Eagleville, PA — June 17, 2021 — Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, announced several personnel changes in its Law Enforcement/Sporting Goods Sales Division, designed to further strengthen its growing presence in these markets in the U.S. Southeast and Southwest.
Bobby Knight has been promoted to National Sales Manager – South. In his new role, Knight will manage the company’s Southeast and Southwest Regional Managers, as well as its manufacturers’ rep groups in the South. Knight will also oversee relationships with several key accounts and OEM manufacturers. As a Regional Sales Manager in the division for the last 12 years, Knight has been instrumental in building the Streamlight brand throughout the Southeast and Texas. He also solidified the company’s position with several key OEM weapons manufacturers, leading to significant market share gain in the company’s law enforcement and sporting goods markets. Prior to joining Streamlight, Knight served as Regional Sales Manager – Tactical Division for the Baltimore, MD-based company Under Armour, where he managed key retail sales accounts in the Southeast and Southwest.
Will Taylor has been appointed Regional Manager – Southeast. Most recently, Taylor served as Regional Manager with the 144th Marketing Group, where he worked with state, county and metropolitan law enforcement agencies to promote the Streamlight brand and grow market share through increased sales and expanded distribution networks. Taylor began his career as a Sales Associate with Sportsman's Warehouse where he worked to educate, advise, and assist customers in the selection of firearms, hunting gear, and outdoor products. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina where he majored in Business Management and Real Estate.
Matt Trickey has been appointed Regional Manager – Southwest. Over the last 8 years, Trickey has served in sales and business development roles at Axis Recruiting Solutions, Advantage Resourcing, Volt Workforce Solutions and ECI (formerly Pacsoft), identifying new business opportunities and growing sales with existing customers. Trickey started his career as a Law Enforcement Officer with the City of Bend (Oregon) Police Department, where he was nominated as Officer of the Year, and in 2009 became the youngest certified Drug Recognition Expert in the department. Trickey earned his B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Criminal Justice from Southern Oregon University.
“Streamlight appreciates the years of service that Bobby Knight has brought to the company, and looks forward to leveraging his experience and expertise in his new role,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen.
“We also welcome Will Taylor and Matt Trickey, whose marketing and sales expertise will be a definite asset to the Law Enforcement and Sporting Goods Division. Will’s experience in marketing Streamlight products to law enforcement agencies
is a great asset to the company, and Matt brings extensive sales experience as well as a law enforcement background to his new role.”
Based in Eagleville, PA, USA, Streamlight, Inc. has more than 45 years of experience making tough, durable, long-lasting flashlights designed to serve the specialized needs of professionals and consumers alike. Since 1973, the company has designed, manufactured and marketed high-performance flashlights, and today offers a broad array of lights, lanterns, weapon light/laser sighting devices, and scene lighting solutions for professional law enforcement, military, firefighting, industrial, automotive, and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company.
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