Dave is the sole owner of Defender Tactical, LLC. He served 15 years on active duty in the Marine Corps before entering on duty with the FBI as a Special Agent.
Recently retired from the FBI, he served 20 years in a variety of assignments within the Violent Crime Program, Personal Security Detail, Intelligence Collection and International Counterterrorism.
His certifications include:
- FBI SWAT Operator
- FBI SWAT Sniper
- FBI Firearms Instructor
- FBI Tactical Instructor
- Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Service (DCJS) Firearms Instructor
- VA DCJS General Instructor Course
- NRA Pistol Instructor
- H&K Concealed Carry Instructor
- H&K Shoot House Instructor
- Glock Armorer Course
- Springfield XD/XDm Armorer
In addition to the formal certifications cited above he has attended and continues to attend firearms courses provided by nationally known professional instructors.
Joanne is a veteran who served six years in the US Air Force as a Weapons Control Officer aboard the AWACS aircraft. She recently retired from the FBI as a Special Agent after 20 years of service. She is a certified FBI Firearms Instructor.
Defender Tactical utilizes an experienced group of adjunct instructors from diverse backgrounds which include the military, law enforcement, protective security and competitive shooting.