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R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. specializes in risk assessments, executive protection training and executive protection services for the corporate, government and private sectors.
 Our organization has the most experienced executive protection specialists, crisis managers and senior investigators in the country.


Executive Protection

We specialize in executive protection training for the corporate, government, and private sectors.  Fortune 500 corporations, U.S. Government Agencies, and private families that have entrusted us with the training of their personnel at our Executive Protection Training Programs since 1994.

Executive Protection Services

Our approach to personal protection is grounded in the belief that the best protective assistance is an effective blend of facilitation and security. We currently provide personnel support, investigative assistance, and security advice to a number of domestic and international clients.

Risk & Vulnerability Assessments

R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. provides in depth and detailed threat assessment and risk management services for personal and corporate clients.


ASIS International
Authorized E.P. Certificate Training
R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have entered into an exclusive agreement with ASIS International to provide authorized training in preparation for the ASIS Certificate in Executive Protection. This certificate is only offered to students that have successfully completed either our two day program or our seven day residential program. This training and certificate opportunity is only available through ASIS International and R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc.

What exactly is the ASIS Certificate in Executive Protection?

It is an examination being offered by ASIS International to validate your understanding of key concepts presented during our two day program. Following your successful completion of the training, you will be eligible to enroll in a online certificate examination being offered through ASIS. If you pass the exam, you will be one of a select group of individuals with this documented achievement. While the certificate is not a certification, it does represent the only E.P. credential offered by the global leader in the security industry - ASIS International!

7 Day Residential Executive Protection
Training Programs
Our seven day residential training program has also been recognized by ASIS International as an authorized course to prepare for the ASIS E.P. Certificate. Successful 7 day program graduates will be authorized to register for this exclusive opportunity!
Next Programs:
October 5-11, 2014 - Class is now full
May 2015
Baltimore, Maryland

What Do I Get With My Tuition?

“Professionalism and integrity are the hallmarks of this firm's corporate philosophy.”

Robert L. Oatman, CPP





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Recent News and Events

Onsite 2 Day Training Program
In response to the high demand for the ASIS Certificate in Executive Protection, R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. is offering a limited number of onsite training opportunities to get teams trained without travel expenses. Please contact us for additional information.

July 27,  2014
 Brad Thor Book Tour
Operations Spotlight!

Congratulations to the many fine professionals who provided executive protection services for Mr. Brad Thor. Act of War jumped to #1 on the New York Time's Best Seller list during the tour!


July 28,  2014
Director of Operations
Dale Stonesifer

We want to welcome Mr. Dale (Stoney) Stonesifer in his position at R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. as our new Director of Operations. Stoney, recently retired from the Hartford County Sheriff's Office, brings a wealth of operational E.P. experience and training to our agency.



Our next 7 day training program is in October 2014. This class is now full and applications are being accepted for May 2015.