Betsy Bertram is an adventurer, community builder, writer, speaker, and leader. From 2012-2019 she worked in the outdoor industry at her family owned adventure outfitters, Townsend Bertram & Company in Carrboro, North Carolina. At TB&C Betsy worked in many roles including: sales associate, buyer, general manager and brand developer. In her last three years at the store as brand developer, Betsy managed marketing, built an events program and directed community outreach and nonprofit partnerships. In August of 2019, Betsy stepped into an advisory role at TB&C to pursue a degree in Outdoor Leadership.
Betsy founded Bertram Consulting, community minded, sustainability focused consulting for businesses seeking to thrive, grow and giveback. In addition to consulting, Betsy is a certified Kripalu yoga teacher and International Kiteboarding Instructor. She writes for the outdoor industry and has been published in SNEWS, The Voice, She Explores, and Outdoor Retailer. As a graduate of the Outdoor Industry Association Skip Yowell Future Leadership Academy, Betsy now serves as the vice chair on the Future Leadership Academy board. Betsy currently lives in North Carolina where she consults, teaches yoga and finishes her degree.
As a kiteboarder, ocean lover, mountain goer, snowboarder, Betsy seeks refuge and rejuvenation in the natural world. Betsy’s adventurous and imaginative nature informs her daily life. Homemade breakfast, mandala drawing, star gazing, farmer’s markets, and walkabouts in the woods are a few of her favorite things.