About Mike Bernethy
Mike Bernethy is a life time hunter and shooter with world wide experience. He has been instructing hand gunners for 22 years and conducting concealed carry classes since 2001.
About Jeff West
Criminal Defense Attorney - Muskegon
About Michael Van Tubergen
Mike grew up in Grand Haven graduating from Grand Haven Senior High School in 1993. While in law school he started working for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office as an intern and then a part-time employee. Upon passing the bar exam, he accepted a position with the Cass County Prosecutor’s Office spending a year in Cass County before returning to Grand Haven to open his own practice in January 2002.
About Mark Pelfresne
Mark served six years in the United States Marine Corp, shooting expert in both pistol and rifle. After serving in the corps, Mark attended a Police Academy and became a Police Officer for approximately 20 years; Mark also was as a Private Investigator during this time.
About Roy (Jim) Bronnekant Jr
Jim served for four years on active duty in the United States Navy as an Aviation Boatswain Mate and currently still serves in the United States Navy Reserve. While on active duty he was deployed numerous times to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Operation Iraqi Freedom. While deployed in 2011 his ship was involved in the initial strikes of Operation Odyssey Dawn to free Libya from Muammar Gaddafi. He was also deployed to Haiti in 2010 for Operation Unified Response, the humanitarian aid mission after the earthquake.
About R. Wayne Downing
Wayne is a Certified NRA Instructor and has over 30 years of self defense experience in law enforcement, combat and tactical applications. He has over 15 years of teaching experience in the military and as a civilian sector. Wayne retired from the US Air Force in 2003 after serving 23 years, and he relocated back to West Michigan where he works in the handgun industry and teaches for several Michigan Colleges. His passion in helping those who are determined to not be bystanders in their own security and want to learn more about firearm safety and proper self-defense measures both in and out of the home. Wayne’s creed is to “Prepare, Train, & Defend”.