Jerry Yoakum is responsible for oversight and deployment of special security projects. His expertise in this area includes executive and dignitary protection, workplace violence intervention, tactical security operations, disaster response and meeting/special event security. Yoakum manages the company's Asset Protection Team (APT). The APT specializes in the rapid deployment of tactical security personnel in the event of an organizational crisis to include labor unrest, company downsizing, protests, or natural disaster.
Yoakum is educated in a number of applicable security areas and has attended many programs in order to stay updated on the latest developments, including the R.L. Oatman Executive Protection Program, the Gavin DeBecker Advanced Threat Assessment and Management Academy, the Scotti School of Defensive Driving, the Tony Scotti Associates Instructor Development Program, and the Simunition Instructor Program. He is also a Protective Vehicle Operations Master Instructor.
Before transitioning to a career in the security industry, Yoakum held a notable career in the U.S. Marine Corps.