Michael O. Fifer
Mr. Fifer has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since September 25, 2006 and a member of the Board since October 2006. Since joining Ruger, he has lead the company in many corporate and industry changing initiatives - including the Million Gun Challenge, the Protect Your Rights Campaign, the expansion of production facilities and significant releases of new product platforms.

Prior to Ruger, Mr. Fifer was the Executive Vice President and President of Engineered Products of Mueller Industries, Inc. from 2003 to 2006, President of North American Operations of Watts Industries, Inc. from 1998 to 2002, and a member of the Board of Directors and Audit, Compensation and Special committees of Conbraco Industries from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Fifer is a member of the Board of Governors of the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

Mr. Fifer served in the United States Navy as a submarine officer, earned an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1985 and a BS in Physics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978.