With over 24 years in the Military and Private Sector Security combined, Mr. Simko has a diverse background in worldwide specialized protective operations and related event security projects. From starting in a dedicated security counter-terrorism unit of the United Stated Marine Corps to conducting, managing and then directing an extensive spectrum of security services for multiple Fortune 500 Corporations, as well as private ultra-high net worth families, both CONUS and OCONUS within the civilian sector.
With experience ranging from Protective Agent, to Detail Leader, to Senior Management, Mr. Simko has worked on details ranging from overseas protection details for the Olympics, Celebrity and Multiple Family Protection, Celebrity World Tours, Maritime Security Operations and Event Security Planning for numerous Fortune 500 Companies to include high profile Pharmaceutical FDA Meetings and strategic Research and Development meetings.
Mr. Simko also has a extensive training background spanning over 22 years and nearly every continent, to include high risk driving instruction, surveillance detection and advanced firearm manipulation along with multiple instructor certifications including certification required for Department of State training instruction. Mr. Simko is a graduate of several respected Executive Protection Schools and has successfully completed numerous advanced instructor development training programs in both military and private sectors. Mr. Simko's work has been noted in several publications; most notably "Swat" Magazine and the American Express Black Card Publication "Black Ink."