Ryan Bronson

Director of Conservation & Policy, Vista Outdoor

Ryan Bronson is the Director of Conservation and Public Policy for Vista Outdoor, a leading outdoor products company that manufactures and markets equipment from brands including Federal Premium Ammunition, Savage Arms, Primos, Bushnell, Bell Helmets and Camelbak. As the primary architect of Vista’s Conservation Compass, Bronson leads the company’s engagement with the conservation community including their generous support of wildlife and public lands organizations, and serves as an advocate for policy that benefits wild places. Before joining the company in 2007 Ryan worked on conservation programs and policy at the Minnesota Legislature and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. He is a professional member of the Boone and Crockett Club; life member of Pheasants Forever, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation; and serves on the board of directors for the Mule Deer Foundation, Pass it On Outdoor Mentors and the Arachnid Society.