Tim Schmidt attended Michigan Tech University where he earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1994.
After working for a medical equipment company and then a computer hardware company, Tim started his first successful business in 1997. This business, Schmidt Engineering, provided mechanical engineering services to a wide array of companies. In 2003, Tim founded Delta Defense and the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) and began publishing a self-defense magazine that focused on responsible firearms ownership. This magazine grew into a national association providing education, training and self-defense insurance to its members.
The USCCA has more than 268,000 members and 1.8 million newsletter subscribers. Delta Defense employs 170 people in 12 states and was named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Tim and his wife Tonnie have three children (ages 19, 17 & 14). He enjoys boxing, running, reading, shooting and riding motorcycles.
Last Update: 12/17/2017
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The USCCA houses it’s own video production studio. This space is a sound-proof room complete with green screen, infinity wall, and a Milwaukee cityscape to conduct national news interviews via satellite uplink.
The USCCA is equipped with a full TV-ready studio and set including the following features:
The USCCA has its own on-site video production and photography studio.
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Tim Schmidt with his wife Tonnie and their three children Sten (14), Dagny (17) and Tim Jr. (19)
The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) provides education, training and self-defense insurance to responsible American gun owners. Headquartered in West Bend, WI, the USCCA is the largest and fastest-growing association whose sole focus is the responsibly armed American.
Delta Defense is the private company that provides marketing, operations and customer care services to the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA). Delta Defense employs over 170 people, with headquarters located in West Bend, WI.
Tim Schmidt, Founder and President of the USCCA, is available for interviews, and USCCA’s headquarters has a remote satellite-link studio for use during television interviews. For more information, please contact:
1634 I Street NW Suite 1050, Washington, DC 20006
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