personal security specialist Todd at WEKA

TODD HERRING  |  PRESIDENT

Todd has a Master of Science degree from the University of Phoenix. He was a Major in the Alaska State Defense Force (ASDF) and served as Commander of 3rd Battalion, 49th Readiness Brigade, South-Central Command. In Juneau, Todd worked closely with a joint task force overseeing port Security Operations and Emergency Response planning. He is a former Corrections Officer for the State of Alaska and former Reserve Police Officer for the City of Dillingham, Alaska.

personal security specialist Crystal at WEKA

CRYSTAL HERRING | EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Crystal has a Master of Education degree in counseling from the University of Alaska Anchorage and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has over 15 years of professional experience in the Mental Health field, both in residential and inpatient treatment settings. She ensures all WEKA officers handle clients with the care and respect they deserve.

Meet The Team

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Travis Ortiz

  • 4 Years Experience as a WEKA Transport Officer
  • Training Coordinator – responsible for the training of 60 employees
  • National Rifle Association (NRA) Certified Instructor for Pistol, Shotgun, and Rifle
  • Certified Master Use of Force Instructor through the TJA Academy for Multiple Less-Than-Lethal Systems Including: Confrontational Avoidance Techniques (CAT), Control and Restraint (C&R), Oleo-resin Capsicum Spray (OC), ASP Baton, Impact Shotgun, and Edged Weapon Defense
  • One on One Control Tactics Instructor. (O3CT)
  • Certified in Verbal Judo and RESPECT training
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Travis Ortiz

Training Coordinator

George Lanstrum

  • Military Experience
    • 25 yrs USMC Military Police & USAF Security Forces
    • Senior Enlisted Leader of Law Enforcement & Security Operations
    • Extensive deployment experience with multiple combat tours
    • 55 Military Decorations
    • Active Clearance
  • Police Experience
    • Emergency Services Team Leader
    • SWAT Team Leader
    • Field Training Officer
    • Breacher
    • Patrol
  • Personal Protection Experience
    • VIP/DV/Presidential Protection
    • Combat Patrol Leader & Convoy Commander
    • Resource Protection & Integrated Defense
    • Personal Security
  • Instructor Experience
    • Special Operations Training Group Instructor
    • Instructor (US, Joint, & Host Country)
    • Counter Active Shooter Instructor
    • National Rifle Association (NRA) Certified Instructor for Pistol, Shotgun, and Rifle
  • Non-Lethal Individual Weapons Instructor
    • Use of Force Continuum
    • Defensive Tactics
    • Control Techniques
    • Pressure Point Control
    • Baton
    • Oleoresin Capsicum
    • Non-Lethal Munitions
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George Lanstrum

Operations Supervisor – Anchorage, Alaska Office

Emily Keller

19 Years of Law Enforcement Experience

  • 4 Years as a Personal Protection Specialist
  • Extensive Investigative Work
  • Certified Law Enforcement Officer in New York State and Florida
  • Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response Training
  • Proficient in Firearms
  • Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention Training
  • Judo/Jujitsu and Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Training
  • Assigned to New York State, Montgomery County Drug Task Force
  • Assigned to New York State Office of Homeland Security, Counter Terrorism Red Team
  • Improvised Explosive Awareness Training
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Emily Keller

Operations Supervisor – Florida Office

Adrian Durr

  • Military Experience
    • 8 years in USAF Security Forces, serving in Alaska, Germany, Okinawa, and the Middle East
    • Field-level supervisor
    • 17 Military Decorations
    • SF Combatives Instructor
    • Active NACLC Secret Clearance
    • Expert Marksman on numerous weapon platforms
  • Police Experience
    • High-Risk Response Leader
    • SWAT Team Member
    • Extensive Patrol Experience
    • Certified in ASP/Baton and Oleo-resin Capsicum (OC) Spray
    • Base Defense Operations Center Operator
  • Personal Protection Experience
    • VIP/DV/Presidential Protection
    • Integrated with United States Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security
    • Resource Protection & Integrated Defense
    • Route Security
    • National Rifle Association (NRA) Certified Instructor for Pistol, Shotgun, and Rifle
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Adrian Durr

Site Coordinator

Dan Tuoti

Military Experience

  • Served 8 years as an Army Special Operations Team Leader
  • Multiple Combat Tours Supporting OIF, OEF, and OEF-P
  • Attended Numerous Formal Training Schools Including: Army Airborne, Pathfinder, Civil Affairs Course, Army Protective Service Training Course, FBI Advanced Hostage Negotiations Course, Army Special Operations Forces Career Course – plus many others
  • SF Combatives Instructor
  • Extensive Weapons Training on Numerous Platforms
  • Extensive Foreign Language Training
    • Well-Versed in Mission Planning
    • Route and Convoy Security Operations
    • Surveillance
    • Report Building
    • Information Extracting
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Dan Tuoti

Operations Supervisor – Fairbanks,

Alaska Office

Eric Walland

23 Years of Law Enforcement Experience

  • Extensive Patrol Experience
  • ASP Baton and Oleo-Resin Capsicum (OC) Spray, and TASER Certified
  • Control Tactics and Restraints Instructor
  • Extensive Police Firearms Training
  • High-Risk Threat Response Instructor
  • Extensive Crisis Intervention and Mental Health training
  • FEMA Certified in Emergency Management (EM)
  • Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) Certified
  • Oregon DPSST Certified Executive Manager
  • Extensive Security Patrol/Site Experience
  • Field Operations Director
  • Field Supervisor
  • Well-Versed in Security Analysis/Threat Assessment
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Eric Walland

Executive Manager – Oregon Office