Our Team

Be sure to check out our hard working team who made all of Natural United possible.

Patrick Stepanek

Patrick is the Founder and CEO of Natural United Outdoors Company. He is a graduate of Ohio State University in Corporate Finance and has experience in startups & venture capital. To Patrick, Natural United is an opportunity to preserve our planet for future generations. Growing up in Hudson, Ohio, Patrick had a national park within … Continue reading Patrick Stepanek

Megan Lee

Megan is the Chief Operations Officer of Natural United Outdoors Company, overlooking day to day efforts and contributing to business and sales development. She is currently working towards her Bachelors in Economics and Music at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL after growing up in Hudson, OH. Megan is passionate about taking initiative to create change … Continue reading Megan Lee

Tim Naujoks

Tim is one of the designers for Natural United. He received his Masters degree in Arts Education with a studio focus on Digital Photography in 2004. Shortly after, Tim formed his photography and design business. He is grateful that his interest in art and photography has led him to a career in the creative field. Tim … Continue reading Tim Naujoks

Nick Hoeller

Nick is one of the Page Administrators ​& Photographer for Natural Ohio’s Instagram. He has been with Natural United Outdoors Company for since 2015, contributing his own photos and selecting the communities photos. Currently working on getting his associates degree in Photography at Cuyahoga Community College, Nick is passionate about Ohio and it’s beautiful landscapes. … Continue reading Nick Hoeller

Andrew John

Andrew works as the Creative Director and Marketing behind Natural United Outdoors Co. Currently a design student at College for Creative Studies in Detroit, he studies Advertising Design and Photography with a passion for the creative arts. Natural United Outdoors is his “giving back” to everything nature can provide us. Born and raised by the … Continue reading Andrew John

George Kerr

George is a landscape and portrait photographer based in Eagle River, Alaska. The sheer beauty of this region often defies description, which is why he prefers the visual medium of photography. Constantly inspired by the vast and ever-changing Alaskan wilderness, he often find himself hiking alone, able to contemplate the solitary landscape. Amidst by such … Continue reading George Kerr

Pom Biswas

Pom is an entrepreneur and amateur landscape photographer based in Los Angeles, California. He joined the Natural United team early 2018 and is one of the Administrators for the Instagram pages of Natural California, Oregon and North Dakota. Born and spent most of his youth in India, he earned his Bachelors degree in Technology. He … Continue reading Pom Biswas

Benny Boysel

Benny is Photographer and Brand Ambassador with Natural United based in Los Angeles, California. After packing up and moving across the country from his hometown outside of Cleveland, Ohio, Benny has found passion in adventure and in having a constantly changing horizon, always yearning to travel and capture the world through his lens along the … Continue reading Benny Boysel

Seth Smith

Seth is a Videographer, Photographer and Professional Adventurer currently based out of Alaska. In the most recent years Seth has spent his time wandering the farthest reaches of the United States and other areas around the globe. He picked up videography and photography as a way to share with others the unique experiences, people and … Continue reading Seth Smith

Matt Sampson

Matt is a self-taught photographer and PhD chemist currently based out of Door County, WI. He recently returned home to the Midwest after a five-year stint in San Diego for grad school. As a child, Matt took frequent trips to the Rocky Mountains with his family, and since, he has developed an intimate bond with … Continue reading Matt Sampson

Osman Mansaray

A designer from Sierra Leon West Africa, I was introduced to art through my dad who taught me to draw birds when I was a kid. I was hooked from when I was about 6 years old and have been drawing and doodling since. Nature and outdoors-inspired, camping and hiking and in the Shenandoah’s are … Continue reading Osman Mansaray

Megan Ortiz

Megan is a writer, journalist, and Juris Doctor candidate based out of Las Vegas, Nevada, but—first and foremost—she is a Westerner. Currently she manages the Natural Nevada page. Growing up in the high deserts of northern Nevada, with the eastern Sierra and Lake Tahoe as her backyard, Megan has spent much of her life camping, … Continue reading Megan Ortiz

Drew Griffing

Drew Griffing is a director, cinematographer, editor, photographer and all around passionate creator. As a page admin for Natural Ohio Drew helps curate content from other Ohio creators  along with contributing his own video work featuring his Ohio adventures. Growing up hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and skiing Drew has loved the outdoors from a young … Continue reading Drew Griffing

Hunter Gawne

Hunter Gawne is full time freelance photographer from Cleveland, Ohio. Currently living Portland, Oregon, he is one of our administrators for Natural Oregon. Hunter has always had a special place in his heart for adventure and is constantly going the extra mile when it comes to getting outside and adventuring. Hellen Keller’s famous quote “life … Continue reading Hunter Gawne

Yousef Yacoub

Yousef is the Data Analyst and Strategist behind Natural United Outdoors Company. He is currently pursuing a dual degree at The Ohio State University in Biological Engineering and International Studies specializing in International Relations and Diplomacy with a minor in Global Public Health. Being born and raised in Westerville, Ohio, Yousef is a proud Ohioan … Continue reading Yousef Yacoub