Our Staff

Chuck Palmer

Alpharetta Outfitters founder & liaison to missions
Chuck started his shop with a desire to share his dual passion of the outdoors and fly fishing...

Jeff Wright

AO Shop Manager & community fly fishing advocate
An Alpharetta native, Jeff, loves sharing his knowledge of the outdoors and fly fishing honed from his early teens...

Nathan Davis

Shop Enthusiast, Guide Enthusiast and life of the party
He has a passion for the salt and listening to a fine Jimmy Buffet song, however, Nathan finds himself both curious and wanting for any warm or cold water fishery...

Wes Bradley

Shop Employee and all around colorful guy
How do you give an Alaska feel to a fly shop? Hire the guy with the most lucious, red beard imaginable....

Jason Tannehill

Guide
Jason has been one of the lucky ones who has snuck away from the demands of the corporate world and waded into his dream job...

Daniel Bowman

Guide
Few people can truly speak to fish. Hey, we aren't kidding!...

Brandon Tourigny

Shop Employee and fly tying code breaker
One of the few Florida Gators fans allowed in the shop, Brandon, is our newest full-time employee with a love for anything that swims...

Luca Fiore

Shop Employee and youth ambassador
Straight out of Miami, Luca has found himself leaving his peacock bass days behind for trout in North Georgia’s tailwaters and mountain streams...

Mike Spessard

Shop Employee, shrink and distilled spirit guidance counselor
Alpharetta Outfitters isn’t Mike’s first rodeo in the fly fishing world...

Ryan Stephens

Shop Employee, super dad, husband and conusour Striper fisherman
Landscaper and woodworker by day (Cherokee Woodworks), Ryan can handle is the ultimate number of knifes and they are all sharp!...

Nova

Nova Bell, Shop Dog, UPS man lover and little and grown kid magnet
Nova books probably more hours in the shop then any of us combined...