Ron McCullough, CEO and Chief Instructor
Ron began training with firearms when he entered the U.S. Marine Corps in 1982, and was awarded the 'expert' badge for Marines several times. He was assigned to Marine Barracks, Puerto Rico, Weapons Company 1/5 at Camp Pendleton, CA and Weapons Company 3/3 in Kaneohe, HI. He began working for Brinks, Inc. in 1988 as a vault teller and went on to become an ATM Manager at Brinks before pursuing his educational goals.
Other related supervisory and managerial experiences in the ATM and armored industries include becoming a Branch Manager for Garda (formerly AT Systems), Fastline Supervisor for Diebold, Inc., and working as an Independent Contractor/ATM Technician for Pendum, LLC (formerly Bankek/Premium Armored).
As a member of the Brink's Pistol Team, he was selected to be a Firearms Instructor to teach courses in handguns and shotguns in the mid 90's. During that time, he was also selected to attend a national competition match by the U.S. Secret Service at their facility near Washington, D.C.
He obtained his M.A. in Communication from Purdue in 2003, and teaches Communication and Business courses online and in the classroom. In 2008, he became a NRA Certified Firearm Instructor, and brings his knowledge and expertise to every class. He loves to travel and take cruises with his beautiful wife Victoria, and is always looking for opportunities to teach or train.
Mike Coates, Senior Instructor
Mike's bio will be posted soon!