NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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NSSF Board of Governors Elects Two New Members

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August 18, 2014

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NSSF Board of Governors

Elects Two New Members

Mike Owens

Bruce Pettet

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation Board of Governors announces the election of its newest board members: Mike Owens, President and Chief Operating Officer of Gander Mountain, and Bruce Pettet, President and CEO of Leupold & Stevens.

Both will serve three-year terms expiring in 2017.

Owens joined Gander Mountain in 2009 as executive vice president and chief operating officer and was named the company’s president and chief operating officer in 2013. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, Owens was with Anheuser-Busch for 27 years, serving in positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president of business operations.

Pettet became the chief executive at Leupold & Stevens in March of this year. Before joining Leupold & Stevens, Pettet was President and CEO of Collective International, owner of Airwalk and other footwear brands. Prior to joining Airwalk, he was President and CEO of Brooks Sports, Inc., known for its premium running shoes and accessories.

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The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 10,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit www.nssf.org.

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