Our Amazing staff is the heart of our company.  Everyone who works for OPS is part of the Overlanding community and loves the outdoors.  Give us a shout and we can help you out. From building power systems to just talking about Overland travel. Our staff can do it all!


Tommy Clapp- Owner
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Tommy is an experienced Facilitator in team activities as well as having a Masters degree in Family Counseling with a focus in team dynamics. With over 17 years as a team facilitator at 7 different institutions and facilities Tommy works to bring the basics of leadership development to the forefront of his community and beyond. Tommy enjoys Overlanding with his wife and 4 children giving him the unique experience of family and travel.


Josh Carter- Owner

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Josh is an avid outdoorsman and overlander, but is also a Nurse and a new father! He loves traveling, mountain biking, kayaking, vehicle builds, and adventure. Right now he is currently involved in the new adventure of graduate school to become a Nurse Anethesthsist!

David Walls- Logistics Director
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David looks at life as one big adventure. He enjoys Overlanding and spending time in the great outdoors. David has an engineering background so details, details, details.

Reuben Smith- Marketing and Development Director

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Reuben Smith is an artist, educator and Camp Director. He has been part of the Overlanding community for five years. He lives in Nashville with his wife and their four pets.

Tanner Shivley- Marketing and Store Front

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Tanner is a current undergrad at Carson-Newman University, where he works with multiple student programs, pursues outdoor adventures, and enjoys tying the two together when possible. A lover of life, sandwiches, and all things outdoors, he is new to the Overlanding scene, but is excited to join the team and gain experience from a new journey.


Bri Dowis- Orders and Fulfillment