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ABOUT US

MR. GREEN

Mr. Green has over twenty-five years combined experience in Special Operations and the Security field.  He began his career with 15 years as a Special Forces Engineer & Intelligence Operations Sergeant, where he planned, organized, trained, advised, assisted and supervised indigenous, allied and US personnel. He received training in surreptitious entry, tradecraft, and Predictive Intelligence.  He was responsible for intelligence collection and interpretation, management, analysis, processing, and dissemination of strategic and tactical intelligence.  Mr. Green received training in clandestine operations, interrogation methods, information gathering, analysis, photography and counterintelligence techniques. He served as an Assaulter in a CINC’s In-extremis Force (CIF), providing sensitive compartmented Direct Action, Counter-Terrorism, and Quick Reaction Force (QRF) capabilities.  As an instructor for the Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat (SFAUC) Course he taught Advanced Marksmanship and Close Quarters Combat (CQC) training courses. 

 

Mr. Green was the Course Manager for the only Department of Defense Antiterrorism Instructor Qualification Course at J.F.K. Special Warfare Training Group's Anti-Terrorism Detachment, where he also taught the Individual Terrorism Awareness Course. As the Course Manager, he developed and managed a joint military and civilian team of Terrorism Experts and multiple surveillance teams, responsible for training Antiterrorism Instructors throughout the Department of Defense. As an Anti-terrorism detachment instructor, he trained students how to minimize their vulnerability to terrorist identification, selection & attack. He taught how to react to terrorist assaults, how to survive in hostage situations, survival shooting, detecting surveillance, antiterrorism driving, vulnerability/threat assessments and surveys.

 

During his military service, Mr. Green attended multiple Executive Protection courses and conducted numerous Protective Security Details for General Officers to include SOCOM(A), SOCSOUTH, USASOC(A), USASFC(A) and the USSOUTHCOM CINC General Officer.

 

After leaving the military, Mr. Green transitioned to the private security sector and has been on numerous Department of State & Department of Defense contracts since 2004.  He has held positions as Detail Team Leader, Agent in Charge (AIC) and Shift Leader (SL). He has provided protection for designated personnel to include; US Ambassador to Iraq John Negroponte, Senator John McCain, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and other high ranking US Diplomats.

 

Mr. Green has consulted for numerous training facilities, lectured on Terrorism Subjects and instructed for multiple US Government organizations. He has served as the primary instructor for the process of vetting new security operators and advanced training for US Government Contracts. He developed, reviewed, evaluated, and managed a new comprehensive training curriculum, specifically designed for Low Profile Executive Protection. Mr. Green has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and has taught related classes on the psychology of terrorism and rapport building using Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

 

Mr. Green has also provided Executive and Corporate Protection training to individuals and private companies to include security details for Fortune 500 companies. He has received training as a Personal Protection Specialist Instructor and Firearms Instructor for the State of Virginia through the Department of Criminal Justice and Standards (DCJS) and is currently certified as a Personal Protection Specialist in the State of Virginia. He has supported domestic executive protective operations to include the former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich and for high net worth individuals’ vulnerability and threat assessments including detailed assessments of residences, offices and family behavior.

MR. WILLOUGHBY

Mr. Willoughby has over twenty-eight years combined experience in Special Operations, Intelligence and the Security field. He began his career with over 20 years in the US Army and 15 years as a Special Forces Weapons & Intelligence Operations Sergeant, where he planned, organized, trained, advised, assisted, and supervised indigenous, allied and US personnel while performing his duties as a Green Beret. Throughout his military career Mr. Willoughby received a myriad of training pertaining to US Special Operations that included Department of Defense (DoD) sanctioned instruction and courses provided by a multitude of agencies outside of DoD.  He served as an Assaulter in a CINC’s In-extremis Force (CIF), providing sensitive compartmented Direct Action, Counter-Terrorism, and Quick Reaction Force (QRF) capabilities in the Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH) Theater. 

