Trent Lindgren is a trainer and facilitator with the John Maxwell Team and a lead instructor with Guardian Leadership. Trent has over 25 years of combined military and law enforcement experience, having served 8 years in the U.S. Army as a cavalry scout and 17 years in law enforcement. He became a police officer after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, beginning his law enforcement career with the Atlanta Police Department. Trent worked his way through the ranks of Uniform Patrol, K-9, and Traffic Enforcement before being promoted to his current role as Major of Operations with the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. Trent earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University. He is also a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College Professional Management Program. Trent is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP), and is a Georgia P.O.S.T. certified instructor. When he’s not reading about leadership, Trent spends his free time volunteering as a baseball, basketball, and softball coach and training Jiu Jitsu.