Billy Chapman Jr.
Owner & Founder of StyleCraft Boats
In his four-decade career as a Hall of Fame outfitter, Billy Chapman Jr.’s focus has been on solving problems that other people won’t even consider. Whether it’s developing world-class Mexican bass fisheries, delivering banana splits to clients in the deepest recesses of the Amazon, or developing watercraft aimed at providing all of the creature comforts of home while in remote locations, he simply gets things done.
He built the Anglers Inn International brand on the concept that “Service is Our Focus,” and continues to operate a multi-facility, multi-continent operation with a seemingly endless supply of energy. Mr. Chapman’s entrepreneurial spirit, his attention to detail and his focus on excellence inspire great loyalty among staff and clients alike.
For over 20 years, Ms. Chapman has overseen a 200 person, international enterprise, making sure that the various divisions work in concert and seamlessly.
Her multidisciplinary approach to problem solving as made her a trusted resource throughout the company. She is fluent in English and Spanish and speaks conversational Portuguese.
Ron is a photographer and writer. He has been a columnist and fishing editor for several outdoor magazines and had articles published in numerous others. Before launching his marketing career Ron enjoyed 20 years as Water Quality Program Director for the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. This gave him the experience and appreciation of a sound, high-quality environment to meet the needs and desires of the outdoor enthusiast. In 1994 he joined brother Gary as partner in a large outdoor niche marketing firm serving clients with international reach. Ron’s organizational, communication and relationship building skills will be valued in StyleCraft’s growth.
Tonya earned her degree in graphic design and loves art. She helped create Eddies, the award-winning U.S. Fish & Wildlife magazine, as well as multiple design efforts during her 25 plus years at a marketing agency. She also excels at event planning. Her emphasis is in print media, layout and design, with additional digital experience in website and online newsletter design. In addition to design and production, she is an expert at organization and communication.
Gary’s successful public relations career began at the highest levels of state government and was host of NRA’s radio show before he made the transition to agency work. Leading accounts for industry giants like DuPont, Smith & Wesson, Rubbermaid, Pure Fishing, Ranger boats and others provided a place where sound business and marketing practices could work hand-in-hand with a strong passion for the outdoors. Gary founded one of America’s biggest outdoor niche marketing agencies in 1987 that is still providing services nearly 35 years later. Gary is an avid outdoorsman with a successful B.A.S.S. professional bass fishing resume along with numerous Boone & Crockett entries.
Pete Robbins is one of the world’s most highly-regarded outdoor writers. In addition to serving as a Senior Writer at Bassmaster, he has also written for publications including Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, In-Fisherman and Texas Monthly. He consults for numerous companies within the fishing industry and is on the Board of Directors of the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame.
Mr. Robbins is a graduate of Columbia College and the Columbia University Law School and has practiced energy law and Federal administrative law for over 25 years.
As comfortable on set, a sound stage, or location scouting; production is her passion.
Kim started shooting music videos for music legends such Hand Thompson, Jr. Brown and others. She produced Texas Tourism “It’s a Whole Other Country” print and has produced scores of advertising campaigns for agencies like The Richards Group and PYRO.
Kim has won dozens upon dozens of awards for her producing, writing and directing. Clients range from Justin Boots, Foster Grants, DFW Airport, American Heart Association, AT&T, Cellular One, Harley Davidson, On the Border Mexican Restaurant, Amax Insurance, Garner Foods , Pollo Tropical and the Office of Attorney General, just to name a few.
Mike, a valued artist in his industry for almost 20 years. He started his career working with advertising agencies designing brochures and producing graphic arts.
He joined Billy Chapman full time and began an in-house advertising department for Anglers Inn International to fill the ever growing needs of the Outfitter, for his lodges and world-wide expeditions.
Mike has been instrumental in facilitating advertising materials, from logo design, brochures and print ads, to t-shirt and hat design. As the business grew, Mike diversified his talents to include photography, video camera operator and editor. Mike is proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and many others.