Get to know us..
*listed in alphabetic order
Ashley - Operations Manager
Ashley has been with Florida Gun Exchange since January of 2012 and has been in the firearms industry since 2007.
Brad - General Manager
Brad has been with Florida Gun Exchange since 2010. During his spare time he enjoys music, German cuisine, working on his yard and enjoy riding his motorcycle.
He is also a gun enthusiast who enjoys shooting and reloading.
John - Warehouse Manager
John Lynch has been with FGE since November 2011. When he is not working he enjoys surfing, carpentry, landscaping, his dog Madison, and watching old movies. He is also Red Hot Chili Peppers #1 Fan.
Greg - Retail Store Manager
Greg has been with FGE since March 2015. He is Ormond Beach born and raised. When Greg is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, friends, surfing, fishing and shooting. Pretty much anything outdoors. Greg believes working hard and being honest with people will help you sleep better and allows you to have a better day tomorrow.
Bobby - Team Lead
Bobby has been with FGE since December 2014 after working in the banking industry for 8 years. He graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelors in Business Administration. He enjoys reading, competitive shooting, hunting and fishing. Bobby was born and raised in the Daytona beach area and after graduating from Mainland High School, he attended the University of North Florida to pursue a bachelors in Business Administration graduating in 2007.
After a successful career in mortgage processing/operations, Bobby made the personal decision to come back home to assist his parents and to begin working in what he feels is truly one of the best places to work. Every day is exciting at FGE because Bobby enjoys meeting new people and help them select a firearm or item that fits their needs.
Darin - Team Lead
Darin has been with FGE since May of 2014. Darin is from Lake Helen, he’s an avid gun enthusiast, and really enjoys riding and working on his motorcycles as well as hunting & being outdoors. Darin made Eagle Scout when he was 18 years old, and also spent a year and a half doing missionary work for his church in Montana.
Brennan - P/T Sales Associate
Brennan joined the FGE team in January 2021. He served in the US Marine Corps as a Recon Marine for 5 years. When not working at FGE he enjoys camping, shooting, and some light woodwork.
Carlton - F/T Sales Associate
Carlton joined the team May 2021. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama and has been in Florida since 1997 after serving in the United States Marine Corps. Chef by trade for the last twenty plus years, he loves cooking, anything outdoors, baseball, history, sci-fi geek, video games, and of course firearms and the history relating to them.
Hayes - P/T Sales Associate
Hayes joined the FGE team in March 2020. Besides being a nut for firearms and new optics tech he spends his time learning new skills indoors and out. You’ll always find him with a new project whether it’s brushing up on his language skills, honing his chef abilities, or exploring the natural environment this wonderful country has to offer. He is studying Aviation at Embry Riddle and has worked with manned and unmanned aviation for nearly 10 years. His favorite point of which was soloing his first glider. If there’s something he doesn’t know off the top of his head he makes it a priority to find the answer or at least the right way to look.
James - F/T Sales Associate
James joined FGE in May 2021. He served in the US Army from 1994-1997 as a (63W) Wheeled Vehicle Repairer. Upon completion of his term, James attended ITT Technical Institute where he received his Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering followed by his Bachelors Degree in Telecommunications. James enjoys spending time with his family, cooking extravagant food, riding his Harley-Davidson and collecting and shooting firearms. Not necessarily in that order.
Josh C - P/T Sales Associate
Joshua has been with FGE since June 2020. He joined the US Navy out of high school serving 6 years, with two deployments in the Western Pacific, working as a Plane Captain on the EA-18G Growler. Since leaving active duty he is now a full-time student at Embry Riddle. He is 24 years old and is married to his beautiful wife, Michelle, for 5 years and has two American pitbulls.
Keith - F/T Sales Associate
Keith joined the team in April 2021. He recently retired as a police officer after 32 years of service where he held the role of Range Master, Training Coordinator, and Armorer. He grew up around firearms and particularly enjoys military and historical firearms. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, Jeanne, and his 2 children.
Kenney - P/T Sales Associate
Kenney joined our team in May 2021. He is currently the youngest member of the retail staff team. He was born and raised in California until coming to Florida for college in 2016. He attended Embry-Riddle and received a degree in mechanical engineering as well as commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army. He will be attending flight school in October. When not at work he enjoys shooting, hanging with friends, and working out.
Rob - P/T Sales Associate
Rob has been with the FGE team since July 2020. He grew up in the mid-west and calls any kind of outdoor activity “fun”. Prior to joining the FGE team, Rob’s career as a Fortune 500 CEO had him traversing the world. Before his move to Ormond Beach, Rob was responsible for handgun training at the largest NRA gun club in the country—training over 4000 people in the last decade. He’s an avid shooter, former law enforcement officer and a Glock Armorer. He enjoys exceeding customer expectations and welcoming them to the exciting world of shooting sports.
Pro Staff Team Members
Ben - F/T Sales Associate & Certified Gunsmith
Ben has been with FGE since June 2017. Originally from Maryland, he was born on NAS/PAX River naval base and ever since he’s been drawn to the water. He spent his high school years as a commercial fisherman as well as a First Mate on multiple charter boats. After high school he was assistant harbor master at Adventure Yacht Harbor for eight years. The outdoors, in all its facets, has been a life long passion of his. He’s been a “gun nut” since his first Daisy Red Ryder. He is classically trained as a gunsmith and has worked in the firearms industry for the past six years. He also enjoys restoring classic and antique firearms as much as he loves shooting them.
Bryan- F/T Sales Associate
Bryan came to FGE in November 2015. When Bryan is not at work he enjoys shooting, more specifically Dan Wesson firearms.
Jamie - F/T Sales Associate & Certified Gunsmith
Jamie has been with FGE since 2002. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, spear fishing, scuba diving, video games, and brewing beer.
Josh - F/T Sales Associate
Josh has been with FGE since June 2018. He is originally from Upstate NY in the Adirondack Mountain region. Josh enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, shooting guns and bowling. When he is not at work he likes to spend as much time as possible with his kids. In his spare time he likes to relax by a campfire with a cigar.
Lewis - F/T Sales Associate
Lewis joined the FGE team in May 2018. His passion for firearms helped him with the decision to make a career change from a two decade long run in retail management, to working in the store that helped foster his passion for firearms. From building and modifying AR platform rifles and shooting to computer gaming and building custom gaming computers, Lewis enjoys many activities when he is outside of the store. “Keep Smiling!”
Todd - F/T Sales Associate
Zack - F/T Sales Associate
Zack joined the FGE team in September 2020. He enjoys playing video games, shooting his guns and going to Nascar races. Fun fact: he is also a big history buff.