Luther Cifers is a largely self-made entrepreneur. Currently residing in Farmville, VA, Cifers has founded a number of companies, including YakAttack, an industry leading developer and manufacturer of fishing related products; Bonafide Kayaks, an industry leading fishing kayak brand; and MagPump, a developer of tactical accessories for law enforcement and military. Having exited all of his businesses except for YakAttack, Cifers is now focused on growing that business through continued innovation and strategic new market expansion.
Cifer’s unique perspective has enabled an unconventional approach to problem solving, causing disruptive innovation in each market, as well as the back-end tooling and manufacturing processes that support them. He and his teams hold more than 12 utility patents with many more pending.