 

Mr. Willoughby also served a member of the SOCSOUTH Regional Survey Team (RST), providing security assessments and recommendations for security improvements to US diplomatic facilities.  He conducted security surveys and vulnerability assessments with the aim of protecting US Embassies, the residences of US Ambassadors and other facilities deemed critical to US interests. He developed and updated evacuation plans in the event of emergencies, developed regional anti-terrorism and force protection plans and supporting documents. Mr. Willoughby conducted numerous threat analysis and vulnerability assessment as well as structural weakness analyses. He assessed a multitude of foreign airports and during the analytical process, route analyses, in order to analyze primary and secondary routes to be used during emergencies. He has conducted extensive surveys throughout Central and South America.

Mr. Willoughby’s last assignment prior to retiring from the US Army was at the J.F.K. Special Warfare Training Group's Anti-Terrorism Detachment (ATD), where he taught the Individual Terrorism Awareness Course and the Antiterrorism Instructor Qualification Course (AIQC).  As an ATD instructor, Mr. Willoughby trained students how to minimize their vulnerability to terrorist identification, selection & attack. He taught how to react to terrorist assaults, how to survive in hostage situations, survival shooting, detecting surveillance, antiterrorism driving, vulnerability/threat assessments and surveys.  Attendees included individuals from a multitude of DoD organizations and members of various Federal Law Enforcement (FLE) agencies to include the US Secret Service, FBI, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and US Marshals Service.

Upon retirement from the US Army, Mr. Willoughby transitioned to the private security sector and began providing instruction in Protective Services, firearms training, and high threat driving.  Mr. Willoughby has also worked for the Department of Defense, teaching and conducting Red Team activities where the use of surreptitious entry, clandestine communications, surveillance, counter-surveillance, resistance to interrogation and other tradecraft capabilities continue to be utilized. 

As a Principal Special Agent and sworn Deputy US Marshall, Mr. Willoughby provided protection services to both President Obama and Vice President Biden during their historic train tour of the US rail systems eastern corridor.  These services continued on a weekly basis for VP Biden’s trips between Dover, Delaware and Washington DC.   Mr. Willoughby possesses a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, and a Master of the Arts degree in Security Management.

MR. MAULDIN

Mr. Mauldin has more than 18 years of security and executive protection experience.  After serving as an Infantryman with the U.S. Marine Corp, Mr. Mauldin, transitioned into the private security sector where he was employed as the lead Security Agent and provided Executive Protection & Security for the owner of a Fortune 500 Company. He developed security planning for client’s estate and corporate headquarters.

 

Mr. Mauldin spent 3 years with De Beers Diamonds Jewelry, where he was eventually promoted the USA main office in New York City as the United States Corporate Security Coordinator.  He coordinated nationwide security operations for ten contract security teams and managed security training, directors, corporate staff and security teams, overseeing a $2.5-million-dollar budget.  Created and implemented new security policies and procedures. Coordinated with federal and local law enforcement, with weekly security briefings to the CEO and Board Members.

 

Mr. Mauldin accepted a position as a Special Projects Coordinator for a British security firm and relocated to the United Kingdom.  As Project manager and Lead security consultant, he was responsible for managing security operations in the Middle East.  He developed and implemented security solutions for Banking investment firms in Pakistan and United Arab Emirates. Mr. Mauldin was also responsible for the ground up development of a security collaboration training center based out of a Bulgaria. He conducted project coordination and liaison with London Metropolitan Police Department, Pakistani Inter Services Intelligence, Bulgarian Special Forces, Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), and various US Government agencies.

As Director of Protective Operations for a foregin diplomat, he managed domestic and international security details. He was also tasked with risk management and development of 7 new mobile teams.

 

As Director of Protective Operations for a foreign diplomatic, he managed domestic and international security details that consisted of 24 mobile and 110 static security agents and that spanned over 7 cities in 5 Countries. He often served as liaison with domestic and foreign police, military and government agencies. He was also tasked with risk management and development of 7 new mobile teams.

 

Mr. Mauldin’s expertise is also sought out in the Celebrity and Entertainment Industry. He has provided threat and risk assessments on international filming locations in coordination with film production and producers, while conducting large scale protection operations for multiple actors during scouting and film production. In addition to protecting Hollywood Stars, he has provided protection for Recording Artists, Supermodels, and Television Celebrities. He has also been a textual firearms consultant on movie sets.

