Originally from Pasadena, CA, Duane’s appetite for adventure and kid-like enthusiasm for, well, everything was the impetus for founding what would become Resort Outfitters. He holds a BA in Art History and Master of Public Administration from Brigham Young University. Today, he oversees the business from his office in White Sulphur Springs, WV where he keeps a keen eye on market strategy and future pursuits. 

Duane is principle of the Duane Zobrist Group a consulting firm focusing on business, family and collegiate leadership. He is the founder of the Falconry and Raptor Education Foundation, America’s first school of falconry. He serves on a number of non-profit boards including The Boy Scouts of America, Buckskin Council, and Greenbrier Episcopal School. Additionally, he is the Regional Chair and Chapter Learning Officer of the Young Presidents’ Organization.