We are proud to be the superyacht industry’s leading manufacturer of inflatable water toys. Focusing on innovation, quality and service our team is based in Austin, Texas and we serve the global yachting market.
Meet The Team
John joined FunAir in 2014 to lead the yachting and marine business globally, where he enjoys working with clients around the world. A true outdoorsman, John enjoys boating, kayaking, fly fishing, diving (especially in the Bahamas) and skiing. His passion for travel is shared by his wife and two children and they all enjoy cultural visits to Europe, spending time onboard a friends yacht in the Caribbean, and road trips across America to visit friends and family.
Eric is an avid e-foiler, snow boarder and stand up paddler. Always a kid at heart, Eric came up with the idea for FunAir while looking for creative ways to turn up the fun at his lake house for his friends and family. Eric is a firm believer that the details make the difference. He makes sure we continue to push the envelope on eye-popping innovative designs while maintaining the industry’s best quality.
Raising four kids with his awesome wife in Austin, Todd enjoys family time, outdoor concerts, cool restaurants, and biking or running around Austin’s great trails. Todd’s job at FunAir is focused on ensuring the entire FunAir team is delivering on all aspects of the business. When away from work, you can find Todd in leadership roles with non profit organizations, working in a mission field with his church in Central America, or enjoying the mountains of Colorado on a pair of snow skis.
Claudia joins The FunAir sales team with a focus on Fun. She will be your go to contact for FunAir products that raise smiles and make those once in a lifetime moments happen. Born and raised in Austin, Texas she is an amazing photographer and can be found hiking trails or sailing on lake Austin and capturing the awesome landscapes she finds on her adventures.
Beau joined the team in the summer of 2022 from a background in event marketing and sponsorship sales in the automotive industry. Growing up in Colorado, Beau enjoys fly-fishing, backpacking, skiing, live music, and simply experiencing the outdoors. He shares the affinity for travel with the rest of the FunAir team, and is thrilled to help share the FunAir brand with clients around the globe.
PRODUCT DESIGN & ENGINEERING MANAGER
Jodi, Finance Manager for FunAir, began working for the company in 2016. Jodi lives in Austin, TX with her husband and her 4 furr-children. She loves to spend time by the pool with her family, including her two adult human kids, who all make up a die-hard Oklahoma Sooner family. For the rest of us, thats a college sport reference. Jodi also loves to explore Austin and listen to live music, watch football, as well as work out doing OrangeTheory or riding her bike.
Sarrah heads up the marketing team at FunAir and is the creative behind our brand. She is based in the UK but is regularly found visiting all the European yachting destinations. Another fan of being outdoors, Sarrah loves to spend time exploring forests, swimming in lakes, growing lots of organic fruit and veg, and driving to the Alps in the winter for snow weekends. She has three cats, three giant Newfoundland dogs and four ducks.
Jenn works in sales and operations and loves to streamline process using technology. She grew up sailing and boating and was featured on ESPN at 14 for teaching other kids to sail. This clearly stuck with Jenn because she taught her husband to sail and he now competes in Fastnet! Other accomplishments include creating Nigeria’s first completely solar classroom, running a blog for her dog called Bridget Jones and finding new ways to reuse and recycle, including upcycling furniture.
John is responsible for the supply chain, outbound logistics and quality assurance of all FunAir products. He has lived on tropical islands in Formosa and Luzon, survived a decade of harsh winters in Canada and endured several dry summer heat waves whilst living in central Texas. John also accidentally won the Peel, Ontario regional Jr. volleyball championship while he was just trying to stay active for a basketball season.
Sales & Operations
Thelma works in Sales & Operations and is passionate about all things fun. She is a creative by nature and has lived in Austin, Tx for 40 years and enjoys everything Austin and hill country. Along with her husband, three adult children and two dogs she enjoys outdoor camping and snow skiing, although not necessarily at the same time! Thelma has a passion for design as well as empowering others through faith, family and fitness. She also owns and enjoys running a small business in the beauty industry.
Emery received her degree in Industrial Design from the University of Washington in Seattle. She then returned to her hometown of Austin and joined FunAir as a Design Engineer in March of 2022. In addition to industrial design, Emery enjoys other creative hobbies like knitting and graphic design. She also spends her free time cooking, doing yoga, and exploring coffee shops around Austin.
Henrik joined FunAir as a product engineer and designer in May 2014 after graduating from the Industrial Design university with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. In his spare time Henrik makes up for all that time in front of a computer and has a very active lifestyle. He enjoys riding, climbing, playing badminton, playing football and table tennis. Henrik loves to travel (a shared passion for the FunAir family) and seeks out lots of different scenic spots to admire the view. He also likes to visit various design museums and art galleries to expand and develop his design vision.
Oscar joined FunAir in October 2020 as a Design Engineer after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Architectural Engineering. Passionate about learning and innovation, he develops software tools to accelerate the pace of 3D modeling and rendering for the engineering team. He enjoys physical activities like weightlifting, climbing, tennis, and running. Outside of work and exercise, he likes to explore new hobbies, travel, and spend time with friends and family.
Sam received his degree in Product Design from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Environmental Design School. He joined FunAir as a Design Engineer in January of 2023 from a background in Residential RE and various self-directed design projects. In addition to product design, Sam enjoys modifying and restoring vehicles, playing guitar, and traveling the world. He also spends his free time hiking, scuba diving, off-road motorcycling, and skiing.
Join team FunAir
FunAir is growing and we would love to hear from people who are interested in making the fun happen. Although our HQ is in Austin, Texas we work with people from all over the world so your location is not a factor. If you live in a yachting hub like Antibes or Fort Lauderdale, Monaco or Barcelona, then thats even better. If you’ve got what it takes to bring smiles to peoples faces everyday and have exceptional attention to detail, we look forward to talking with you. Please send us your resume via the email link below and we will be in touch!