Ashley Hlebinsky is the Robert W. Woodruff Curator of the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Hlebinsky is the first female firearm curator at the most prestigious firearms museum in the United States. She hails from the East Coast, where she received her Master’s Degree in American history – studying the perception of firearms in culture. After three years at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Firearms Collection, she moved to Cody, WY.
In addition to her duties as curator, Hlebinsky is a firearms consultant (for both museums and firearms manufacturers), freelance writer, NRA Certified firearms instructor, international lecturer, and on-camera firearms historian. In 2017, she was awarded the prestigious NSSF/POMA Grits Gresham Shooting Sports Communicator of the Year Award.
In 2018, Ashley joined a panel of celebrity judges for the Discovery Channel competition series, “Master of Arms”.
Dianna Muller is a retired police officer, who served 22 years with the Tulsa Police Department. She is the former Captain of Team Benelli 3-Gun, a Certified Firearms Instructor, and is the Co-host of Shooting Gallery on the Outdoor Channel.
Dianna also is the Founder of The DC Project: Women for Gun Rights, an educational, nonpartisan group of women from all 50 states who advocate for Second Amendment education over legislation. Gun rights are women’s rights and every woman must be prepared to be their own first responder. Women gun owners make firearms safety and education a top priority.
DC Project Mission statement: We are female firearms professionals establishing relationships with our individual lawmakers to reveal the faces and stories of 2nd Amendment supporters and to serve as advisers on America’s gun culture. The DC Project Foundation is a 501(c)4 organization.
In November of 2018 Dianna appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, on their issue titled “Guns In America: What 245 Americans Think About The Issue.”
John “TIG” Tiegen is a Benghazi Hero and a co-author of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi. He leverages over 13 years of low-profile security and force protection expertise within contract and government agencies along with his military experience as a Marine Sergeant.
John “TIG” Tiegen continues to share his knowledge and skill with organizations and the military community as a consultant, trainer, and professional speaker.
John “TIG” Tiegen is also the founder of Beyond the Battlefield The Tiegen Foundation a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Providing support for wounded veterans.
The Beyond the Battlefield The Tiegen Foundation mission is to provide support for Wounded Veterans as they face the many challenges encountered during their rehabilitation, reintegration and healing process. Often when our veterans return from their tour of service, the tolls of war have been too great to bear alone.
We will leave no service member behind and will work diligently to prevent veteran suicide. By including wounded members in various Foundation-sponsored events we aim to motivate, encourage and afford them opportunities they might not otherwise have had. The Foundation’s focus is to lift their spirits while reminding them that there is more Beyond the Battlefield and their sacrifices will never be forgotten.
Kerry Slone is the Founder of We The Female, a non-profit organization created to both empower and provide personal security and firearm safety education to women.
Kerry is a wife, mother, and successful entrepreneur, with a diverse background in multiple business ventures, as well as being an accomplished public speaker.
As a Domestic Violence survivor, Kerry has championed a movement in Washington State to challenge its recently passed unconstitutional gun laws which seek to restrict its citizen’s Second Amendment rights under the guise of public safety. Although she has only recently decided to become a visible spokesperson within the community, she has passionately worked at a grassroots level for several years, her determination to reach out and challenge governmental overreach, is quickly building momentum, as well as a growing online presence.
The Mission Statement of We The Female:
Our mission is to inspire American women to embrace and defend their Constitutional rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness through self-defense and security education.
Bill Romanelli is an outdoor writer and avid hunter, angler and ab diver. He is also a spokesperson on behalf of the NSSF National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Project ChildSafe Program, where he works with firearm manufacturers, law enforcement, conservation groups and gun owners to emphasize the sporting community’s commitment to safety and responsibility, and to promote storing firearms securely when not in use.
In his work with the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and in particular, NSSF’s Project ChildSafe program, he helps show how the hunting and shooting sports community, together with firearms industry, is leading the way on genuine gun safety across the US.
