Meet Our Team

Karl De La Guerra

Executive VP

CEO AND FOUNDER OF KARL DE LA GUERRA, INC.

As a 38-year veteran of the Protective Services industry, Karl operates KDI Protective Services of South Carolina.

This licensed, statewide private-sector response agency delivers specialized support services to security agencies and other organizations in need of high-level protection operations and training.


Karl is also the Chairman of the International Bodyguard & Security Services Association (IBSSA) based in Hungary.


Pablo Ortiz-Monasterio

Co-Founder

Pablo is an active Member at the Society for Automotive Engineers, ASIS and IBSSA. As a Senior Instructor, he has more than a decade of experience in Vehicle Dynamics, Security and Executive Protection.

 

Among other qualifications, Pablo is:


Certified in Advanced Vehicle Dynamics by Tony Scotti Driving.


Certified as an Executive Protection Instructor by the International Bodyguard and Security Services Association (IBSSA)


A permanent Radio and TV show Consultant in subjects of security, executive protection and anti-human trafficking


A Consultant to the Mexican Government on Executive Protection Standard development for standardizing EP certification nationwide.


Skilled in K&R Negotiations, Executive Protection and Family Security programs, with 18+ years of experience.


Patricio Ortiz-Monasterio

Co-Founder

Patricio brings 15 years of experience in road-course racing, in such categories as Professional Karting 125cc Shifter, TC2000 Stock car, and Endurance Racing.

 

He is also:


Former – Certified Instructor by Tony Scotti’s Vehicle Dynamics Institute (2011) and in Advanced Vehicle Dynamics by Tony Scotti personally.


A Radio, TV and Written Media Consultant for motorsports, specializing in Formula 1 analysis and telemetry


Expert in course design and training techniques with more than 10 years’ experience


Recognized by Bondurant Racing School for top overall achievement in a High-Performance Driving Course.