Herman is a combat veteran with 15 years serving in the Army as a Military Working Dog Handler, Trainer, Kennel Master and Instructor. He has 11 years’ experience operating in the Middle East in leadership roles such as Operations and Training Manager, Quality Assurance and Quality Control Manager, and Project Manager. Herman was one of the first training instructors to implement training techniques in support of the Department of State World Wide Protective Services (WPS I) certification requirements. Herman also held the position of Director of Training for AMK9 Academy, the largest commercial facility dedicated to canine training and handler education in the U.S. Herman is one of the only 3 civilians certified by the United Police Working Dog Association as a Master Trainer.