Who We Are
Alvin “Skip” Church
President – Unifire, Inc.
Mr. Church graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a Master of Science degree in Logistics Management and attained a Bachelor of Business Administration undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Memphis. Prior to Unifire, Mr. Church served as Vice President, Armor Division for Propper International. Mr. Church also was CEO/Owner of Renegade armor. In addition to his experience in industry, Mr. Church served eleven years in the United States Marine Corps. After being promoted to the rank of Captain, Mr. Church was stationed at Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Virginia, where he was assigned as a Project Officer within PM Individual Combat Clothing and Equipment with responsibilities for 17 projects dealing with personal protection. Mr. Church is DoD acquisition certified and holds a Program Management Professional certificate. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal in 2001.
Chief Operating Officer – Unifire, Inc.
Daniel Raczykowski co-founded Unifire, Inc. in 1987 and served as its President and Chief Operating Officer for 33 years. With 38 years’ experience in the industry, Mr. Raczykowski is widely recognized as a top Subject Matter Expert (SME) on rescue operations, tools, and equipment, a compliment to an extensive catalog of achievements in military operations, logistics, training/instruction, business development, and client relations.
Mr. Raczykowski holds multiple patents, including chainsaw depth gauges, carbide tipped chainsaw chain, positive pressure ventilators, water misting systems used for cooling first responders, athletes and for fighting fire, level 1-2-3 rescue harnesses, Talon FMC combat knives as well as many unpatented products that have been successfully brought to market.
Chief Technology Officer – Unifire, Inc.
Francisco Martinez was a leading Product Development Engineer and Project Officer at the United States Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center in Natick, Massachusetts (2004/2009). Mr. Martinez has led the development of an unprecedented number of new, lifesaving products for the US Army and the Special Operation Forces to support Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Mr. Martinez was the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Protect The Force, LLC from September 15th, 2009 until May 1, 2012, when Protect The Force, LLC’s assets were purchased by Protect The Force Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mission Ready Solutions Inc.
Senior Controller Finance
Christie Boss holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting degree from Ashford University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Boss also holds certifications and educations specializing in Law Enforcement from North Idaho Community College. Ms. Boss has extensive experience leading strategic financial planning for small to medium size businesses that deal with Government agencies. Ms. Boss leads our accounting team from across multiple locations to track financial reporting, budgeting, and compliance. Ms. Boss also liaisons with Mission Ready’s CFO, Auditor, and other third-party vendors to ensure compliance to both GAAP and IFRS.