Dawn Hillyer is the founder and owner of HidingHilda, which has the mission of combining fashion with safety. As a Business person, Dawn knows the importance of image and presentation. As a Concealed weapons carrier she knows the importance of safety. It was very hard to find something functional and fashionable… which is where HidingHilda comes in.
Rick Ector Civil Rights Advocate – Keynote Speaker – Expert Witness – Freelance Writer – Firearm Instructor
Rick is a NRA credentialed Firearms Trainer based in Detroit, Michigan. In addition to empowering citizens how to assume a greater role in their own safety, he also provides several community events throughout the year. His biggest event is the “FREE Shooting Event For Ladies” in which he trained 417 women how to safely operate a firearm on the date of July 31rst, 2016. He plans to train 600 ladies next year.
Rick was previously named the “2014 Michigan Gun Rights Advocate of the Year” by the Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) and “Defender of Liberty” by the Second Amendment Foundation at the 2016 Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC).”
Contact Detroit CCW & Rick Ector at Detroitccw@gmail.com or (313) 733-7404
Rob Pincus is a professional trainer, author and consultant and VP of Avidity Arms. He is also on the Board of 2AO.org and Walk The Talk America (WTTA).
He and his staff at I.C.E. Training Company provide services to military, law enforcement, private security and students interested in self-defense. Rob is the Developer of the Combat Focus® Shooting program, the most efficient defensive firearms training methodology available today.
Rob provides efficient training methodologies to those interested in developing firearms, tactical operations and defensive skills. These methods stress gaining maximum value from limited training resources and working well with what the body does naturally under real world conditions.
Rob has experience as a law enforcement officer and executive protection agent and was also commissioned as an officer in the United States Army Reserve after graduating from the Military College of Vermont with a degree in Political Science. Rob serves the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office as a Training Officer and has been a staff writer with S.W.A.T. Magazine since 2001.
From 2003 through 2007, Rob was the Director of The Valhalla Training Center in Montrose, Colorado. Rob developed the training doctrines and programs that brought Valhalla to the attention of the entire shooting industry as a leading source of reality based firearms training. During this time, Valhalla was identified by the Rand Corporation as a leader in private sector reality based training and as a sole source provider to 10th Group Army Special Forces for Extreme Close Quarters Counter Ambush training. Rob was awarded the Range of the Year
award by the National Association of Shooting Ranges for 2007.
In Late 2007, Rob launched I.C.E. Training Company and began traveling and teaching around the country and the world. Rob is one of the busiest instructors in the industry, conducting well over 50 courses a year in over 40 locations. He travels over 300 days a year, bringing cutting edge personal defense information to students ranging from military and law enforcement special operations personnel to those who are just considering their first defensive firearm. In 2005, Rob began production of the Personal Defense Firearms DVD Series which evolved to include the Personal Defense Network online resource for training information. To date, the DVD series has shipped over 4 Million copies and consists of over 75 titles. There is no other series of defensive training video series that even comes close to this level of distribution. In addition to his print, video and in-person teaching, Rob has been involved in the production of several TV shows including Personal Defense TV, Best Defense, Stop The Threat, World News Tonight, The Daily Show, Best Defense: Survival, Weaponology, Trigger Time and dozens of local and regional news pieces covering training and firearms rights & responsibilities topics.”
Rob and his I.C.E. team are also regularly sought out as a Team Building and Leadership Development consultants by business leaders and multi-national corporations and conduct programs involving firearm familiarization and other unique experiences.
Recently, Rob has focused on program and instructor development. Instructors groups that have sought out Rob’s expertise and integrated components of his programs include the Chicago Police Department FTU, South Wales Police Department Training Unit (UK), NSW SEAL Qualification Training, Bavarian Polizie (DE), Orange County (FL) Sheriff’s Office and 19th Group Army Special Forces. Rob also conducts an annual conference for certified Combat Focus Shooting Instructors and is one of the founders of the Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors. (Bio borrowed from https://www.icetraining.us/robpincus.html)
Rob provides efficient training methodologies to those interested in developing firearms, tactical operations and defensive skills.
Amy Robbins is the Founder and CEO of Alexo Athletica and Co-Host of Not Your Average Gun Girls Podcast.
While hosting NRATV’s NOIR and GunTV, our founder and CEO Amy Robbins’ passion for firearms grew along with her desire to see women everywhere live a confident, self-reliant lifestyle. An avid runner, Amy wanted the ability to train for a marathon wherever she wanted to, even in the wee hours, without fearing for her safety, so she obtained her License to Carry. However, she quickly realized that the license to carry did her little good when she didn’t have comfortable, functional (much less great-looking) apparel which would allow her to exercise while also exercising her right to carry and still look and feel great.
Amy created Alexo Athletica because no product existed on the market that would meet her need to feel fashionable while carrying in active wear. She saw a white space in the market and jumped on the opportunity to not only provide fashionable, functional carry wear but create a movement of empowered, independent women who could #carrywithconfidence.
Tiffany Yerby Dillon is the Director of Design for 5.11 Tactical, as well as, an amateur shooter, amateur hunter, believes in Farm to Table and is a lover of The Constitution of The United States of America.
The list could go on… Tiffany was born and raised in California, has lived in Washington State and England and somehow always ends up back in California! Tiffany has been designing clothing for 18 years. Her shooting and hunting experience started with her now husband about 6 years ago and is hooked! With the change in California politics and gun laws Tiffany and her husband will be making Georgia state their home while Tiffany commutes back forth to CA to continue working for 5.11.
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