Barrett Announces Joel Miller as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing has promoted Joel Miller to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Joel has been with Barrett since 2017, most recently serving as Director of Global Military Sales. His work directing the US Military Sales team lead to the adoption of the MRAD, MK22 rifle system with separate contract awards for USSOCOM and Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal. 

Prior to Barrett, Joel served for 23 years as a commissioned officer in the US Army in a wide range of command and staff assignments that spanned from the platoon to the most senior command levels in training, peacekeeping, and combat environments. He graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree and was commissioned in armour/cavalry. He is a graduate of the Armor Officer Basic Course, the Air Defence Officer Advance Course, and the Army Command and General Staff College.  Joel also earned a Master of Arts degree in History from Tulane University in 2004. He retired in 2017 as a Lieutenant Colonel.   

In January 2021 Joel received the Ronnie G. Barrett Leadership Award for excellence.  Ronnie stated: “Joel has brought a new level of expertise, organization and customer service to the sales team at Barrett.”

Barrett President, Sam Shallenberger added: “Joel’s extreme productivity and professionalism will benefit Barrett Firearms Manufacturing even more in his new position.”


Barrett is a family-owned and operated company and the world leader in large-calibre, long-distance, precision rifle design and manufacturing.  Barrett products are used by civilians, sport shooters, law enforcement agencies, the United States military and more than 70 State Department approved countries around the world. The Barrett Quality Management System (QMS) has received the prestigious ISO 9001:2015 certification for the design and manufacture of firearms, ammunition, and accessories, and to provide training for those systems.