 

As a Security Consultant Mr. Mauldin, has provided services to large Faith-Based Organizations. He has provided protection for one of the largest public evangelistic events in the US and conducted advances for stadiums holding up to 80,000 people. As the Detail Leader of a multi-disciplined security team, he was responsible for security and safety of the Pastor and family during these events. Additionally, he has provided services directed towards ministries on the topics of active shooter and medical training, as well as developing site security and firearms policies towards smaller churches.

 

MR. WOLF

Mr. Wolf has over 30 years of experience in the Special Operations community and in the private sector advising and assisting the Department of Defense and other Agencies, to include Executive Protection in the Celebrity and Entertainment Industry. 

 

As a member of the US Army Special Forces, Mr. Wolf trained forces actively engaged in Combating Terrorism and Counter-Narcotics Operations. Mr. Wolf provided Advanced Marksmanship, CQB, Intelligence operations and Protective Security details for high threat operations. Mr. Wolf provided security assessments, vulnerability assessments and recommendations for security improvements to US facilities deemed critical to US interests.  As a member of a RED Team, Mr. Wolf conducted penetration tests of US facilities and Strategic National Assets in order to identify and reduce their vulnerability to attack. While assigned to a Special Mission Unit, Mr. Wolf maintained numerous Tradecraft skills and abilities related to Advance Force Operations, Special Reconnaissance and Surveillance Operations. As an Instructor at the US Army J.F.K. Special Warfare Training Group's Anti-Terrorism Detachment (ATD), he taught the Individual Terrorism Awareness Course and the Antiterrorism Instructor Qualification Course (AIQC).  As an ATD instructor, Mr. Wolf trained students how to minimize their vulnerability to terrorist identification, selection & attack. Mr. Wolf taught how to react to terrorist assaults, how to survive in hostage situations, survival shooting, detecting surveillance, antiterrorism driving, vulnerability, threat assessments and surveys.

 

In the private sector, Mr. Wolf worked at the US Army Asymmetrical Warfare Group as an Operational Advisor (U9) providing advisory support to the US Army and Joint Force Commanders to enhance Soldier survivability, combat effectiveness, and defeat current and emerging threats. As part of a Field Team, provided advisory support to tactical and operational-level conventional and Special Forces units on TTPs and best-practices to defeat and or mitigate conventional and asymmetric, unconventional threats within their operational environment. Common areas of advisement include, but not limited to: operational planning; tactical and operational full spectrum targeting; enabler/asset integration; close combat techniques; subterranean operations; weapons of mass destruction; operations in dense urban terrain; site exploitation; partnered operations; force protection; personnel recovery; and asymmetric/irregular warfare. Mr. Wolf routinely advised on security cooperation assessments and activities, vulnerability assessments, and JIIM Operations. Mr. Wolf has provided Executive protection services and served as the Head of Security and Agent In Charge of A-list celebrities and entertainers and as an instructor, providing Executive Protection Agent training curriculum and programs of instruction. 

MR. SIMPSON

Mr. Simpson has a proven record of accomplishment in leading, instructing, coordinating, intelligence, security and military operations worldwide.  He has over 36 years’ experience as a Military/Security Advisor.  He began his career with 21 years in the U.S. Army, serving in Airborne Infantry units, a Long Range Surveillance Detachment (LRSD) as a Reconnaissance Team Leader and 11 Years in Army Special Forces where he supervised 12 Special Forces Soldiers in providing instruction and training in tactical and technical operations. Mr. Simpson also served in the Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg, NC, as a Senior Instructor for the Advance Special Operation Techniques (ASOT) course and as a Primary Special Forces Sniper instructor. There he researched, developed, and wrote doctrine for training and operations.

