Orchid Promotes Philip Milks to Vice President
HARTFORD, CT (September 25th, 2020) – Orchid LLC, a leading provider of POS software, payment processing and FFL compliance solutions, announced today the promotion of Attorney Philip Milks to the position of Vice President of Regulatory Services. Before joining Orchid, Phil held a senior leadership position with Remington Arms Company, LLC and previously worked for the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
Jon Rydberg, Orchid LLC CEO said, “Phil is widely recognized in the industry as one of the foremost experts in ATF regulations. He has been critical to Orchid’s product development and business expansion over the last few years. Notably, Phil championed the development of Orchid eBoundTM, one of the most comprehensive electronic acquisition and distribution books in the industry.”
Phil’s expertise was recently recognized when he was elected to the American Suppressor Association’s Board of Directors. Phil developed his knowledge while he served at Remington Arms Company. During his tenure, he provided the leadership team with guidance on various topics related to compliance – including product development, corporate acquisitions, and business operations.
Phil expanded his skills beyond the law and compliance to include information technology. Phil developed industry best practices for integrating compliance systems into complex ERP systems, including SAP, Oracle, and Epicor. Phil’s pragmatic approach to compliance and technology has led to better working relationships between manufacturers and the ATF.
In Phil’s new role, he will continue to oversee the launch of Orchid eBoundTM. The next generation eBound includes the updated 4473 requirements from the ATF. Phil and his team will continue to expand Orchid’s regulatory service and software products. In addition to his role at Orchid, Phil also operates the FFL Law firm, providing legal services to industry members.
ABOUT ORCHID LLC
Orchid LLC and its subsidiaries offer business software, compliance software, and regulatory services to the shooting sports industry. Orchid Solutions provides firearm payment processing services, Point-of-Sale, and ERP integration software to improve how retailers, ranges, and manufacturers sell firearms and accessories. The firm’s business software integrates directly with Orchid eBoundTM, an application that provides a powerful low-cost electronic Bound Book and an electronic ATF Form 4473. Orchid Advisors provides ATF, Import, and Export licensing and firearm compliance services to Federal Firearms Licensees. The firm shares its expertise with the industry through online publishing, the Firearms Industry Compliance ConferenceTM, and its online courses in the Firearms Compliance UniversityTM. For additional information, visit www.OrchidLLC.com.