Stephan Aarstol '99

Founder and CEO

Sunday, July 1, 2018TOPICS: Alumni

Stephan Aarstol, USD alumnus and Founder and CEO of Tower Paddle Boards
begin quoteI am now known notoriously as the worst pitch in the history of Shark Tank to actually land a deal. I gathered myself and made this Rocky-like comeback and then ended up getting a deal with Mark Cuban.

Tower Paddle Boards

MBA alumnus Stephan Aarstol, founder and CEO of Tower Stand Up Paddle Boards, used his class assignments to develop his business plan. After pitching his big idea on Shark Tank and landing a deal with Mark Cuban, Tower was named the #1 fastest growing company in San Diego in 2014.


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