Nick Sargent is the Director of Strategic Alliance for Burton Snowboards. In this position, Sargent is responsible for the global sales, event and marketing strategy for Burton Snowboards.

With more than 15 years of experience in sports, Sargent joined the Burton family after working as Manager of Corporate Alliances for the adidas-Salomon organization. In the 5 years at adidas-Salomon, he created the brands connection too many of the worlds largest companies & brands while maintaining the adidas-Salomon integrity and connecting the corporate community to winter sports.

In 1977, Jake Burton Carpenter founded Burton Snowboards out of his Vermont barn. Since then, Burton has fueled the growth of snowboarding worldwide through its groundbreaking product lines, its team of top snowboarders and its grassroots efforts to get the sport accepted at resorts. In 1996, Burton began growing its family of brands to include boardsports and apparel brands. Privately held and owned by Jake, Burton’s headquarters are in Burlington, Vermont with offices in California, Austria, Japan and Australia.

In 2006, Burton launched the Burton Global Open Series, now heading into its 5th successful year. Volvo, AMP, Nature Valley, Paul Mitchell, Corona and Kodak are core sponsors of Burton events.

Sargent and his family live in Stowe, VT