Hunting and recreational shooting was part of Melissa Gilliland’s family upbringing that has grown into an undeniable passion for tactical precision rifle competitions. Melissa has been shooting in precision rifle matches for the past three years and competes all over the United States as a member of the Precision Rifle Series. She finished both 2015 and 2016 PRS seasons by qualifying as one of the Top 3 Females in the Series.
Her talents also include the firearms media as a writer, blogger, public speaker and television personality. She has been a contributing writer for various online sites including Sure Shots Magazine, Snipers Hide and her personal blog “The Life of Missy”. She co-hosted Seasons 2-9 of “Trigger Time TV” which aired on the Pursuit Channel.
In addition to working full time as the VP of Operations for Armageddon Gear, her entrepreneurial business interests also include co-ownership of Shadow 6 Consulting with her Husband, Jim Gilliland. They conduct marksmanship training with pistols, carbines and precision rifles. Melissa is a proud NRA Certified Firearms Instructor.
Melissa is proudly sponsored by G.A. Precision, Berger Bullets, Armageddon Gear and XGO. She is a Brand Ambassador for the Vista Outdoor brands: Bushnell Tactical, Hoppe’s 9, RCBS and Federal Premium.
For more information please visit her Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/themissygilliland or on Instagram: @melissa.gilliland