Management Team

The executive management team of Advantor is comprised of some of the most respected names in the industry. Our team of experts is experienced in securing the world’s highest-profile organizations, utilizing the latest innovations to ensure the most advanced protection. These seasoned professionals are the driving force behind numerous patented and patent-pending technologies and seek to define Advantor as a world-class company delivering the most advanced, intelligent security systems.

Todd Flemming

Chairman of InfraSafe Holding 

Mr. Flemming directs the strategic direction of the company including all product development, operations and technology activities. Mr. Flemming serves as Chairman of the Friends of Adam Smith, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the free enterprise system. Mr. Flemming is a member of the BIPAC board of directors and is a member of the executive advisory board of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council. Mr. Flemming also serves as Managing Director of OTIS LLC, a private investment firm. Mr. Flemming has over twenty years of broad-based management experience in the security industry, including business start-up, design, marketing, strategy, research, development, and manufacturing. He holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Biology from Hampden Sydney College in Virginia and a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University (Fuqua School of Business) Durham, North Carolina.

Richard Clifton

Chief Executive Officer

As Advantor’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Clifton directs all finance, legal, accounting, and operations activities. He brings more than 28 years of executive experience to his position in the areas of financial and service operations, controllership, financial analysis, budgeting, internal control, cash management and administration. While at Advantor, Mr. Clifton has served in several roles including Controller and Vice President / Treasurer in which he provided executive leadership for the financial, administration, information technology and operations areas. Mr. Clifton holds an Associate of Science degree in Paralegal Studies, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Crummer Graduate School of Business (Rollins College) Winter Park, Florida.

Jeffrey Whirley

President

As Advantor’s President, Mr. Whirley is responsible for the expansion of existing markets, the identification of new markets and the strategic positioning of these channels. He has been involved in commercial, industrial and national security for 40 years and regularly presents at industry meetings, both domestically and internationally. In the past 15 years, his focus has been the development of systems integration business for Advantor, including design, provisioning, training, and contractor support of these turnkey systems. Mr. Whirley has been instrumental in developing business and relationships with such major customers as the US Department of Defense, Department of State, Department of Homeland Defense, Department of Energy and the National Laboratories with a focus on Nuclear Non-Proliferation issues globally.

Mike Ollivier

Vice President

As Advantor’s Vice President, Mr. Ollivier is responsible for overseeing all aspects of program management and business development within the government market. He has over 35 years of experience in commercial, industrial, and government security, ranging from the operation of commercial central stations to the design and system integration for large-scale proprietary systems.

Grant Herring

Vice President, USAF Market

As Advantor’s Vice President of US Air Force and US Air Reserves Sales, Mr. Herring is responsible for overseeing all aspects of program management and business development within the Air Force  and Reserve market. He has over 27 years of experience in the Air Force that includes fighter aviation instructor and flight examiner, operational test manger and evaluator, NATO staff officer, and acquisition officer at Headquarters Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He also served as commander at the squadron, group and agency levels.

Mike Lanktree

Director of Fulfillment

Mr. Lanktree is a veteran of the industry with over 30 years of experience in commercial, industrial and government security. As Advantor’s Director of Fulfillment, Mr. Lanktree manages all aspects of procurement, order fulfillment, product testing and integration, product quality control, and export compliance for Advantor products. He has served in numerous capacities through the years ranging from technician, production manager, and quality assurance engineer, to Director of Fulfillment.

Richard Harrison

Director of Services

As Advantor’s Director of Services, Mr. Harrison manages all aspects of  Services for Advantor.  He brings more than 30 years’ experience in the government security installation, service and project/ program management.  Mr. Harrison also has extensive experience in management and engineering of Dept of Defense perimeter and facility security systems, protecting the most critical weapon systems.  As a retired US Air Force Security Forces member, Mr. Harrison was directly involved with his assignments including HQ ESC, HQ ACC and HQ AMC, in the development of physical and electronic security standards protecting mission critical assets.

Chase Perkinson

Director of Installation

As Advantor’s Director of Installation, Mr. Perkinson manages the installation service area including customer project quality control, project completion per contractual requirements and all aspects of the company’s  installation policies, objectives and initiatives. He is responsible for strategic planning, resource acquisition as well as development/enforcement of personnel training. He directly oversees Project Engineers as well as Support, Program and Field Managers to ensure installation requirements and objectives are being met across the world.

Emily Staggs

Director of Training

As the Director of Training, Emily Staggs manages all aspects of operational and technical end-user training for Advantor’s hardware and software installations.  Emily is responsible for all on-site training as well as seminars held in our Orlando Training Center.  Emily also oversees the creation of all Advantor Documentation and Literature.   She is also the leader of Advantor’s Employee training initiative ensuring that all Advantor Field Personnel remain current on their product certifications.