Michael Briant is the founder and CEO of Skydas Group International. He is a Bi-Lingual (Spanish/English) Security Professional with over 20 plus years of combined experience in Law Enforcement and the US Marines Military Police. He has 10 years in a supervisory capacity and 4 years of experience on behalf of the United States Government in the Middle East and SouthWest Asia. Mike has performed multiple roles in the protective security industry including as a team member, tactical commander, protective team leader and was the program manager of protective security operations in Southwest Asia. His team was tasked with providing security for United States ambassadors, congressional delegations, multi-national corporations and United States and NATO military theater commanders. Mike also has years of experience in US Law Enforcement including as a patrol officer, criminal investigator, general law enforcement instructor and he holds a specialized instructor certification in firearms. Mike was also a criminal investigations commander and the first assistant team lead to his departments newly formed SRT (Swat) team prior to his deployment to Southwest Asia and he remains as an adjunct instructor for the State of Georgia Peace Officers and Standards Training council. Mike’s military experience includes 8 years of honorable Service with the United States Marine Corp Reserves. Mike was a field radio operator and MP tasked with airfield security as a member of Marine Wing Support Squadron on multiple counter drug operations throughout the Caribbean.