FERNANDINA BEACH, Fl –-(Ammoland.com)- Southwick Associates, the top provider of hunting, shooting and fishing market insights, is pleased to announce the hiring of Nancy Bacon as our new Director of Business Development.
Bacon arrives with 20-plus years of industry experience developing and implementing market research to support product development and strategic initiatives.
Her primary responsibilities will be working with clients to evaluate their strategic information needs, developing research methodologies and techniques to meet the defined business objectives, and ensuring the successful execution and application of the project results.
“Nancy brings significant experience and abilities to the Southwick team,” said Rob Southwick, President of Southwick Associates. “Her unmatched knowledge of how the hunting and shooting industry works and market research background will benefit our clients, helping them understand their markets and opportunities to increase their sales and revenues. We’re excited by her addition to our team.”
Prior to joining Southwick, Bacon worked for more than twenty years at Leupold & Stevens, Inc. in various research and forecasting positions culminating in her role as Sr. Market Research Analyst. After leaving Leupold, she was Market Research Manager at Blount International, Inc. where her responsibilities expanded to a global role.
Throughout her career, Bacon has been responsible for identifying research needs, designing and conducting innovative research approaches and implementing solutions to improve products, marketing, sales and operations.
Bacon will work directly with Southwick Associates’ clients from her Portland, OR office starting January 6th 2014. She can be reached at [email protected].
About Southwick Associates (www.SouthwickAssociates.com):
Southwick Associates specializes in economic and business statistics related to fish and wildlife including measuring retail expenditures by anglers, hunters, wildlife viewers and other outdoor recreationists; quantifying the jobs, tax revenues and other economic impacts of outdoor recreation; tracking trends within outdoor industries; and analyzing the value of fish and wildlife resources and their uses. Participate in Southwick’s surveys at AnglerSurvey.com, HunterSurvey.com and ShooterSurvey.com.