Ghost Orchid Coalition is an expert team comprised of former senior-level FBI, U.S. State Department, Special Forces, Department of Defense (DoD), and CIA professionals. Like you, we are mothers and fathers. The focus of Ghost Orchid Coalition is to COUNTER human trafficking. The Coalition is made up of professionals, analysts, technical experts — where technology meets the heart.
Timothy Gill, CFECFE, President, Board Member
Timothy Gill is a former FBI Certified Intelligence Officer and a multi-U.S. Government award recipient for counterterrorism and public health protection. Over his 30-year career in law enforcement, intelligence and national security operations, Mr. Gill was responsible for managing several joint operations in the neutralization of two FBI Top-10 most wanted terrorists and served as an expert witness in several counter-trafficking operations. Mr. Gill is certified in behavioral sciences research and recognized for his research and published articles on transnational terrorism and human trafficking. Mr. Gill maintains liaison with U.S. Government partners in the intelligence and law enforcement communities.
Walter Loope Vice President of Operations, Board Member
Walter Loope is a U.S. Army Military Police veteran having served eleven years and multiple combat tours overseas, which he was awarded multiple awards to include the Bronze Star. Following his honorable discharge, he spent several years as a high threat Personal Protection Specialist and Tactical Commander for the U.S. State Department diplomate security program throughout the Middle East, operating in the capacity of intelligence, close protection, investigations and training support. Mr. Loope is now Founder and President of Specter Security Group, which specializes in intelligence, risk mitigation and threat solutions.
Wendy EstesChief Marketing Officer, Board Member
Wendy Estes is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for several businesses. Ms. Estes is also the co-founder and former president of online e-commerce marketplaces. Ms. Estes streamlined GOC’s focus on fulfilling the critical data gaps that exist currently impeding counter human trafficking operations. Ms. Estes has been a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a global community of the world’s most influential entrepreneurs, where she’s volunteered time as a board member for the Atlanta Chapter and has volunteered her time to several organizations.
Nicholas GuyOperations, Board Officer
Nicholas Guy is a veteran who served multiple combat tours in non-permissive environments as a Special Forces Operator for the U.S. Army. He spent years combating terror groups and state sponsors of terrorism in multiple Middle Eastern countries. Mr. Guy is fluent in Arabic and is a subject matter expert on the Middle East. Mr. Guy has a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations. He continues to serve within the National Guard 19th Special Forces Group.
Stacy PuryearOperations, Board Officer
Stacy Puryear possesses years of operational experience in the investigative and intelligence operations arena. Ms. Puryear is a Department of Criminal Justice Services licensed Private Investigator, Personal Protection Specialist and Certified Human Trafficking Investigator. Ms. Puryear serves as a protective intelligence analyst in the private sector responsible for multiple source intelligence collection and analysis. Prior to her private sector roles Ms. Puryear served several years in the government with the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of the Air Force. Ms. Puryear is also an U.S. Air Force veteran. Ms. Puryear has received numerous awards to include GS Civilian of the Year and holds a BA in Criminal Justice.
join the mission
Dismantling human trafficking in our lifetime requires an active community of individuals like you as well as intelligence, investigative and operational professionals who are highly skilled to support law enforcement. Help join the fight and start your own campaign in your community to raise both awareness and funds to support this important mission. Together we can help bring the men, women and children of human trafficking back home.