Meet Tyler Gladney of ProLockAtlanta

As featured in VoyageATL

Today we’d like to introduce you to Tyler Gladney.

Tyler, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
ProLockAtlanta started from a single idea. An idea that we could build a company that people can trust in when they need honesty and dependability the most. This idea has been a dream of mine from the second I started learning this trade. After having been a technician in this industry myself and working under multiple companies to try and understand what we could do to better the customers’ needs and this industry as a whole; it became a necessity to learn and understand all technical aspects of Locksmithing and to not only give customers the most affordable and highest quality of service we possibly can, but to give them a better understanding of how we do what we do. Years later, that dream has become a reality and we are proud to provide the service that we do. We are ProLockAtlanta.

Has it been a smooth road?
It has been far from smooth. I think for us the greatest struggle was building from the ground up without any outside resources. Having to put in the hours that no one else is willing to put in. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Working on holidays, weekends and important life events so that we can be there when people need us the most. Another struggle that we had to face along the way was separating ourselves from other companies within this industry to create a unique and one of a kind experience for our customers. It’s extremely difficult to build something from the ground up, but it’s even more difficult to diversify what you build when there are so many other companies out there trying to do the same.

So, as you know, we’re impressed with ProLockAtlanta – tell our readers more, for example what you’re most proud of as a company and what sets you apart from others.
We are fortunate to specialize in all aspects of locksmithing from access control to high security keyless entry installations. We are known mainly for our automotive services, cutting and programming automotive keys, Ignition and lock repair, ECU flashing, etc. What sets us apart is that we are able to find a solution for our customers were other companies cannot. We put in the time and work to make sure that we are able to find a solution for every customer that gives us the opportunity to work with them. What were most proud of as a company is being there for people in need when other companies are not. If there is any situation that we have not come across before, we do as much research as we can to expand our knowledge and make sure our customers have their needs met above and beyond.

Let’s touch on your thoughts about our city – what do you like the most and least?
The thing I like best about our city would be the people. Atlanta is filled with so many diverse people with so many different personalities that all come together to create such a rich and welcoming environment. I love that I can meet so many new people and be a part of that every day. The thing I like least about our city is the traffic. Have you tried driving through I-85 during rush hour? Not so fun.