Thursday, August 9, 2018

Zanders Sporting Goods Now a 100% Woman-Owned Company

SPARTA, IL. (August 9, 2018) – Zanders Sporting Goods, a national distributor located in Sparta, Illinois, proudly announces that it is now a completely woman-owned business.  Long-time Zanders co-owner, Dennis Zanders, made  the decision to pass ownership of the company to his daughters after 50 years in the family business. The Zanders ownership group now consists of Glenda Zanders, Kathy Zanders-Stellhorn, Stefanie Zanders, Jill Zanders-Henslee & Christine Zanders-Cox.  

“This is a major development for Zanders and a big milestone for us as a company,” noted Stefanie Zanders, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Zanders Sporting Goods.  “All of us at Zanders are very thankful to my father for his leadership and tutelage over the past 50 years.  Looking forward, we are very excited about what the future holds for us and are proud to be a completely woman-owned company.  Women in the firearms and outdoors industries are becoming more common-place and we are thrilled to join the ever-growing numbers of companies owned by visionary women.”  

To learn more about Zanders, visit their website at

About Zanders Sporting Goods

Zanders has been serving U.S. firearms dealers for well over 50 years. With more than 40,000 products that now include archery, archery accessories, and camping products, Zanders has it all in their new, streamlined warehouse.    

“Our customers have always come first and we strive to go above and beyond their expectations every day,” states Stefanie Zanders.  “Both old and new customers alike will enjoy our ever-growing inventory of outdoor products and accessories as well as our commitment to ensure their complete satisfaction.”

For more information about Zanders and their many dealer programs, 

call (800) 851-4373 or visit


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