Buck Knives is proud to welcome aboard Jon Greeley as our new CFO! Jon brings over 25 years of experience across multiple industries to help lead our financial, accounting, and IT teams. Recent winner of the 2021 CFO of the Year award from the Portland Business Journal and Marine Corps veteran, Jon’s passion for people, family, and the outdoors fits in perfectly with the Buck Knives lifestyle. Welcome Jon!
A great story by CJ Buck and the lost proto… a must read if you like Buck Knives or just like a good story
Buck Knives History: How a Young CJ Buck Lost the Original 112 Ranger Prototype – The Buck Journal
— Read on www.buckknives.com/blog/buck-knives-history-how-a-young-cj-buck-lost-the-original-112-ranger-prototype/
According to TC at Smoky Mountain KnifeWorks here are some inexpensive knives for fun that don’t kill the pocket
TC from Smoky Mountain Knife Works and Maury Ford discuss the new products for the new year… see what’s coming in 2022
Legendary knifemaker and teacher Mel Pardue passed away recently, leaving an incredible legacy in his wake.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Buck Knives Welcomes New Marketing Manager
Ryan McGinnis joins premiere knife maker
Post Falls, ID – Stepping into the position of Marketing Manager, Buck Knives is pleased to welcome Ryan McGinnis. As a key member of the Marketing Team, McGinnis will provide strategic oversight and aid in driving a consistent and cohesive brand experience for Buck Knives. McGinnis will be responsible for consumer and trade marketing programs, creative and content development, new product launches, and supporting Buck Knives’ omni-channel sales strategy. With extensive knowledge of the marketing and branding experience, McGinnis will further develop and strengthen Buck Knives’ voice and vision through strategic execution of brand efforts, marketing plans, and deliverables.
McGinnis spent over eight years in the knife industry, serving in several marketing roles at Benchmade Knife Company. During his time at Benchmade, McGinnis created and managed marketing and sales materials and programs, including producing and executing branding strategies. Most recently, McGinnis was the Marketing Director of the Redmond Chamber of Commerce and CVB, where he was responsible for the direction and development of all marketing activities for the Redmond Chamber.
“We are extremely excited to have Ryan come on board with Buck Knives,” said Chris Bourassa, Director of Marketing and Product Development. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from within the cutlery industry, has an exceptional marketing mindset, and a creative drive that will no doubt highlight Buck’s authentic story. His ability to craft compelling brand campaigns and leverage our storied history will serve as a great asset toward our plans for growth and market share expansion.”
“I am excited to be joining the team at Buck Knives and to tell the story of this amazing brand. I’ve always had a passion for the knife industry and the people who use, work, and benefit from cutting tools. Buck’s amazing generational history and passion for crafting knives the right way are truly unique in the industry, and I look forward to sharing them with the world,” said McGinnis.
About Buck Knives:
Behind every Buck knife is over 100 years of experience and craftsmanship. The very best materials and state-of-the-art technology are used to create knives that meet the exacting demands expected of a high quality knife. Buck stands behind every knife made with their famous Forever Warranty.
According to Knifenews this is going to sell out quickly and it will be a lockback Keep that knife ear to the ground of your favorite GEC Dealer!
The latest Great Eastern Cutlery release is another returning model, this time one that hasn’t been available since 2015.
— Read on knifenews.com/gec-83-tascosa-lockback-returns-after-six-years/
Zac Brown has sold Southern Grind Knives to a company called Diamondback Firearms.
We wish Zac Brown Band much luck as they return to making music like 🎶My Old Man🎶 and we will see what Southern Grind does under new ownership. Here is the announcement.