Monday, May 7, 2012
Steve Smith Promoted at Ellett Brothers
Chapin, S.C. - Ellett Brothers announces the promotion of Steve Smith to the position of Shooting Purchasing Manager at its Chapin office to assume the responsibilities of managing the daily operations of the shooting purchasing team.
United Sporting Companies (USC) Senior VP Chuck Walker stated, "We are very proud of Steve and his accomplishments while he has been at Ellett Brothers. He will help our buyers become better in their daily duties, which will make them stronger than they already are."
Steve began his employment with Ellett Brothers in the distribution center in 1991 and worked his way up to Senior Buyer. In 2006, Steve joined Pescador Apparel where he gained additional experience as their VP of Sales and later continued his development as an account manager with the Freedom Group before returning to Ellett Brothers in the Shooting Purchasing Department in 2010.
United Sporting Companies (USC) is a leading nationwide distributor of hunting, outdoor, marine and tackle products. The company operates through two subsidiaries, Ellett Brothers and Jerry'sSport Center which were founded in 1933 and 1949, respectively. USC distributes to all 50 states through facilities in Chapin, SC, Newberry, SC, Pittston, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Newington, CT, Dayton, OH, Spring Hill, KS, and Reno, NV. With the largest sales force in the industry, USCserves over 30,000 independent retail customers and maintains the largest product selection in theindustry with over 85,000 SKUs.
Chuck Walker, Senior VP
United Sporting Companies