1. Straight Shooter | BusinessWest

    Straight Shooter | BusinessWest

    James Debney remembers feeling the need to do some practice shooting before he was interviewed for the position of president of Smith & Wesson’s Firearms Division just over three years ago. “I just thought it was something I ought to do; I’m not really sure why,” he recalled, admitting freely that he didn’t really know much of anything about firearms then, and thought some target practice might somehow be of help. “I borrowed a friend’s gun, went out in the woods, and did some shooting.”

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