MEET OUR TEAM

EVAN KESTEN

Vice President | Sales & Business Development

As a former high school English teacher, Evan takes pride in educating folks about the need for regular and proper use of repellents. When he is not collaborating with Ranger Ready retailers, Evan enjoys spending time in the outdoors with this wife and two young daughters.

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LAUREN GULLIVER

Vice President | Operations, E-Commerce & Administration

Lauren is Ranger Ready's employee #1. She oversees the company's supply chain, warehouse, and customer care. As a SixSigma Blackbelt, Lauren connects dozens of cloud-based applications to be certain every Ranger Ready fan gets what they've ordered.  A graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and Stern School of Business, Lauren considers musical theatre performance her most treasured hobby.

TED KESTEN

Founder | Chairman

Ted is a co-inventor of Ranger ReadyRepellents. His decades of product development and manufacturing expertise enables Ranger Ready to stay at the forefront of the repellent industry.  Ted is the company's lead investor and member of the board of managers. He is also a board director of the Soteria Battery Innovation Group. Ted is an avid freshwater fisherman, golfer, and grandfather of five.

CHRIS L. FUENTES

Founder | Chief Executive Officer

Having raised his family in CT, Chris founded Ranger Ready to protect future generations from experiencing the serious, life altering impact from a single tick or mosquito bite. Developing"a better bug spray" with a safer ingredient is a satisfying culmination of a 30-year career in product and lifestyle marketing forChris.  Being able to cycle, hike and play outdoor sports without worrying tick bites is his favorite part of creating Ranger Ready.

Dylan Marshall

Order & Customer Service Lead | B2B

Dylan is the newest addition to the Ranger Ready team. His addition allows Ranger Ready to pick and pack more than 2,000 orders per day. When he isn't in the warehouse, Dylan enjoys weightlifting, rock climbing and spending time with friends outdoors.

BEBERRLI CRUZ

Manager | Customer Service

Beberrli is Ranger Ready’s bilingual customer care team member. She takes pride in talking to fans, supporting B2B & sales operation efforts, and expediting orders. Beb hassled the development of our loyalty program, Ranger Ready Rewards, because she is the front line of customer service and knows how Ranger Ready can help protect people from serious diseases. She enjoys learning how we can keep Ranger Ready fans protected.

COLLEEN KELLY

Manager | Digital Marketing

Colleen is at the center of RangerReady's digital footprint. We strive to connect with all our fans and business partners with the right message at the right time. Colleen makes that happen while leading all communication with our E-commerce agency. Colleen is passionate about environmental sustainability and was pleased to join Ranger Ready, a 100%recyclable consumer products company. She received her MBA in Digital Marketing from Sacred Heart University.

KATIE CURNAN

Creative Director

Born of artists in a digital age, Katie is the creative force behind Ranger Ready. She enjoys taking a sleepy category like repellents and completely 'reimaging' how we think about product and packaging.  There is seldom a camera or notebook out of reach. Katie makes talking about bug spray easy with fun graphics, cool images and lifestyle branding that sets Ranger Ready apart.  Music and her cat, Chips, take a front seat on Katie's time off.

CJAY OLIVER

Coordinator | Transportation & Warehouse

CJay has been with Ranger Ready from the beginning. When he isn't picking and packing orders that go to our fans everyday, you will find him on the road in Ranger Ready Heavy, our compact box truck, picking up product from local Connecticut suppliers. CJay's passion for precision is what helps Ranger Ready ship thousands of orders a day.