Delta Force. Green Berets. Navy SEALs. Army Rangers. Our team has served on the world’s most elite special operations units. Today, we provide unprecedented protection for our clients’ people, assets and image.
“Atlas Aegis offers the most comprehensive range of risk management services. We have partnered with them on multiple executive-level security details and can say without a doubt that they are second to none. Every agent and medic has been professional, courteous and devoted to providing the highest standard of coverage.”
Safety and security manager at a Fortune 500 company
Anthony Caudle is the Chairman and co-founder of Atlas Aegis. Born into a military family, he is the 6th generation to serve in the US Army. After attending high school in Manchester, Tennessee, he joined the Army in 1992. He served as an airborne infantryman team leader with the 1/509th ABN INF HHC Recon (OPFOR). After his term of enlistment was over, he began a 23 year law enforcement career. In 2009 Anthony graduated from the elite Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command in Nashville, Tennessee, and retired from law enforcement in 2017
Leader of K-9 Unit and the first THP/TBI joint effort special fugitive team in 2004
Promotions: Governor’s Security Agent in 2004-2016; Promoted to Sgt Above Peers in less than 10 years; Promoted to Threat Investigator in 2005
Accomplishments include the development and implementation of a threat rating system for use within NGSA protective security operation; the most felony arrests in Tennessee in 2004; and investigations that resulted in the arrest of 4 “Top Ten” fugitives.
Worked as a Tavvis Representative and Host State Liaison for arrivals and departures NGA Nashville 2015
Developed the Executive Protection School used by State Police to train Tennessee Troopers and other National Governor Security Agency (NGSA) officials
Awarded Trooper of the Year 2009 for apprehending an armed subject intent on murdering the Sheriff of Rutherford County and single handedly thwarting a massive active shooter incident
Success in Private Business with the 2014 upstart company, November Group, LLC, in which a $5000.00 debt-free investment was grown into $4.7M in sales in 2017.
Barry Wallace is a U.S. Army Special Forces combat veteran Non-Commissioned Officer. Since 2007, he has a proven record of managing, training, carrying out, and supporting special operations worldwide for both the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. A former member of the 7th Special Forces group, he has extensive experience in Homemade Explosives (HME), Counterinsurgency (COIN), Unconventional Warfare (UW), and Humanitarian Assistance (HA), as well as many other operations. Mr. Wallace has added to this considerable experience with more than six years of teaching, leadership, management, and course development in various programs including the US Army Special Warfare Center and School (SWCS), the Marine Special Operations School (MSOS), and more. He is motivated by challenges and rewarded when strategic initiatives result in mission success and employee job satisfaction.
Acting Executive Officer/Lead Communications Instructor (GS-0391-11); Instrumental in creating the Marine Network Operators Course (MNOC) and Individual Training Course (ITC) for the US Marine Special Operations School (MSOS), which develop and train highly advanced and technical communications systems/techniques to one of the US military’s most elite special operations fighting force
Team Leader/Lead Instructor; Instrumental in the creation of the Joint Exploitation Training Center (JETC), Operator Advanced Course (OAC) and Technical Exploitation Course (TEC) for the US Army Special Warfare Center and School (USASWCS), which develop and train highly advanced, extremely sensitive tradecraft to United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) operators and Interagency personnel including the FBI, DIA, ICE, ATF, and CIA. This work earned Mr. Wallace the title of “Plank Holder.”
Operator; A combined 16+ years as a Special Forces Communications Sergeant, Signal Support Systems Specialist, Counter-IED Operator/Tactical Advisor, Operations Chief, Executive Protection Agent, Humanitarian Aid Relief, and Media/Biometric Intelligence Analyst throughout the United States, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Caribbean Islands
Undergraduate Student: B.S. in Biology, B.A. in Chemistry: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Associates in Science (Magna Cum Laude), Sandhills Community College
Michael Beltran is the Chief Operations Officer of Atlas Aegis, LLC. He is a retired Army Master Sergeant who spent his entire career in the Special Operations Community. His assignments include the 2nd Battalion Ranger 75th Infantry and 1st Special Operations Detachment-Delta.
