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Instructor Id: 8421147

Anton Kalaydjian

CEO/Founder
Guardian Professional Security
Georgia/Florida


Anton Kalaydjian has over 20 years of security experience providing top-rated security for the world elite, high risk VIPs, celebrities and talent across more than 50 countries.  Anton built a three-tiered operation from the ground up and drove the firm to the largest celebrity protection agency in the Southeastern U.S.  He is recognized as one of the Top Professional Bodyguards in the World.  Head of Security and Advance for over a dozen Multiplatinum, Grammy Award winning Artists, including 50 Cent (2002 – 2005), Alicia Keys (2007 – present), Lil Wayne (2010 – present), Ariana Grande (2013 - present), as well as Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Future, Eve, Ciara and more.  He is a natural born protector and puts true passion behind each mission.  He is also recognized for his role as an Event Security Director who has personally directed security details (consisting of up to 100 guards) for over 500 live concerts & events in S. Florida including:  Ultra Music Festival / Miami 2010 – Present (largest EDM festival in the U.S.), Best of the Best Festival / Miami 2009 – Present (largest Caribbean music festival in FL), Rolling Loud Festival / Miami since 2016 – present (largest hip hop fesitval in the U.S), as well as Formula 1 Festival, World Cup Polo, American Idol and many more.

Anton Founded Guardian Professional Security in 2005.  Since inception the company has reported consistent increased growth, with each consecutive year surpassing it’s prior.  It is now a multimillion dollar Security Agency with over 100 staff memebers with offices in Miami, Atlanta and Chicago and has zero legal judgments in thier company’s history.   In 2014 Guardian was nominated for Security Company of the Year by Tour Link.  Guardian is an acredited business and has earned a continuous A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau since 2010. 

Anton is a member of the American Society for Industrial Secuirty, a graduate of the Executive Protection Institute and a member of the Nine Lives Associates.


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