Meet the Sun50 Team

We are a team of dedicated sun protection professionals who share the same core values. Integrity, company culture, and transparency speak to the faces behind our mission-based company.

Christie Covarrubias

Co-Founder, CEO & Board Chair 

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James Lockhart

Co-Founder, CFO & Board Member

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Jeff Milkie

Board Member

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Cassie Warner

Board Member

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Mark Hoiland

Board Member

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Sharia Washington

As an athlete and certified trainer, my goal is to educate youth and young adults about the importance of being proactive when it comes to sun protection and prolonged UV exposure.

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Ashley Hadfield

I have been an e-commerce marketing retail professional for 7 years prior to joining Sun50. I have always loved fashion and knew a career in this industry was what I wanted to pursue from the start. 

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Angela Twohy

Defining the phrase attention to detail, Angela Twohy is all about production details and does whatever it takes to make high quality sun protection clothing. 

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Julie Anderson

As Business Development Director for Sun50, I love the interaction with our current customers, reaching out to new customers and helping our brand grow.

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Jaymi Michael

I creatively express the brand visually to the world through all mediums of design: photography, video, illustration, print collateral and web design. I really enjoy creating and making an idea a reality. It is my passion.

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Antwan Bui

As Sun50’s head designer, I am determined to produce the highest quality apparel, which is both stylish and sun protective. When I create our collection samples and our production patterns, my journey leads to the best fit for both our customers and the Earth, as I am passionate about environmentalism and sustainability.

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Madison Hibbs

What I love most about my role is seeing the positive engagement from our Sun50 friends on social media grow. I love creating content that reflects our brand and sends out a positive message to our followers.

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Lyle Heikes

At Sun50 we’re like a family who wants each member to fulfill their dreams and experience joy and success while working on a common goal. It’s a feeling that we are all in this together. 

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Kylie Imholte

My role at Sun50 is to manage the Twitter & LinkedIn pages. Schedule, organize and style clothes for photo shoots to feature the  extraordinary merchandise Sun50 has to offer.

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Let's be honest here. The truth is the sun rises and sets on me, but I'm not the least bit concerned with titles. Call me what you will, but I AM the culture.

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