SPTargets is a family-owned and run company. The skills, enthusiasm, and dedication of our employees one of our greatest strengths, and we sincerely thank each of them for their contributions. We actively hire veterans and National Guard members, and we promote the on-going education of every employee.
Brian Montgomery, President
Brian Montgomery is the owner and founder of SPTargets, as well as the inventor of the SPTargets wireless turning targets system. He served in the Royal Air Force as a pilot of the nuclear-equipped Vulcan bomber, then moved with his family to his wife’s native Oregon and worked for the next 25 years in the commercial airline industry. Before retirement, Brian flew as Captain on the 747-400 aircraft on the US West Coast to Asia routes. In 2003 he left to devote himself full-time to SPTargets. Brian’s varied interests include electronic and mechanical engineering, ballistics, antique car restoration, custom rifle building, hunting and practical pistol shooting. He does not like having his photograph taken, but does enjoy "Wallace & Gromit" (caution, YouTube link).
Annette Montgomery, VP Operations
Brian’s daughter Annette Montgomery joined the company in 2012 to help with the growing business. As VP of Operations she oversees the shop and supplier management, and ensures that customers receive the range equipment they need, when they need it. In the few hours she's not at work she spins, sews, weaves, and cares for her collection of 25 antique sewing machines.
David Sweet, Director of Sales
David is an Atlanta native who fell in love with the West while on a cross-country motorcycle trip at age 19. He's been a private pilot since the age of 20, and has resided in Portland since the age of 26. He's a skier, backpacker, traveller, and a big fan of Belgian beers. His history in sales includes the fields of finance, logistics, telecommunications, transportation, and now firearms training equipment. To all those areas he has brought a passion for "doing the right thing', developing long-term customer relationships, and customer advocacy.
Jock Murphy, New Technology Engineer
Jock Murphy is a software and occasional hardware engineer with more than 25 years of experience. Broadly interested in everything he has worked in fields from software for photographers to sub-sea oil drilling, as well as the exciting field of firearms training. He fosters kittens, grows carnivorous plants, and once performed on stage with Sir Ian McKellen.
Paul Eggleston, Production Manager
Paul "Howlin' Mad" Eggleston is an avid fisherman (fly- and otherwise), shooter (Glock), a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and a current National Guardsman. As Production Manager, he supervises production, installation, and quality control of all SPTargets. He lives in NE Portland with his wife, 6-year old daughter Kyndra, and Bronco (left).
Douglas Montgomery, Project Manager
Brian's son Doug is the third pilot of the company. He was a co-pilot on the 737 at United Airlines, then spent several years as a Dash 8 pilot in Afghanistan. He still travels frequently, including to Iceland where he loves to hike and eat.
Rebecca Holt, Office Manager
Becky is an Oregon native, graduate of the Portland State University Honors College, and future film critic. She's a firearms novice looking forward to the day she finds an S&W Lady Smith in her stocking...
Photo credit: Dan Stanton
Sebastian Puha, Production Assistant
Sebastian is the most recent addition to SPTargets. He is also a National Guardsman, a keen shooter and Airsoft enthusiast, and has been the Jiu-Jitsu Northwest Regional Champion for the last six years. He assists with production and installations.