Sales Team

MARK SLATER – PRESIDENT Hometown - Norwood Young America, MN. After retiring from professional football in 1984 (one year with the San Diego Chargers and five years with the Philadelphia Eagles, including Super Bowl XV), Mark has been involved in the sporting goods industry in many capacities. Mark owned and operated a fishing resort, then managed a wholesale sporting goods company, and since 1994 has been a manufacturers’ representative.

Mark Slater: 10545 Rome Avenue Young America, MN 55397 Direct: (612) 819-2167 Fax: (952) 442-9223 Email:

CRAIG WINKELS – VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES Hometown – Fairchild, WI. Prior to joining Slater Sales in 1997, Craig worked as a wholesale sporting goods rep. Craig oversees all account activity and works directly with Fleet Farm, Scheels and Menards.

Craig Winkels: W13577 East Bramer Road Fairchild, WI 54741 Direct: (612) 599-9060 Office: (715) 955-4222 Email:

JASON HANSGEN – SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown – Hudson, WI. Jason joined Slater Sales in the Spring of 2015 with over 10 years of expierence in the outdoor sporting goods business. Jason's major accounts include Gander Outdoor, Cabela's, Bass Pro, Academy Sports, Sportsman's Guide, and many secondary accounts, as well as NBS buying group members.

Jason Hansgen: 10074 Park Place Dr. Monticello, MN 55362 Direct: (320) 267-6050 Fax: (715) 254-9506 Email:

BEN SLATER – SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown – Norwood Young America, MN Ben joined Slater Sales in January 2016 as a sales rep and accountant. Ben's duties are split between sales for key accounts and accounting support in the Young America office. Accounts Ben calls on: Regal Connection, Dakota Angler, Clear Lake Bait and Tackle, Sauk Fleet, and Mac's Hardware.

Ben Slater: 10545 Rome Avenue, Young America, MN 55397 Direct: (952) 913-8899 Fax: (952) 658-0108 Email:

STEVE SLATER - SALES SUPPORT Hometown - Norwood Young America, MN. Steve has been part-time with Slater Sales as a Pro Staff for the last five years. In January 2016 Steve started full-time in sales and customer support. Steve's major accounts include Northern Wholesale Supply, Hannay's, and Marine General.

Steve Slater: 10545 Rome Avenue, Young America, MN 55397 Direct: (952) 913-8898 Fax: (952) 442-9223 Email:

PHILLIP DONNAY - SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Norwood Young America, MN. Phil joined Slater Sales in August 2017. Phil's territory is outstate Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

Phillip Donnay: 12205 County Rd 33, Norwood, MN 55368 Direct: (507) 829-0886 Fax: (715) 952-1996 Email:

TROY TUMA - SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Campbellsport, WI. Troy joined Slater Sales in December 2017 and brings with him over 25 years of experience as a top sales representative in the outdoor sporting goods business. Troy's territory is the state of Wisconsin, including Shopko, Blain's, Sports Specialist, Robinson Wholesale and all secondary accounts in outstate Wisconsin, as well as World Wide buying group members.

Troy Tuma: W1971 Rustic Drive, Campbellsport, WI 53010 Direct: (612) 839-5711 Fax: (920) 267-4051 Email:

ROSS DORNAN - SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Rockford, MI. Ross joined Slater Sales in May 2018 and brings with him over 24 years of experience as a sales rep in the outdoor sporting goods business. Ross's territory includes Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. His key accounts include Dunham's, Mattoon Rural King, Quincy Farms, Big R, Do it Best, Jays, D&R Sports, Northwood's Wholesale Outlet, Fin Feather Fur Outfitters, and Kames Sports.

Ross Dornan: 11257 Becker Creek Ct. Rockford, MI 49341 Office: (616) 866-3521 Direct: (616) 340-1142 Fax: (616) 866-6747 Email:

WADE EVENSON - SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Sartell, MN. Wade brings with him over 16 years of experience in the outdoor sporting goods business. Most recently Wade was a National Account Manager at Vista Outdoor, and named the 2017 Savage Arms Retail Salesman of the Year. Prior to that Wade was District Sales Manager for Smith and Wesson. Wade began his career as an outside Sales Rep for CSI with a territory in Central MN. Wade's major accounts will include Big Rock, Reeds, L&M, Runnings, Cannon Tackle, and Mid States.

Wade Evenson: 1817 8th St. North Sartell, MN 56377 Direct: (901) 230-3437 Email: