Team Leader and Builder with an affinity for security management, program development, technologies, and design.
Innovations in the security space including process improvements, system development, and program improvements have generated substantial revenue for my employers and value for my clients.
Experienced in providing solutions and deploying technologies in a manner that is user centric through the application of design thinking and through facilitation of workshops based on the Design Sprint Methodology.
Project manager with a proven track record of delivering large security related projects (in excess of $1 million) on schedule and within the allotted budget.
20+ years of military, law enforcement, emergency management, and corporate security experience supports my understanding of security operations and technology applications.
Successfully guided clients in the implementation of Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) and Continual Improvement Programs.
ASIS International Board Certified in Security Management and Physical Security
National Institute of Crime Prevention (NICP) Crime Prevention Designation
Port Facility Security Officer(PFSO / FSO), Company Security Officer (CSO), Vessel / Ship Security Officer (SSO)
Served as a trusted advisor to C-level executives and other senior management for clients including many of the world's most recognizable brands.
ASIS Utilities Security Council (USC) volunteer - Secretary
An accomplished public speaker with well-received engagements on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Security Technology Applications, Active Shooter, Emergency Operations Center Design, and a variety of other security and emergency readiness topics.
Successfully completed over 1,400 hours of training in Physical Security, Threat and Risk Assessment, Organizational Resilience Management (ORM), Corporate Security Operations and Program Development, Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Maritime Security and CBRNE / Hazmat Emergency Response.
Security and Resilience Services
Apr 2018 – Present
This role allows me to apply my diverse experience to assist clients with their most complex security challenges. This support to our clients is accomplished through a variety of services including:
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
Active Shooter Plans, Policies, Procedures, and Technology Implementation
Utilities and Infrastructure Security
Security Program Development (Master Planning)
Security Compliance Program Development and Implementation
Threat and Risk Assessments
Security Command Center Operations
Concepts of Operations (ConOps)
Emergency Preparedness and Planning
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and explosives (CBRNe)
-Ross & Baruzzini-
Jan 2017 – Apr 2018
Served as a Principal Consultant in the Command, Control and Communications (C3) market within Ross & Baruzzini. This role allowed me to apply my diverse experience to assist clients with their most complex security challenges.
While in this role, I successfully delivered threat and risk assessments, security planning services, project management, and on-site coordination during the construction of international critical infrastructure, command, control, and communications (including data centers), and other government facility projects.
Director, CI / KR Protection
Dec 2008 – Jan 2017
Directed MSA Security's consulting line of business including extensive business development responsibilities.
The division consistently delivered quality services and deliverables to clients on time and under budget while under my leadership.
Developed and implemented strategies for marketing and growing the business line from a neophyte program to a highly respected world-class consultancy achieving 7 figure revenue levels while maintaining higher than industry average margins on all projects.
Developed global physical security compliance programs for multiple customers including initial assessment and third-party auditing of physical security for information systems.
Developed security mitigation plans or served as a third-party auditor for various NERC CIP physical security requirements of data centers, transmission control centers, and other critical communications infrastructure.
Provide oversight of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and facilitate execution of consulting projects across diverse disciplines including Security Design-Build, Threat and Risk Assessment (TARA), Organizational Resilience Management (ORM), Business Continuity, Emergency / Crisis Management, and Security Programmatic Development.
Explosives Detection Canine Handler
Feb 2002 – Nov 2008
Served as an EDC Handler assigned to a variety of client locations including the United Nations, Rockefeller Center, Staten Island Ferry and several sporting and entertainment venues.
Offshore Security Compliance Group Manager / Emergency Readiness Team Manager
Oct 2005 – Nov 2008
Responsible for instituting security policy and regulatory compliance programs in one hundred twenty-nine countries while serving as Offshore Security Compliance Group Manager for AIG.
Developed the company's physical protection of information standards including security requirements for IDF, MDF, MPOE, field-deployed servers (retail locations), and Data Centers.
Conducted multiple vulnerability assessments throughout the AIG enterprise including Mexico City and Amman Jordan which served as regional offices and infrastructure hubs.
Developed crisis management and emergency response program initiatives as a manager on AIG's Emergency Readiness Team.
-NJ Army National Guard-
Survey Team Specialist, 21st Civil Support Team (light)
1998 – 2001
Provided subject matter expertise related to response to terrorism incidents involving Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear weapons. Develop plans and training for New Jersey State assets involved in WMD response. Supported operations of the NJ Joint Operations Center (JOC)
Military Police K-9 Handler
1993 – 1998
Patrol and Narcotics Dog Handler
Supervisor of Narcotics Detection Dog Program
Training Supervisor and Veterinary Liaison responsible for ensuring the health, welfare and proficiency of 15 military working dog teams