LAV Group Consulting LLC is a family and veteran owned business born out of a desire for two parents to use their training and experiences to protect their young children. Utilizing John "Wil" Lavender's background in
US Army Special Forces and Britt Lavender’s federal service in crisis management and facilitation, the two realized they could serve a larger population by addressing the critical need to train people to deter and respond to the ever evolving threats of modern day.
Our cadre is made up of highly experienced instructors, all hailing from special operations backgrounds with a variety of additional skillets to ensure we can precisely address your needs. We started with providing training and assessments to our children’s daycare and preschool and continued to grow from that day. Although we specialize in active shooter situations, we are trained in a variety of crisis response and can work with requirements outside our focus area.
JOHN "WIL" LAVENDER15+ YEARS MILITARY SERVICE
Wil spent over 15 years in the US Military, serving in US Army Special Forces as a Green Beret. Wil specialized as a Special Forces Medical Sergeant. Will has extensive real world experience serving in high threat countries spanning the world.
He has real world experience as well as many years teaching Close Quarters Battle; weapons and tactics; driving; personnel protection; infrastructure security assessments; tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) and austere and trauma medicine. He also trains government personnel skills needed to survive high threat locations worldwide. Will and Britt are the proud parents of two small children.
BRITT LAVENDER10+ YEARS GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Britt has spent over 10 years in the federal government working both domestically and overseas. She has lived and worked all over the world, including war zones. Britt specializes in crisis management, strategic planning and facilitation.