ARK Defense Group (“ARK”), a manufacturer of weapon accessories and firearm components, announced today the appointment of Israel “Izzy” M Anzaldua as Chief Operating Officer.

Izzy, age 53, comes to ARK with two and a half decades of experience in diverse roles within the firearms industry, recently serving as Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Core 15 Rifle Systems. Prior to that, Izzy spent 22 years at Bushmaster where one of his most notable achievements included being one of the key facilitators in the largest export of rifles in the company’s history. His latest position at Bushmaster was Director of Global Training and Technical Services. Izzy has been intimately involved in Commercial, Law Enforcement, Government and International sales within the firearms industry.

In his new position with ARK, Izzy will lead operations, coordinate product development, and create an awareness of ARK’s growth within the weapon accessories and components sector. With some big moves around the corner for ARK, we welcome Izzy as a strong foundation for the company’s growth.

“Izzy brings considerable name recognition and experience in this industry. In a very short time, Izzy has already made a significant impact with ARK, a company that we expect to be a major player in the weapons accessory business,” said Lee Tolleson, President ARK Defense. “Standby for exciting upcoming announcements!” – See more at:

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