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Mary Therese Tylus, MA


Tylus Training Services provides custom-tailored training sessions and classes to help your organization maintain a secure and safe environment. With more than 20 years of security leadership and management experience within the natural gas, guard services, and security training industries, we strive to provide the best training classes available to our customers. As Owner of Tylus Training Services, Mary is  a passionate, highly talented and motivated security professional. She earned both her Masters in Criminal Justice and Criminology and a BS in Applied Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago. Additionally, she completed the Management Certificate Program within Loyola’s School of Business Administration, Executive Education Program.

Mary holds the following licenses and certifications which she brings to Tylus Training Services:

State of Illinois Permanent Employee Registration Card, expires May 2024

Chicago Fire Department Fire Safety Director, expires March 2023

CPR/AED/First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens Instructor, expires June 2022

• Bloodborne Pathogens Instructor

• First Care Provider Stop The Bleed Instructor

• Clear Boundaries Safety Certifier

Mary is a member of the following organizations:

ASIS International (formerly American Society for Industrial Security)

ASIS International Chicago Chapter (ASIS Chicago) & Chicago Chapter Vice Chair 2022

• ASIS Chicago Chapter Secretary Jan. 2020 – Dec. 2021

• Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP)

• BOMA International/BOMA Chicago

• Faith-Based Information Sharing & Analysis Organization

• The Illinois Security Professionals Association (ISPA)

• Infragard Illinois Chicago Chapter

• Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

• The Reid Institute of Reid Trained Investigators

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