The owner is a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and a retired U.S. Customs Service/Department of Homeland Security Senior Special Agent. In 1980, he enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard and was honorably discharged in 1991. Continuing his career by becoming a U.S. Customs Service Marine Enforcement Officer and Senior Special Agent. He was assigned to the Resident Agent in Charge Key West, Florida, U.S. Customs Service Office of Investigations. This office was comprised of a team of elite of men and women that were commissioned by President George HW Bush Sr. tasked to disrupt the flow of illegal narcotics being smuggled into the U.S.
(During the time referred to as “The Cocaine Cowboy Days”).
In 2001, he was assigned to the Resident Agent in Charge Ft. Pierce, Florida, U.S. Customs Service Office of Investigations. Where he continued his investigative career conducting joint investigations with the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida, the Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the United States Secret Service and numerous other law enforcement entities. Many investigations involved National Security issues; Narcotics smuggling investigations; Alien smuggling/Homicide investigations related to Alien Smuggling; Immigration Investigations; Gang Investigations; Racketeering Investigations (RICO), Counterfeit money Investigations; and Cybercrime-Child Pornography Investigations; Sexual Exploitation of minors Investigations, U.S. Presidential and other VIP Security.