Jonathan Hollerman is the founder and CEO of Grid Down Consulting. GDC specializes in security-driven off-grid structural design, land evaluation, bunker design, strategic site security, and extraction planning for high-net worth clients and continuity of operations for large corporate interests in disaster scenarios. GDC has consulted with over 500 clients worldwide over the last decade.
Jonathan served as a US Air Force S.E.R.E. (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape) Specialist. SERE Specialists are trained in every major climatic condition: arctic, desert, tropical, ocean and temperate. They must complete intensive training in the following areas: wilderness living, shelter construction, fire building, map and compass navigation, backpacking, food and water procurement, wilderness medicine and first aid, signaling and rescue techniques, escape and evasion, conduct after capture, anti-interrogation techniques, and the methods needed for instructing all these skills.
Jonathan is a #1 Bestselling Author of Survival Theory in the survival and emergency preparedness genre. Jonathan’s books primarily focus on the psychological and physiological effects of extreme starvation and desperation after an extended grid-down scenario. He is the author of two emergency preparedness guides and three instructional-fiction novels. In 2019, at the behest of the joint-services Electromagnetic Defense Task Force (EDTF), Hollerman authored a white paper for military education and training on the psychological effects of human desperation and starvation on military personnel after a long-term grid down event. Jonathan has numerous published articles and been a guest on various shows like the Hagmann Report and others. Jonathan also maintains a private pilot’s license and specializes in short field take-off and landing (STOL) aircraft for client extraction.
You can find out more about Jonathan Hollerman at his website: www.GridDownConsulting.com.
- Deputy Director – US Task Force on National and Homeland Security
- Board of Advisors – EMPact America
- Participating Member – Electromagnetic Defense Task Force
- Participating Member – Secure the Grid Coalition
- Former US Air Force – S.E.R.E. Specialist