Members Who Train

Nathan Ackerman
136 Highland Ave
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Country: US
Company: Axiom Securitas LLC
Amy Augustine
15830 Foltz Parkway
Strongsville, OH 44149
Country: US
Company: AFIMAC
Joseph Autera
1162 St. Georges Ave.
Suite 277
Avenel, NJ 07001
732 738 5221
Country: US
Company: Tony Scotti's Vehicle Dynamics Institute
Bio: Joseph Autera, a former corporate security executive, is the President & CEO of Tony Scotti’s Vehicle Dynamics Institute, one of the world’s leading providers of highly specialized driving, secure transportation, and executive protection related training programs to corporate security, law enforcement and military professionals. A highly sought after speaker on topics related to security driving, secure transportation planning and executive protection, he is frequently called upon to consult with Fortune 500 companies and government entities on security-related issues. He can be reached at For more information about the secure transportation related training VDI offers, visit their website at
Thomas Baklayan
305 Saint Thomas Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
(805) 630-9995
Country: US
David Benton
Country: US
David Bloom
1938 Lost Spring Court
Longwood, FL 32779
Country: US
Company: 1st Response Security Services, LLC
Gerard Boniello
Gerard Boniello
Bio: Originally from New York City, Gerard is a security specialist with over 25 years’ experience. A graduate from the most intensive protective services programs in the industry, he has been responsible for safeguarding numerous celebrities, Fortune 500 company executives, politicians and foreign dignitaries, both domestically and abroad. He has worked in conjunction with the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Department of State and various state and local authorities. He has also been a consultant to major corporations on workplace violence and has presented on this topic nationally. Gerard served on the Board of Directors for Executive Security International (ESI), the most established, prestigious executive security training academy in the United States as an Instructor in their Advanced Executive Protection Program. For several years, Gerard was a senior security agent for a Boston-based, international security consulting firm responsible for coordinating and providing protective efforts for several high profile corporations and executives. Gerard served as a security contractor supporting government interests in both Haiti and Afghanistan and has traveled extensively with celebrity clients throughout the United States and Internationally. In May of 1999 Gerard formed Corporate Resources Group, a security consulting and threat management firm. Corporate Resources Group provided executive protection, event and conference security, workplace violence consulting and executive driving services to some of New England’s most well-known corporations and families. Corporate Resources Group was acquired in April 2012 by a Nevada based security company where Gerard worked as Vice President of East Coast operations before departing in 2016 to become Managing Partner of Omnium Protection Group based in Massachusetts.
Kyle Boon
11230 110 St
Edmonton, AB T5G 3H7
Country: CA
Company: Link 53 Security Strategies
Bio: Close Protection Manager in the industry for 14yrs
Igor Boyko
Igor Boyko
87 W Shoshone Street
Ventura, CA 93001
Country: US
Bio: Manager of Operations and Executive Protection Agent
Henrik Bramsborg
Kildebakke gaards Alle 172
1. Th.
Soborg DK-2860
+45 26362200
Country: DK
Company: ES
Bio: 24 years in the security industry, whereof 8 has been full time employed as a Close protection officer. Author of several booklets and a couple of books in Danish, alongside a few papers. All on personal protection and threat assessment. Chairman of International Association of Close Protection Officers Primary specialist on Stalking specialist, travelling Europe and teaching stalking countermeasures to security and police officers (using European law as foundation).
Steve Collins

+44 (0)161 482 7800
Steven Dana
Bio: Steven Dana is a 21-year veteran of the Close Protection industry. At various times in his career he has been responsible for planning and participating in moderate to high threat protective details, and more recently, focuses almost exclusively upon high threat protective details for domestic violence, and various abuse victims where the risk of lethality is deemed high. In 2015, Mr. Dana founded PROTECTION FROM ABUSE Security Services, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation providing free protective and risk mitigation services to victims of abuse nationally. In 1999, Mr. Dana founded ARGUS Management, Inc., a boutique firm specializing in executive protection, insurance casualty claims investigations, pre-trial preparation, and surveillance. He also enjoyed a long career in Insurance, consistently and successfully managing his various employers highest claim exposures, and complex coverage issues. Mr. Dana is a graduate of Executive Protection Agent Training from Joseph A. LaSorsa (retired Secret Service, White House), and the accredited (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services) Dignitary / Executive Protection Training program from Independent Security Advisors (ISA). He is also a proud alumnus of Vehicle Dynamics Institute, having successfully completed Protective / Evasive Driving Training, Immediate Action Driving Skills, and Surveillance Detection Tactics and Techniques. He received a Danger Assessment Certification from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and is certified to use the Danger Assessment and Levels of Danger Scoring System to evaluate domestic violence cases. Mr. Dana is a member of International Security Driver Association (ISDA), and the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO). His community service includes an Advisory Board role for Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA, Philadelphia). Mr. Dana also serves as a Security Consultant to Cornerstone Community Church in Millville, NJ, leading and facilitating the implementation of critical Active Shooter training, Weapons Detection training, and Emergency Response Planning.
