Benchmade: Eli Gonzalez Named Program Manager, Special Operation Forces

June 10, 2010, OREGON CITY, Ore.Benchmade
Knife Company
is proud to announce Eli Gonzalez as the new Program Manager of Special Operations Forces (SOF) on their Federal Government team.

Mr. Gonzalez
brings twenty years of U.S. Army Special Operations experience to Benchmade. For the past five years, he served as Business Development Manager for ATK Tactical Systems/Eagle Industries Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Gonzalez worked with SAAB Technologies, as the Program Manager for Special Operations in charge of Special Operations Signature Management initiatives.

“I
am honored to be part of the Benchmade team. I look forward to strategically expanding Benchmade’s brand within the federal government markets,” says Mr. Gonzalez.

“Eli comes to Benchmade with many
proven successes and a solid reputation in the industry,” says Mike Nack, Fed/Gov Sales Manager. “His knowledge and expertise will be strategic to Benchmade’s growth and development among our Federal Government team.”

Eli will reside in Fayettecille, NC
outside of Fort Bragg, home of the 18th Airborne Corps and the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.


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