Ben Nourse

Ben Nourse

Co-owner

Ben is co-owner of Borrego Outfitters and the entrepreneur of the group. Before moving to Borrego and opening Borrego Outfitters, Ben was CEO of GreatFood.com, Inc., a successful Internet-based gourmet food retailer.

"I like being able to buy all this cool stuff at my own store,” Ben says. “The things we sell are things I’m personally proud to use or have in my home, so I have no problem recommending them to our customers.”

Donna Nourse

Donna Nourse

Co-owner

Donna is co-owner of Borrego Outfitters, and is our resident “foodie”. Donna worked with Ben at GreatFood.com, and comes from a long career in food, retail and management.

“When you own a retail business, life is one big shopping trip”, says Donna. “I love discovering neat new products to introduce our customers to!”

Corie Jaramillo

Corie Jaramillo

Store Manager - Partner

Corie is our Store Manager and is a long-time Borrego resident who enjoys spending her free time with her family enjoying life in the desert.

“Having such a wide variety of products really keeps me on my toes,” says Corie. “There’s a little something for everyone. I truly enjoy selling the things we carry knowing they are good quality for a fair price. It really lets me enjoy my job and give the best customer service in town!”

Karen Hildebrandt

Karen Hildebrandt

Assistant Store Manager

After 25 years in Humboldt, Karen is enjoying being a full-time desert dweller in her native San Diego County. She loves chatting with regulars and visitors and assisting with buying for the Outfitters.

"Every day’s like Christmas with all the new fun stuff coming in!"

Paige Schafer

Paige Schafer

Store Asscoiate - Marketing

Paige is a full-time resident of Borrego, after moving here from Nevada. When she’s not working, Paige enjoys hiking in the Anza-Borrego Desert, reading, and spending time with her family.

"You never know what you’re going to find in Borrego Outfitters, we have things you never knew you needed!"

Stephanie Sullivan

Stephanie Sullivan

Store Associate

Stephanie moved to Borrego Springs in 2017 from North County San Diego. When she is not working, she is busy running, hiking, rescuing animals and living a healthy lifestyle.

"This desert is my best adventure yet!"

Marsha Boring

Marsha Boring

Wine Buyer

Marsha is an avid cyclist, which helps balance her love of food and wine. She started as the manager at the Gourmet Outfitters and has been involved in the food, wine and kitchen departments at the main store.

"Being the Wine Buyer at the Outfitters is a dream job for me. It combines my love of wine with the fun of working with Ben, Donna and the whole Outfitters team."