Ryan is an NRA Certified Instructor in Basic Pistol, Refuse to be a Victim© and Eddie the Eagle. He strongly believes in the second amendment and the right to protect yourself and your loved ones. He is passionate about teaching his fellow citizens protective and lifesaving skills.

Ryan believes a trained and aware citizen is the best way to minimize crime, victims and senseless acts of violence. He has been teaching classes since 2010 in the Tampa Bay Area and has taught over 500 classes!

It is his passion to teach and arm as many law abiding citizens as he possibly can, to empower others and help everyone to feel comfortable and confident carrying a firearm legally with a concealed carry permit.

Ryan is a veteran of the United States Air Force and a father of three beautiful children. Ryan and his wife Tiffany met doing inner city ministry for Operation Explosion in Tampa 12 years ago. He is passionate about God, his family, church, and community. Ryan and Tiffany now run Operation27.com every Saturday between teaching concealed carry classes. 

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