Advisory & Training Services

Advisory Services

GDBA's Strategic Advisory Group is a carefully selected group of Safety and Security experts from the CIA, FBI, US Secret Service, US Marshal's Service, the US Military and private security. They have decades of experience in executive protection, personal security and threat assessment.

Advanced Threat Assessment Academy

GDBA assembles the best and brightest threat assessment practitioners for the nation’s highest-level training in Threat Assessment and Management. For 20 years, corporate security, law enforcement, government agencies, schools and universities, legal and human resources, and mental health experts have attended this 4-day academy.


GDBA is available to conduct customized 1 day to 2 day Advanced Threat Assessment Trainings at your location based on the courses taught at our Advanced Threat Assessment Academy. Based on client needs, these trainings typically include 20 to 60 attendees who work on a threat assessment team and/or who manage threat assessment cases, and may include representatives from Security, Human Resources, Legal, etc.

Active Shooter Prevention

GDBA provides consultation and training to reduce the likelihood and harms of active shooter situations. Our firm also assists organizations in developing policies and procedures that enhance workplace safety.

Academy For Protectors

GDBA offers full immersion training at our 112-acre facility, where students learn close protection and surveillance detection techniques as well as experiencing stress inoculation and simulated combat.