Rainier Industries’ shelter division named a new sales manger, Michael Tharpe. In his new role, Tharpe is charged with expanding the availability of Rainier tent and tent liner products across the U.S. He will continue to provide support to existing dealers with installation training, tradeshow assistance, and coaching as needed. Tharpe has more than 20 years of experience in the tent industry. He joined the Rainier team in 2015, tasked with growing sales on the East coast. In his new position, he will leverage his extensive knowledge and experience to make Rainier the go-to for technical and difficult tent projects, and set the standard for safe tent installation.