September 25, 2019

Evolution Outdoor Expands Sales Force.  Partners with The Hammond Group.

Kilgore, TX – Evolution Outdoor and The Hammond Group have joined forces bringing Evolution’s outdoor brands to the Midwest. The Hammond Group, an independent sales agency servicing Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri will represent Evolution throughout the Midwest United States.

The Hammond Group’s CEO, Marc Smith, has been a member for the group since 1993 and has over 25 years of experience in maintaining a competitive advantage in our industry. John Foley, President of The Hammond Group, has 20 years of expert knowledge and sales experience in our industry. He has been with the company since 1999.

By partnering with industry veterans like The Hammond Group, Evolution Outdoor is able to supply highly competitive and premium value-added products to an ever growing list of customers.  Evolution Outdoor brands include Evolution Fishing, Evolution Hunting, Evolution Tactical, EVO coolers.  Evolution is also proud to be the exclusive manufacturer and licensee of Flambeau Soft Tackle Bags, Waterfowl bags, hunting soft gun cases, and tactical bags.

“Marc, John and their team, bring over 25 years of industry sales experience to Evolution Outdoor. The Hammond Group is a great addition and a valuable asset in broadening the reach of the company,” said Kevin Ferris, Evolution Outdoor President.  “Evolution Outdoor was established with the customer in mind. We strive to design and manufacture quality, solution driven products that allow our customers to achieve the ultimate experience during their outdoor adventure.  We are excited to grow our categories together.”

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Evolution Outdoor

2002 Synergy Blvd. Suite 100

Kilgore, TX 75662

(903) 212-7740

Email : [email protected]


About Evolution 

Innovation, quality and reliability are traits that stand the test of time.  Our approach to every Evolution Outdoor product is to “Advance the Category.” We have years of experience in the Outdoor Industry.  We are constantly moving forward with ideas and category development to achieve unique, functionally designed, operation and performance.  Careful thought goes into every item, from dedicated outdoor professionals and end users, to ensure that our consumers experience the Evolution advantage in every one of our products.