All of our team members are THFI RSO certified, which means they’ve been trained in first aid, firearms' safety and range control. They understand that no two shooters are alike and will work with you to learn about firearms at the right pace.

THFI Leadership

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Marchelle Washington, Owner/Lead Instructor

Savannah, GA

Marchelle is a Florida native and current Savannah, GA resident. She manages Trigger Happy Firearm Instruction(THFI) full time while creating, organizing and teaching THFI classes. She is also currently training all THFI Training Coordinators and team members.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, writing poetry, swimming and weight training in the gym.

Her current goals include expanding the THFI membership program across all 50 states and opening a gun range.

Marchelle is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and Chief Range Safety Officer.

Favorite Gun: Pretty much anything made by Glock ;-)


Alexis Jackson, THFI West Regional Director

Las Vegas, NV

Alexis is a Las Vegas native. She works for the State of Nevada assisting individuals with developmental disabilities.

In her free time, she enjoys giving back to the community by serving in local food banks. She's also an avid art lover and loves to travel to new hiking destinations.

Her current goals are to finish her degree in Psychology from NSC and to become a certified CCW firearms instructor by 2019.

Alexis is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor.

Favorite Gun: HK VP9 AND CZ Scorpion Evo 3 *she couldn't pick just one : )


Tamara Squires, THFI East Regional Director

Graham, NC

Tamara is a North Carolina resident and Kentucky native. A graduate of Elizabeth City State University, she is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant studying Ophthalmic Sonography for a local healthcare system.

In her free time, Tamara enjoys music, poetry and crafts.

Tamara plans on pursing her North Carolina Concealed Carry Instructor Certification within the next year. 

Tamara is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and Chief Range Safety Officer.

Favorite Gun : Glock 26

THFI Training Coordinators

Atlanta, GA

Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams

Raven Williams

Raven Williams

Boynton Beach, FL

Melissa Ellington

Melissa Ellington

Charlotte, NC

Muriel Magloire

Muriel Magloire

Chicago, IL

Orlanda Clark

Orlanda Clark

Los Angeles, CA

Stephanie Batiste

Stephanie Batiste

Stafford, VA

Tameka Riley

Tameka Riley