DPMS Supports George Kollitides For NRA Board
St. Cloud, MN –(AmmoLand.com)- George is a National Rifle Association Benefactor Member, who serves on the NRA Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Committee and is endorsed by the NY State Rifle & Pistol Association (NYSRPA), where he serves as Director of Industry Relations. George has lobbied for the Second Amendment politically, in the field and on the range and is a member of the board of directors of Remington, Bushmaster, Marlin, and DPMS. George is a Life member of Texas State Rifle Association (TSRA), California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA), NY State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA), Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA), Boone and Crockett (Associate), Houston Safari Club, National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (MLRA), and Quail Unlimited. He is also a member of Remington Collectors, Sportsmen’s Association for Firearms Education (SAFE), National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), Ducks Unlimited (DU) and the US Sportsmen’s Alliance. His wife and children are NRA Life Members and enjoy hunting and shooting. George is a member of the Mashomack preserve club in Millbrook, NY.
During his professional career, Mr. Kollitides has focused on building companies in the defense and firearms industries. Two of his most recent projects are IAP and Freedom Group, Inc. IAP is one of the largest defense service providers in the US providing key support services, such as base operations, air traffic control, mobile power and general logistics to US troops domestically and abroad. Freedom Group has grown from a small firearms company to one of the largest in the word with a diverse of products and brands sold commercially and to law enforcement and the US military and its allies world wide. It includes such brands as Remington, Marlin, H&R, New England Firearms, Parker Bros., Bushmaster and DPMS Panther. Mr. Kollitides is currently a member of the board of directors of IAP Worldwide Services, Bushmaster Firearms, Remington Firearms, Marlin Firearms, and DPMS Panther Arms and is a speaker on topics involving defense firearms and investing. Mr. Kollitides received an MBA in Finance and Management of Organizations from Columbia Business School in 1998 and a BA in Economics with a minor in Government and Law from Lafayette College in 1991.
George has used his experience as a businessman and entrepreneur, coupling his business acumen with his passion for the shooting sports, to support the second amendment and many of NRA’s programs.
Mr. Kollitides is 38, resides in New York City and New Canaan, CT and is married to Karen, they have two sons.
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