Lindsay Davis
85 Bulwer pl
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Country: US
Company: Top Concierge Services
Raffaele DiGiorgio
1681 Turtle Dove Trail
Sevierville, TN 37862
Country: US
Company: Global Options & Solutions
Glen Edmunds
Bio: Glen Edmunds Advanced Driving provides internationally accredited advanced security driving courses such as Counter Carjacking, Hostile Environment, Armoured Vehicle, Close Protection Driving, Security Driving  as well as specialised APC off road driver development to those working in high risk areas both in the Africa region and globally. Training is conducted on sealed and unsealed surfaces, and we have has the ability to deliver trainers in theater for specific  driver training requirements. In addition Defensive driving, 4WD and e- learning is available.
Sarah Giles
Courses Link
Training Offered Executive Protection, Protective Driving
Mark James
201 16thStreet NW
Suite 3
Atlanta, GA 30363
Country: US
Company: Panther Protection Services
Joseph LaSorsa
129 Tifton Cir
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
Country: US
Company: LaSorsa & Associates
Bio: A senior partner managing and conducting Protective Operations Training Courses, Executive Protection & Bodyguard Services, Risk Management Consultations & Seminars, Workplace Violence Prevention Seminars & Intervention Services, Security Consulting Services & Seminars, Private Investigations and Technical Surveillance Counter-Measures with LaSorsa & Associates – an International Protection, Investigations & Consulting Firm.
Dee Ukon
Demonte Moore
3720 Sandy Ford
Hickory, NC 28602
Country: US
Company: Ukon International, Inc.
Bio: Dee Ukon is an Executive Protection Specialist and Certified Active Killer Defense Instructor with over a decade of experience in providing protective management services to a wide array of VIP and High Net Worth individuals. His professional experience and background brings an unique skill set to the world of protection, management and the public relations industry. Dee Ukon is the Founder and President of Ukon International, Inc.
LinkedIn: https://Dee Ukon
Shelton Moreland
4826Old National Hwy.
Atlanta, GA 30337
Country: US
Company: Executive Protection Academy International
Matthew Parker
132 Park Shore Drive East
Columbia, SC 29223
Country: US
Company: Independent Security Advisors LLC
Bio: Mr. Matthew Parker is the Owner and CEO of Independent Security Advisors, a disabled veteran owned company based in Maryland that provides consulting, training and other services on matters of national security, physical security and executive or diplomatic protection. He also provides specialized consulting and training on extremism and the threats of international terrorism. Other Current Positions and Responsibilities; Director of the Domestic Violence Action Foundation Serves on the board of MS Global Partners LLC as the national security advisor and a senior consultant Subject matter expert and consultant to the Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. Special advisor to the directors of security services for two former deputy prime ministers of Iraq and former members of the Kurdish regional government Previous Responsibilities Formally served as the US program manager of the Voices of Traditional Islam initiative for the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center (KASOTC) in Amman Jordan, focused on the Amman Message and combatting terrorism and extremism. Director of Dignitary/Executive Protection Training Programs for Mt. Eagle College and the University of Maryland Public Safety Training Academy. U.S. Army Retired, served in Europe, Korea and the Middle East Education & Experience (Certificates, diplomas and other documents available on request) Mr. Parker is a DOD accredited anti-terrorism, physical security and diplomatic/executive protection specialist. Graduate, FLETC Dignitary Protection Course 2008 Executive protection agent, detail team leader 2011-2016 Maryland private investigator since 2011 Maryland certified law enforcement instructor 2012- Present Assigned to short term close protection duties for the US Army Conus and Middle East 2005-2007, full time assignment Bosnia 2000-2001, Iraq 2008-2009 US Army master instructor 2003, Terrorism, WMD, CBRN Civilian work as authorized by the commander, (off duty) Executive protection agent St Louis Mo, 2002-2003, part time Executive protection agent Georgia/Florida 1997-1999, part time Executive protection agent El Paso Texas 1993-1994, part time Executive protection agent Monterey California 1992, part time Undergraduate program in homeland security with the University of Maryland with a minor in Emergency Management and attended his undergraduate program in Political Science with Columbia College Attended undergraduate religious studies education with multiple institutes of learning and received his education and training in international and governmental affairs, business management and executive leadership with some of the top mentors in the field of diplomacy and public policy, security and education.
