American Protection Group (APG) - CA Operations Department
NATIONAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Management is very important, but so is great leadership. John Chaverra, our company CEO / President is a nine-year Veteran of our Armed Forces in the United States Navy (Department of Defense - DOD) and served in multiple tours in the Middle East with operations in INTEL and other specialized exercises.
Mr. Chaverra was also privileged to be a part of the Joint Task Force with the Army and Airforce which rebuilt a school for children in Palau. He was awarded a commendation Medal for his successful mission there. During his time in the military, Mr. Chaverra became an MTS (Master Training Specialist) who taught new recruits and students to excel in military tactics and logistics. Mr. Chaverra also received an award in the SCW insignia (Seabee Combat Warfare) after completing extremely intense training and coursework followed by a 6 to 8-hour military board review. Such a prestige insignia is only provided to a selective group of members of the Civil Engineering Corp.
Mr. Chaverra’s military career has provided him with extensive, comprehensive training and experience/background of a true leader. HONORABLY discharged in 2010 from the Armed Forces, Mr. Chaverra further took his training into a new direction by opening American Protection Group (APG) with his business partner Anthony Brown. Mr. Chaverra’s extensive training in the military makes him a leader with integrity, honor and most of all experience you can trust to provide you with the professional, punctual and polite security and investigative services for your business.
Mr. Chaverra has proudly taken the position of National Operations Director and oversees all aspects of training, inspections, certifications, report writing classes and more, including reviewing all of our clients’ satisfaction / performances surveys.
John’s attention to detail, customer feedback and his continuous strive for excellence is the core reason why American Protection Group continues to be an A+ rated company with the Better Business Bureau.
NATIONAL SALES / ACQUISITION & SPECIAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Anthony Brown - American Protection Group (APG) Vice President - Q.M. / National Sales & Acquisition & Special Operation Director. A security & Investigative specialist with over 28 years of experience and a current member of the United States Coast Guard (Department of Homeland Security – DHS) since 2001. He holds several certifications and awards in areas such as Coxswain, Instructor, Vessel Examiner, Communication Officer, Aids to Navigations, Marine Dealer Visitor and holds administrative duties in the office of the USCG Auxiliary. Mr. Brown was also a part of the Department of Homeland Security as Past Flotilla Commander, FSO-Operations and Assistant Flotilla Commander. He is also a District Staff Officer and a Post 9/11 accommodation award recipient. His leadership as a “Captain of the Boat” includes training in multiple areas such as Search and Rescue (SAR) and conducting security patrols at one of the world’s busiest ports, the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach in San Pedro / Long Beach where the threat of a terrorist attack against the United States and our shoreline of the California coastal area are real. Mr. Brown is still actively engaged with the US Coast Guard with the continuous missions of United States and the missions of the United States Coast Guard. Mr. Brown is undergoing FAA Certified Flight Training to be an active pilot with the United States Coast Guard Coastal Search and Rescue / Homeland Security Patrols.
Mr. Brown is also FEMA Certified for natural disaster responses including: ISC 15,100,100 LE (Law Enforcement), 200, 208, 235, 700, 701, 702, 706, 800, 1900 and OSHA Certified in General Construction & Health/Safety.
Mr. Brown is a licensed / certified Security Professional and Investigator in the Field of Investigations, Personal Protection, Asset Protection, Gang Suppression, Uniform Security, High Risk Protection, Counter Intelligence, Surveillance, Alarms and CCTV systems. Mr. Brown is also a State Qualified Manager, a requirement of the State of CA to operate a security, alarm and investigation company. Mr. Brown has extensive experience in the laws, regulations and policies of the Bureau of Security and Investigations (BSIS), including criminal and civil laws. He has been conditioned and trained in the art of protection through his military and security training experience. Mr. Brown is qualified to handle multiple weapons and chemical agents / pepper spray.
As our client, you are assured only the best in protection and supervision for your business. We are on your side to protect your security and liability concerns to provide you with the peace of mind you deserve.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES AREA OPERATIONS MANAGER
Nicole Hernandez - American Protection Group (APG) Southern California Operation Manager. Ms. Hernandez has over 18 years in the security industry experience and has provide high level security for both the residential and commerical markets, including custom protection, correctional and multiple other fields such as private investigations and much more. Nicole Hernandez is trained to handle multiple weapons and the art of self defence. She leads our operations department with the customer satisfaction at the lead of our daily activities.
It is with honor and great pride that Ms. Hernandez brings this focused experience to servicing American Protection Group and its clients to ensure that they receive the same dedication, commitment, service and excellence.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES AREA ASSISTANT OPERATIONS
Marcus Johnson - American Protection Group (APG) Southern California Los Angeles Area Asst. Operation Manager. Mr. Johnson Marcus joined the United States Navy in 2000 as an Electronic Warfare Technician (EW), where
he was apart of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Cryptologic Technician Technical (CTT) onboard
the USS Tarawa LHA-1, a Yeoman for Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) in
California, and later separated from the Navy in 2007 to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in
Psychology full time. Wanting more education, he re-enrolled to complete Master’s level classes in Criminal Justice.
With a strong, reliable, motivating, and dedicated work ethic, Marcus has strived to move upward within the APG family. Starting as a security guard, he has proven himself, was promoted to Field Supervisor, and has his sites on continuing to advance and grow within the company to the highest level possible.
It is with honor and great pride that Mr. Johnson brings this focused experience to servicing American Protection Group and its clients to ensure that they receive the same dedication, commitment, service and excellence.
His leadership, experience and his certifications in different weapons makes his ability to serve our clients with professionalism and with integrity a key to our sucess.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SACRAMENTO AREA - OPERATIONS MANAGER
Jamara Sauders - American Protection Group (APG) Northern California Sacramento Area Operation Manager. She first became involved in the security business while interning at the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 while working as in Account Coordinator for a large and respected east coast security company.
Jamara has exhibited the highest level of professionalism and understood the importance of superior client relations with a " Service with a smile attitude ". With her years of experience in the operations field she brings to APG a level of integrity and professionalism and the required experience to put our clients first!!
It is with honor and great pride that Ms. Sauders brings this focused experience to servicing American Protection Group and its clients to ensure that they receive the same dedication, commitment, service and excellence.
Her leadership, experience and his certifications in different weapons makes his ability to serve our clients with professionalism and with integrity a key to our sucess.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO AREA - OPERATIONS MANAGER
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