PFC Executive Vice President / Chief Instructor
Certifications: CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Gymnastics , CrossFit Nutrition
Brian C. Hartman began his career as a platoon Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps where he worked in reconnaissance, intelligence and diplomatic security. For actions under fire, he has been personally decorated by the President of the United States. Brian transitioned to civilian law enforcement, working for a major metropolitan department where he distinguished himself operationally and as a evolutionary trainer in multiple disciplines. From here, Brian began work in Special Response Team operations and instruction for a major federal agency, where he rewrote standard operating procedures, developed training programs and researched new technologies. Three federal agencies are currently utilizing training and operational programs of his design.
Brian is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas where he and his fellow instructors regularly teach the only college accredited Close Protection syllabus in the nation. Brian is also a certified CrossFit trainer in nutrition, gymnastics and level 1 training. Brian currently serves as the Chief Instructor/Curriculum Developer for Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts where he specializes in the carbine, special operations tactics, both international and domestic executive protection as well as tactical fitness. His works have been published by the NTOA, NYTOA and SWAT Digest.