Meet the Staff

At Old Glory Guns and Ammo we believe good business is about good people!  Our staff aren’t just helpful and friendly; they are knowledgeable and passionate about the products we sell.  Even though they deal with firearms and accessories day in and day out, they most likely have just as much fun selling them to you as you do buying them!

Dana Ryll

Previous to owning Old Glory Guns & Ammo, Dana spent 25 years with Snap On Tools. He has been a firearms enthusiast and collector for his whole life. In 2014 he retired from Snap-on and he and his wife Becky purchased State Line Gun Shop and transformed it into Old Glory. Dana is always searching for exciting new products to expand what Old Glory offers. You’ll see the influence of Dana’s days running a tool truck when you come in the shop – don’t forget to look up or you might miss some of the many different products for sale! Dana and Becky also own Fieldstone Farm in Rindge where they raise beef cows and chickens, have a sugar house and Abe the buffalo.


Doug Young

Doug is the Purchasing Manager and also works on keeping us compliant with the ATF and has been with Old Glory since our start in 2014. He was in the Food Service industry for 32 years prior to entering the Firearms Industry in 2012. Doug enjoys motorcycle riding, sleep time & warm summer walks on the beach with his wife Dorothy. Doug and Dorothy have no children…other than their cats!

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Jim Connolly

Jim is the customer service manager and has been with Old Glory since August 2020. Prior to joining the Old Glory team, Jim was a machinist for the last 13 years as well as doing some military contracting work. In his time off Jim enjoys spending time with his wife Allie and 2 kids, Raegan and Seamus, golfing, shooting and playing guitar.    






ericEric Rantamaki

Eric is the lead gunsmith here at Old Glory and has been with us since the beginning in 2014. He worked as a gunsmith 7 years professionally prior to Old Glory. Eric lives in Mason with his girlfriend Melissa where he is a Lieutenant on the Volunteer Fire Department. Eric’s hobbies include 2 dogs, music, evening classes at school, making custom pens and don’t forget his 4 goats!





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Craig joined the team in May 2021. Craig served in the U.S. Army for 10 years as a M1A2 Abrams tanker and weapons NCOIC. Craig has a fiancé, Marlene, three daughters and two dogs. Craig likes to spend his spare time with his family and friends, shooting firearms, fishing and doing wood engraving and wood burning.







Ashley Cenerizio

Ashley Joined the Team the team in Feb 2021. Ashley has been a photographer for 18+. Ashley has a fiancé Austin and is the proud mother of 4 girls and 1 boy. On the rare occasion that she has free time she enjoys hanging with family and friends, going to the range, challenging her skills with the camera, horseback riding, fishing, and gardening.


Ron Legros

Ron has been with Old Glory since 2015. Ron proudly served in the United States Navy from 1962 until 1966 and then with the U.S. Postal Service until 2004. He worked at Blue Northern Trading Company until 2015 then joined us. Ron lives in Fitchburg with his wife Elly. When he’s not working at the shop he’s probably cutting wood on his property or going for a long walk to get the exercise his doctor tells him he should get!




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Joe Bairos

Joe has been with us since March of 2019. Joe is an Air Force Veteran and Retired from the Massachusetts Department of Corrections after 33 years of service. Joe is Married with 4 children and 4 grandchildren, He enjoys riding his Harley and hanging out with Family and Friends when he is not working at the shop.







Fred Lavenski

Fred joined our team in April 2018. He is a certified combat pistol and basic safety instructor, retired 32 year career law enforcement professional and served in the U.S. Army as an Infantry NCO. Fred has been married for 33 yrs to the same beautiful woman and has 3 amazing children. With Armorer certifications from several weapons manufacturers he is knowledgeable and very willing to help anyone make that decision on which firearm is the right one. Fred is also an avid Metal Detector and spends his spare time out in the woods of New England searching for old cellar holes.   






tim1Tim Schroth

Tim is part time here at Old Glory but is a big part of the Sales Staff.  Tim lives in Townsend, MA with his wife.  They have a son and two daughters that are 27, 25 & 21.  His work history includes 10 years in the firearms industry, roofing material sales, automotive service and trucking.  In the small amount of time Tim is NOT working he enjoys shooting & reloading, golf and an occasional cigar on the porch.




Dalton Couture

Dalton has been with us since March of 2020, however he has been involved in the customer service industry since 2013. He spends most of his time working here or his other job as a part time police officer in Massachusetts. In his free time he is either shooting, or going paintballing.