Our staff is comprised of combat decorated, highly reputable members of various Special Operations units, elite government agencies, and seasoned Special Operations Law Enforcement Officers who have performed countless operations nationally and internationally around the globe. These units include the Army Green Berets, DELTA Force, DEVGRU, MARSOC Raiders, Force Recon, Navy SEALS, CIA, DOS and SWAT. Collectively, this staff has executed hundreds of combat deployments around the globe and supported countless stateside operations in support of Law Enforcement and Government Agencies nationwide.
Our Team Members Mission
To be a loyal, trustworthy, supportive, and committed teammate that regardless of encountered adversity and required self-sacrifice, will always maintain an above average contribution to those beside me and the pursuit of our mission's success.
Chief Operating Officer/Managing Principle of ASUSA Professional Services
Keith is a former Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) Raider and Reconnaissance Marine with numerous operational deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan (OEF-A), Operation Enduring Freedom Philippines (OEF-P) and Southcom initiatives. He is well versed in shooting and tactics, FID training, breaching, mobility, foreign language (Brazilian Portuguese) and non-standard operations. In addition, he is a licensed EMT-B, holds an BS degree with a Management focus, Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through Syracuse and has his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) through Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
Our Senior Operational Staff Members Serve with Company Directors as Primary Instructors for all Training Courses or as Project Managers and Operational Staff on Private Security or Research and Development Projects. This remarkable group has collectively performed over 500 combat deployments. Among the ranks are Graduates of the US Naval Academy, Top 10 Law and Business Schools, and top ranked Medical Schools. In addition to these highly experienced individuals, Asymmetric Solutions employs an endless list of thoroughly vetted, part-time contractors that are combat decorated veterans of US and Coalition Special Operations Units or full time SWAT or PSD Teams.
MWSW Director of Operations
Joe is a 20year veteran of the Marine Corps with 12 years as a Marine Raider in the Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC). He has 10 Operational deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations around the world. He has subject matter expertise in Direct Action, Hand to Hand combat, Jump/Dive Operations and Special Activities.
Assistant Company Operations Officer
Pete is a 22-year veteran of Marine Corps with 16 years of that time as a Reconnaissance/Force Reconnaissance Marine with the additional occupational specialty of Scout Sniper. He has multiple overseas deployments to numerous locations, including but not limited to, Kosovo/Macedonia, Iraq, Southeast Asia, Africa, and various other areas of operation around the globe. Pete also served in an instructor capacity in the skill sets of Reconnaissance, Water Survival, and Small Arms Marksmanship. He is well versed in Reconnaissance and Surveillance, Scout Sniper Operations, Close Quarters Battle, Hand-to-Hand Combat, Military Free-fall, Combatant Dive, Navigation, Survival, and Emergency Pre-Hospital care. He holds an instructor certification in the Special Operation Combatives Program (SOC-P), as well as multiple black belts in various martial disciplines.
Director of Security
Erik is a former operator with 7th Special Forces Group and a Federal Agency. He has 22 years of special operations and counter terrorism experience and is the veteran of multiple deployments to South and Latin America in support of U.S. Counter Narcotics and Counter Terrorism operations. Erik is a subject matter expert in sniper operations, communications, combat fitness, unconventional warfare and small arms.
Operational Staff/ Combatives Lead
Jeremy (JT) is a 20-year veteran of the US Marine Corps, 16 of those years he served with Marine Special Operations Command and a Marine Raider. JT has deployed several times in support of the Global War on Terror to various countries around the world, to include Africa, Central and South America. JT has served in various roles varying from Team Member, Operational Staff, Task Force Special Activities and as a Chief Instructor at one of Marine Special Operations Command schools. JT is a subject matter expert in Small Unit Tactics, Marksmanship, Hand-to-Hand, Survival, Close Quarters Battle, and Special Operations Combatives Program (SOCP). Additionally, JT is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jujitsu, holds an instructor Certification in Kickboxing and has competed in Jujitsu and Mixed Martial Arts.
