About us

Our Story

After extensively searching, but unsuccessfully finding, a fun, fashionable headband that did not slip, Rebecca Buckley, Founder of Bondi Band, received the inspiration to create her own line while vacationing in Australia.

After returning home from Australia, the experiment and development process began. She created the perfect design, incorporating elements of both function and fashion, and began hand sewing Bondi Band headbands in her hometown of Lewiston, Maine in February 2005.

Although Bondi Band began with only headbands, it has expanded to a full line of headwear, compression products and accessories in comfortable, colorful options to fit every lifestyle and personality for active women, men and children.

Bondi Band’s philosophy is to make great products at a great price and deliver superior customer service.

Along with offering functional unisex, high quality, American Made products, Bondi Band donates 10% of all profits to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts.

Thank you for being a loyal Bondi Band Customer and for helping us make a difference!

Rebecca Buckley - Our Founder

Bondi Band creator and founder Rebecca Buckley is a mother of four. Originally from Maine, she now resides in Connecticut with her husband, 4 kids and 2 dogs. The demands of running a growing business and taking care of an also growing family keep her very busy, but in her free time she enjoys travelling. Rebecca loves sweets, which is why she can often be found running on her treadmill – while sporting a Bondi Band of course!

Jolie Lindley - Outside Sales Manager

Jolie joined the Bondi Band team in January 2012, after many years as an elementary school teacher. Along with Jolie’s education background, she also brings Customer Service Management experience from the hospitality industry where she learned the art of exceeding the expectations of her customers. She brings her love of customer service to life while helping customers with questions, special requests and custom orders. Jolie’s favorite part of her job is hearing the testimonials from customers about how Bondi Band has helped them meet their goals or inspired them to achieve more. Jolie currently resides in Holly Springs, North Carolina, with her husband, Michael and 3 children, Ann Marie, Sarah and Gray. Jolie loves wearing her Bondi Band on family walks or while training for her next race. Jolie can be contacted at jolie@bondiband.com.

Kari Kaufman - Show Coordinator

Kari Kaufman joined the Bondi Band team in July of 2013. She currently resides in southwest Wisconsin with her husband Jason and 2 children, Kaden and Payton along with 2 dogs. In 2010 , Kari signed up for Crazylegs in Madison, Wisconsin; an 8k race and has participated every year since. Since her first race, she began gradually increasing her distance. Last May, she completed her first half marathon and loved the distance! In Kari's spare time she enjoys being with family and friends, and enjoys outdoors activates such as golf, and running. Kari can be contacted at kari@bondiband.com.

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