PHALANX - THE GOLD STANDARD IN EP -
EXECUTIVE STAFF

Our instructor staff below has well over 150+ years of combined experience in Security, Law Enforcement, Military, Electronic Security, Martial Arts, Tactical First Aid and Executive Protection.


Dr. Leonard Holifield, CPS
President/CEO/Founder
Seasoned professional with over 3o years of combined experience in the fields of Security, Executive Protection, Military, Law Enforcement, and Education. Former Honor Graduate and Staff Instructor for ESI-Executive Security International, Former Chief Combatives Instructor to the United States Army, with over 5 decades of martial arts experience. Former bodyguard to the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, to include numerous high profile, corporate, movie, music  celebrities and executives. Certified Georgia Security Professional, Certified Court Mediator, Board Certified Homeland Security, Certified Fugitive Recovery Agent, POST Certified, published Author and National Speaker. A graduate of the World Academy of Martial Arts Philosophy and Science he is one of only (10) Americans from the United States to earn the coveted Doctor of Martial Science DMS Degree. Georgia State Certified Classroom/Firearms Instructor, NRA Instructor Certified (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun). TCCC - Tactical Combat Casualty Care.


Agent Chernoney "Ed" Stephenson, EPS, DET, 
Vice President of Operations
Private Detective / Investigator, Independent Contractor, Executive Protection Specialist, Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Certified.









Dr. Antonio "Nikida" Lee Sherman, EPS, DMS
Chief of Staff
Private Investigator, Executive Protection Specialist, Doctor of Martial Science, President 
of Shield of Justice Protection Services, USA
President of Shadow Protection Services Umbrella
USA, Retired, United Nations Command Joint Security Area, 10th Degree Black Belt - Judan.











Agent Eric Cicero, EPS
Director of Tactical Operations
President of Cicero Armory, NRA Firearms Instructor, ASG CAT-2 Team Leader, High Threat/NPE Specialist, Suarez International Alumni, Executive Protection Specialist.











                                         
Agent Wesley Swanson, EPS, DET
Executive Director
Private Investigator, Chief Krav Maga Instructor, Executive Protection Specialist, President/Founder of F.O.R.C.E Krav Maga, Electronic, Environmental and Cyber Security Specialist, Chief of Security for International Gospel Outreach Church, Information Technology Wireless Analyst CWNP Certified, Founder/Director of Operations for SSS Protective Services, LLC.





Agent Vernard Bain, EPS                      Regional Director (Bahamas)

Executive Protection Specialist, Phalanx  President of S.H.I.E.L.D Nassau, Bahamas, Certified Firearms Instructor, Mixed Martial Arts Expert, Armed Escort, Armored Truck Procedures, Asset Protection.





Agent Marc Wright, EPS
Regional Director (Jamaica)
Executive Protection Specialist, Phalanx Training Academy Instructor, Certified International Security Instructor, Security Consultant, Fitness Instructor,  President, Owner and Chief Instructor for ATS - Agent Training Solutions .Ltd - Jamaica.





Agent Joyce Hurd, EPS
Female Agent Coordinator
Executive Protection Specialist, U.S. Army Veteran, Self-Defense/Krav Maga Senior Instructor.









Agent Jermaine Hall, EPS, CSS
Director of Church Security
Phalanx Ministry of Defense
Executive Protection Specialist, 
Krav Maga Instructor.