Meet the Team

Wallaroo’s team takes pride in everything they do. Stephanie Carter, Wallaroo’s CEO and Co-founder has created an environment where they feel vested in their jobs and are happy to come to work each day. During the year Wallaroo employees participate in team-building activities that support causes they are passionate about. These experiences foster employee bonding and provide opportunities for Wallaroo to interact with the community. Most importantly, Wallaroo is proud to be a Certified B Corp and a company whose mission is to help eliminate the threat of skin cancer through research, education and prevention.

Stephanie Carter

President and Co-Founder

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Hiking, going to yoga, running, skiing and traveling.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Golden latte with cinnamon cashew milk.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

When Harry Met Sally

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

My favorite hat is the Aspen Fedora. It is so versatile and a great accessory for easy styling no matter the season.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

An around the world trip that would last for at least a year (summer vacation? What’s that?).

Page Zarecki

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Boating, walking, spending time with my 2 dogs, husband and friends.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Tea.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

The Wizard of Oz and The Sound of Music

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Tori in mixed navy is my go-to Wallaroo hat. I am petite and the Tori was made with me in mind. The mixed navy goes with just about any outfit and it’s UPF 50+.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

The Maldives.

Darby Moore

Director of Finance

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Outside: running, playing tennis, skiing.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Latte.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Goonies

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Naples in black is perfect for my wardrobe. I love fedora hats and love to travel and this hat is packable, stylish and sun protective.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

African Safari.

Eric Shelton

DIRECTOR OF WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Camping, fishing and just enjoying life.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Coffee.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Forrest Gump

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Palm Beach in beige has been my favorite hat since we started carrying it in 2019. It’s packable, stylish, UPF 50+, soft and comfortable. I wear it to all the trade shows!

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Month stay in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Hillary Fine

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Spending time with our dog, family and friends, enjoying a nice glass of wine, or experiencing all that Colorado has to offer.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Chai tea.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Classic – Charade, Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant are amazing.
Modern – Captain America, I love a good superhero movie.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Petite Kristy in ivory and ice blue. It’s stylish and it protects me from the sun, which here in Colorado is shining almost all year-round.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling across Europe and enjoying the beautiful sights, delicious food, and spectacular wine.

Alison Lawrence

Director of ecommerce and technology INNOVATION

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Flowing with spontaneity and enjoying each moment with enthusiasm.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Routine is boring to me and caffeine doesn’t affect me. I like to roam around menu offerings and will often say 'Barista’s Choice'.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Jackie Brown; a twisted comedy of betrayal and greed. Fabulous the first time; bonus of becoming a richer experience with each viewing.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Aspen felt fedora is the perfect fashion accessory which transitions from the mountains to town with ease. Providing confident UPF 50+ sun protection it keeps me covered in style.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

On a secluded warm tropical beach with a slight breeze and yummy tropical delights; my definition of heaven on earth.

Saja Dingler

CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Walking my dog, enjoying happy hour with friends, exploring Denver and going to the mountains.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Latte.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

The Princess Bride

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Camille in turquoise. It’s cool on a hot summer day and gives me the perfect amount of shade and I love the turquoise trim.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Going to Tahiti and Bora Bora.

Ashley Minnick

Customer Service

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Probably sewing costumes and drawing.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Coffee, especially mochas.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Batman Returns

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

I like the Palm Beach because it’s a fashionable hat that can be worn for a lot of different occasions.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Go back to Tokyo and see more of the sites.

Brooke Brinkman

Customer service

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Working out, cooking, listening to music, or exploring the beautiful Rockies.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Coffee, black.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

When Harry Met Sally

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Montecito. The classic fedora shape, UPF protection, and packability makes it the ideal hat for any trip.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

An entire European tour/global excursion. There are too many amazing locations in this world to just pick one!

Stephanie Poole

Customer service

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Playing with my dogs, working in the yard, and making art.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Green tea

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Newsies; Newsboys Strike of 1899 with Christian Bale, suspenders and singing.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Sydney Fedora from our Carkella line. The Flexi-weave™ fabric is super packable and breathable, and the comfy-fit elastic band inside keeps it in place on windy days!

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

A work exchange across the world to really immerse myself in the local cultures.

Gabe Molina

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Enjoying the great outdoors.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Coffee.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Top Gun

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Avery in natural. This hat is very lightweight and comfortable and it looks great on me.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling around the world with my family.

Manuela (Melis) Gutierrez

WAREHOUSE TEAM

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

With my kids.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Tea.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Toy Story

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Tori in mixed rose. It is super comfortable and I always get compliments on the color.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Travel.

Corey Mullins

Warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Spending time with my family.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Southern style sweet tea

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Tombstone

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Shelton

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Fishing all day every day.

Ian Hadaway

Warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Traveling with my girlfriend.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Lattes

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Red Dawn

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Logan in camel.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

A trip to Ireland.

Jeff Kozelka

Warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Snowboarding, skateboarding, or playing disc golf.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Cocoa – warm and chocolaty, yum!

Your all-time favorite movie is:

South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Logan

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Hanging with the fam, spending time in nature, and doing the things I love while traveling.

Michal Zontek

Warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Reading books, listening to music, or cooking.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

All!

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Parasite by Bong Joon-ho

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Logan in camel.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Going to any sand desert.