About Our Team
From left to right: Dayna, Mark B, Judd, Mark J, Earl, Danny & Cheryl!
Dan Todd has been in the gun business most of his life and has a passion for, and an extensive knowledge of, firearms of all makes and eras. He offers a full-service gun-shop which includes in-house gun-smithing & repairs. Favorite firearm: "All of them!" Dan & Cheryl have pulled together a great team of people who are as diverse in their backgrounds and areas of interest as the items they sell in the store.
Judd is an Arizona Native who recently left a career in Corporate Aviation to afford him more time with his family. He is licensed to fly both airplanes and helicopters and he is also licensed as an instructor in both. His experience as a Flight Instructor earned him a Gold Seal from the FAA. Judd has been a lifelong hunter and sport shooting enthusiast. So much so that he obtained a Federal Firearms License (FFL) and now his passion is for the Sport Shooting Industry. Judd enjoys recreational and competitive shooting. As part of the AZF Team, Judd manages our Gun Shop and our Online Web Store. To contact Judd at the sales desk email him at Judd@azfirearms.com.
Mark has recently retired from a distinguished career in law enforcement. Mark rose through the ranks of the Goodyear Police Department, here in Arizona, and held the position of Chief of Police for a number of years. in addition to being a valued part of the AZF Team, Mark is also an educator; teaching classes at Estrella Mountain Community College, and served as the President of The Homeless Youth Connection Program. Mark is our resident Blog-Master here at AZF, and welcomes any ideas you may have for future articles. To reach Mark at the Blog Desk email him at Mark@azfirearms.com.
Favorite firearm: AR-15
Earl Gould - After serving 30+ years in the New Jersey Army National Guard / (AGR) Active Guard Reserve Program, and being deployed to Iraq, Earl retired from the military in 2006. He then worked for a fellow soldier's HVAC Company in PA, before going back to school. Earl graduated from the Lackawanna College Police Academy in Scranton, PA, and became a Police Sergeant. Earl and his wife, and their dog Duke, moved to AZ to be closer to family in early 2013. Earl joined the AZFirearms.com sales team in December of 2014. Earl likes fishing, hunting, hiking, sport shooting, and best of all family. To contact Earl on the Sales Floor email him a Earl@azfirearms.com
Favorite firearm: Glock
Over the last 20 + years Dayna has worked in the finance world in various positions as a compliance officer, credit analyst, trainer, and accounts receivable funding portfolio manager. About 4 years ago Dayna was introduced to firearms and developed a passion for them. Dayna is a member of The Well Armed Woman: Peoria Chapter, Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, the NRA, AZCDL, USCCA and other shooting chapters around the valley. She has been a member of Shooters World since February 2013 and she shoots there regularly. Dayna also stays proficient by shooting at a variety of other local ranges including Ben Avery, Joe Foss, Prescott Gun Club, Insight Firearms Shooting Center in Prescott Valley, and The Hub in Lakeside. She has her Conceal Carry Weapons License (CCW) and will soon be taking the NRA/ Well Armed Woman Instructors Certification. While she owns several handguns, rifles and carbines, she is especially fond of her custom built AR 15. To contact Dayna on the sales floor email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite firearm: Sig Sauer
Mark, and his wife DeAna, recently returned to Arizona after being gone for 23 years. Mark has a diversified background, including Retail Loss Prevention Management and Founder & CEO of a corporation that designed & installed state-of-the-art electronic security systems for business & governmental agencies. Mark also invented a highly successful self-contained digital video device. While living in the eastern states, Mark opened the first outdoor walk-through archery range in Wilmington, NC. Mark has enjoyed hunting big game, as well as birding, all of his life and has also shot trap competitively. Shortly after retiring and moving back to Arizona, he became a Range Officer at Joe Foss Shooting Complex and is still there to this day.
To contact Mark on the Sales Floor email him at MarkJ@azfirearms.com.
Favorite firearm: Smith & Wesson