MidwayUSA Promotes Steve Merz to Purchasing Manager

Steve Merz, MidwayUSA Purchasing Manager, with his Mid-Missouri whitetail. by MidwayUSA
Columbia, MO -

MidwayUSA, a catalog and Internet retailer offering JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting, is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Merz to Purchasing Manager.

"The United States Air Force helped Steve learn the value of systematic processes in regards to logistics, a key component to managing inventory," says Jeff Larkin, Vice President of Merchandising. "The combination of his education and military experience, along with the knowledge he's gained in our logistics department and contact center, gives me every bit of confidence in Steve's ability to lead MidwayUSA's Purchasing area."

In his new position, Steve will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of our Purchasing Strategy, System, and Processes. He is a retired Master Sergeant with the United States Air Force with over 17 years in Inventory Management. He holds an Applied Science degree in Logistics and a BA in History from the University of Maryland University College. Steve is currently pursuing an MBA with Washington University in St. Louis.

"MidwayUSA has a strategy to promote from within and I am very blessed to be a recipient of that strategy," said Steve Merz. "I am excited about the opportunity to work in a dynamic department of talented industry professionals, and I look forward to working closely with our vendors to achieve our goals. MidwayUSA is truly a great place to work, learn and play. I am proud to be part of the team!"

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