Our Executive Protection Training Instructors
Bill Ferrell III, CPS, EPS, PPS, Certified C2-Taser Instructor, Certified OC Instructor
Founder and President of ASI is a Certified Executive Protection Specialist and a former twenty-five (25) year veteran State Police District Shift Commander, Former Lieutenant Governor Dignitary Protection Commander, Former Dignitary Protection Commander for Florida State Insurance Commissioner Bill Nelson (currently Senator Bill Nelson) during Governor Jeb Bush’s’ 1999 Inauguration, a Former Protective Advance Coordinator, Former member of the Southern Governors’ Security Detail, Former Member of the Pope John Paul II & President Ronald Regan Security Detail and the Former Commander in charge of the U.S. President and Vice President Motorcade Support Unit for the State Police in South Florida.
John Goldsboro Jr. EPS, Certified C2-Taser Instructor, Certified OC Instructor
Executive Protection Specialist John I. Goldsboro Jr. is a retired New Jersey State Trooper and now work as an Executive & Close Protection Specialist. Prior to his retirement, John was a Technical Emergency and Missions Specialist (TEAMS) with the New Jersey State Police.
During his career, he trained in many facets of both Law Enforcement and Military Operations with such organizations as the Navy Seals Ops team, US Army Special Forces, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), Executive Protection detail for former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and specialized training in Close Protection Operations.
During his 25 year career in Law Enforcement and Security/Executive Protection Services in the private sector, John has had the privilege of having a huge client base to include Entertainers, Celebrities, and Politicians, VIP’s, Business Executives and professional athletes.
In the Executive Protection Industry John is rated number one (1) when it comes to confidential, discreet and professional armed or unarmed security with the highest level of protection while causing minimal unwanted attention.
Executive Protection Specialist Javier Benitez is a retired twenty year (20-year) Commander with the Florida Department of Correction and now works as a certified Adjunct Instructor with the Law Enforcement Division of the Broward County Public Safety and the Palm Beach Community College Criminal Justice Institution.
Javier is certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and is qualified to teach “FDLE” High Liabilities Defensive Tactics, Firearms, and Defensive Driving.
As the Lead PTT Instructor, Javier’s main role is to provide physical fitness and training programs for ASI students .
Ivan Bejarano is a Certified and Licensed 25-year Martial Art /Executive Protection Specialist. He was born and raised in El Diario de Caracas), Venezuela and as a young child he trained and excelled in martial arts…Being determined and focused on being a winner, he entered the competitive World and even today he continues to excel within his personal martial arts business.
Below are some of Ivan’s personal recognitions:
- Member Karate State Team of the State of Miranda since 1986
- Member Venezuelan Karate National Team 1991-2000
- Captain of National Karate Team in 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999
- Member National Federation of Karate since 1986
Professional Martial Artist in Karate-Do
- Discipline: Karate Do
- Style: Shoto kan
- Specialty: Kumite and Kata
- Dan: Master 5th Dan