Meet Our Team & Founders

Our sole mission is to SAVE LIVES. Our programs are comprehensive and able to meet the needs of organizations of any size nationwide – reducing security risks, instilling a culture of care, and safeguarding your greatest asset – your employees.

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Meet Jason Perry

After years of military and law enforcement experience, Jason started the company in 2013 with a single-minded mission- to save lives by empowering individuals and organizations to prepare for, prevent, and recover from critical events, thereby helping them to enjoy safe and prosperous lives. Jason is a former Navy SEAL, Boston SWAT Officer, Executive Protection Specialist, Advanced Combat Medic/Paramedic, and Team Trainer with nearly 26 years of experience in National Defense, Law Enforcement, Executive Protection, Corporate Security, and training. Jason’s experiences, both personal and professional, have given him a unique perspective and skill set that is now woven throughout Trident Shield's programs.



Meet Lauren Perry

As Vice President of Operations, Lauren is responsible for Trident Shield’s curriculum development, professional services, and company management. Along with strategic planning, Lauren manages all day-to-day operations and customer relations, and facilitates coordination of staff and vendor partners. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from University of New England, Lauren has been a professional trainer since 2012, and has been leading training in the security field since 2014. In her curriculum development role, Lauren leverages her background in training and communication to make the topic of personal safety approachable and relatable to anyone. She is also the welcoming face of the company in the online courses. Lauren’s mission is to create positive change in as many lives as she can.


We Certainly Don't Do This Alone

Trident Shield Lead Instructors currently have over 100 years cumulative experience in security and public safety. They are Navy SEAL veterans, paramedics, police and SWAT team members, and corporate security professionals. Our Assistant Instructors are men and women who have completed our mentorship program, making them relatable while maintaining our high standards. Regardless of background, all our instructors train the same industry-leading content, so that our customers receive the same experience.


Meet Jeff McGreevy

Jeff McGreevy first and foremost is a husband, veteran and father of two talented & thriving young adults and spends his off time leading and volunteering for non-profits like the American Cancer Society, NAMI, and local foundations. He is a 26 year law enforcement veteran who supervises a community policing detail and previously served in the United States Marine Corps. Jeff became a police officer in 1992 and worked several challenging assignments including patrol, field training officer, Community Policing, Special Enforcement/Gang Unit and ten years as a SWAT operator with 4 of those years working with a cross-trained Patrol/Explosive Detection K-9 handler. He also spent a short time on an FBI Gang Task Force and worked Detective assignments as a Gang Investigator and as a Robbery/Violent Crimes Investigator. Jeff has humbly received a long list of commendations and proclamations over his career including a Medal of Valor. Jeff is passionate about building personal relationships and tailoring our training to meet the needs of our clients.


Meet Jason Coneway

As a native Texan with 17 years experience in sales and new business development, Jason Coneway expands Trident Shield’s presence to Texas and surrounding states.  Since graduating from The University of North Texas in 2001, he has enjoyed working in a variety of industries such as Real Estate Software Development, Staffing & Recruiting, and Print & Promotional Products.  Jason was selected to launch expansion offices for two previous employers, both of which continue to thrive to this day.  A key component to his success is his innate ability to forge lasting partnerships while delivering an exceptional customer experience.  Jason currently resides in far north Dallas and is a devoted husband and father of two.


Meet Monty Heath

Monty has led high-performance, results focused teams in all three realms of business; Government, Private Sector, and Non-profits.  He is currently involved with two non-profit veteran service organizations; Director of Military Programs for Higher Ground, and Executive Director of VetToCEO.   

Monty served in the US Navy SEAL teams for over a decade; he honorably discharged and was twice awarded the Bronze Star with combat valor designation.  He then started a family and dove into the civilian markets.  In his first private sector venture, he worked alongside Gas and Oil industry executives delivering critical security input used to inform billion dollar expansion plans.   In the defense contracting space, he has managed the SEAL Mentorship program, a national initiative serving hundreds of candidates daily. Additionally, he managed the SEAL Preparatory Program utilizing a team-of-teams approach.  His staff consisted of Olympic & Professional athletes as well as retired SEALs- delivering content to hundreds of enlisted personnel per quarter who were entering NSW pipeline.  In the Executive Protection space he led, then managed, international protection details for Forbes 40 families.  During his free time, Monty enjoys time outside with his wife and two sons.   


Meet Gary Forman

Gary spent over 25 years in engineering, operations and management in the energy industry. Subsequent to Sept. 11, 2001, Gary was recruited into the field of critical infrastructure security. Over the next 15 years, Gary was fortunate to work with numerous current and former military, law enforcement and government agency professionals as together they developed programs to secure our nation’s facilities, systems and citizens. Gary has a degree in engineering from WVU and an MBA from the University of Richmond. As his experience in the field of security has grown, he has obtained numerous security related professional credentials including designation as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through the American Society of Industrial Security and licensing through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services as a Personal Protection Specialist (PPS). One of Gary’s favorite sayings: “Body Guards can get you out of trouble. A Protection Specialist’s goal is to keep you out of trouble before it starts!” Prior to his retirement from full-time employment, Gary served for several years as Director of Security for a $9B energy firm with over 10,000 employees in 16 states. As with all the Trident Team members, Gary brings extensive experience and a unique perspective to security and personal protection.

Our Partnerships

Meaningful relationships are very important to us.

Veritas Drilling Solutions recommends Trident Shield as an Active Assailant training source for their clients.

Eagle Security Group recommends us as their Active Assailant training resource for their clients.

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