Jeremy Bates to oversee security services
LOUISVILLE, KY. (March 21, 2016) ─ Advanced Global Communications, Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., has hired Jeremy D. Bates, an experienced security professional who oversees investigations, risk/security consulting, undercover and protective services. This also includes training for security awareness, workplace violence and active shooter scenarios. His position is effective immediately.
“Security breaches have become increasingly costly to firms worldwide as they deal with a myriad of threats to personnel, facilities, infrastructure and other assets,” Bates said. “My new position allows AGC to provide field-tested, innovative solutions to protect companies from costly disasters and security breaches. It’s all about securing their people, reputations, assets and the bottom line.”
A resident of Louisville, Bates was most recently the operations director for an international security-management firm and was responsible for a full complement of security duties in regions within the United States and Canada. During his prior positions, Bates managed hundreds of corporate security officers; investigation and forensic procedures; corporate-security details; risk/security assessments; site inspections; safety audits; as well as threat and international travel briefings among other duties. With more than 25 years of experience, Bates has served a variety of industries or sectors. These include federal and state governments, retail, manufacturing, distribution, aviation, banking/finance and school districts.
“Jeremy’s background reflects complete professionalism and rounds out AGC’s outstanding record of providing technology-based security services to businesses large and small,” said AGC President Chris Keller. “His expertise and background serves as a ‘force multiplier’ that delivers measured results to clients and their stakeholders, from saving lives to protecting assets valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars.”
A veteran of the Kentucky Army National Guard’s 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Bates has also served as an investigator with the military police corps. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a minor in assets protection from Eastern Kentucky University. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School and graduated with honors from the Kentucky DOCJT (Department of Criminal Justice Training) Police Academy as class leader.