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
President and CEO
As Advantor's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Flemming directs the strategic direction of the company including all product development, operations and technology activities. Mr. Flemming also serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer for Infrasafe, which is the parent company of Advantor Systems Corporation. 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. Prior to co-founding Infrasafe, Mr. Flemming served as president and CEO of Advantor Corporation in Orlando, Florida. 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 Operating Officer
As Advantor's Chief Operating 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 a 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
Sr. Vice President
As Advantor's Senior Vice 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 over 35 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 30 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. Since 1992, his focus has been the development of new business and relationships for Advantor within the DoD and newly formed DHS markets. Mr. Ollivier has been instrumental in developing relationships with such major customers as the US Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, National Guard, Customs, and Veteran's Administration. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Finance from California State University and is a member of the American Society of Industrial Security's Physical Security Council - International Subcommittee.

Grant Herring
Vice President, DoD Sales
As Advantor's Vice President of Department of Defense Sales, Mr. Herring is responsible for overseeing all aspects of program management and business development within the Government 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. While in military leadership positions, Mr. Herring has been directly responsible for protecting sensitive information and ensuring the security of personnel and large installations. He fully understands the security challenges faced by today’s military leaders. He focuses on continued customer support for all Department of Defense clients and the development of new business and relationships for Advantor within the Department of Defense market. Mr. Herring holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Science from Oklahoma State University, a Master of Science degree in Information System Management from Golden Gate University in California, and a Master of Science Degree in Strategic Studies from Air University in Montgomery, Alabama.

Chuck Perkinson
Vice President, Research and Development
As Advantor's Vice President of Research and Development, Mr. Perkinson manages all aspects of the technology requirements, system architecture, and product development for Advantor products. He is responsible for pioneering the development and delivery of next generation, dynamic security applications. Mr. Perkinson has over 21 years experience in management and product development for the security industry with Sonitrol and Advantor. His experience includes development of embedded control systems, communications, and monitoring software for physical intrusion detection, and access control systems. Mr. Perkinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia.

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 Field Operations
As Advantor’s Director of Field Operations, Mr. Harrison manages all aspects of the Installation and Services for Advantor.  He brings more than 30 years experience in the government security installation, service and project/ program management.  Mr. Harrison was recently the program manager for the US Army’s $123 million dollar - Integrated Commercial Intrusion Detection Systems program.  This program employed over 120 personnel and 9 subcontractors to fulfill the US Army’s security system installation schedules.  He also has extensive experience in management and engineering of Dept of Defense perimeter and facility security systems, protecting the most critical weapon systems.  Mr. Harrison has an extensive background in developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with clients, subcontractors and team members.  His depth of experience has included management of up to 15 on going projects, from site survey/design to customer acceptance and, all within budget and schedule.  Mr. Harrison advocates a business model called “Partnering for Success”, which bonds the client and contractor into a unified team to achieve project goals.  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.
 
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