A horrific school shooting was the last straw for the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods

Edward Stack, the 64-year-old CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, is an unlikely champion for gun control. Judith McKenna: Walmart spent $16 billion to break into India. She has to make it work Mary Barra: Her impatience could save GM Read all 14 Risk Takers profiles “You know everybody talks about thoughts and prayers going out to them. That’s great. That doesn’t really do anything,” he said on CNN. “We felt we needed to take a stand and do this.” Stack expected a backlash. He was firm in his decision, despite the potential harm to sales. “As we sat and talked about it with our management team … it was, to a person, that this is what we need to do, …