Mr. Simpson began his private security career in 1990, where he began working in Executive Close Protection as a Team Leader, Risk Mitigation supervisor, Private Investigator, Surveillance Team Leader and as an Insurance Fraud Investigator. He also worked as an Area Security Manager in Colombia and Ecuador. After 9/11, Mr. Simpson started a private security advisory company, Protect Consultant Inc., where he provides specialized military and security consulting to corporate clients, the U.S. government and security business owners.

Domestically, Mr. Simpson has worked for the U.S. Government where he has assisted in the development of training courses and as a Primary Instructor for Special Forces Advance Intelligence Operations, Advanced Urban Combat Course Instructor, Surveillance /Surveillance Detection Instructor and as a Designed Defensive Marksman/ Sniper Instructor.

Internationally, Mr. Simpson has provided Military and Protection Advisory for designated U.S. Government Agencies. He also served as a Military Advisor and Assault Force Team Leader within a forward deployed, Special Operation Unit employed in the training of forces actively engaged in Combating Terrorism and Counter-Narcotics Operations. Mr. Simpson planned, directed and has provided Advanced Marksmanship, Close Quarters Combat and Advance Source Operation training to US and Foreign forces, throughout the world and Protective Security Details for High Threat Operations. He also advised commanders in intelligence operations while Conducting Compartmented Direct Action, Unconventional Warfare and Special Reconnaissance / Surveillance missions.

Mr. Simpson has conducted domestic executive protection operations and has been certified in Tennessee, Florida and North Carolina. He is a graduate from several Antiterrorist Driving Schools, Executive Protection Courses and has been the principal advisor and consultant teaching PSD Protective Operations, Surveillance/Surveillance Detection and Designed Defensive Marksman training programs for private civilian security training companies since 2007. 

Mr. Simpson is also a State Department Certified Instructor for Designed Defensive Marksman (DDM) programs, as well as Motorcade Operations (MO), Protective Operations (PO), and Tactical Skills (CQB).  He is also an Anti-Terrorism Training Assistance (ATA) instructor for the U.S. State Department and has taught Protection of National Leadership (PNL), Crises Response Team (CRT), Tactical Support Team (TST) and Designated Defensive Marksmanship (DDM) training courses.

Mr. Simpson has an-depth knowledge of threat mitigation tactics and procedures along with vast international experiences in regions of Asia, the Middle East, and Central and South America. He speaks Spanish and has a working knowledge of Arabic.  

 
MR. THOMPSON

Mr. Thompson has over 7 years of dignitary protection for a leading Law Enforcement agency on the west coast. He has protected the highest level of dignitaries and visiting dignitaries both foreign and domestic .  Mr. Thompson has over 18 years of Law Enforcement experience, over 12 years of teaching experience, and 3 years of SRT (SWAT) experience. 

 

He currently specializes in Advance work, Driving, Weapons instruction, Surveillance, Covert protection, and Counter Surveillance.  He has lead advance teams into foreign countries, trained new agents, and is currently working full time in Dignitary protection

 
MR. ROB

 

Rob is a 20-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, retiring in 2011 with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3. His extensive expertise includes counterintelligence and human intelligence (CI/HUMINT); physical and technical surveillance operations; counter-surveillance; investigations; and interrogations. As a Counterintelligence Agent, he was assigned to the Naval Warfare Development Group in Virginia along with other agencies within the government.

 

Upon retiring, Rob became a government contractor and later transitioned to an Independent Contractor (IC) continuing his service to the country. Rob’s IC services involved providing Counterintelligence, Surveillance, and Signature Reduction instruction to classified DOD contracts, instructing classes on Urban Evasion for Private Military Contractors and overseas travelers on skills covering: restraint escape, social engineering, and evasion. Rob has also authored 12 articles as the Subject Matter Expert on Emergency Preparedness and Survival for Brownells Inc. Emergency and Survival website. Rob is currently the Senior Manager of Investigations for a large security/private investigative firm in the New York metropolitan area.

MR. PEREZ

Mr. Perez has over 10 years combined experience in Protective Services and defensive firearms training both domestically and abroad. His experience includes various assignments protecting high level corporate executives, entertainment industry personalities and various private clients. Mr. Perez currently works full time as a corporate security executive within a Fortune 5 global financial institution.