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DBT Announces New DoD Program Director and National Sales Director

Diamondback Tactical has hired Mike Jewell as Director of DoD Programs,. They’ve also promoted Norm MacLeod to the position of National Sales Director for State and Local Law Enforcement.

“We are excited about the value that Mike and Norm bring to our sales team,” says Roland VanSkiver, Vice President of Global Sales for Diamondback Tactical. “They bring a wealth of knowledge, and have a strong passion for serving this industry with hard work and integrity.”

As Director of DoD, Mike Jewell will be responsible for the development and maintenance of new business within the defense and military sectors. Jewell served 11 years in the United States Air Force Security Forces as a military working K-9 handler. He has served in Operation Southern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and an assignment to the USMC 1st FAST and 13th MEU (SOC) in support of Operation Resolute Response. Jewell has also worked as a part of the protective security detachment team for DynCorp in support of the U.S. State Department CIVPOL program in Baghdad, Iraq. Jewell was instrumental in the initial development of Diamondback Tactical’s DoD program as the Military Special Operations Program Manager.

As National Sales Director Norm MacLeod will be instrumental in strengthening Diamondback Tactical’s state and local distribution network for domestic sales, and for providing day-to-day guidance for the state and local sales force. Prior to his promotion as National Sales Director, MacLeod served as the Northeast region account manager for Diamondback Tactical. MacLeod has more than 32 years of experience holding various positions throughout the body armor industry and law enforcement field. Most notable were his contributions as Director of Law Enforcement Sales with Tri-Tech, Inc., special operations for the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, and a highly decorated Petty Officer in the U.S. Coast Guard. Macleod served in the Persian, Gulf Desert Shield and Desert Storm operations.



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