Dave Allen, Vista Outdoor president of outdoor products, joins Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Board
Washington, D.C. — The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) recently welcomed Dave Allen, Outdoor Products president for Vista Outdoor Inc., to its board of directors.
Allen joins 29 other leaders from the sportsmen’s community and allied industries who are committed to CSF’s mission of protecting and advancing hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping.
At Vista Outdoor, Allen is responsible for segment-level financial performance, strategic planning, innovation and new products, brand management and marketing, product line management, sourcing and supply chain management, capital expenditures, and R&D investment and returns, and talent management. He has worked in the outdoor product industry throughout his career, and joined Vista Outdoor in May 2016. Allen is also an avid outdoorsman during his free time and enjoys wing shooting ducks, pheasant and chukar.
Vista Outdoor CEO Mark DeYoung is CSF’s former board of directors chairman, and was a member of the board from 2013-16.
Vista Outdoor is a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Outdoor Products and Shooting Sports. Vista Outdoor products are sold at leading retailers and distributors across North America and worldwide. Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Farmington, Utah and has manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico along with international sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and New Zealand.