Welcome to Icon Services Corporation, a full service security and investigative agency specializing in providing high-level protection, consultation and investigations to international public figures and the private sector. Licensed, bonded and insured, our diverse roster of clients reads as a virtual who’s who in the entertainment industry and business world. Entering into our 12th year, ICON has been the hand picked choice to provide services to the corporate elite including several Fortune 500 Companies. Our agency has been featured in prestigious publications such as Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur and Portfolio Magazine. We supply, train and staff a team of experienced protection agents who have operated all over the world. From the Academy Awards to the War zones of Iraq and Afghanistan we have had a security presence recognized for unmatched professionalism.
Portfolio Magazine Interview
Elijah Shaw, the CEO of Icon Protection, Inc., talks about Blackwater’s problems, keeping celebrities safe, and how C.E.O.s can avoid being kidnapped.
Entrepreneur Magazine Feature
Whether they're escorting a VIP client, providing security services, or participating in an investigation, Shaw and his employees risk their lives on the job each day.
CSO Magazine Interview
While executive protection and celebrity security often call for different approaches, Shaw aims to build a bridge between the two areas, by using the best tactics and methods for each
ICON Featured on WCCO News
CBS affiliate, WCCO, interviews Icon CEO, Elijah Shaw,
and visits the Icon Academy Training Center.
Tue, 14 May 2013
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Mon, 13 May 2013
The ICON Celebrity and VIP Protection Training Course is truly an essential course for anyone wanting to enter the industry of Executive Protection. A truly engaging program, from Day One, Elijah Shaw immerses his trainees in understanding the world of celebrity protection. Through a combination of lecture, followed by hands-on drills, his teaching style [...]
Thu, 02 May 2013
Today I completed 18 straight days of training. Even as the instructor it was mentally and physically taxing but ultimately very rewarding to see see people make a concentrated effort to achieve their goals. I remember several years ago when I was first encouraged by a very reputable training academy to share some of [...]