Firearms Industry Leader Delta Defense Announces New President

Wisconsin company continues to experience record sales growth

Delta Defense, the service provider of the US Concealed Carry Association (USCCA), the fastest growing self-defense association in the country, announced today that Mike Lowney has been named president of the company.

Lowney has more than 15 years of senior management and C-suite experience, including more than a decade of strategic program development at Harley-Davidson Motor Company and most recently as Chief Strategy Officer for Delta Defense.

“Mike’s ability to recognize industry trends and listen to the customer has been vital to our continued growth over the past three years.” said Tim Schmidt, CEO and co-owner of Delta Defense. “His leadership and experience will further strengthen our industry alliances and national presence, fueling growth that will benefit the more than 700,000 USCCA members.”

“I am honored to help lead our continued growth in 2023 and beyond. A record number of Americans, from all walks of life, choose to be their family’s first line of defense. It is humbling that so many of them are choosing the USCCA to help them on their self-advocacy journey.” Mike Lowney said.

Delta Defense has experienced average sales growth of 42% over the last three years, adding more than 250 jobs in southeast Wisconsin alone. Delta Defense now employs more than 600 team members throughout the United States. In addition, Delta has been a multi-year recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s “Best Place to Work” award and has been ranked on the INC list. 5,000 “Fastest Growing Companies” for the past 11 years.

Lowney and his team have built critical alliances with the largest firearms manufacturers in the industry and partnership agreements with major companies across the country to deliver firearms training and education on-site. With a network of more than 10,000 firearms instructors and educators across the country, Delta Defense and the USCCA membership are enabling millions of Americans to better protect themselves and their families.

About the USCCA. The US Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) is an association of responsibly armed Americans whose members obtain exceptional self-defense education, life-saving training, and self-defense liability insurance, preparing them for before, during and after a legal act of self-defense. defending. The USCCA is the largest and fastest growing self-defense association dedicated to responsible gun owners.