About k1 risk


Yonty Urrutia

K1 Risk Management Services was founded by Yonty Urrutia with the goal of raising community awareness in regards to health and safety related issues of local, state and national levels, to promote goodwill, build public relations, learn and share information with different segments of the community to enhance knowledge, skill and training that promote optimum community development opportunities. If we stay informed with what is happening in our communities it will allow us to make more appropriate decisions as to how we can better protect ourselves, our clients and our families. In times like these we must pull our resources together, educate the public and stay well informed of what is happening in our communities.

Our Mission

To increase employment opportunities for our veterans and to improve on the training opportunities available for security professionals. We want to raise the bar for our security professionals by providing more adequate training and closing the gap between our armed security and law enforcement personnel. To offer employer assistance with new hire, pre-employment background checks and employee misconduct investigations. Our goal is to increase situational awareness amongst our communities by offering various safety classes to the public.

About the owner

After receiving the All American scholarship award in gymnastics in high school, Yonty continued his sports career as a gymnast on the men's gymnastics team at Indiana University.While attending college at Indiana, Yonty worked as a gymnastics coach while studying sports medicine. His education lead him in to a long career as an advance level gymnastics coach that continued for over 35 years and 9 years as a personal trainer.

After college, Yonty enlisted in the United States Army attached to the 162nd Air Defense unit and became a training instructor in the Stinger and Redeye Man portable air defense system (MANPADS) and Training NCO for the Oregon National Guard. It was at this point that Yonty realized his passion for training.

During his 10 year military career, Yonty received extensive training in surface-to-air defense instructor and was assigned squad leader attached to a combat support unit. He also received extensive training in combat defense tactics and mixed martial arts. In 1985, Yonty was awarded “Solider of the Year”for his dedicated service as a training NCO, defense tactics instructor and air defense training instructor and also received the US Army’s Commendation medal for “Outstanding Solider of the Year”.

In 1989, Yonty left the military and enrolled in Paramedic School where he served 15 years as an Oregon and Washington State Paramedic, Flight Paramedic and Paramedic Field Training Officer.

In 1991, Yonty established Heartbeat Medical & Safety LLC offering advance medical and safety training to the public as well as to the commercial industry. His qualifications include: 23 years as an American Heart Association certified training instructor in First Aid, CPR, Blood Born Pathogen, and Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Pediatric Trauma Life Support (PTLS) and Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).

In 1996, Yonty enrolled in Private Investigation School and received extensive training in Executive Protection and soon after became owner of Alliance Investigations. His Investigative experience includes 21 years as an Oregon and Washington State Criminal/Civil Investigator, death investigator, Pathologist assistant with the Clark County Medical Examiners office.

In the summer of 2017, Yonty with his team of colleges established K1 Risk Management Services creating a “one stop shopping” training facility and is catered to meet the health and security needs of the private citizens, legal community, law and private security professionals.

Yonty's Certification/Licensing
  • CEO of Heartbeat Medical & Safety LLC
  • CEO K1 Risk Management Service
  • NRA Training Instructor 175133077
  • Utah Handgun Training Instructor C360162
  • IALEFI Certified Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Oregon State Private Investigator 63485
  • DPSST Security Instructor 63485
  • DPSST Executive Manager
  • American Heart Association Instructor