Bradford Fayfield is the founder and owner of Colorado-based Storm Mountain Media, publishers of the FREESKIER and SNOWBOARD magazine brands, and parent company of Storm Studio, an agency and production division that provides solutions to clients like Coors, Under Armour, Red Bull, Vail Resorts and K2.
A serial entrepreneur, Fayfield founded Storm Mountain Media in 1997 from a ski-town condo. Today, the company has become the largest independent snow-media business in the world, reaching more than two million snow-sports enthusiasts every month through its magazines, websites, social-media channels and events.
Fayfield is widely regarded as a pioneer in action sports and enthusiast-based publishing, and is a frequent speaker at publishing conferences nationwide. Fayfield was recently awarded the distinct honor of being named to Folio: magazine’s “Folio: 40” - a compilation honoring 40 of the most influential people in magazine media.
Fayfield is an active investor in companies ranging from high-tech manufacturing to consumer-packaged goods. He proudly serves on the boards of MPA - the Association of Magazine Media, Banner Engineering Corporation, PopSockets, Storm Mountain Media and Ignyte Lab.
Fayfield holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and a master’s degree from Northwestern University where he is a recurrent lecturer. He is a former member of the US Ski Team.