President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul Stone is a highly experienced executive with more than 30 years of leadership experience in the retail space. Prior to joining Sportsman’s Warehouse, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTZ) from October 2021 to September 2023 after previously serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer and on the Board of Directors from May 2020 and October 2021. He previously served as Hertz’s Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Operations Officer for North America from March 2018 to May 2020. Prior to joining Hertz, Mr. Stone served as the Chief Retail Officer of Cabela’s Inc., an outdoor outfitter retail company from November 2015 to December 2017. Prior to joining Cabela’s, Mr. Stone spent 28 years with Sam’s Club, a retail warehouse subsidiary of Walmart Inc., in various leadership roles, where he ultimately oversaw a P&L of approximately $18 billion and 30,000 employees.
Chief Financial Officer
Jeff White oversees all financial aspects of the Company including, financial planning and analysis, accounting and financial reporting, tax, internal audit, investor relations, treasury, and risk management. Mr. White has been with Sportsman’s Warehouse since 2016. He has served as the company’s Secretary since September 26, 2021, and as Vice President of Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer from September 2021 to January 21, 2022. From August 2016 to September 2021, White served in various capacities including as the Company's Senior Director, Finance and Accounting.
Prior to Sportsman’s Warehouse, Mr. White served in various roles at KPMG LLP starting in August 2011, including Manager, Senior Associate, and Associate within the audit group. Mr. White is a licensed certified public accountant and holds a B.A. and master’s degree in accountancy from the University of Utah.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Steve Stoner is an highly accomplished HR leader with over 20 years of experience. He has held HR leadership positions with multiple retail organizations to include Best Buy, Home Depot Supply, General Parts and Giant Food, most recently he was the SVP & CHRO for Maines Paper & Food Service, a leading food distribution company and retailer. In this position, Steve created and implemented the strategic HR vision overseeing all areas of Human Resources. Mr. Stoner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Strayer University and is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army.
Senior Vice President, Operations
Shane Miller has served as Senior Vice President, Operations at Sportsman’s Warehouse since June 2020. Shane brings deep retail knowledge to the Sportsman’s Warehouse team as he has over 30 years of experience working for large retailers. Prior to his role at Sportsman’s Warehouse, Shane held multiple posts of increasing responsibility at Walmart (NYSE: WMT). His various leadership roles included Store Manager, District Manager and Regional General Manager during his nearly 17-year tenure at Walmart.
Most recently, Shane served as Regional Director and Senior Director of New Store Growth and Development at Five Below (NYSE: Five). While at Five Below, Shane directed the successful opening of hundreds of stores.
Mr. Miller graduated from National Louis University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.
Matthew G. French
Vice President, Compliance
Matthew G. French has served as our Vice President, Compliance since December 2003. Mr. French joined us in 1997 and has worked in various positions in the management of the hunting department. Mr. French has more than 20 years of experience in the sporting goods industry and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Montana State University.