Jason is a civilian who paid for advanced personal firearms training under the direction of Force Recon Marines, Navy SEALS and SWAT team members in Dallas, Texas for 5 years (2011 – 2015). U.S. Special Forces personnel trained Jason in advanced pistol, carbine and shotgun platforms. Jason also participated in 3-Gun Tournaments in Texas, competing against career Law Enforcement entrants. In 2016, Jason moved from Texas to Illinois, and became a CERTIFIED NRA INSTRUCTOR.
Founder & Lead Instructor: MIDWEST MARKSMANSHIP
Qualifications & Training
Endowment Member & Benefactor for the NRA
Alumni Member: Burleson Citizens Police Academy
Jason is Lifetime Member, Endowment Member & Benefactor for the National Rifle Association, the Texas Rifle Association and the Illinois State Rifle Association. He is an Alumni Member of the Burleson Citizens Police Academy and the VX Marksmanship Club of Texas. He is a current member of The Range at 355 and Point Blank shooting facilities.
As the owner / founder of Midwest Marksmanship, Jason offers the following courses to his students:
- Illinois Conceal Carry Licensing, Training & Qualification
- Basic Pistol Training
- Basic Carbine Training
- Basic Shotgun Training
Jason’s primary occupation is in Wealth Management. Jason works for a Midwest-based Trust Company, where he specializes in investing stocks, bonds and mutuals funds for high-net worth individuals and families throughout Chicago-Metro and the Midwest. Jason also counsels his clients in Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Philanthropy and overall Financial Planning. Jason has two Masters Degrees (MBA & MA) and six licenses. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign and the University of Kentucky at Lexington.
Jason and his wife and children are parishioners at the Shrine of Christ the King in Chicago, near the University of Chicago Campus. The Garcia Family is active with their Church and community.