How do you protect
the world’s most
demanding clients?

Only with EPI-Trained
Pros, of course.

The parent company of EPI is the International
Protection Group, which has provided high-level
protection services since 1989.


Only EPI-trained Personal Protection Specialists qualify to protect world leaders, dignitaries, corporate executives, celebrities and private families on a full-time, part-time, or emergency basis.


Our network of Specialists is available worldwide. These protective agents are trained, certified men and women who are experienced in a wide range of business and social environments.


These Specialists are selected from the prestigious Nine Lives Associates. The Nine Lives Associates have earned industry-wide respect and recognition due to the professionalism of its members.

IPG Leadership

In 2009, the International Protection Group (IPG) purchased EPI. Our Worldwide Headquarters and Administrative Offices are located in New York City, with a regional office in Winchester, VA.

IPG’s CEO, Jerry Heying, now leads all of our efforts. Mr. Heying has served as an instructor with EPI since 1996. He has over 40 years of experience in protective services, and has worked in more than 50 countries.

In addition, Mr. Heying is an industry leader – President of the Academy of Security Educators and Trainers, a Founding Board Member of the International Protective Security Board, is on the ASIS Executive Protection Council and has held numerous positions with ASIS International.

We can arrange protective services for:

  • Domestic and international travel
  • Family or estate management
  • Stockholders’ meetings
  • Conferences, conventions, and special events
  • Set security, plus much more

IPG offers “problem-solving” consulting to major corporations and government agencies for:

  • Crisis Management
  • Threat and Vulnerability Assessments
  • Team Assistance with Implementation and Training
  • Executive Threat Assistance
  • Work Place Violence Prevention and Assistance
  • Expert Witness Consulting
  • Protective Travel Arrangements
  • Providing Protective Services and Support
  • Security Awareness Programs

We consult on event planning, training program development, and operations manual preparation. We can provide consultation on the design and installation of Security Systems to meet all corporate and private security needs.

With decades of experience, and a track record of success, you can turn with confidence to IPG. Learn more and contact us today.

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IPG is the parent company of the Executive Protection Institute (EPI). IPG and its subsidiaries have Regional Offices in Georgia, New Jersey, New York and Virginia.