Wes is an internationally recognized firearms, tactics, and use of force instructor with over 30 years of military & law enforcement experience, as well as significant operational time with both military & law enforcement tactical operations & protective service organizations. Wes is also the Founder, President, & General Operating Manager of Khyber Interactive Associates, LLC, creator of the 1 inch to 100 yards Warrior Conference and the lead trainer for the annual Lights Sights Lasers US Tour, the only touring training initiative that provides cost free training to law enforcement and military in the country.
Maggie Mordaunt is the Founder/Owner and Lead Instructor for Homeland Personal Protection Firearms Training (HPP), which is based in Clark County, Nevada. She teaches a Certification Course for Multi-State Conceal Carry Weapon Permits and is known in the shooting industry as CCW Maggie. Maggie is passionate about defensive education and training, and over the past seven years, has taught more than 6,000 students. Maggie has also had the honor of training Marines at Camp Pendleton’s Edson Range in California, making her the first female non-military commissioned instructor to train at the camp. Maggie is the wife to a very supportive husband of ten years -- Ken Ortega -- who is also a firearms training instructor at HPP, a mom of two beautiful children and as stated on her website, a "Woman who understands the importance of self-defense as a fundamental right."
Mike Dianda is the Executive Producer and Host of Prime Revolution TV, which is a hunting show on the Sportsman’s Channel. Dianda, his co-host, Clint Capurro, and their friends and families make up the core of the Prime Revolution Team, and their show focuses on bringing their families’ hunting heritage, lifestyle, and adventures to the screen and to their fans. Mike has hunted all over the globe from Alaska, to British Columbia, the Yukon, Northwest Territories, New Zealand, as well as all of the Western United States and Mexico. He and his family are happiest when pursuing big game animals, waterfowl or fishing.
Clint Capurro, Mike Dianda’s co-host on Prime Revolution TV, is a fifthgeneration Nevadan. He was raised on a ranch in South Reno hunting and fishing with his grandfather until his grandfather passed away at the age of 92. He continues this tradition today and loves hunting and fishing with his family and close friends. He has been an avid water fowler since the age of six. Clint began bow hunting at the age of 15 and continues to bow and rifle hunt across the United States and Canada taking many trophy animals including a Grand Slam of North American wild sheep, elk, mule deer, antelope and other big game animals.
Lanny Barnes, aka Lanny Oakley, is a Three-time Olympian in the sport of Biathlon and a Professional 3-Gun competitor. Lanny made the 3GN Pro Series and has won 4 major High Lady match titles (2016). It is her goal to become the best female shooter in the country. Lanny also teaches courses to military, law enforcement and competitive shooters on how to shoot with an elevated heart rate and under stress, skills she developed as an Olympic Biathlete. Wanting to share those unique skills with others, Lanny and her sister, Tracy Barnes, started a firearms training institute, called T.O.P. Shooting Institute, otherwise known as “The Olympian Project.” Lanny is also an instructor for Babes with Bullets. When she isn’t competing or teaching, Lanny is also a professional artist.
Julie Waasted decided she wanted to start competing in 3-Gun after suffering multiple complications from brain surgery, including blindness in the right eye. Blind in her strong eye, Waasted had to learn how to shoot left handed. With perseverance and determination, Waasted went on to compete in 3-Gun Nation’s Regional and National Competitions, as well as Brownell’s Lady 3-Gun ProAm Championships. She refuses to let her disability stop her from living life and doing what she loves. Waasted was instrumental in helping us design the Ultimate 3-Gun Travel Solution Kit, which allows competition shooters to pack all their gear in a hard and soft case kit while still meeting the 50 lb weight limit enforced by airlines.
Army Vet, Field Producer and Camera Operator Dennis Azato frequently travels the world with LtCol Oliver North and former U.S. Army Ranger/NRA News Correspondent Chuck Holton to take viewers inside the most dangerous threats and critical events concerning our freedom both domestically and abroad. Azato is also the Vice President of Video Production at Ackerman McQueen, and has previously done work for clients including NRA, Williams Energy, William Energy News Live (ENL), Leap Frog, Six Flags, INTEGRIS, Doctors for Medical Liability Reform (DMLR), Clean Skies TV News and NRA News. Dennis received a Telly Award for his work.
Cirina Catania is a Los Angeles-based photojournalist, documentary filmmaker, producer, scriptwriter, and marketing guru. She is one of the co-founders and former director of the Sundance Film Festival. She was also the Associate Director of the Utah State Film Commission. She has chased lightning, written about Orphan Elephants for National Geographic, covered Danny Glover in South Africa during his travels for the UN Goodwill Ambassador Program, shot avalanche-control training footage for the National Ski Patrol, written and directed 48 popular webisodes for Chivas Regal and MSN, and has directed and shot several reality TV series. Catania is currently working on a documentary about a young wounded Marine veteran who lost a leg in an IED explosion while serving in Afghanistan and now wants to dedicate his life to inspiring others by gaining a position on the U.S. Paralympics Track Team.
Sony Artisan Dennis Biela is one of the preeminent aviation photographers in the world. Biela headed the "The Last Shuttle Project," which documented the last two years of the shuttle program. He and his team captured it using the latest technology in stills, video, 3D and Virtual Reality (VR) media. Biela's inspiring images and video will show what went on behind the scenes at NASA, from the shuttle's preparations through its launch. Dennis Biela is President and CEO of LightSpeed Media. His company specializes in cutting edge visual technologies like VR and 3D. LightSpeed Media has done work for several museums including the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, San Diego Air & Space Museum and the Experimental Aircraft Association's Air Venture Museum.
Dario is a professional photographer based in Italy that specializes in editorial and advertising photography. He started his career as a sports reporter, then started working in the studio. He is keen to experimentation and to the management of lights. Over the years his professional research has been central to developing an aesthetic taste that would lead him outside of Italy.