Doug Murillo is an Engineer and a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Doug has decades of experience with handguns and rifles and is passionate about the proper use, storage and safety of firearms. Doug is the owner and operator of Action Defense, LLC which provides basic pistol handgun training for individuals who are interested in obtaining their Concealed Handgun License. Doug is an NRA Certified Instructor and Range Safety Officer, He is a USCCA Certified Instructor and is also certified by the American Heart Association in CPR and first aid.
Karma is a Rottweiller and a valuable family member of Doug and Amy's. Karma is a loving, gentle dog who can occasionally be seen at a CCW class during lunch time enjoying hot dogs and affection. She loves our students and showers them with kisses and love, and brings joy and a relief from a long class. Her passions are chasing squirrels, chewing toys and bones, tug of war, treats, and her family. Karma will be training for her Good Citizens Certificate.
Matthew Molnar Is an Army Verteran, and is the Co-Owner of Double Tap Shooting Supplies in Parma Heights. Matt grew up in a household of shooters and was taught young, then found his true passion for guns in the military. Today he shares his passions with customers in his gun shop and with students in the Action Defense classroom. Matt is an NRA Certified Instructor and is certified in First aid by the Red Cross.
Josh Pecek is an employee of the City of Cleveland and a Certified Instructor for Action Defense. Josh attended West Virginia University, and currently enjoys coaching CYO basketball. Josh developed his passion and respect for guns as a youth while hunting and target shooting with his family. Josh is a Certified Associate Pistol Instructor, and NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, he also holds certification from the American Heart Association in CPR and First Aid.
Justin Dunning is a Marine Corps Veteran who found his love for firearms and ammunition as an infantry Marine. During his time of service Justin worked for the Department of State as a Protective Security Specialist. Justin is an Associate Pistol Instructor, and NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, he also holds certification from the American Heart Association in CPR and First Aid.
Paul Bucci Paul is a retired Deputy Sheriff with 30 years of Law Enforcement experience. During his tenure he was a field training officer and now joins Action Defense as an instructor. Paul is a motorcycle enthusiast and enjoys camping. Paul is a Certified Associate pistol Instructor, NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, and he also holds certification from the American Heart Association in First Aid.
Amy Murillo is an Account Manager with a local paper and packaging company. She is also the co-owner and operator of Action Defense, LLC. Amy's passions lie in health, nutrition and wellness, and has a profound love for dogs. Amy performs all the sales, marketing, social media, website design, administrative, and most importantly the client support for Action Defense. .
Rick Gonzalez is an employee of the City of Cleveland and aCertified Instructor for Action Defense. Rick is a Certified Associate Pistol Instructor, and NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, he also holds certification from the American Heart Association in CPR and First Aid.
Jonathan Leeson is a multiple small business owner right here in Parma Heights.! He is the Owner of Leeson's 10 Minute Oil Change, and is also the Co-Founder of Double Tap Shooting Supplies. Jon has been shooting most of his adult life and likes to share his experiences in his gun store and in the classroom. Jon is the proud father of four wonderful children. Jon is an NRA certified instructor and Range Safety Officer.
Billy Pecek is an employee of the City of Cleveland and a Certified Instructor for Action Defense. Billy grew up hunting and developed a love and respect for guns. Billy was left paralyzed from the waist down as the result of a 4-wheeler accident. Billy enjoys boating, and hunting. Billy aspires to teach CHL classes for individuals bound to wheelchairs and is planning to start his own gun cleaning and ammunition reloading business. Billy is a Certified Associate Pistol Instructor and NRA Certified Range Safety Officer. He also holds certification from the American Heart Association in CPR and First Aid
Frank Cirino Frank was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He recently graduated trade school and is an active apprentice in the carpentry trade. A friend in trade school inspired his interest and passion for firearms and he has been an avid shooter since then. in his spare-time he likes to keep busy with small woodworking projects. Whenever possible, he travels and takes road trips. Frank is actively earning his certifications to become an Associate Pistol Instructor for Action Defense. Frank is certified in First Aid and CPR.
Sgt Ted Reed is a Police Officer and a Veteran of the U.S. Army, he has over 20 years of law enforcement and security experience. Ted holds multiple State and Federal Commissions. Ted is an NRA Firearms Instructor, NRA Chief Range Safety Officer, NRA Regional Counselor and also an Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy Commander. Ted comes to Action Defense as a valued and knowledgeable business consultant, and instructor.