Mark P. Smith

President, Chief Executive Officer

Mark P. Smith has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2020. Mr. Smith served as Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer from January 2020 to August 2020. Mr. Smith served as President, Manufacturing Services of our company and as President of Manufacturing Services for Smith & Wesson Sales Company (formerly known as American Outdoor Brands Sales Company and Smith & Wesson Corp.), a subsidiary of our company, from March 2016 until January 2020. Mr. Smith served as Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management from May 2011 until March 2016 and served as Vice President of Supply Chain Management from May 2010 until May 2011. He was Director Supply Chain Solutions for Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting, LLC from April 2007 until April 2010. Mr. Smith held various positions for Ecolab, Inc., a developer and marketer of programs, products, and services for the hospitality, foodservice, healthcare, industrial, and energy markets, from March 2001 until April 2007, including Program Manager, Acquisition Integration Manager, Senior Manufacturing Planner, Plant Engineer, and Senior Production / Quality Supervisor. Mr. Smith was a Production Supervisor for Bell Aromatics, a manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, from August 1999 until March 2001.

Deana L. McPherson

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary

Deana L. McPherson has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary since August 2020. Ms. McPherson served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, and Assistant Treasurer from September 2017 to August 2020. Ms. McPherson served as Vice President, Corporate Controller, and Assistant Treasurer from November 2009 to September 2017. Ms. McPherson served as Corporate Controller from June 2007 to November 2009. From November 2001 to June 2007, Ms. McPherson held a number of increasingly responsible positions for Wood Group PLC, a $5.0 billion international energy services company, including, at her departure, Vice President of Finance for the Heavy Industrial Turbines division. From November 1995 to November 2001, she served as Accounting Manager of FiberMark DSI, Inc. (formerly Rexam DSI, Inc.), a producer of specialty fiber-based materials in the paper and packaging industry. From June 1992 to November 1995 she was employed as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Ms. McPherson is a Certified Public Accountant registered with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Susan J. Cupero

Vice President, Sales

Susan J. Cupero has served as Vice President of Sales of our company since March 2021. Ms. Cupero has held increasingly higher positions with our company during her 42 years of service, including Director of Independent Distributors from June 20, 2017 until assuming her current position, and Director of Sales Administration from March 2015 until June 2017.