Heinlen holds a BS from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. He serves on the board of SylvanSport LLC and is a member of the World President's Organization (WPO), Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). He and his wife, Pat, have two daughters.
About SOG: Taking its name from an elite Special Forces military group from the Vietnam era – the Studies and Observation Group – SOG was founded in 1986 by designer and toolmaker Spencer Frazer. SOG has gone on to produce some of the favorite models of specialty knives and tools used by the military, law enforcement, industrial tradesmen and outdoor enthusiasts worldwide. SOG's diverse range of award-winning knives and tools are sold worldwide. For more information, visit www.sogknives.com.