Michael has experience and is proficient with Security Management in high threat environments and has a proven record of program management, training, and conducting special operations missions worldwide in support of the Department of Defense and Homeland Security.
Following Michael’s retirement, he became the Law Enforcement and Government Sales Manager for Latin America and Canada for Safariland. Regional Manager, Latin America for Armor Holdings INC., Government Sales Manager Aimpoint USA.
In 2006 Michael went back to work with the military as a consultant/advisor for Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG) as an Operational Specialist and Tactical Advisor. Later he became the Counter Improvised Explosive Device (CIED) Senior Tactical Advisor for Task Force Paladin, Afghanistan, and Joint Improvised Explosive Device and Defeat Organization (JIEDDO).
Greg Wark promotes dynamic, positive, and influential leadership in high-pressure environments. Greg served as a senior pastor of three congregations in Southern California before transitioning to full-time work in leadership development of military and law-enforcement personnel. He has been actively involved as a pastor, counselor, mentor, and friend in a network of dynamic, caring individuals who have committed their lives to honorable service of their country. Greg has been married to his wife, Amber, for forty three years, They have five children, 13 grandchildren, and currently reside in Nashville, Tennessee.
Founder of Mission Force, a non-profit organization which uses mentoring relationships to help military personnel and their families cope with the emotional leftovers of their chosen service.
Author of 2 books: A Prophets Reward and A Good Death. Greg is currently working on his third book, The Warfighters Soul, which deals with the issue of veteran suicide.
Dr. Leland J. Lancaster Jr. M.D. | Chief medical Officer
Dr. Leland J. Lancaster Jr. M.D. (LCDR Ret. USNMC) is the Chief medical Officer for Atlas Aegis LLC. Dr. Lancaster is also the Medical Director of Southeastern University’s EMT and Paramedic School and practiced at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Lancaster did his residency at the University of Alabama Birmingham in General and Orthopaedic Surgery, and later practiced as the Medical Director of UABs Critical Care Transport Program (Fixed Wing, Rotor Wing, and Ground) where he oversaw the transports of more than 25,000 critically ill and acutely injured patients in Alabama, the U.S., and International Medical Evacuations.
Dr. Lancaster is retired from the United States Navy at the rank of Lt. Commander and is certified as a Master Diver and in Undersea Warfare Medicine. He helped develop Advanced Medical Techniques for Providers in Military Medicine with a specialty in high acuity ballistic and penetrating injuries. He has led the industry in both early monitoring and intervention with telemedicine projects for the Military as well as EMS.
Dr. Lancaster has also been serving the EMS community for over 24 year as an EMT, Paramedic and Physician, and has been the Medical Director for Lifeguard Transport Services in the City of Spring Hill, TN for over 15 years and with Lifeguard for over 20 years. As the City of Hoover, Alabama’s Fire Department Medical Director, he formed the first full time Tactical Physician Group, equipping the City Police SRT team and Patrol Officers with basic and advanced skills and equipment to be used immediately in wound and patient management. Shortly after the Columbine Shooting he along with other leaders developed an “Active School Shooter Plan” for Schools, Fire, EMS, and Police to be coordinated and deliver care under fire.
Dr. Lancaster is well published in the area of Acute Treatment and Prevention of Trauma, Critical Care, and EMS. He has served as a Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Provider/ Instructor/ and Course Director, along with Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider/Instructor for over 20 years. He has developed and published protocols in both the primary and secondary resuscitation of acutely injured patients, and has served as a Site Survey Physician for CAAS (Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services. He continues to be a staunch advocate for the training of TACTICAL FIRST AID in the setting of Educational Institutions, Police, Fire, EMS, as well as the General Public.