The TLS TEAM

Paul Shaskan
MS. MAE. M.Ed. (USN)

Paul is a veteran of the United States Navy’s Submarine Special Services community and qualified expert with both pistol and rifle. Paul is the registered inventor of the RLS and is one of the two original co-founders of Torrent Loading Systems.

George Barry Lake
Lake USN SEAL (Retired)

Barry has been an active member of the United States Navy SEAL teams for twenty-five years in his thirty-year Naval Career and recently retired as the Operations Master Chief for Special Operations Command South. He’s held Operator and Leadership positions, giving him both unique qualifications and connections important to our mission.

Michael Shaskan

Michael has been instrumental since the initial phases of the RLS project. As an innovative and creative thinker, Michael has offered suggestions, insights and guidance and has been an integral sounding board in improving and advancing the design of the RLS. Michael is a registered pawnbroker and Federal Firearms Licensed (FFL) dealer.

Adam Johnson
LCPD, NTOA

Adam is a combat veteran, having served with US Army Rangers with experience in Iran and Afghanistan. He is currently the Commander of Lychburg City Police SWAT and has been court certified as an expert in SWAT tactics. He is also recognized as a special contributor and evaluator with the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA). Adam joined our venture in March 2018 and has been testing and providing feedback for our initiatives in the field.

Michael Sheffield
UAPD

Mike is a disabled veteran police officer, advanced tactical medic, and firefighter that served in Unalaska, Alaska and Deltaville, Virginia. As an active planner and director of crises response teams, he has done anti-terrorist preparedness drills, coordinated police, fire, and rescue plus worked with USCG and Air Force rescue units. Mike brings real-world experience and insight to the development and marketing strategies associated with our products.

Brad Brown
M M Services Inc.

Brad is dedicated to serving manufacturers that need an on-time, trustworthy machine shop capable of producing quality CNC machined parts and providing various outside services. Brad has been with the project since 2015 and his many insights and creative input have generated positive changes in the initial design and brought us through to the tenth generation of prototypes.