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Kandace Tyler is the owner and operator of Advanced Protection Solutions LLC. 

She is currently DCJS certified compliance agent, armed private investigator and armed security officer. Mrs. Tyler is a lifelong resident of Virginia Beach having graduated from Ocean Lakes high school. She then went on to attend Old Dominion University where she received her Bachelor in criminal justice and business management with a minor in legal studies. 

In the beginning of her professional career, she managed multiple companies before pursuing her dream and joining forces with Jerry Cale at Beach Security. 

In July of 2021, Mr. Cale passed away. 

Mrs. Tyler was forced to make a decision; either close down the company she helped build, or start from scratch and start her own company. 

Advanced Protection Solutions LLC started in November 2021.

Mrs. Tyler is on the board of directors for her neighborhood and volunteers coaching youth softball. 

She is raising 3 children and has been married for over 20 years. 

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Security Manager

Kate Payne has lived in multiple areas from Raleigh NC to Rochester NY. She comes from a very large family and has 1 child of her own. 
Her professional background consists of customer services, office management and has even served as a care coordinator for the VA. 
Her primary contribution to the company is her dedication to maintaining the team environment. Her organization and management skills keep the team operating at their advanced level.

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Security Supervisor

Jeremy Atkinson is locally raised and graduated from Kellam High School right here in Virginia Beach. 
He contributes exemplary people skills to de-escalate confrontation and rally team members to rise to our high expectations. 
In his free time, he coaches youth sports in Hampton Roads and has fundraised thousands of dollars for non-profit organizations. He has always been active in his community and has 3 beautiful children.

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Security Specialist

Medically retired US Army special operations. Licensed in armed security, executive protection and private investigations. 
Specialties include: weapons training, surveillance and has a tactical background.

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