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WPG is a full-service international security firm
that specializes in Executive Protection.

The World Protection Group, Inc. (WPG) was founded in 2001. Based in Beverly Hills, CA, WPG employs a headquarters staff as well as a team of officers, analysts, executive protection agents, and investigators. WPG sources its operational employees from a pool of nearly 5000 agents including former secret service, former military dignitary protection, and private sector alumni from both Executive Security International and Executive Protection Institute.

In addition to its corporate headquarters in Beverly Hills, WPG also has offices in New York City, Mexico City, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. WPG is licensed and currently conducts business in the following US states: New York, Washington, and California. Furthermore, WPG has vetted over 30 resources globally and can service it’s clients worldwide.

WPG is a full-service international security firm that specializes in Executive Protection. Our philosophy and techniques are modeled after the United States Secret Service method of providing proactive and preventative protection. WPG has worked with some of the most high profile individuals in the world, and in the history of the firm has never experienced an incident that might have caused harm or embarrassment to its clientele.

WPG’s core client base includes Political Dignitaries, Corporate CEOs, and their staffs, High Net- Worth Individuals and their Families, Entertainment Organizations, and Celebrities as well as Corporate Security.

Personal security by its very nature is a highly sensitive issue and we assure complete discretion, loyalty and confidence in our procedures and discipline at all times.

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

KENT MOYER
President & CEO
Mr. Moyer is the founder and owner of The World Protection Group and is responsible for the overall direction and growth of the organization and overseeing daily operations. He actively works with clients and security personnel to incorporate a philosophy of proactive, preventative security and attention to customer service. Mr. Moyer is a respected authority on executive protection and threat management; and has managed hundreds of threat cases for high profile corporate and individual clients.

Mr. Moyer is an alumnus of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Moyer has accumulated over 2,000 hours of training in executive and dignitary protection and has logged thousands of hours of practical field protection details. He is a graduate of the Executive Security International (ESI) with a degree in Criminal Justice and the Executive Protection Institute – both certified executive protection academies preferred by the FBI and U.S. Secret Service.

Mr. Moyer is certified by the FBI as a law enforcement firearms instructor and is a graduate of the National Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC) and the Los Angeles and Orange County Sheriff’s Academy. In 2003, he was recognized as the Deputy Sheriff of the Year for the Diplomatic Protection Unit (DPU), for a local Sheriff department where he currently serves as its training officer and a member of the Dignitary Protection Unit.

Mr. Moyer is an active author and speaker on security and security-related topics and is an active member of many professional security and law enforcement organizations including, ASIS International, California Reserve Peace Officers Association, Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) and the International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals (IACSP).

ANDY GASTELUM
Director of Security
Andy Gastelum is the Director of Security for WPG. He was born and raised in Los Angeles. He is a Vietnam veteran and has been in the security field for over 15 years. His responsibilities include supervising the field and managing WPG’s post as well as ad hoc details and special events. He is very respected by WPG field agents and other security companies in the areas.
Tiffany Salkoski
Operations & Human Resource Manager
Tiffany Salkoski is the Operations & Human Resource Manager at WPG. She has completed a course from the Wharton Business school specializing in operation management and also has completed a Ritz Leadership Center training for creating memorable customer experiences and providing excellent services. Tiffany manages the scheduling of WPG personnel, visits site locations and assists in coordinating local and international protective details. Ms. Salkoski brings leadership at the highest level by developing teams with a positive culture, integrity and the highest work ethic. She is a native of Venice, California.
Vicky Cheng
Marketing & Business Development Manager
Dr. Vicky Cheng is responsible for WPG and 001’s marketing effort to grow our brand globally through SEO, website management, as well as, translating all of the marketing materials into Traditional and Simplified Chinese. She leads the business development for all new clients ensuring they get the Gold Standard service. Vicky’s latest venture includes developing and building out the in-house drone team.
Prior to joining WPG, Vicky drove customer acquisition and retention strategies for a startup. She was born in Taiwan, earned her B.S. from The University of Auckland, New Zealand, and her M.S. and doctorate degree Ed.D from the University of Southern California.
Annie Chen
Executive Assistant of CEO
Mrs. Annie Chen is the Executive Assistant of CEO at WPG. She came from south China and graduated from Huaqiao University with a bachelor degree. She manages recruiting and assisting the CEO. Mrs. Chen is a fast learner with a rapid reaction and devotes her energy to do her job in a professional manner every day. She is a valuable part of the team.

Daniel Peñuela

Office Assistant

Daniel Peñuela is an Office Assistant at the World Protection Group. He recently graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Arts and a concentration in Printmaking. He supports graphic design of the marketing materials, such as postcards and flyers, as well as assisting people around the office. He is a native of Venice, California.

Sharon Wu

Office Assistant

Sharon is an Office Assistant at WPG, where she helps manage social media, designs marketing content, and provides administrative support to the other members of the team. She recently graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Cognitive Science. In her free time, she is currently learning to fly a drone and hopes to eventually obtain a FAA drone pilot certificate!”

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About Us

WPG is a full-service international security firm that specializes in Executive Protection. Our philosophy and techniques are modeled after the United States Secret Service method of providing proactive and preventative protection. WPG has worked with some of the most high profile individuals in the world.

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Locations We Serve

United States China
Mexico Japan
Canada Singapore
United Kingdom Australia
Germany South Korea
France South America
Europe India

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Headquarters

311 North Robertson Boulevard Suite 776
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

(310) 390-6646

Fax: 1.310.390.6649
PPO 14509 PI 28524

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