Nick Adinolfe Named Director of Operations at Umpqua Feather Merchants


Nick-AdinolfeFrom Umpqua:

Umpqua is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Director of Operations — Nick Adinolfe. A seasoned operations manager with extensive operations, supply chain, warehousing, and engineering experience, Adinolfe has worked with companies as large as the Samsonite Corporation to smaller organizations with a portfolio ranging from consumer goods to high tech environments. Adinolfe’s manufacturing experience — both domestic and international — will broaden Umpqua’s ability to improve services and reduce costs for its customers.

Joining a company that is passionate about their customers is a great thing. Joining a company that is passionate and dedicated to the industry and its people is even more invigorating. Umpqua Feather Merchants is such a company — and I am excited that they have asked me to be a key member of their talented and devoted team.
— Nick Adinolfe, Director of Operations, Umpqua Feather Merchants

Nick brings a vast amount of operations experience to Umpqua — experience that will be invaluable in improving and maximizing operational efficiencies, making Umpqua and our customers better positioned for success.
— Jeff Fryhover, President and CEO, Umpqua Feather Merchants


Since being founded in Glide, Oregon by the late Dennis Black in 1972, Umpqua has been an innovator in the fly-fishing industry. In creating the first-ever Royalty Signature Fly Tyer Program, Umpqua altered the course of the industry by making flies more readily available and affordable to anglers everywhere, while at the same time enabling designers to receive recognition and compensation for their creativity. Today, Umpqua has nearly 200 Royalty Signature Designers and has introduced hundreds of revolutionary, game changing fly patterns throughout the years. Umpqua’s innovations extend far beyond just flies, and include award-winning fly boxes, packs and vests; industry unique, ultra-effective tapers; and a comprehensive assortment of high quality streamside accessories, hooks, fly-tying tying materials, tools and more.

Umpqua’s headquarters are located in Louisville, Colorado.
For more information, please visit, or contact:
Luke Wennik, Creative Marketing Manager Phone: 303.567.6696, ext. 102
Email: [email protected]


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