FEBRUARY 13, 2020

Buck Knives Names Agency and Sales Representative of the Year

At the recent 2020 SHOT Show, Buck Knives awarded their “2019 Sales Rep Agency of the Year” to Upper Canada Sports and “Sales Rep of the Year” to Matt Hicks of Tackett Brothers, Inc.

Upper Canada Sports and Tackett Brothers, Inc., are independent manufacturer’s representatives with long standing relationships with Buck Knives. The Buck Knives brand continues to be well represented through the hard work and dedication of Buck’s external sales reps.

Matt Hicks manages the upper mid-western states and recently took on an expanded new role as Regional Manager for the Tackett Brothers agency. “Matt has been very successful in his territory by building relationships with each account and has expanded his role to help train new representatives within the Tackett Agency. We appreciate Matt’s efforts and this is not the first time he has been named Rep of the Year. Matt consistently brings his A game on behalf of Buck Knives,” said Mike Silverberg, VP of Sales for Buck Knives.

Upper Canada Sports manages sales in the Northeast provinces of Canada, including: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador. With Shawn Amyotte acting as Principal/Owner, the Upper Canada sales team consisting of Todd Horton, Eric, St- Pierre, Norm Belanger, David Brien, Matt Hoffman, and Craig McNab, are supported by an outstanding office team led by Tracy McDonald-Perlic and Heather Coulson.

“The Upper Canada team does a great job of managing existing accounts for Buck Knives, but in the past year they have found ways to bring on new accounts and opportunities. Based on their efforts from 2019, we are poised for additional growth in 2020 with key accounts and independent dealers.” said Chris Bourassa, North American Director of Sales.

About Buck Knives:

Behind every Buck knife is over 100 years of experience and craftsmanship. The very best materials and state-of-the-art technology are used to create knives that meet the exacting demands expected of a high quality knife. Buck stands behind every knife made with their famous Forever Warranty.


Upper Canada Sports: Buck employees, Chris Bourassa, Director of North American Sales; Mike Silverberg, Vice President of Sales; and CJ Buck, CEO & Chairman, award the employees of Upper Canada Sports with Sales Agency of the Year. From left, Eric St-Pierre, Norm Belanger, Mike Silverberg, David Brien, Matt Hoffman, Chris Bourassa, CJ Buck, Shawn Amyotte, Craig McNab, and Todd Horton.

Hicks: Buck employees, Mike Silverberg, Vice President of Sales; Chris Bourassa, Director of North American Sales; and CJ Buck, CEO & Chairman, awarded Matt Hicks of Tackett Brothers, Inc. as 2019 Sales Rep of the Year. From left, Mike Silverberg, Matt Hicks, Chris Bourassa, CJ Buck.