Alex Sitman, was born and raised in Central PA, in the town of Bellwood, where he currently resides. Married to Debra for 39 years, they have a son Matthew and daughter Melissa. Mountains surround their town and the hunting and fishing are great, especially the Whitetails. Graduating from Bellwood-Antis High School in 1974, Alex worked at PPG Automotive Glass Plant for 18 years before quitting and going full time into the stock making business being self-taught thru trial and error. He started competitive shooting in SB & HP Silhouette at age 28, later competing in Intl. Air Rifle, indoor 3-P and 50m 3-P, Conventional Prone, with a brief time in HP National Match Course with a M-14. When Alex started his business he ran an ad in Shooting Sports USA for $25. He did a few articles later for that magazine with Glenn Zediker about stock materials and bedding. That same article on stocks (Oct 2002) was shared by McMillan Fiberglass Stocks , Boyds Rifle stocks, and H-S Precision.