GRAHAM, NC — Ed Small, CEO of Big Rock Sports, LLC and parent company Peak Global Holdings, announced today that David McCartney has been named president of Big Rock Sports. McCartney will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of the outdoor sporting goods distribution company. He will join the executive team at Big Rock’s home office in Graham, NC, where he will report to Ed Small.
With three decades of distribution experience, David McCartney brings a comprehensive knowledge of warehouse operations, pricing, supply chain, and inventory management to Big Rock Sports. His background spans both retail operations and wholesale distribution with a focus on serving thousands of small, independent retailers across the US and Canada.
McCartney spent nearly 30 years with General Parts, Inc. (now Advance Auto Parts), where he served as president of their Carquest Division. In that role, McCartney managed the company’s complete supply chain, which included 32 distribution centers in the US, three in Canada, and two in China.
“We are thrilled to have David join the Big Rock Sports team,” Ed Small stated. “His extensive knowledge of distribution and his experience serving small, family-owned businesses will be a tremendous asset that will help us continue providing best-in-class product assortments and service to our family of retailers.”
An avid outdoorsman, McCartney grew up hunting and fishing in West Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management from North Carolina State University. McCartney will continue to reside with his family in Raleigh, NC.
About Big Rock Sports
The premier outdoor sporting goods distributor in North America, Big Rock Sports, LLC, is focused on supplying more than 15,000 retailers with the best products from over 1,200 manufacturers as well as the tools needed to navigate the complexity of today's marketplace. The company is strongly committed to protecting the rights of hunters, anglers and all outdoor enthusiasts. Big Rock Sports is a privately held company with its home office in Graham, NC. Learn more at BigRockSports.com.
About Peak Global Holdings
A privately-owned holding company that owns multiple investments within the outdoor industry, including Big Rock Sports, Head Quarters Taxidermy Supply, and Calcutta Outdoors.