Proxy brings together a core team of experienced professionals to provide climbing hold brands a reliable, cost-effective, high-quality out-sourcing solution to their hold manufacturing and order fulfillment.

Meet the team:
Dustin Buckthal: Co-founder, scientist, entrepreneur, business brain, climber. Dustin holds a masters in chemistry, has more than 13 years’ experience in gym ownership, and 7 years’ experience in climbing wall construction.

John Stack: Co-founder, ex-pro climber, climbing wall design and construction expert. John is an innovator and workhorse, constantly improving our manufacturing equipment and processes.

Chris Harmston: Quality control, process development, and ISO 9000 certification. Chris has 20+ years’ quality control experience inside and outside of the climbing industry.  No stranger to climbing, Chris has done the first ascents of more than 200 routes in Utah’s Uinta Mountains and San Rafael Swell.