Who We Are - The Valkyrie Initiative | Pelham, Alabama

Who We Are

The Valkyrie Initiative Officers

 

Sheila L Stephens
President/CEO
Former Police Officer/Retired Federal Special Agent

 

 

 

 

Owner/President
SaferSecurityInc.com
Professor of Criminal Justice
Author, Speaker, Private Investigator
PhD Candidate in Performance Psychology

 

Michael Madsen
Vice President of Media
and Veteran’s Liason
Sergeant at Arms

Military Mike at The Foxhole Radio Network has more credentials and combat experience than can be listed here. A principle at the Foxhole Radio Network and host of the show “The World According to Military Mike”, his influence continues as does his commitment to the men and women with which he served.

Valkyrie
Board Members

Lt. Colonel (Retired)
Mark Gillespie
Board Member
Owner of Gillespie Investigations, LLC, Austin Texas, and past President of the Texas PI Association. As Special Investigative Agent for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), he achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel before taking an early retirement. When retired, Mark became Director of Forensic Science for the Austin (Texas) Police Department and developed their lab. Facebook: Gillespie Investigations, LLC

 

Elizabeth Kilbride
Board Member

A seasoned professional who has achieved multiple levels of success in Washington, DC..  While consulting and lobbying for the defense industry, she was instrumental in helping to determine and fulfill revenue requirements related to military and defense initiatives.  SHe has also helped various military and veterans organizations bring about change with respect to national defense, national security and veterans benefit issues.

Lawrence (Stoney)Stone
Board Member

Owner, CEO & Founder at BLUNTTRAMA COMBAT
GRAND MASTER OF “ISHI-DO” MARTIAL ARTS, INDUCTED INTO THE MARTIAL ARTS HALL OF FAME IN 2000, AUTHOR, INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER, EXECUTIVE PROTECTION CONSULTANT. at ISHI DO Dojo Martial Arts School Owner/Lead Instructor at “ELITE WARRIOR” SEMINAR’S