Grant is a former operator with SEAL Team 5 and served with distinction in the Global War on Terror. Grant is a subject matter expert on Vehicle Boarding Search and Seizure and Dignitary Protection.
Joe spent 7 years in the United States Navy as a SEAL Operator with SEAL Team 4 and 8. He is a qualified NSW Sniper and has subject matter expertise in surveillance and intelligence gathering. Joe has multiple deployments to the Middle East and South America in support of the Global War on Terror and counter narcoterrorism operations.
Nate is a 17 year veteran of a major metropolitan Police Department with 14 years of his career spent in special operations and clandestine services. He is SWAT qualified and certified as a post blast and explosive technician.
Otto is a former Operator with the 5th Special Forces Group where he was deployed to the Republic of Vietnam. He is also an experienced Sport Shooter. He is a Small-Arms Subject Matter expert and serves as Asymmetric Solutions last resort gun fixer.
Skeeter was an assaulter and breacher with a State Police SWAT/HRT unit. He has substantial expertise in police waterborne and VBSS operations. Prior to joining the State Police Skeeter played professional baseball.
Tim is a 20-year veteran of the 7th Special Forces Group (Green Beret) Tim has been part of operations all over the world in the support of the GWOT. He not only conducted direct action missions but he also contributed to humanitarian needs in some of the world’s most austere environments. As an 18D SF Medical Sergeant, Tim has subject matter expertise in direct action, foreign internal defense, mission planning, and field medicine.
Ryan spent 12 years on a U.S. Department of State High Threat Security Team in some of the most non-permissive regions of the globe including Kabul, Baghdad, and Tel Aviv. He has subject matter expertise in Close Protection (high/low visibility), small arms, mobility operations, and complex mission planning.
Hance is a former Reconnaissance Marine and Army Special Forces Medic with deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan and NATO Special Operations in Eastern Europe. He is an USMC Scout Sniper, Combat Diver, Special Forces Dive Medical Tech, and Russian speaker. He is a Medical Doctorate(MD) Candidate at SLU School of Medicine and he plans to practice cardiothoracic surgery. He is well versed in the practice of unconventional/austere medicine, medical planning, and long-range marksmanship.
Jim is a former operator with a US Department of State High Threat Security Team tasked with protecting high level diplomatic personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan. Prior to his service with the Department of State, Jim was a full time SWAT officer for a major metropolitan area and served in a U.S. Army Ranger Regiment.
Florida Director of Operations
Jared is an 18-year veteran of the US Marine Corps. He spent 3.5 years as a Reconnaissance Marine and a 14 Years as a Marine Raider with Marine Special Operations Command. Jared has deployed multiple times in support of the Global War on Terror, to include Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations throughout the globe. Jared is a subject matter expert in Breaching (explosive and mechanical), Specialized Demolitions, Applied Explosives, Low-Visibility Operations, Advanced Sniper, Close Quarters Battle, Pistol and Carbine Manipulation and Full Spectrum Opposed Maritime Interdiction Operations/Visit Board Search and Seizure. He is a Marine Combatant Diver and Military Free Fall parachutist, and certified as a Special Operations Master Breacher, Master Assaulter and a Special Operations Command Master Instructor. Jared is a recipient of the Bronze Star with Valor. Jared is also an accomplished professional competitive shooter in both the pistol and the Carbine.
Director of White-Cell Operations
Lance is an 20 year veteran of a major metropolitan police department with the majority of his service in covert operations units and SWAT Teams. He spent 10 years as a Team Leader and Sniper Team Leader conducting numerous SWAT direct action, interdiction and surveillance operations.
Zak spent 20 years in the US Navy as a career SEAL at Naval Special Warfare Group 1 and Group 2, with his last 8 years at Naval Special Warfare Development Group (SEAL Team 6). He is the recipient of four Bronze Stars, three with V for Valor Devices and is the veteran of 11 separate combat deployments all over the globe. Zak was the primary instructor and curriculum developer for multiple programs inside of the Tier 1 and standard NSW training pipeline and has a breadth of subject matter expertise including Breaching, Mobility Operations, and CQB.
