Merrill Sport – President

*Former Co-Founder, Director, & COO of Pursuit Channel performing all duties and finances required to launch in May, 2008.  I handled the Producer Contracts, Distribution Contracts with DIRECTV, Commercial Sales, and worked with the PI/DR Agencies & Reps.
*My Wife (Lisa) funded the original launch of Pursuit with a $200,000 commitment of her Bank Stock and I then raised approximately the next 2+ Million dollars among our family & friends, before Steve Smith and John Orrell secured the growth of the Pursuit Channel.
*I have over 35 years of experience in the Outdoor Industry and 15 years as Executive Producer & Finance Director for Rusty Faulk Outdoors, beginning in 1992.
*I also worked in Management at Hicks, Inc., Luverne, AL. (Outdoor Distribution), handling duties as Buyer, Promotions/Flyers, Catalog, Key Accounts, Sales Manager, and established the first Hicks, Inc. Dealer Trade Show in 1992. *During my 35 years in the Outdoor Industry, I also worked with 3 Major Manufacturer Rep. Organizations in the Southeast, beginning in March, 1983. (1) Bob May Co. (2) JPBD & Associates (3) & Dunkin-Lewis, Inc., B’ham., AL. (Southeast)  (334) 429-1228

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John Wilson: VP Marketing and Sales

John Wilson began in the outdoor industry in 1999  by creating the company Trophy Quest Inc. John Wilson and Trophy Quest have spent nearly 20 years in the outdoor industry, which has included the production of quality outdoor programming, marketing, and outfitting business ownership across the globe. John has worked with many major companies and out of the outdoor industry assisting them with marketing strategies that have had a large impact on their businesses.   (478) 290 9888


Dennis W. Crowe: Vice President / Producer and Ad Sales

Dennis is a retired Non-Commissioned Officer with 25+ years of service to the Alabama Army National Guard. He has extensive sales experience as a Recruiter for the military for over 17 years. He also was responsible for the Advertising and Marketing for the Alabama Guard for 4 years. While in that position he sat on the committee responsible for Guard Advertising throughout the Southeast. An avid sportsman, Dennis currently raises whitetail deer as the owner of CMY  WHITETAILS.  (334) 434-3424

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Lisa Sport – VP Accounting

Former Accounting Director of the Pursuit Channel with a BS in Marketing from Troy University.  Lisa’s resume includes 2 years Asst. Marketing Director of a
Major Pharmaceutical Distributor as well as 10 years of experience in the classroom teaching High School Math and Accounting. She currently handles all accounting and bookkeeping duties of the Hunt Channel as well as invoicing and billing of all sales transactions, Producers and Advertising.  (334) 429-3009

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