Kelly S. Klatt, CPP
Chief Executive Officer

Kelly S. Klatt, CPP is a former Los Angeles Police Officer who spent 15 years in various field and instructor assignments.  He also received specialized training in support of the United States Secret Service.  He entered private industry with several years in Regional Shopping Center Security Management and then as the City of San Diego Chief of Convention Center Police.  There his responsibilities included security at multiple City of San Diego Public Assembly Facilities. During which time he was also in charge of security at city venues for the 1996 Republican National Convention and the 1998 Super Bowl XXXII. He was sought out for a high level position in the lodging security industry in 1999 by Loews Hotels.  There he was tasked with designing, planning, implementation and operational responsibility for safety and security at the Loews Hotels and Universal Theme Parks joint venture four property campus in Orlando, Florida.  In 2004 Klatt was asked to assist the Hellenic National Police with operational planning for the XXVIII Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

Board Certified in Security Management since 1993 he is designated a Certified Protection Professional.  As a Red Cross Certified CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor, he was awarded the Red Cross Certificate of Merit by the President of the United States for saving a life using CPR skills in 1996.  He has been certified in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) since 2002.  He is also a graduate of the esteemed Public Assembly Facility Management School at Oglebay and a member of the International Association of Assembly Managers and ASIS International.

Additionally, Klatt has been accepted into the prestigious International Association of Professional Security Consultants.  IAPSC is the most widely recognized and respected organization of independent security consultants since 1984. Recently, Klatt was also accepted as a full member of the Association of Security Consultants (ASC) in the United Kingdom. He regularly participates in their membership activities.

Klatt is active in many industry and community organizations including serving on the board of the Orlando Citizen’s Corp Council, the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association, the ASIS International – Hospitality, Entertainment and Tourism Council and the Mayor’s SAFE Orlando Task Force.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, Kelly S. Klatt, CPP is a much sought after expert in fire/life safety design, OSHA compliance, security systems design, premise liability, work place violence mitigation, security management and executive protection protocol.

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