About John Bork Sales

 

                                 John Bork Sales is a one man company dedicated to brining the finest quality Rustic Equestrian  and Southwestern products to the furniture and gift retailers of Southern and Western, Central California . The vast majority of our lines are proudly made in USA. John Bork Sales was founded in 1996 after an extensive career of  sales management in the Outdoor Industry and Athletic Footwear Industry. As a father of five becoming a full time sale representative was a means of providing Johnís family with the stability of growing up and attending schools here in Camarillo California while making full use of his experience in Sales Marketing and Advertising.

                                 Our territory spans from San Diego in the South and going North as far as San Simeon on the northwestern corner of Central California , through Fresno in the Central Valley and in the Northeastern section of the Owens valley including Mammoth Lakes , Bishop, and Bridgeport .  The Pacific Coast Line borders the territory on the West and the California-Nevada border defines the territory on the East.  

                                 After College at Western Michigan University where he was a  NCAA   Champion in the 880 Yard Dash, John became an assistant Track Coach while earning a Masters Degree at Miami . University of Ohio . Later John Bork became the Coach and Athletic Director of  Americaís finest Olympic Track and Field Stars with the Southern California Striders Track Club.  These athletic endeavors lead to opportunities in the Athletic Shoe Industry, with a fledging company Blue Ribbon Sports which, first imported Asics Tiger shoes and then morphed into its own brand Nike.  From there John went on to work at runnerís World Magazine as Managing Director of the Starting Line Sports Direct Mail Division where he met his wife, Lisa.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                Johnís next career move was to establish his own company, River Systems; where he successfully invented and designed over 30 fly fishing products which were sold by America ís leading outdoor Companies including The Orvis Company, LL Bean, Eddie Bauer Company and Cabelaís. One of River Systemís most interesting customers was the Duke of Wellington, who loved the River systems Velcro Wading shoes so much he ordered 3 pairs over the years, for his own fly fishing.  After selling River Systems to the OíNeill Company, John moved to Camarillo to become the National Sales and Marketing Manager for Abel Reels. The next step was to establish John Bork Sales.

                                 John and Lisa have now lived in Camarillo for over 18 years where they have raised and schooled their five children, Eric, Ashley,  Kevin and Twins: Stephanie and Jennifer.  At the same time John has expanded his sales network built on the good old American virtues of dependability, integrity, honesty and hard work. 

                                                                                 ďTry us. Youíll like us.Ē

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                               

 

                                        

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