Jeff Steber


Jeff Steber, Founder/President/Designer/Craftsman: The official story goes something like this:  Started making bikes in his garage in Lake Elsinore, Ca in the early 90’s on his kitchen table w/ a band saw & drill press, etc... (you’ve heard...

Marv Strand


Marv Strand, Vice-President/General Manager:  Business man & entrepreneur, Strand stared his own communications firm in Orange County, Ca “MS Com”.  A rabid appetite for mountain biking and a discerning palette lead him to Jeff Steber, whom...

Chad Peterson


Chad Peterson, Chief Operations Officer:  Former product manager/ develop at Cannondale and Patagonia, Chad most recently worked at Selle Royal as the Director of Product.  He has 15 year of experience in marketing, product management and process...

Lynette


Lynette Salgado, Accounting Manager: Lynette’s job description should simply read “the glue”.  In addition to her role as accounting manager, Lynette has a unique ability to keep all departments functioning as one unit – heading in the same direction,...

Jennifer Gabrielli


Jennifer Gabrielli, Sales/Marketing Coordinator:  Former pro downhiller, Jenn worked for Intense from 1996-2000 and returned for round 2 last year.  She has years of experience in both sales and marketing and works to ensure both departments work...

Thomas Harter / SEED...


Thomas Harter, Director of Composite Engineering.  Born and raised in Germany’s Black Forest, Thomas has a life-long love of the outdoors.  He has a massive sense of adventure and is known to take ridiculously long hikes up extremely steep mountains....

Mike Dettmers


Mike Dettmers, Director of Sales:  Intense welcomed Mike as our new Director of Sales early this summer.  Mike brings with him a well-rounded background in sales & business and a passion for riding the best bikes in the world. Before his Intense...

Andrew Van Zuyen


Andrew Van Zuyen, Account Manager:  Andrew originally came to Intense in 2006 where he worked in the sales dept until 2010. After a short sebatical, he returned in 2010 to re-claim his seat in sales.   In addition to his job as account manager, Andrew...

Jake Cooper


Jake Cooper, Account Manager: Jake grew up at Intense.  Starting in customer service/warranty dept at the young age of 22, Jake moved in to the demo program, then moved on to quality control. He eventually worked his way into sales, and now on the eve of his 28th...

Chad Duffy


Chad Duffey, Customer Service Manager:  Chad was born on the east coast & migrated out west in 1999 to fulfill his destiny as Intense’s Customer Service Manager. After working in sales for a big chemical firm, Chad came to Intense in 2004 and joined...

Johnny flores


Johnny Flores (aka: Johnny Crash), Technical Service:  Johnny is a long-time Intense guy, whose knowledge of the brand extends back to his days of working at a local bike shop, popular among Intense owners.  Even before beginning his job w/ Intense,...

Sam Wilson


Sam Wilson, Customer Service:  Long-time part-timer and now real-life college graduate & full-time customer service guy, Sam’s Intense journey began in 2010 when he worked part-time during summer vacations & winter breaks while he earned...

RTW


Rick the Welder:  If you've known Rick for more than 10 minutes, it comes as no surprise that his ride-of-choice is not an Intense, but a Harley Davidson.  He doesn't spend his weekends building trails or hiking up cliffs only to huck himself...

Rob Warren


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Assembly


Kenny & Jimmy – The Cimmino Brothers, assembly:  Otherwise known as the Wonder Twins, these brothers are a team in every way. Able to work side-by-side in assembly every day and hang out together on weekends - who can spend this much time with...