Our Team

Meet our team and learn why they are the reason schools, workplaces and law enforcement professionals have made Guardian Defense the #1 choice for active shooter training. Click here to learn more about our company and why their combined experiences makes them qualified and unique!

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Steven S. Smith
Co-Founder and President

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Taylor L. Smith
Co-Founder and Vice President


Lauren Turner
Administrative Manager


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Robert Adams

Classroom Instructor

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Zachary Baro

Classroom Instructor

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Carmelo Colon Jr.

Lead Instructor for Workplace & Security Specialist

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Joe DeRogatis

Classroom Instructor

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Donald Geiger

Classroom Instructor

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Jared Gross

Classroom Instructor


Carl D Hannold Jr.

Lead Instructor for Law Enforcement Programs

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Ryan Ijames

Classroom Instructor

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Erik Kirtman

Classroom Instructor

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Dustin Miller

Classroom Instructor

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Michael Muccino

Classroom Instructor

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Jeff Newman

Classroom Instructor

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Brian Picard

Classroom Instructor

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Bobby Smith

Classroom Instructor

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Christopher Troiano

Classroom Instructor