Gary Robbins Promoted to Director of Business Development
SWANSBORO, N.C. –– Gary Robbins joined the High Speed Gear® team in 2015 as the business development manager for the southeast region of the United States. Prior to HSGI®, Robbins acquired an extensive law enforcement background. He spent 26 years with St. Petersburg Police Department in Florida, 24 of which he spent as a member of the SWAT team. During his last 10 years, Robbins commanded the 40-person team. He has also taught tactics and narcotics-related courses for the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force all over the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Upon retiring in 2008, Robbins entered the tactical/firearms industry with BLACKHAWK! ®, and later Sig Sauer®.
“Gary has been a wonderful asset to our team and adds a wealth of knowledge and expertise,” stated Bill Babboni, vice president of High Speed Gear®. “His ability to relate to the end user is a perfect skill when continuing to develop our depth across all agencies.”
As the director of business development, Robbins will bring experience, insight and leadership to the team and assist in setting the course for product offerings for both the High Speed Gear® and Comp-Tac® brands.
High Speed Gear® is the manufacturer of the best 100% American-made, Battle-Proven Tactical Gear™, whose products are designed for the highest level of comfort, functionality, and versatility. Satisfaction is guaranteed for all customers, whether military, law enforcement or responsibly-armed citizens. HSGI® products are user driven and are designed based on the operational experiences of a wide variety of end users.
Comp-Tac® develops and manufactures a full line of Kydex® holsters – tactical, competition, concealed carry (appendix, IWB and OWB), hybrid (Kydex® and leather) and revolver holsters, as well as holsters for firearms with lights or lasers and holsters designed specifically for women. In addition to a full line of holsters, Comp-Tac® provides great Kydex® solutions for magazine pouches, tourniquets and more.