1791 Gunleather has tapped Tim O’Connor as Director of Marketing. O’Connor joins the 1791 Gunleather team with over 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the hunting and shooting industry. In his new role, he will oversee all marketing activities for 1791 Gunleather.

O’Connor, shown right, is an avid outdoorsman from an early age. He started in the industry at a Portland, OR gun shop and shooting range and went on to spend nineteen years at Leupold & Stevens, Inc. serving in various sales and marketing roles. Most recently he was with Crimson Trace in its marketing department. Adjacent to these roles, he has been a Gunsite instructor since 2014.

“Tim brings a myriad of marketing skills and experiences with him, and we look forward to bringing him into the family and benefiting from his guidance and counsel,” said Ramiro Romani, CEO of 1791. “His knowledge will help us bring the 1791 Gunleather message to our customers.”

O’Connor said, “Working for a company that I don’t have to make excuses for has been a cornerstone of my career. I’m proud to join the 1791 family and look forward to working hard and helping the brand continue to grow.”