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Jeff McGowan Joins Scientific Anglers as National Sales Manager

April 26, 2018 By: Erin Block

Scientific Anglers has announced the hiring of Jeff McGowan as national sales manager. “Jeff brings with him more than a decade of selling experience, customer care, and sales management in the action sports and outdoor industry,” said president Brad Befus.

Read more in the press release below.

Jeff McGowan Joins Scientific Anglers as National Sales Manager

Midland, MI (APRIL 24, 2018) — Scientific Anglers, the market leader in fly lines, leader, and tippet, is proud to announce the hire of Jeff McGowan as national sales manager. In this new role, Jeff will be responsible for the sales management and leadership of the independent dealers, national accounts, distributors, and pro guide sales channels. In addition, Jeff will oversee the Scientific Anglers customer service team in Midland, Michigan, as well as management of the nine independent sales representative groups that cover the US market.

“We are extremely excited to have Jeff joining the Scientific Anglers team in Midland. Jeff brings with him more than a decade of selling experience, customer care, and sales management in the action sports and outdoor industry,” said president Brad Befus. “His sales experience, industry relationships, and ability to keep his finger on the pulse of the fly-fishing industry trends will be a tremendous asset to our organization and all Scientific Anglers dealers and brand ambassadors. We are confident Jeff is the perfect person to lead our US sales organization for many years to come.”

For the last several years, Jeff served as the sales and marketing manager for R.L. Winston Fly Rods, based in Twin Bridges, Montana. He is a Montana native with an addiction to the outdoors and looks forward to joining the SA team in Michigan.

“It’s an honor to be joining the Scientific Anglers team. I look forward to contributing to their continuing success,” said McGowan. “As an industry leader, the future of SA will carry on its tradition of innovation while identifying new opportunities that will bring excitement and a sensability to the market.”

About Scientific Anglers

Founded in 1945 in Midland, Michigan, Scientific Anglers has been an industry leader in the development of fly lines, leaders, tippets, reels, and accessories for more than 70 years. Scientific Anglers developed the modern floating fly line and pioneered the use of textured technologies in fly-line construction.