New Year's Eve in 1981 - and her life changed forever.
    It was there that she met Jake Burton Carpenter, who had started a business out of his barn in 1977 creating this newfangled product called a snowboard. They married a year later and over the past 35 years have worked together to build Burton Snowboards into an undisputed leader in the snow sports industry.
    Donna Carpenter, who started out dipping snowboards in polyurethane and answering the customer service line that rang in their bedroom, was...
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