Posts Tagged ‘Tatiana Whitlock’

Tatiana Whitlock Is New AG & AG Director of Training

Thursday, December 28th, 2017


AUSTIN, TX — A Girl & A Gun is pleased to announce that Tatiana Whitlock has accepted the position of Director of Training. Tatiana is an NRA Mom, certified NRA instructor, nationally recognized independent firearms instructor, speaker, and public figure, who has worked with AG & AG for the past five years. Her predecessor Kathy Jackson announced her retirement in 2017, and Tatiana will continue the work in this role to develop a formal education program to cultivate women firearms educators nationwide.

“Tatiana Whitlock understands the mission of our organization to bring women into shooting and encourage them with caring and qualified instructors,” says Julianna Crowder, Founder of AG & AG. “She is the right woman to take the reins of our instructor program and ensure that AG & AG Facilitators are armed with the knowledge they need to be successful in their communities.” Tatiana will lead the two-day Facilitator Development program at the organization’s National Conference. The Facilitators will learn new curriculum, techniques, and strategies that will strengthen their teaching skills.


“I couldn’t be more excited to officially join the A Girl & A Gun leadership team!” says Tatiana Whitlock. “Together we are poised to set a new national standard for safe, competent, and impressive women shooters and instructors nationwide. A women’s educational program designed for women by women, and taught by women in the A Girl & A Gun method. This is going to be a blast!”

Planned developments within the formal education program include:

• Official instructor training credentials, authorized by AG & AG.

• AG & AG standardized training courses for accredited AG & AG instructors to offer nationwide.

• Regular instructional training webinars for Facilitator and instructor leadership.

• Regional Facilitator and instructor training retreats.

• Business consulting services for AG & AG accredited instructors.

• New skill builders and drills for AG & AG members.

Tatiana plans to tap into the talented instructors that currently comprise the AG & AG network. This collaborative effort will draw from their voices and expertise to enrich the national training program. Tatiana brings a new outlook to the AG & AG leadership team that will result in additional training opportunities for Facilitators and members throughout the country.

Tatiana Whitlock Joins G-Code Holsters as Product Designer & Systems Engineer

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Jacksonville, NC — G-Code Holsters, Edgeworks Manufacturing Co., is pleased to announce that Tatiana Whitlock has joined as Product Designer & Systems Engineer.

“I am extremely excited to announce and welcome Tatiana Whitlock as the newest member of the G-Code family..” Said Scott Evans, CEO and founder of G-Code Holsters, Edgeworks Manufacturing Company. “Tatiana is a highly qualified professional that brings experience, expertise and a fresh perspective to our industry. Sharing G-Code’s vision of excellence, Tatiana makes a great team even better. Looking forward, expectations are high as we anticipate what we will accomplish together!”

Prior to pursuing a career in firearms as a nationally recognized instructor, NRA spokeswoman and host of Trigger Time TV, Tatiana earned a degree in Industrial Design from Rhode Island School of Design. Her 20+ years experience in product design, manufacturing, and marketing in combination with her knowledge of firearms make her an ideal fit for G-Code, the technology driven holster and accessory company.

“I am honored and excited to join the team of innovators at G-Code.” Whitlock said. “I look forward to contributing to new products and programs for Women and the EDC community.”

Tatiana Whitlock Joins GAT Marketing, Inc. as Chief Operations Officer

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Bloomfield, MI — GAT Marketing, Inc. is proud to officially announce that Tatiana Whitlock has joined as Chief Operations Officer.

“We are excited to announce that Tatiana Whitlock has officially joined GAT Marketing as COO.” Said Charles Anderson, CEO and founder of GAT Marketing. “Her knowledge and experience in the firearms, manufacturing and marketing industries make her a uniquely qualified asset to our company. The scope of what GAT Marketing has to offer has grown significantly with the addition of Tatiana to our team.”

Tatiana Whitlock is widely known in the firearms industry as a professional shooter and firearms instructor who teaches nationwide. She is featured on the NRA Women’s Network and NRA TV, and is a host and instructor on Trigger Time TV. She provides training to individuals, private groups & agencies, offers open enrollment programs as well as designing and launching training academies for new range and retail organizations. She is a contributing writer and subject matter expert on concealed carry and women’s shooting for numerous firearms publications. Prior to pursuing a career in firearm Tatiana earned a degree in Industry Design from Rhode Island School of Design and has over 20 years experience in product design, manufacturing, and marketing.

“I am honored to join the creative team that is GAT Marketing as the new COO.” Whitlock said. “It is a dream to join a team of subject matter experts that cross the technology and gun-culture spectrum. I look forward to offering the firearms industry innovative marketing solutions that connect and strengthen our community.”

Ann Arbor Arms Launches New Training Academy and Welcomes Tatiana Whitlock as New Program Director

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Ann Arbor Arms (A3) is pleased to announce the formation and launch of Ann Arbor Arms Academy (A4) and Tatiana Whitlock who has joined the company as Director of Training and Development.


A3 opened the doors of its new cutting edge facility located at 45 Metty Drive in Ann Arbor on July 25th of this year. With the formation of Ann Arbor Arms Academy the company now offers their clientele a complete package from retail, to range to training all under one roof. “Providing our customers with best equipment, exceptional range experience and highest quality training opportunities is our mission” says Bill Pinon, owner of Ann Arbor Arms. The addition of A4 is the final facet of the company’s three tiered program completing the Ann Arbor Arms initial mission. The Academy takes full advantage of the state of the art Action Target all-wheel drive tactical range.

Ann Arbor Arms Academy is focused on providing the most up-to-date and contemporary training programs for firearms, safety, survival, and self-defense. Catering to all skill levels from the extreme novice to the seasoned enthusiast, A4 will offer programs for the beginner/foundational, intermediate, and advanced skill levels. Leading the program as Director of Training and Development is NRA Women’s Network Spokeswoman, Tatiana Whitlock. Owner Holli Pinon says, “Tatiana is an outstanding match for our organization. She brings professionalism and energy to our team and understands our clients and the training experience they are looking for.”

Tatiana is a mother of two from Portland, Maine who joined the firearms community five years ago. Her initial interest in shooting as a hobby quickly transformed to a career path when she left corporate America to become a nationally recognized firearms instructor. Tatiana is an NRA Women’s Network spokeswoman, a Pantaeo Productions instructor, is featured on Trigger Time TV, and travels the country teaching and speaking about firearms and defense training. Tatiana is also a contributing author for Recoil Magazine, American Shooting Journal, and Be Ready Magazine on the topics of concealed carry and personal protection. “I am honored to join the Ann Arbor Arms family and very excited to offer the community a fresh, no-frills, and fun training experience! Training for the real world and for my real life is my passion. No matter where you are in your learning process we are here to take you the next step,” says Whitlock.

Ann Arbor Arms Academy’s course schedule for 2016 will be announced in mid-January. Whitlock and the A4 Cadre of instructors offer a core program and will host top name instructors such as Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts, Dave Spaulding of Handgun Combatives, and more to be announced next month. With a lineup of heavy hitting and renowned instructors, A4 is primed to be a destination training location unlike anything in the area. For more information on programs and instructors at A4 visit the company online at