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  • Ryan Busse (BUSS’-ee) is an author and former firearms executive who helped build Kimber, a firearms manufacturer, between 1995 and 2020. Over his 25-year career Busse directed the sales of nearly three million Kimber firearms. His memoir, Gunfight: My Battle Against the Industry that Radicalized America, was published by PublicAffairs (Hachette) in 2021. Busse was born near the Kansas cattle ranch homesteaded by his great-grandfather. He is an avid hunter, angler and champion of public lands, and has held leadership positions with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Montana Conservation Voters. Busse and his wife Sara have lived in Kalispell for almost 30 years and have two teenage sons.
  • Home: Kalispell, Mont.
  • DOB: 2/23/70
  • Occupation: Writer, Consultant, Firearms Expert and Former Executive (Vice President of Sales, Kimber: 1995-2020)
  • Family: Married to Sara; two sons
  • Alma Mater: Bethany College (Kansas)