Kent Moyer, President and CEO
Mr. Moyer is the founder and owner of The World Protection Group, Inc. and is responsible for 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; managing 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 Institute (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, Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), California Reserve Peace Officers Association, Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) and the International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals (IACSP).