John worked with a US Federal Agency in rendition and HVT programs in support of the Global War on Terror. He has completed two Ironman Triathlons and has a multiple areas subject matter expertise including human intelligence gathering, limited signature/infiltration operations, sabotage, explosive breaching, freefall operations, and special operations medicine. He occasionally volunteers as police officer in a small metro area community.
Jon is a former Force Reconnaissance Marine with a vast experience in Class A Security Operations. He maintains subject matter expertise in Sniper Operations, Explosive Breaching, Communications, Jump/Dive Operations, Horseman, and Small Unit Tactics.
Justin is a former Force Reconnaissance Marine with Operational experience focused in the Asian Pacific. He is Jump/ Dive, VBSS qualified and well versed in Small Unit Tactics and Firearms training.
Brian is a former U.S. Marine and Federal Agency High Threat Protective officer with multiple Operational deployments in support of US and coalition activities. He has extensive experience in High Risk Security Operations, Firearms and Tactics instruction.
Sam served over fifteen years in the Secret Service. He has experience conducting high, mid and low-level protective operations all across the U.S. and in over twenty-five foreign countries. His investigative experience includes full-time assignment to the Joint Terrorism Task Force. He is a federally accredited instructor in areas such as protective operations, firearms, vulnerability assessment and surveillance. He worked closely with the Secret Service counter-sniper program, the National Threat Assessment Center and numerous other government agencies. He has provided firearms and dignitary protective training for multiple organizations.
Rhyan is a former Force Reconnaissance Marine with Operational experience focused in the Asian Pacific. He is Jump/ Dive, VBSS qualified and well versed in Small Unit Tactics and Firearms training.
Steve is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jujitsu with several years of experience working defensive, offensive, combat and non-combat oriented Hand to Hand training with Law Enforcement and Special Operations Units in the DOD
Casey joined the Army in 2002, is a former Special Operations Combat Medic and Operator team member. Having served in Ranger Regiment and USASOC, Casey has experience in trauma medicine, combat shooting, tactical breaching, mobility operations, military free fall/ tandem operations, tactical navigation, employment of multipurpose K9’s and more. Casey is a Subject Matter Expert in Austere Medicine and Parachute Operations. He is proud to have served his country over the past two decades, but now particularly enjoys teaching others the basic skills that helped keep himself and others safe in unpredictable environments.
Contract Support Staff
Director of Government Business & Contracting
LaRayne is a 30-year career government contractor including 20 years at Northrup Grumman IT Sector supporting our warfighters before moving to the small business arena. She has performed at the director level including serving as the Director of Business Management as well as the Director of Program Management for Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owned, and Service-Disabled businesses. Her experience crosses the spectrum of program management, contracts, subcontracts, finance, pricing, and business development.
Chief Financial Officer
Tracy began her career in accounting as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Kansas City, Missouri. After leaving the public sector, she served as the Chief Financial Officer of a St. Louis-area commercial real estate development, construction, and management firm for over 20 years helping to grow the firm’s portfolio to over one million square feet.
Our Associate Staff Members Serve with as Assistant Instructors for Professional and Civilian Courses or as Operational Staff on Private Security or Research and Development Projects.
Dr. Jeff K.
Jeff serves as Asymmetric Solutions’s Medical Director. A former Navy Physician, Cardiac Anesthesiologist, and Emergency Medicine Specialist. He has served inside various Naval Special Warfare Commands and is a Dive Medicine expert. A graduate of a Harvard Medical School program and multiple arduous field and exigent circumstance medicine courses Jeff uniquely situated to develop and oversee Asymmetric Solutions’ facilities medical response and special operations medical education programs.
Dr. Chris S.
Chris is a former USAF Physician and accomplished outdoorsman and parachutist.
Dr. Guy V.
Colonel V. is a USAF Physician with substantial expertise in survival and austere environments. Prior to becoming an Air Force Officer, Guy was an enlisted Navy Combat Rescue Swimmer.
Dr. Tim K.
Dr. Tim is an Emergency Medicine Specialist and Cardiologist. Tim has substantial training in dive and high altitude physiology and is an accomplished pilot.