Posted on Oct. 14, 2011 by VirTra Inc

TEMPE, AZ – October 13, 2011 – VirTra Systems (VTSI.PK), a leading provider of firearms trainingsystems to Military and Law Enforcement agencies, today announced the hiring of John Hinnant.

John Hinnant started his career as an Intelligence Analyst in the US Army, a Program Lead at PEO STRI, a Program Manager at the FBI, and then joined Intelligent Decisions (ID), where he was a Managing Director for the past 4 years.  His duties with ID were focused on developing winning strategies and proposals for new business.

Under Mr. Hinnant’s leadership, Intelligent Decisions expanded from $0 in FBI contracts in 2007 to approximately $60 million a year at the time of his departure.

Also, in April 2009 Mr. Hinnant expanded Intelligent Decisions from $0 in simulation & training contract awards to winning the recent $57 million dollar award with PEO STRI for the Dismounted Soldier Training System.

John Hinnant has a remarkable track record of successful business development; in fact, he has won seven out of the eight contracts he led proposal efforts on.

“I’m extremely excited about expanding the business and proliferation of VirTra’s life-saving simulation products.  VirTra’s reputation for integrity, exceptional personnel, and uniquely realistic simulation products drew me to this company,” said John Hinnant.

“John Hinnant is one of the most strategically minded, customer focused and driven people I’ve ever met.  The opportunity for VirTra to significantly grow our business is tremendously enhanced with the addition of John to our team,” said Bob Ferris, VirTra’s CEO.

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