David Jimenez holds an A.A.S. in Intelligence and Imagery Analysis from the Community College of the Air Force, a B.S. in Management and Human Resources from Park College, and an M.A. in Human Resource Development from Webster University. A United States Air Force retiree, Mr. Jimenez was awarded the Distinguished Meritorious Medal, several Air Force Meritorious Service Medals, and three Air Force Commendation medals. He is the recipient of a 2002 Golden Candle Award from Open Source Solutions Network (OSS.Net) for 21st Century Emerging Leadership (for hosting the Intelligence, Security, & Terrorism Conference (IST), 2002, attended by 400 individuals from law enforcement, government, military, security, business, and first responders).