BEAVERTON, Ore. —-(Ammoland.com)- Leupold & Stevens, Inc., announces the retirement of Michael Slack, effective June 2. Slack, a fourth-generation employee of the family-owned company, retires from his position as brand creative director, after serving in numerous roles and positions over his 35 years of service.
“I have been blessed to be able to work for this awesome family company started by my great-grandfather and now in its fifth generation, which includes my son Jon and my niece Joanna,” Slack wrote in his farewell letter. “In this day and age, it is unusual to work for one company for 35 years. To work that long doing what you love to do is a wonderful thing.”
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., was started in 1907 by Frederick Leupold as a survey equipment company. His son Marcus later moved the company into the sporting optics market, where it has grown to become one of the world’s foremost optics manufacturers. Slack’s father, Jack Slack, was a key figure in Leupold’s growth, earning the nickname of “Mr. Leupold” in the hunting and shooting …Read the Rest