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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 Shanghai, China , and Mexico City, Mexico. WPG is licensed and currently conducts business in the State of California. Furthermore, WPG has vetted over 30 resources globally and can service its 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.




CEO and Founder of The World Protection Group, Inc. (WPG) and the high-end Executive Protection (EP) company, 001, Mr. Kent Moyer is a dedicated expert in the fields of EP, Protective Intelligence, and Threat Management. With offices in Shanghai, Mexico City, and headquarters in Beverly Hills, WPG is a full-service private security company. It is an international firm specializing in the protection of major corporations and top-level executives. Its luxury arm, 001, provides a customized, comprehensive security program for high-net-worth individuals and their families.

Mr. Moyer is an alumnus of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he spent additional time at the Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy, studying the strategic management of luxury businesses. Moyer has studied some of the top brands like Porsche, Pagani, Bvlgari, Chopard, and Ferrari. He is a graduate of the Executive Security Institute (ESI), where he received a degree in Criminal Justice, in addition to the Executive Protection Institute and many other Executive Protection schools.

Featured on shows like ABC Nightline News, EXTRA, and E!, as well as publications like LA Confidential, Profile Magazine, Mother Jones, and The Los Angeles Times, Mr. Moyer shares his distinctive knowledge and extensive background in the EP industry, which first began when he started working for Hugh Hefner at the Playboy Mansion.

Following his time at the Playboy Mansion, Mr. Moyer secured an esteemed position at Vance International, which is based out of Washington, D.C. and founded by a former Secret Service Agent, where he worked with the Saudi Royal Family and several other Middle Eastern Royal Family Members. In total, 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.

Mr. Moyer 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 two Sheriff Departments Dignitary Protection Units. He next earned his certification as a Gracie Law Enforcement and Military Combatives Instructor and became certified by the FBI as a law enforcement firearms instructor.

When he is not overseeing the daily operations of WPG and 001, Mr. Moyer commits to speaking engagements around the world, with a focus on business schools and alumni associations, some of which include: Wharton West, Wharton So Cal Alumni Group, The Northern Cal Wharton Alumni Group, The Penn Club in NY, and The Hong Kong Wharton Club. He has been the keynote speaker at The Corporations (35 companies) Leadership Conference in New Orleans before an audience comprised of Corporate Security Professionals, US Secret Service, US Homeland Security and the FBI. Mr. Moyer was also invited by the Mexican government to speak at Congressional Hall before all Law Enforcement agencies and Intelligence Agencies of Mexico, alongside members from Scotland yard, the Canadian Mounted Police, and the US Department of Justice.

Today, Mr. Moyer is an active member of many professional security and law enforcement organizations, including: ASIS International, Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), the California Reserve Peace Officers Association, the Professional Peace Officers Association, the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), and the International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals (IACSP).

Simultaneously, Kent has trained in the martial arts for over 48 years. He is an 8th Degree Black Belt Shihan/Hanshi in Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate, trained in Aikido under Shihan Steven Seagal and Shihan Haruo Matsuoka, and trained in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu at the Gracie Academy in Beverly Hills, CA. He has been on the cover of four major Martial Arts Magazines.

In his free time, Mr. Moyer enjoys reading books on business, martial arts training, and flying airplanes.

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.
Sophie Xu Business Development Manager

Sophie Xu

Business Development Manager

Ms. Xu is the Business Development Manager for the World Protection Group. With a B.A. degree in English Language & Literature and an MBA in Marketing with a concentration in Advertising, Ms. Xu’s background includes investor relations, advertising client services, film financing, international business development, luxury products, and over ten years of experience working in the U.S./China media and entertainment industry. Ms. Xu is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Jyoti Mishra

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Namaste! I’m Jyoti Mishra, proud to call Nepal my home. As a native Nepali, I carry the essence of the Himalayas in my heart. Alongside my love for Nepal, I have cultivated a passion for languages. Fluent in Nepali, English, and Hindi, I embody the spirit of diversity that Nepal represents. My journey as a multilingual individual has taught me the power of language to bridge gaps and foster connections. I thrive on challenges and enjoy collaborating with colleagues to achieve success. My strong problem-solving abilities and adaptability help me navigate the ever-changing demands of our industry. I believe in fostering a positive work environment, where creativity and innovation can flourish. Let’s work together to create impactful solutions and make a difference!

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.

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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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