Leadership

image39

 Chief Executive Officer: Scott Wealing
Scott served as an Army Ranger (Long Range Surveillance/LRS) with 15 years Military experience. Scott has spent over 2600 days deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan both while in the Military and as a Protective Agent. His military training includes Ranger, Long Range Surveillance Leadership Course, Airborne, Air Assault, Survival, Tracking/Counter Tracking, and Drill Sergeant. He also trained as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician. After the Military, he served as a PSD/Protective Agent for L. Paul Bremer during his term as Ambassador in Iraq in 2003; and continued to conduct protective operations for various intelligence agencies and NGO's in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo until 2013. Scott continues to provide executive protection for celebrities, executives and high net worth families. He has vast experience in conducting site surveys and vulnerability assessments for government and non-government organizations all over the globe. He is a qualified Firearms instructor through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and has trained Secret Service Agents, FBI Agents, Local Law Enforcement, US Military Special Operations Personnel as well as Military Conventional Forces, both US and Allied Nations. Scott also enjoys teaching Firearm Safety to all ages and skill levels. 

Lead Instructors

Tom Gray

  

Tom Gray:

Title: Lead Instructor

Extensive experience in Special Operations in Central Asia and Central / South America Theaters of Operations. Experience in planning and conducting Special Forces operations as team member and leader. Served as a Special Forces Operations Sergeant and Weapons Sergeant on a Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha (SFODA). Expert in heavy and light weapons such as pistols, rifles, machine guns, mortars, anti-tank guns, and grenade launchers. Proficient in training, advising, and leading indigenous military and paramilitary forces up to company size. Primarily responsible for the tactical security of the SFODA; to ensure the safety of the SFODA during intelligence gathering, cache recovery, and convoy missions to imminent danger areas in Afghanistan, utilized force protection and implementation skills to develop, coordinate and implement force protection measures


Mike B.

 Mike retired as a US Army Sergeant Major after 22 years. He was in the Special Operations Forces for 18 of those years. He has numerous deployments to high threat regions the world over. He served as a Confirmed Armed Protection Officer in Iraq for 7 years. He is the gold standard when it comes to training and teaching not only the military but civilians as well 

image40

Guest Instructors

image41

Kristian "Tanto" Paronto

Kristian "Tanto" Paronto

Kristian "Tanto" Paronto

Tanto is a Former Army Ranger, GRS Agent, Instructor, Author and owns Battleline Tactical.

image42

Daniel Shaw

Kristian "Tanto" Paronto

Kristian "Tanto" Paronto

Daniel is a Former Marine and Instructor that owns Shaw Strategies. 

image43

Doug Clifford

Kristian "Tanto" Paronto

Garrick "Fern" Fernbaugh

Doug is a Former Air Force Pararescueman, Air Marshal and US Marshal. 

image44

Garrick "Fern" Fernbaugh

Garrick "Fern" Fernbaugh

Garrick "Fern" Fernbaugh

Fern is a Former Navy SEAL and GRS Agent that Instructs and owns High Value Target.

Carlos is on Team USA and owns the Impact Zone gym in West Lafayette, IN

Carlos Soto

Garrick "Fern" Fernbaugh

Carlos Soto

Carlos is on Team USA and owns the Impact Zone in West Lafayette,