Meet Our Team

The Team

Human Trafficking Service Center Operations Team

A team of dedicated employees helping those who have been victimized fully recover from being enslaved by human trafficking and child exploitation.


Head of Operations/Security (Pennsylvania Team)

Ryan is currently an active member of the U.S. Military. He aids our organization in operations and training in the following areas and so much more.

Medical Training based on Combat Life Saver (CLS) and Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Rescue Skills (Medical, Carries, Scene Control, Scene Safety)

Self-Defense (lecture-type classes, situational awareness, combative, conceal carry)

Tactical Training (CQC, Military/Police Tactics)

Counter Human Trafficking

Grayman Class (How to blend in with society or different communities)


Head of Operations/Security (Georgia Team)

Erik is a retired Air Force officer currently working in the cybersecurity field as a federal contractor. He has a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry.

Erik is leading the Georgia team in coordinating efforts with other local organizations and building a foundation for future operations in that area. His current focus is conducting open-source intelligence (OSINT) research on both the surface web and dark web in support of anti-human trafficking efforts.

He has numerous IT certifications including CISSP, CEH, Social Media Intelligence Analyst, and Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator.


Primary Fire Arms Instructor

Jon is the founder of VLKA Group and the primary firearms instructor for HTSC.  Jon has over a decade of combined experience with the military and law enforcement.  While in the Marine Corps, he was frequently tasked with heading small arms training and familiarization for his units. 

As a law enforcement officer, he has served as a SWAT team member and patrolman.  Jon frequently assists and participates in USPSA matches, and continuously seeks knowledge as a student himself at every opportunity. 

Jon’s primary focus is on pistols and the AR pattern of rifles, specifically the fundamentals, and efficiency

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