by Tomahawk don’t
solely provide security
services. They can
treatment. In this
photo from a staged
incident, a specialist
ties a tourniquet to
stanch the bleeding
of an injured victim.
private-sector clients, comes down to
active-shooter preparation. It’s a very
unfortunate growth industry.
MB We had a great culture in our pre-
KW And just as the battlefield can be
vious life. Our goal was to set up a
business with that same culture. When
you’re on a five-man team and you
spend 200, 220 days a year together,
you become really good buddies. That
allows for brutal honesty. We didn’t
always see eye to eye then and we don’t
now, but we’re able to have it out and
still know we’re headed in the right
very fluid, so can entrepreneurship.
The flexibility we’ve learned in our past
life is huge.
MB With DevGru, on the more sensi-
tive missions, there were so many other
dimensions than going in on black
helicopters and then coming home.
We’d work with other government
So you build out that arrow quiver, and
agencies, and had to achieve outcomes
by adapting to those cultures. That
directly translates to what we are doing
today. We’re working with a large
Fortune 500 organization one day, the
next day a school, and then one of the
nation’s premier law enforcement
agencies. What works with one client
won’t necessarily work with the next.
then you pick out certain arrows that
you need for each problem set that