As an avid outdoorsman, Bill enjoys pursuits for blacktail deer in Alaska and his home state of California, wild turkey pheasant, wild pig and spearfishing. Being from California he is well aware of how important it is to preserve our Second Amendment Rights. That makes his work with NSSF, where he helps with media outreach, building partnerships, and highlighting the great work the great work the firearms industry is doing to promote gun safety, both a job and a passion.
Bill is also an author, having co-authored with Craig DeMartino “After the Fall: A Climber’s True Story of Facing Death and Finding Life”.
This inspiring book is about: “Craig DeMartino who was 100 feet up a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park when―with one step―his 13 years of rock climbing experience and 15 pounds of gear plummeted with him to the ground. Expert climbers say that if you fall 10 feet you have a 10% chance of dying, a 20% chance at 20 feet, 30% at 30, and so on. Craig fell 100 feet. By basic calculation, Craig should not be alive today. But he is. For anyone who has been knocked down or run over by life, After the Fall not only offers an engaging read but also provides a clear message of hope: sometimes the greatest gift we can receive isn’t just healing, but the power to endure.”
Greg Stube – Special Forces Warrior, Speaker, and Author of Conquer Anything. A Combat-wounded veteran, after returning home and receiving extensive medical care, Greg’s inspiring story makes him a sought after speaker inspiring others to achieve their highest possible goals in both their professional and private lives.
Greg Allen Stube was born in Long Beach, CA in 1969. The son of a career Navy man, Greg Stube enlisted to serve in the US Army in 1988 as an infantryman. Greg was later selected to be part of an elite team of Green Berets in 1992, and trained as a Special Forces Medical Sergeant, 18D. Greg’s training was extensive and included:
During his years of service, Greg participated in the initial development of the Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat training doctrine and the 10th SFG(A) SFAUC course, where his weapons capabilities and shooting abilities remained at the core of Special Forces proficiency and competency throughout a career on the teams. Greg spent the 1990s, with the Special Forces, stationed in hostile fire zones.
While serving in Combat Operations in the Global War on Terror, Stube was wounded in Afghanistan during Operation Medusa. Stube’s A-Team encountered overwhelming numbers of Taliban fighters in The Battle of Sperwan Ghar, which lasted over a week. Stube’s wounds from a remotely detonated IED and enemy fire seemed fatal, but instead he survived to endure months of hospitalization and surgeries. Huge wounds to his abdomen, hip and pelvis eventually closed, his nearly severed leg was restored, and extensive full-thickness burns were grafted. On the path to a “miracle” recovery, Greg endured 17 surgeries and an 18 month hospital stay. Greg retired in 2011 after 23 years of dedicated service.
After returning home, Greg went on to host his own television show on NBC Sports titled Coming Home with Greg Stube. Because of Greg’s inspiring story of strength and perseverance, and his heartfelt communication style, he’s become a sought after speaker where he often leaves people thinking how they’re going to achieve their highest possible goals in both their professional and private lives. Greg has taken this same inspiring message and co-authored, along with Frank Miniter, a book titled Conquer Anything.
Greg is also a consultant and serves as a leadership presenter for the FBI and the FBI National Academy, in DC and Quantico. During his free time, Greg volunteers for various charity work.
Larry Zanoff is the co-host of Hollywood Weapons: Fact or Fiction? on the Outdoor Channel, and has what many of us would consider a dream job, working in the Weapons Department of Independent Studio Services Props (ISS) , the largest rental armory in the film and Television industry, providing custom weapons manufacturing, actor training, on set armorer services, safety training, and more.
Larry has been involved with firearms his entire life. A combat veteran of the Israeli army, Larry is P.O.S.T. Certified, holds a college degree in law enforcement and the administration of justice, and has worked in U.S. Law enforcement, as well as the privet security industry. An additional college degree in gunsmithing and firearms technology led to Larry holding several positions in the firearms manufacturing industry.
The above life experience has led Larry to a position at ISS. Larry continues to be active outside the entertainment industry as well, by providing weapons training to the military, and various government, and law enforcement agencies.
We called this show the Magical Mystery Tour of 2019 SHOT Show because you never know WHO you will run into at the amazing National Shooting Sports Foundation, NSSF SHOT Show!
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