Golden Seal Enterprises
Golden Seal Enterprises, Inc. (GSE) was founded in 1992 with a single goal: to provide the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and professional protective security and training services in the business today. The company owner, Mr. Frank Yurkovich spent the previous 19 years training, teaching, and providing these security services to the U.S. Government, State Department-approved governments, and the private sector.
Mr. Yurkovich’s continued recognized success of providing high quality security services with total focus on “attention to detail” and “complete client satisfaction,” prompted numerous additional requests for expanded security services and training of the same type. As the requests continued to increase, Mr. Yurkovich expanded GSE to a core team of personally selected, highly qualified and extensively skilled security professionals to manage these new opportunities to further grow Golden Seal Enterprises.
GSE’s continued success stems from recognizing the most basic and fundamental requirement of hiring quality, well-trained and experienced personnel with the highest degree of integrity, who are professionally loyal, motivated, skilled and competent. Our business model is designed to maximize our client’s satisfaction by tailoring our solutions to meet their needs while minimizing the impact on their lifestyles.
Personalized Results Through Innovation & Experience
Ms. Yurkovich has over 25 years business management and leadership experience providing diversified contract and financial management, human resources and customer interface, and project support to ensure timely delivery of products and services on commercial and government-funded projects. She has managed all administrative functions of Golden Seal Enterprises since 2007 and has been instrumental in its continued growth and success. Her specific experiences include:
Ms. Yurkovich holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Administration and a Minor in Business Management from James Madison University in Virginia. She is a Department of Criminal Justice Services registered Private Investigator, Unarmed Security Officer and Personal Protection Specialist.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Yurkovich founded Golden Seal Enterprises (GSE) in 1992 after an 18-year career with the U.S. Navy Special Warfare (SEAL) Community and Naval Special Warfare Training Center (BUD/S). He is internationally recognized as a leader, entrepreneur, manager, and trainer in all aspects of physical security operations and solutions. His experiences include:
Mr. Yurkovich holds many certifications and licenses to include, but are not limited to: Paramedic, Diver Medic, PADI Master Scuba Instructor, Protective Security Driving Instructor, VA DCJS Certified Instructor and Firearms Instructor, NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, and Commercial Pilot in fixed wing and rotorcraft.
Ms. Brown has 13 years of experience in various fields. She is passionate about finding creative solutions to meet and exceed the needs of our security clients while providing excellent customer service. Her specific experiences include:
Ms. Brown holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Anthropology from the University of Utah and a Master’s degree in International Relations and Conflict Resolution from the American Military University. She is a Department of Criminal Justice Services registered Armed Security Officer and is a certified Red Cross Instructor.
Director of Operations
Mr. Poulton has 30 years experience developing solutions at Fortune 500 companies at the federal, state and local levels and working in the private security sector. Before joining the private security field in 2012, he worked primarily in software and hardware research and development (R&D). His specific experiences include:
Mr. Poulton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management of Information Systems from Brigham Young University with minors in Accounting and Economics. He holds an undergraduate certificate from the Medical Transportation Leadership Institute and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate from Villanova. He is a Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) registered Armed Security Officer, Armed Personal Protection Specialist and holds a Maryland Security Guard certification.
Electronic Security Director
Mr. Jenkins has over 15 years experience working as a Telecommunications/Security Specialist who is adept at designing, installing and managing large, complex projects on time and on budget. He has expertise in the below fields:
Mr. Jenkins’ training and certifications include: Department of Criminal Justice (DCJS) Electronics Security, Sales and Locksmith, DCJS Unarmed Security Officer, Building Industry Consulting Service International Installer 1, AMP NetConnect Installer, Firetide Wireless Mesh Network Installer, Molex Structured Cabling Installer, Oracle, Aiphone Technician, Bosch-Security/Access Control/Fire Control, Bisci, Credits, Mobotix and Cooper Mass Notification Programmer.
Mr. Dear is a former active-duty Marine with eight years of honorable service as an infantryman and weapons instructor. He also competed in many firearms competitions during this time. His deployments took him to nearly 30 countries and his competitions earned him numerous awards to include the coveted Marine Corps Distinguished Marksman Shield. His final assignment in the Marine Corps was as the Marksmanship Coordinator for the All-Marine Corps Shooting Teams based out of Quantico, Virginia. His specific instructor qualifications include:
Mr. Dear has an Associates degree in Criminal Justice. Prior to joining GSE, Mr. Dear worked as a Training Instructor and as a federal police officer. He has developed many law enforcement and firearms training programs in the National Capital Region and has been requested by State and Federal agencies as a guest speaker and/or instructor. He is also a certified armorer by numerous firearms manufacturers.
Marci S.C. Yurkovich
Frank A.P. Yurkovich
Golden Seal Enterprises’ (GSE) reputation and business is built on providing low-key security professionals who are honest, intelligent, motivated, diversified, and skilled in providing only the highest quality security services to our clients.
We value and treat every client and every opportunity we pursue as our most important project or mission. Our business depends on maximizing our client’s satisfaction by tailoring our solutions to meet their needs, while minimizing the impact on their lifestyles and we will not settle for anything else. GSE’s business will only continue to succeed and grow with repeat business from our clients, referrals and by maintaining a stellar professional reputation, based on time-proven methods and performance in the security business.
Customized Solutions Tailored to Each Client.
GSE employs professionals from diverse academic and professional backgrounds. They are trained facilitators, managers and consultants. Our security professionals are well versed in culture, etiquette and the corporate environment. They recognize the trust and confidence given to them and strive to leave a positive, lasting impression with the client.
GSE learned early on that one of our most successful attributes in the ever evolving security business stemmed from having our security professionals not only providing and managing our security services in the field, but then rotating our security team members back to the classroom to teach and mentor other security professionals. This GSE business practice has proved invaluable in keeping our security professionals up-to-date on the newest methods, technology, and techniques.
Honesty. Professionalism. Integrity. Humility. Recognition.
We believe that being an active member of our community is not just a privilege, but a responsibility. That’s why we’re committed to giving back in every way we can. From sponsoring local events to volunteering our time and resources, we strive to make a positive impact on the people and places that make our community so special.
We know that when we support each other, we all thrive. That’s why we prioritize working with local vendors and suppliers whenever possible, and we go the extra mile to create a welcoming environment for all who visit us. Whether you’re a regular client, student or a first-time visitor, you can always expect a warm greeting, professional atmosphere, and a commitment to making our community a better place.
Making a Difference In the community.
GSE holds active licenses in the following states: VA, WV, MD, CA, TX, LA and SC.
DCJS Private Security Business#11-5343
DCJS Private Security School#88-1476
DPOR Class A Contractor License#2705170397
PI & Security Guard Business#34358
PI & Security Guard Business#106-4445
Law Enforcement Division (SLED) Certification#3645