Our Team Of professionals from law enforcement, military, CIA & FBI, backgrounds have applied their situational awareness (SA) skills in some of the most dangerous places on the planet.
Is 80+ years of applied SA skills that have been civilianized so that anyone who is willing to learn and apply them can do so. Everyone should be involved in the safety & security narrative.
Offer SAFE - Situational Awareness For Everyone to EVERYONE. From entry level to advanced training for corporate teams this training will save lives and it will prevent countless tragedies.
Founder & Managing Principalx
Founder & Managing Principal
Our global mission is to PREVENT threats to our schools, businesses, public events and places of worship. When reaction times are measured from that first shot it means we are too late and we likely have our first casualty or reluctant hero.
We have the passion, the plan, and the where it all, to save lives by teaching situational awareness.
John Osland was recently appointed Chairman of SAFE Inc. / SAFE dot org, FrontDoor Dental Care (aka Cutting-Edge Oral Care), Home Diversification Corp. and the Algora Brands Group (ABG). His passionate, operations business building, corporate development, M&A, and strategic corporate leadership experience is backed by an academic history featuring an MBA in Finance from a Top 20 program and a BA in Economics, cum laude, with departmental distinction in Economics and Accounting. He has thrived across Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial upstarts with public, private and nonprofit directors’ experience.
Prior to CEO and Chairman of Gravity Investments, John led proprietary, private equity backed technology companies including Chairman of Gem Pharmaceuticals, CEO of Mad Catz, General Partner and co-CEO of Land Info International, and CEO and Vice Chairman of The Music School.
John led a startup enterprise tech solutions business unit from $1M to $100M in 36 months. He co-led full spectrum corporate development in raising $100M in growth capital for emerging technology companies. He has subject matter expertise in intellectual property and strategic partner development.
His enterprise technologies deal making, and programmatic project implementation highlights include verticalizing the sales force, co-founding the Global Industry Consulting Solutions and Integrations Division, the Corporate Account Group, and the Business Partner Program for Intergraph, a Fortune 500 enterprise software company. John's teams were number one in the company 5 times over 11 1/2 years.
Osland served on the Board of Directors for Bethesda Lutheran Church Charities as well as their governance committee. Bethesda is a 103-year-old national Lutheran nonprofit that employs 4000 professionals housing and helping the disabled while evangelizing the Lutheran faith. John led the Capital Campaign for Christ Lutheran Church. John was the General Partner in an entrant in the Indianapolis 500.
Louis’ career spans more than 35 years, including work in the financial trading markets, business management, startup consulting, small company operations, and marketing services.
He worked for a decade in the markets on retail and institutional desks before transitioning to work as a marketing/PR/startup consultant, corporate copywriter and business owner. He is a co-partner in a marketing and consulting services company that has serviced a diverse client group for more than 20 years.
Additionally, he was the chief editorial director for the publisher of a large group of trading newsletters, including a Forbes “Best of the Web” award-winning property. He was also the founding editor and EIC for two national trade magazines targeted to 40,000 independent financial advisors throughout the U.S.
In the past, Louis appeared on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, local-market TV venues and numerous business-focused radio programs (Denver, Boston and Miami markets) as a market strategist and expert. He's also been quoted in the financial press, presented at trading seminars and shows nationwide, and had his worked featured in assorted publishing mediums throughout the U.S.
Louis has degrees in Finance and Int’l Business