Big Bear Gear Team

  Michael Ehrenreich, Owner
  • Michael is a dermatologist and founder of SOMA Skin and Laser with offices in Millburn and Paramus.
  • Created board games Start Up and Election.
  • Designer of the Zigo Leader Carrier bicycle.
  • Interests: Hiking, kayaking, building rustic furniture, biking, trail building, travel, music.
  • Something you may not know about him: He wrote three musicals: Medicine the Musical, The War and Hooked.
  • Favorite Place: Lambertville, NJ.
  • Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Mission at Big Bear Gear: Dreaming the big dream
Rebecca Gelman, Owner
  • Rebecca is a licensed architect  specializing in residential homes and historic renovation.
  • Co Dreamer with her husband Michael Ehrenreich.
  • Volunteers for beautification and storefront programs and serves on the boards of various organizations. 
  • Pastimes: Hiking, kayaking, biking, art, spending time with family, exploring new places along the Delaware River.
  • Something you may not know about her: She speaks Italian and lived in Hong Kong and Italy for five years.
  • Favorite Place: Lambertville, NJ.
  • Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Moose Tracks
Matt, Gould, Assistant Manager
Tyler Jackson, Retail Associate

Dillon McKeegan, Outdoor Education Instructor

 Dillon is an avid outdoorsman with diverse interests and a crazy amount of skills. Lifelong lover of exploring and everyman adventurer. Experienced woodsman, backpacker, climber and fisherman. Lives to share outdoor experiences, find humor anywhere on the trail, and create stronger communities through appreciation of the land.

 

Chris LeBaw, Outdoor Education Instructor

Chris is a lover of music. An Eagle Scout, Masters student for Public Policy at Rowan University and an amatuer woodworker. Through many years with the BSA program at summer camps, high adventure camps and also a local day camp stoked a passion for outdoor education. Hopes to one day be an environmental advocate and to protect it for future generations.