Advisory Members are involved at the Board of Regent level by participating in two meetings held at the SHOT Show and the Blade Show each year to provide additional industry input and assistance with programs. Supporting Advisory Members provide even greater financial support to fund initiatives.
Wholesaler Blue Ridge Knives, Inc. carries over 750 brands of knives and swords, including AKTI member brands of Boker, Buck, Case, Cold Steel, CRKT, Gerber, Schrade, and Spyderco, to name a few! Knife businesses can choose from a wide selection of knives, cutlery, and outdoor-related products from an experienced, reliable distributor.
President/CEO, United Cutlery
Clint is President /CEO of The Edge Enterprises, a successful multi-divisional company that includes BUDK and United Cutlery, “the leader in producing top quality licensed collectibles,” among them, Lord of the Rings. Clint, who grew up in Moultrie, GA, says he loves the water, wildlife, and being outdoors. He became involved with AKTI because “The right to keep and have knives in American lives says it all,” adding, “I feel AKTI is an organization where I can contribute and have some input.”