Bill Peeler
PO Box 1095
25 Broadway
Fonda, NY 12068
Country: US
Company: Peeler Group International
Claus Pichner
Sundholmsgatan 31
lgh 1101
Limhamn 21643
Country: SE
Company: Executive Protection Agent (Retired)
Bio: Executive protection Agent , (Retired) 1O years of MP service and Airbase MP K9 unit service with personal protection details as speciality 15 years of VIP security related work in the field with High profile executive protection details followed up by Philippine based High risk security and VIP protection service and Security Educational company from 2000-2007
LinkedIn: https://Epa_dk
Training Offered Executive Protection, Protective Driving
Maurizio Pisa
J Damien Scott
J Damien Scott
2213 N 200 E
Provo, UT 84604
(801) 997-0989
Country: US
Company: Bedrock Protection Agency
Bio: I'm the Director of the Special Projects Division of Bedrock Protection Agency, which is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah with offices in Las Vegas, Nevada and Santa Barbara, California. We also service Southern Idaho, Wyoming, Montana and select international destinations. Former United States Marine and police officer with more than 15 years full-charge executive experience providing executive protection, security and crisis management, investigation and intelligence services for government, private, and international organizations. 7+ years experience working in post conflict development with host country security forces and international business partners. Operational experience in Haiti, Iraq, Kurdistan, Afghanistan, Lebanon, South Sudan, Mexico, Colombia, Bosnia and the United States. Call me at 702-996-7111 or email
A. Mauricio Seoane
Alameda del Rocio 572 departamento 301
Santiago de Surco
Lima, LIM 33
Country: PE
Company: AMSEL Peru SAC
Elijah Shaw
308 s Blount st.
Suite 2006
Raleigh, NC 27601
Country: US
Company: ICON Global, Inc.
Michael Smith jr
13 Pebblestone Circle
Suffield, CT 06078
Country: US
Company: Titanium Security Consulting
Greg Threatt
45730 Wellesley Terrace
Sterling, VA 20166
Country: US
Company: Threatt Protection Services
Patrick Van Horne
3455 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
Country: US
Company: The CP Journal
Henk van Knotsenburg
Dassenbos 28
Hoofddorp 2134RE
Country: NL
Company: Van Knotsenburg
Bio: For almost 20 years I have been working as a security officer, protection officer, and law enforcement officer. I have worked for several private and public organizations. Besides that experience I have done all kinds of car driving and motorcycle riding training. In 2012 I started my own business as an executive, security, and VIP chauffeur. I will focus on a fluent, safe and comfortable ride. The VIP can deal with his or her own primary concerns like doing business or prepare for meetings and will arrive at his or her appointment without any tension.
Denida Zinxhiria
Bio: I am the Founder and CEO of Athena Worldwide LLC and Nannyguards. I use my personal experience as a Close Protection Operative and Security Consultant to help others learn what it takes to master the ins and outs of Security Industry. I am a certified female Close Protection Operatives, Security Consultant, Close Protection Instructor, Female Self Defense Instructor, Child Protection Operative and Maritime Security Consultant in Greece and Balkan countries, operating since 2002. I hold a degree in Counseling and Psychology, i am trained in various martial arts, and i have contributed as a private investigator and linguistic in cases with human trafficking from Albania to Greece. I am also the creator of Nannyguards (TM) training program and services worldwide and until today i hold the position of Worldwide Coordinator at Albanian Center of Studies Against Terrorism and Organized Crime.