About Us

Our Mission is to provide safe traveling strategies
and techniques to enable you to travel with confidence.

Traveling Aware is a leader in Global Travel Security. Traveling Aware was founded in 2014 by Entrepreneur and experienced Global Traveler Robert Reismeyer and longtime friend, a retired Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sargent.

The extensive knowledge of global threat and security training of our team enables us to provide superior services that meet the demands of all our clients. Traveling Aware provides armed and unarmed agents to protect Executives and corporations at work, home, and during international and domestic travels. Traveling Aware provides superior Executive Protection, Global Travel Security, Security Vulnerability Assessments, Corporate Espionage Countermeasures, Meeting Security Planning, Destination Security Analysis, Thin Air Data Encryption Services, and Global Rescue.

In addition to on- site protection, Traveling Aware offers personal Safe Travel Training courses that teaches educational techniques and lifesaving strategies that inform travelers on how to safe while traveling in the states or abroad. Traveling Aware Safe Travel Training courses are led by the industry’s most skilled agents.

Meet the Team

Robert Riesmeyer

Traveling Aware Co-Founder
Safety Instructor

Robert is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a degree in Agricultural Economics. He is a member of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) and the SOF (Special Operations Forces) Foundation. Each year in January, his company (Travel Benefit by Design) sponsors a Marine Corps Mess Night to benefit the Focus Marines Foundation, a not-for- profit organization that helps returning Veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injury.

Kent Harris

Security Expert
Safety Instructor

Kent is an entrepreneur and Independent Corporate Security Contractor who brings more than 30 years of safety and security experience to Traveling Aware. Harris worked for the Department of State as a Contractor in the Diplomatic Security Service for over 10 years. Harris has an impressive 27 years of experience in Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD). Harris’s extensive background and expertise also include Vital Infrastructure and Soft Target Risk Assessments, Workplace Violence and Personal Protective Services Planning. Harris’s distinguished career and knowledge of US and Global threats are invaluable to the company and clients.

Rod Yeager (In Memorium)

(1942 – 2017)

Security Specialist

Rod is a Vietnam Veteran (1971-1972) and a retired United States Air Force Full Colonel (1964-1989). Yeager’s extensive worldwide security travels led him to 24 foreign countries, making him one of the world’s most trusted Security Agents.  He will be missed.

Operations Support

Agents must remain nameless due to their security clearance and background. Our Agents are accomplished Operations Support Specialist with decades of combined active duty and US Government-sponsored R&D for Special Operations and Intelligence Communities. Serving in the United States Navy, Marines and Army, our Agents have first hand knowledge of the dangers that threaten this world. Our Agents have dedicated their lives to protecting the lives of others.