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Tom is On the Board

Cedar Rapids, IA – Hunters Specialties, Inc. (“Hunters Specialties”), a leading manufacturer of scent control products, game calls, attractants, and hunting accessories, and a portfolio company of Peak Rock Capital, an Austin, Texas based private equity firm, announced today that Tom Gallagher has joined the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Hunters Specialties, effective immediately.  
Tom GallagherMr. Gallagher joins the Board of Hunters Specialties with over 40 years of professional experience in retailing hunting equipment and accessories, most recently serving as Senior Director of Merchandising for the hunting, archery, and optics departments at Cabela’s Inc. (“Cabela’s”), a leading  specialty retailer and direct marketer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise.  Mr. Gallagher spent over 20 years at Cabela’s in various merchandising roles.  
Peter Leibman, a Board member of Hunters Specialties, commented on the addition of Mr. Gallagher, stating, “Tom Gallagher is an industry veteran with a wealth of knowledge in hunting products and significant retail expertise.  We are thrilled to have him join the board of Hunters Specialties and think he can add tremendous value as the company continues its strong growth trajectory.” 
John Trull, the CEO of Hunters Specialties, stated, “Tom’s vast expertise in the company’s current and future product categories will be an incredible asset as we continue to rapidly grow our business through the development of new products and innovative marketing strategies.  He is a fantastic addition to the board, and we are very excited to have him involved.”
Mr. Gallagher stated, “Hunters Specialties is a well-known brand in the industry with a strong franchise and great products.  The company has built an industry leading team that is developing cutting edge products and novel marketing programs, and I am thrilled to be a part of the exciting growth at the company.” 
ABOUT HUNTERS SPECIALTIES
Hunters Specialties is a Cedar Rapids, IA based manufacturer and supplier of hunting accessories.  Hunters Specialties manufactures and supplies branded hunting products, including scent control products, game calls, attractants, wildlife management products, and general hunting accessories.  Brands include Hunters Specialties, Scent-a-Way, Buck Bomb, HS Strut, Johnny Stewart, and Wayne Carlton’s Calls. The company’s customers include leading mass merchant and sporting goods retailers and distributors. For further information about Hunters Specialties, please visit www.hunterspec.com.
About Steve Sheetz (914 Articles)
Steve is an avid outdoorsman who has been fortunate enough to publish two books on archery hunting. His first book, For the Love of the Hunt, was published in 2011. His second book, Wading Through the Darkness will be published in 2015. Steve sits on numerous Pro Staffs throughout the archery industry. For almost a decade Steve helped build Huntonly.com, but wanted the opportunity to build something bigger and better and launched Chasinwhitetails.com in December of 2014 as a way to share his love and passion for the outdoors. Today Chasin'Whitetails Media is growing. With the addition of the a radio show in 2014 and a The Heartbeat TV show in 2015, who knows what will come his way next. Steve serves on several prostaffs including; Prime, Lethal, Spot Hogg, S4 Gear, Tru Fire, and others. When it comes to understanding the movement and logic of the urban whitetail, he is a self proclaimed expert. Spending over 125 days a year in the big city woods.

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