FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019   ■   INDUSTRY

Chattanooga Shooting Supplies Expands Team

Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Shooting Supplies is proud to announce and welcome Nick Evans as a Buyer. Nick will be responsible for establishing new vendor relationships, managing inventory and increasing sales through product selection. He will join our Merchandising team which is focused on exceeding our customers’ expectations and driving profitable sales.

Nick joins CSSI from Hornady where he was a Regional Sales Manager. During his successful tenure, he worked with accounts to increase demand and inventory turns while boosting sales and profit.

Prior to Hornady, Nick spent 8+ years with Cabela’s in the area of Category Manager for ammunition, reloading and handguns. While there, he was instrumental in rebranding the Gun Library to incorporate a modern assortment to drive a younger demographic. He is an Emerging Leaders Graduate from Cabela’s and has vast experience in the shooting and outdoor market.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the CSSI team. My entire career has been spent in the shooting and outdoor industry. I look forward to continuing that path by providing knowledge and experience from a retail and distribution background. CSSI’s 40+ year track record of success is a great opportunity and I look forward to contributing to its growth as a leader in the industry,” said Nick.

Ron Staffieri, President states, “We are very excited to welcome Nick to our team at CSSI. Not only will he bring a focus on new customer demographics, but he will also be an asset in relationships with existing and future vendors, the partners and help support our continuing growth.”

Chattanooga Shooting Supplies was founded in 1977 by two families that had a passion for hunting and shooting. That same passion holds true today with the second generation of family members and has now grown into a business stocking over 45,000 skus of shooting and hunting related products to service the independent dealer. Our mission is to “exceed our customers’ expectations” with a strong service focus from our knowledgeable sales staff, an assortment of trusted and well-known brands, competitive pricing and timely shipping. We are in business to help customers succeed. Learn more by calling (800) 251-4808 or visit us at

Contact: Sophy Ivy, CSSI

Phone: 423-894-3007