STI International

started in 1990
Georgetown, Texas

  • 1990 Tripp Research, Inc.
    – Virgil Tripp started building custom M1911s for competition
    – designed parts for 1911s
    – his parts were sold and marketed by Chip McCormick
  • 1993 Sandy Strayer joined Tripp Research, Inc.
  • changed name to STI (Strayer-Tripp International)
  • manufactures modular M1911 based in Georgetown, Texas
  • June 1994, Sandy Strayer left STI to start a new company called Strayer Voigt Inc
  • 1997 Dave and Shirley Skinner purchase of STI from Virgil Tripp
    – renamed the company to STI International, Inc
  • 1997 Virgil started Tripp Research, Inc
  • January 2005, Dave Skinner sold the company to the employees of STI
    – first employee-owned company in the firearms industry
  • 2010-2014 Tim Dillon was hired and made President and CEO
  • 2017 private Investor group purchased STI (Westwind Investors)

  • May 26, 2020, STI Firearms changed name to Staccato

STI International
114 Halmar Cove
Georgetown, TX 78628



founded in 1989

National Sporting Clays Association is the National Governing Body for NSCA-type sporting clays in the USA. Sporting Clays has been one of the fastest growing shotgun sports in recent years. It simulates field shooting at game birds with many odd shooting angles and is usually held in semi-wooded areas.

5931 Roft Road
San Antonio, TX 78253

(210) 688-3371 or (800) 877-5338

RSR Group

352,000 square foot
started in 1977

  • 1977 Founded in a two-car garage in New York
  • 1979 second sales and distribution facility in Winter Park, Florida
  • 1981 Reno, Nevada facility
  • 1983 fourth distribution center in Dallas, Texas
  • 1985 fifth facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2005 centralized all of its inventory at distribution center in Grand Prairie, Texas
  • 2015 moved to Fort Worth, Texas

Julianna Crowder


  • 2004 Developed an interest in competitive shooting
  • 2011 – Founded A Girl & A Gun
  • 2015-2016 NRA Education And Training Committee

Instructor Certificates

  • Texas License To Carry Instructor
  • NRA Certified Instructor
  • Rangemaster Level 1 Instructor Course
  • Kathy Jackson Instructor Development


  • Massad Ayoob
  • T.I.G.E.R. Valley
  • Gordon Carrell
  • KR Training
  • Tom Givens, Range Master
  • Austin Davis, Virtual Tactical Academy 

Robyn Sandoval


  • a converted anti-gunner
  • 2011 attended Julianna Crowder’s third Girl’s Night Out
  • 2011 – Executive Director – A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League (AG & AG)
  • NRA Certified Instructor
  • 2018 Speaker at Gun Rights Policy Conference
  • 2019 Speaker at Gun Rights Policy Conference

Daily bullet – Robyn Sandoval A Girl and a Gun
Nov 19, 2020

From the Gun Rights Policy Conference 2019

Yehuda Remer

  • Born in LA
  • Lived in Israel
  • Life-long history enthusiast
  • 2017 wrote Safety On: An Introduction to the World of Firearms for Children
  • 2017 wrote The ABCs of Guns

What to do when other parents ask if you have guns in the home?
Yehuda Remer is the author of the Safety On series

Daily Bullet – Yehuda Remer – The Pew Pew Jew
Nov 24, 2020

From the 2019 Gun Rights Policy Conference