Gainesville, GA – Medal of Honor recipient from the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Edward Byers Master Chief Ret. is pleased to announce Source Outdoor Group of Gainesville, Georgia, as his Agency of Record. In this role, Source Outdoor Group will be tasked with a wide range of responsibilities for American hero, including brand development, social media marketing, and public relations.
Byers looks to grow his brand across several businesses through multiple verticals, including professional speaking and mentoring, consulting and advisory opportunities.
Before hard pivoting into the civilian sector, Byers served 21 years in the Navy as a Navy Corpsman and a Navy SEAL. He served with 2/2 Marines, SEAL Team 4, Pentagon Joint Staff and SEAL Team 6 (ST6) as a Team Leader. In 2020, Byers retired as a Master Chief.
Byers is the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nation’s highest award for valor. He is the first person from ST 6 and the 6th Navy SEAL in history to be awarded the Medal of Honor. Byers is one of 27 Medal of Honor Recipients since 9/11 and one of only 65 living members of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. He is also the recipient of five Bronze Stars with Valor, two Purple Hearts, Meritorious Service Medal, and numerous other valorous awards.
“I look forward to working alongside Source Outdoor Group as I establish and grow my brand,” said Edward Byers. “I chose Source Outdoor Group as our strategic marketing partner and plan to translate my vision into marketing strategies that drive results. We look forward to expanding the Edward Byers Brand through our new partnership with Source Outdoor Group.”
Source Outdoor Group has a diversified list of clients across the country. The firm is an industry-leading marketing-communications company known for building brands in the outdoor industry.
“We are honored to have this opportunity to work with one of America’s finest,” said Aaron McCaleb, President/Owner of Source Outdoor Group. “We look forward to connecting like-minded companies and audiences to his brand.”