Silencer Central’s Brandon Maddox Wins NRA Publications' 2024 Pioneer Award

A heartfelt congratulations to Silencer Central founder and CEO Brandon Maddox on his Pioneer award recognition!

posted on January 18, 2024
Maddox Pioneer Award

Silencer Central's founder and CEO, Brandon Maddox, has been awarded the National Rifle Association’s prestigious 2024 Pioneer Award. This distinguished honor recognizes outstanding personal achievement and celebrates the profound and enduring impact that Maddox and Silencer Central have had on the shooting and hunting community.

The Pioneer Award is a testament to the recipient’s dedication, passion and relentless pursuit of excellence in the firearms industry. It spotlights the exemplary accomplishments and cumulative body of work of individuals responsible for the development and introduction of equipment that has revolutionized the industry and strongly impacted shooting and hunting.

“A heartfelt congratulations to Silencer Central founder and CEO Brandon Maddox on his Pioneer award recognition,” said NRA Publications’ Executive Director Doug Hamlin. “Brandon epitomizes the entrepreneurial spirit that is alive and well in the United States of America. He has really opened up the silencer new product category to the masses.”

Maddox, who founded Silencer Central (formerly Dakota Silencer) in 2005, has consistently demonstrated an unwavering commitment to advocating for a simple process of purchasing and owning firearm suppressors. Under Maddox’s leadership, Silencer Central has introduced groundbreaking products and services that have redefined industry standards. Its innovative business model allows customers to purchase silencers online and have them shipped to their front door once approved. 

“I am deeply honored to receive this distinguished award from the NRA,” said Maddox. “It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire Silencer Central team and our work of making buying silencers simple.”

The 2024 Pioneer Award reflects Silencer Central's ongoing commitment to innovation and excellence in the shooting equipment sector. It underscores the company's dedication to providing the tools and resources needed to make shooting and hunting experiences safer and more enjoyable for shooting sports enthusiasts nationwide. Congratulations, Brandon!


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