employee stories


  1. Friday, 8/28/15

    Life is a highway: Meet your new Bootmobile drivers.

    Before this summer, Sunny Millett and Ben Sandy were being driven by lots of things. Career ambitions. Growing responsibilities. The desire to stay in their home state of Maine. In June, they started doing the driving. Sunny and Ben are our two new Bootmobile drivers, a job that includes so much more than hitting the… More



  2. Thursday, 8/6/15

    Rafting the Kongakut River in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Scot B., Senior Developer for Equipment in Merchandising at L.L.Bean, has always had a fascination for Alaska, since reading articles about it in National Geographic as a child. As a registered Maine Guide and an experienced outdoorsman, he takes every opportunity to test our gear on outdoor adventures with family and friends. Over the past… More



  3. Tuesday, 5/26/15

    Meet L.L.Bean Paddling Instructor Daniel D.

    We recently caught up with Daniel D., an L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools (ODS) instructor from our Victor, NY store, who was excited to jump on board (literally) to share his love for paddleboarding and his excitement for teaching new skills.   What made you want to be an ODS Instructor? Growing up in the Adirondacks,… More



  4. Wednesday, 12/24/14

    Georgette Kanach: Master Maine Guide and Master Wildlife Artist

    There are not too many people who can claim to be a Master Maine Guide (for 31 years and counting!), a 2014 Miss Maine Sportsman finalist and Artist of the Year for the State of Maine Sportsman’s Show – but one of them happens to be right here at L.L.Bean. Georgette Kanach, a sales representative in… More



  5. Friday, 12/19/14

    Canoeing Maine’s Wild Allagash River

    It would be hard to call the Allagash River a Maine “secret.” Henry David Thoreau canoed the river and immortalized it in The Maine Woods more than 150 years ago, and it’s been protected as a National Wild and Scenic River for almost half a century. But the river’s remote path through Maine’s North Woods… More



  6. Thursday, 12/18/14

    L.L.Bean Employees Giving Back on the Appalachian Trail

    Since 1980, L.L.Bean employees, their families and friends have been maintaining an 18.5-mile section of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. For many years now, trip coordinators Laurie G. and Lisa R. have been avid volunteers, making sure the trail is clean and safe every spring and fall season. Here’s why they do it. When did… More



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