The Band of Brothers Outdoors team
Band of Brothers Outdoors is a fully operational Non Profit organization that was started and founded by three Military Veterans with one mission in mind... "To get our Veterans and Active duty members outdoors to experience the benefits of Recreational Therapy!". Whether it be Kayaking, Mushrooming, Hiking, Snow Shoeing, Hunting or Fishing, Band of Brothers Outdoors is committed to helping our veterans and active duty service members get back outdoors.
President / Co-Founder
Jarad Theile is President of Operations and Co-Founder of Band of Brothers Outdoors. He spends much of his time with five children fishing and camping as much as possible. Jarad is an Army Reserve and OIF veteran.
Jim Eakman is Vice President of Operations for Band of Brothers Outdoors. Jim began volunteering for BOBO events 4 years ago beginning with hosting the fishing event at Doc’s Harbor on Mille Lacs. From that time, he has become more involved in the organization helping with many other events. Jim loves the outdoors and spends time hunting, fishing and camping with his family. Jim works as a Sr. Project Manager and is not a veteran but is passionate about helping to get our veterans outdoors doing what they love
Director of Field Staff and Events
Jordan Henrichs, an avid sportsman that can't get enough of the outdoors. Hunting, fishing, and family. Currently serving in the army national guard as an M1A1 tank crewmen.
Kurt Roettjer is a Desert Storm veteran and served as a security police officer in the MN ANG. He was also a St.Paul police officer until 2012 when he was injured in the line of duty. Kurt loves spending time with his family, but can’t wait to get out in the woods. He enjoys shooting, hunting and fishing and finds healing through the outdoors, and his brothers.
Shannon Hanson is Treasurer of Band of Brothers Outdoors. She spends most of her time playing with her 3 dogs or exercising when time permits. Shannon has her Master's in Accountancy and is an OEF and OIF veteran.