Lee Colquitt Joins Benelli USA as Vice President of Sales

ACCOKEEK, Md. (August 4, 2020) – Benelli USA announces the addition of Lee Colquitt as Vice President of Sales. Lee will lead Benelli USA by setting the strategic direction for all sales and channel initiatives within the U.S. market for Benelli, Franchi, Stoeger and Uberti brands.


“We are excited to have Lee join the Benelli USA team,” said Benelli USA General Manager Tom DeBolt. “He brings a strong track record of sales leadership and industry knowledge and we look forward to having his support to move our strategic priorities forward.”  

Colquitt joins Benelli USA with more than 20 years of combined experience in sales, product development, marketing, and merchandising. Colquitt’s previous experience includes development and execution of successful sales strategies for leading firearms, archery and hunting accessories companies.

He spent 10 years in the firearms industry, serving in various sales management roles overseeing chain stores, distribution and premium firearms as well as collaborating with channel to develop marketing and merchandising strategies.  

With Colquitt’s combined passion for sales, hunting, fishing and the shooting sports, he has a deep understanding of the outdoor industry. His experience in commercial sales strategy positions him well to lead the Benelli USA sales team.  

“I could not be more pleased joining the world class team and brand that is Benelli USA,” said Colquitt. “Their business model has stood steadfast in their pursuit of delivering best-in-class customer service, bringing compelling products to market through their diverse brand portfolio, and driving consumer demand with creative brand messaging. This is going to be a lot of fun.”  

To learn more about the Benelli USA and their product offerings, please visit www.benelliusa.com.  

About Benelli USA

Headquartered in Accokeek, MD, Benelli USA offers a wide selection of shotguns, rifles and pistols. Benelli USA brands include Benelli, Franchi USA, Stoeger Industries and Uberti USA. The company has built a solid reputation for producing high quality, durable products with their commitment to reliable function, efficient styling and mechanical precision.

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