FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC—the parent company of the category-leading Rage, Muzzy, Nockturnal and Tru-Fire brands—announced today it has appointed Craig Tinsley to the position of vice president of operations, effective immediately. He will report directly to Rich Krause, president and CEO.

In his new role, Tinsley will be responsible for all aspects of manufacturing, operations, logistics and engineering for the company.

Tinsley, an avid bow hunter, comes to FeraDyne Outdoors with more than two decades of experience in manufacturing and operational leadership, most recently with Simmons Bedding Co. Tinsley has significant experience and expertise in LEAN manufacturing, efficiency improvements, production planning, quality improvement, servicing customers and supply chain management. In addition to his operational leadership skills, Tinsley brings significant senior-management experience and extensive training and facilitating experience in a wide array of areas.

“Bringing Craig onboard concludes a very long and arduous hunt for an exceptional operational leader,” said Krause. “His unique skillsets, experience and personality absolutely exceeded our expectations. We were incredibly lucky that he is a passionate bow hunter, as he really understands the space and what we do at FeraDyne. Craig’s background in operational management, business development and his proven execution capabilities will give us the leadership we need to transition into a leaner and much more efficient operation and will allow us to provide better service to our customers.

“We are very excited to have Craig as part of the ever-growing FeraDyne team,” added Krause. “His innovative thinking will help us continue to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers including on-going product improvements required by a constantly evolving marketplace.”

Tinsley and his wife have relocated to the Cartersville area.


Karen Lutto (830) 755-4308
Mike Nischalke (703) 380-3595
HOC Website: www.hunteroc.com

Image courtesy FeraDyne Outdoors

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