Randy Hughes : Founder & President
Randy Hughes served over 20 years as a Federal Law Enforcement Agent with 8 years spent as a U.S. Border Patrol Agent, (USBP), and 13 years as a Senior Federal Law Enforcement Agent working counter terrorism with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, (DHS). Randy is also a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
During his tenure as an Agent, he found that he excelled not only as an Instructor but more so, as a Teacher. His methods and abilities resulted in a better-trained and safer workforce. Randy was trained as a Defensive Tactics, Physical Training and Firearms Instructor, and as a result, prepared thousands of Agents for deployment in the field. He soon became an Instructor Trainer, responsible for the training and certifying of other agents to become Instructors in all areas of Use Of Force and Defensive Tactics while working as the Officer in Charge of Defensive Tactics. Randy also spent time at the U.S. Border Patrol Academy as a Firearms Instructor training new recruits while teaching and assisting in 28 classes.
Randy was at the USBP Academy teaching firearms on that fateful day, September 11, 2001. After which, Randy’s life took a turn as many others did which led him to work in the newly created agency, DHS. During the creation of this new agency, the US Government was looking for the most trained individuals they could hire throughout all the Federal Law Enforcement Agencies and Randy was fortunate to be selected for this new position. Though much of his work is classified, during his last 13 years, Randy has been deployed all over the world utilizing his expertise during more than 4000 successful missions. He is a Distinguished Expert in Firearms and has utilized his training to keep himself, fellow Agents and public to always be Aware, Safe and Prepared.
Randy’s experience as an Instructor and a Field Agent led him to create and build his company, Strategic Awareness Solutions, LLC, (SAS). As Founder and President, Randy brought together a team of highly skilled Agents, Operators, Facilitators and Consultants that travel all over the country teaching groups as well as individuals. The SAS team stresses the importance of Awareness and provides individuals with the skill sets needed to keep themselves and others Aware and Safe. SAS is available to present worldwide for USA Based Corporations. It is sad that our new reality is living in a world that is filled with active shooters, killings, bombings and horrific violence like we’ve never seen before!
The SAS Mission is to arm you with the skill sets needed to keep yourself and others Aware and Safe! Through the SAS Seminars, Presentations, Training and Consulting, we will teach you how to increase your Awareness and become less distracted throughout your daily life. This will enhance your ability to see dangerous situations before they occur! We are here to help save your life!
SAS is actively involved in charities supporting women and children in the United States and around the globe. As a Veteran Owned Company, SAS also supports Military Veterans and their families through various programs. Ten percent of all profits earned at SAS, LLC are donated to these charities helping women and children live better lives and to assist military families struggling to find the help they need. Randy Hughes currently resides in the Dallas, TX area.