About 4473 Cloud
Built to be e4473 platform-agnostic, 4473 Cloud’s mission is to make digitally stored 4473s available to all FFLs. Over the past ten years, Silencer Shop has streamlined application processing across the industry for dealers, distributors, and customers alike by applying decades of technical prowess to a traditional industry. With Dave and Travis’ combined experience of over 40 years in the firearm industry, they are dedicated to providing the most innovative, secure, and user-friendly digital storage solutions nationwide.
About Travis Glover
Travis has over 26 years experience in the firearm industry and is an industry-wide recognized leader and subject matter expert on ATF Compliance. He spent nearly a decade developing, implementing, and leading the ATF Compliance function at Cabela’s and helped launch Lipsey’s into the NFA/suppressor market in 2013. With a passion for detail, forms processing and business operations, Travis has worked closely with ATF at the executive level to assist FFLs nationally with their compliance programs and audit readiness.
When he joined Orchid Advisors in 2016, a consulting and software company dedicated to the modernization of a compliant firearms industry, he helped numerous FFLs across the country to operationalize and improve their ATF compliance programs. Travis helped secure the first 4473 digital storage ATF approved variance in 2018 for his client, Grab-A-Gun in Coppell, TX and subsequently worked with ATF to secure variance approval for an industry leading point of sale software system in 2019. Additionally, Travis proudly served on the Board of Directors for the American Suppressor Association from 2013-2019.
Today, Travis is VP of Business Development and Sales for Silencer Shop and is leading 4473 Cloud, a Powered by Silencer Shop company dedicated to providing affordable ATF approved simplified digital storage and retention of regulated documents for FFLs.
About Dave Matheny
Dave, Chairman and CEO of Silencer Shop, LLC. comes from an extensive background in software engineering. Combining his programming expertise with his firearms passion, Dave founded the Silencer Shop family of companies in 2010. Silencer Shop’s services are based on excellent customer service and efficient NFA processes. Dave takes great pride in our Second Amendment rights, and plays an active role politically to protect our Second Amendment rights, specifically NFA ownership.
Seeking to modernize the entire firearms industry, Dave is always looking for ways to simplify operations for customers, FFL dealers, and ATF alike. Using his years of experience, personally and professionally, in forms processing, Dave has worked to close the gaps in the NFA application process. 4473 Cloud is the natural next step in expanding the already recognized excellence of Silencer Shop into the broader FFL market.