Ed Santos has been building leaders and teaching others to be successful for most of his adult life. He has led by example and speaks from experience. As a Retired Army Officer, former Level 1 Reserve Deputy, Certified Protection Specialist and Author, Ed has first-hand knowledge and hands on experience in areas including profiles of terrorism, observational psychology, combat and defensive shooting, executive protocol, personal protection, hand to hand combat and escape and evasive driving tactics. He has provided firearms training, security consulting and personal protective services to law enforcement agencies and civilians throughout North America.
Ed is a tireless promoter of realistic training and skill development. He Lectures and presents instruction to Law Enforcement and other armed professionals at National police conferences each year. He is a frequent presenter at the shooting industries largest annual convention (The SHOT Show) teaching civilian, military and law enforcement personnel about shooting range development, utilization, and training practices.
As a Range Technical Team Advisor (RTTA); National Rifle Association (NRA) he provides expert analysis, incident investigation and training to range owners and operators throughout the United States.
Since 2010 Ed has been a National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF); Range Action Specialist providing expert assistance to members with existing challenges, encourages shooting ranges to become more proactive with Best Management Practices, provides professional guidance to individuals while in the process of range development and promotes, protects and preserves the shooting range community.
Ed’s unique ability to inspire individuals from the front line to the boardroom has made him a sought after inspirational leader. His keynotes, workshops, and seminars are built around the unique needs of his clients and are nationally recognized as being thought provoking, humorous and educational.
As a professional speaker and published author, Ed will re-energize you and your company, organization, or association.