Meet Your Instructor
Harvey Arkawy has been a Locksmith for more than 40 years. He owned his own successful Locksmith business in the San Fernando Valley, CA for 9 years, and has been involved in the California Locksmiths Association (CLA) San Fernando Valley Chapter since the late 70's as well as others . While a member of CLA, he served as a State Executive Council member, Chapter Vice-President and President. He has been writing and selling Locksmith software since 1980 and has been teaching Master Keying since 1994. The organizations that he has taught for are: Progressive Trade Show Management Services of Corona, Calif., The California Locksmith’s Association, American Security Distribution of Southern California as well as Clark Security Products, San Diego. After selling his business in 1985, he went to work as an Industrial Locksmith for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Harvey specializes in Master Keying as well as Electronic Access. He received his Federal GSA Inspector's Certificate from Mark Bates & Associates in 2003. He retired from Lockheed in January 2006 and continues to teach Master Keying for Intermountain Lock and Security Supply, Clark Security Products, The Yankee Security Conference and via the Society of Professional Locksmiths Security Technical Institute (STI) where he participates as the Administrative Director.