Outtech Inc announced the promotion of Cody Barton to managing director for Academy Sports + Outdoors.

“Cody has proven himself to be not only an asset to the Outtech organization but to our manufacturing partners as well. We are excited to have him leading our Academy sales team. We know that Cody has the expertise, creativity, and relationships to continue to offer a high level of service and drive sales for our vendors.” explained Outtech President, Scott Blackwell.

Barton has over 15 years of experience in the outdoor industry. Prior to joining the Outtech team in 2007, Barton worked as a retail buyer.