Hawk Associates’ proprietor Wealthy Walton introduced that he was stepping away from the corporate he began in 1986 and retiring Jan 1, 2018.
“I got here into this nice business April 1, 1977 as Director: Advertising and marketing/Promoting for PSE in Mahomet, IL after which Tucson, AZ. After a short stint with Barnett Worldwide I returned to Tucson and began Hawk Associates Advertising and marketing/Promoting. It has been an unimaginable journey and I relish the friendships I’ve made and the businesses I’ve had the glory of serving to. From Pete Shepley at PSE to Sam Topel at Nice-Line, Gary Todd at Professional Launch, Kent Southard at Loc-On Stands and Carolina North/Liberty Backyard Merchandise, LeRoy Younger at NEET, Dan Nigro at Ridgeline, Jim Crumley of TreBark, Jerry Smith of Goat Tuff, the Barrie’s of Rocky Mt. Broadheads, Invoice Robinson and Scott Schultz of Robinson Open air and the Musacchia’s of Muzzy and so many extra. I’ve labored with among the finest in media from M.R. James, Don Clark, Fred Wallace of Bowhunter Magazine. Sherry and Invoice Krenz, Tim Dehn, Arlyne Rhode and true greats like Dave Staples, Fred Bear, Tom Jennings, Ann Clark, Earl and Ann Hoyt, Invoice Gartland and my good pal and companion Robert Hoague of Bowhunting.internet and the listing goes on and on. Like all issues, it’s time to prove the lights, shut the doorways and spend extra time with my spouse Sue. Thanks for a terrific trip and the privilege of figuring out you all.”