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Expert in Armored Car, Cash-in-Transit, Truck Crashes, Premise Security

Expert ID: 726337 Pennsylvania, USA

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Expert is an experienced interviewer and trainer who provides training during the employee interview process to detect, evaluate and respond to verbal and non-verbal behavior indicative of deception.

Expert was cited with numerous awards for leading US Regions in producing superior results in safety and security while holding the senior field leadership positions of Area General Manager and Regional Vice President in the cash-in-transit industry. Expert has been a member of ASIS, International since 1981 and is board certified in security management. Expert is also a member of International Association of Professional Security Consultants.

Expert has 20 years of senior field management experience in preparing operations in vulnerability assessments.

Expert has testified in criminal and civil court cases and is an expert witness in armored car incidents and premise security incidents for plaintiff and defense.

Expert has 27 years of leadership expience in the trucking and security industry repsonsible for fleet operations in a large geographic territory.

Expert was cited with numerous awards for leading US Regions in producing superior results in safety and security while holding the senior field leadership positions of Area General Manager and Regional Vice President in the cash-in-transit industry. Expert has been a member of ASIS, International since 1981 and is board certified in security management. Expert is also a member of International Association of Professional Security Consultants.

Expert has 38 years of security management experience. He conducts security risk assessments for businesses and in an adjunct professor teaching criminal justice classes at a college near his home.

Expert joined the U.S. Army at the age of 18, serving 3 years, receiving an Honorable Discharge with the rank of E-5, Good Conduct Medal and an ARCOM medal. He then served eight years as a police officer where he earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice and joined the Armored Car industry as a supervisor where he earned a Master's in Management, serving 26 years (22-Brinks’ and 4-Loomis) with a total of 20-years in senior level positions of Area General Manager, District Manager and Regional Direc-tor/Regional Vice President.

Expert had full P&L responsibility ranging from $40 to $100 million with direct reports which Included: Loss Prevention Managers, Human Re-source Managers, Account Executives, Branch Managers, Controllers, District Managers, Transportation Managers, Coin Managers, Currency Processing Managers, ATM Managers, and Training Managers.

During his 26 years working in the cash-in-transit industry, he was responsible for managing and protecting assets at 50 high risk facilities, several thousand armed guards and 1,000 armored vehicles. It is this profit and loss experience that separates him from other security consultants and has helped him to recommend cost effective security measures to mitigate risk and properly balance security with profits.

He has been interviewed on security loss events by CNN, ABC, New York Times and other Canadian and US news media and publications.

Since 2008, Expert continues to serve as an expert witness within the security industry, retained by both defense and plaintiff attorneys and organizations in the U.S., Canada and South America to provide expert opinions in security cases pending litigation.

Expert is vetted as a Security Contractor for the U.S. Department of State Anti-terrorism Administration Assistance (ATA) Program to train law enforcement officers, military and private security professionals for the following courses: Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience; Preventing Attacks on Soft Targets; Surveillance Detection, Instructor Development Course, Preventing Terrorist Attacks on Bus and Railway Systems and Combating Domestic and Transnational Terrorism and several other ATA courses.

Since 2012, Expert has served as staff and lead instructor for 45 ATA courses and five train-the-trainer courses, training federal, state, local law enforcement and private security professionals for the following countries, many on multiple occasions: Afghanistan, Egypt, Columbia, Jordan, Mexico, India, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uganda, Pakistan, Philippines, Tunisia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Chad, Niger, Mauritania, India, Yemen, Libya and Saudi Arabia Kingdom.

As part of the ATA Program, he has supervised security risk assessments in the aforementioned parts of the world at the following facilities: Water Treatment Plant, Railway Stations, Bus Terminals, Electric Power Plants, Hotels, Malls (13 stories), Hospital, Sports Stadiums, Secretary of Energy facility, Secretary of Interior facility, Military Training Centers, Department of Interior facility, National Police Headquarters, Government School (ages 5-18), a Mosque, Churches, National Art Museum, Airport, Commercial Shipping Pier, Police College, an International Expo Center and numerous government critical infrastructures.

Expert is one of approximately 200 security professionals world-wide who holds all three ASIS Board Certifications in Security Management, Physical security and Investigations which are accredited by the Department of Homeland Security, International Standards Organization and American National Standards Institute.


He has worked for both plaintiff and defense in the following types of cases: Armored truck crash, Missing funds, Homicide case, wrongful death case while in police custody.He provides security risk assessments for businesses.He provides consulting to several brokerage firms for investors seeking insight into the cash-in-transit industry.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania - Stamford, Connecticut - Baltimore, Maryland

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1989 Degree: Masters Degree Subject: Management Institution: Webster University
Year: 1979 Degree: BA Subject: Criminal Justice Institution: Aurora University
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Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Adjunct Professor Department: Criminal Justice Responsibilities: Adjunct Professor teaching criminal justice courses; Criminal Procedures and Crime in US Business.
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department: Responsibilities: Business development.
Years: 2004 to 2008 Employer: Loomis Armored Car Title: Area General Manager Department: Northeast Region Responsibilities: Area General Manager responsible for sales and operations in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Years: 2003 to 2004 Employer: Dunbar Armored Title: Regional Vice President Department: New York Region Responsibilities: Responsible for New Jersey Operations.
Years: 1982 to 2003 Employer: Brink's Armored Car Title: Regional Vice President Department: US Responsibilities: Responsible for sales and operations in large geographic regions.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Professional Memberships:
• ASIS International 1981-2018
• InfraGard-South Carolina Chapter-FBI Sponsored Organization 2013-2018
Licenses / Certifications
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) 1981-1998
Certifications:
A Board Certified Designation is acknowledged as the security profession’s highest recognition of practitioners. Rather than the individual stating qualifications on a CV or resume, the individual’s experience and education are verified and reviewed by a professional board of his peers and once qualified, the candidate is tested in the area of expertise selected and must receive a passing score. Testing is monitored under cam-era and with supervisory personnel present at all times.
The CPP®, PSP® and PCI® certifications are awarded based upon experience, education and examination that provides objective measure of an individual’s broad-based knowledge and competency in security management, physical security and the investigation process. Ongoing professional development is required to maintain each credential.
The CPP®, PSP® and PCI® are administered by ASIS International, the preeminent international organization for security professionals, with 38,000 members worldwide which Expert has been an active member since 1981.
These certifications are accredited by ANSI under the ISO 17024 Standard. In addition, and have been awarded the DHS’s SAFETY Act Designation, which gives ASIS board-certified professionals, their employers, and their customers immediate protection from lawsuits involving ASIS certification and the ASIS certification process that arise out of an act of terrorism.
Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) – This certification designates individuals who have demonstrated competency in all areas constituting security management.
Physical Security Professional (PSP®) – The PSP® designation is the certification for those whose primary responsibility is to conduct threat surveys, design integrated security systems that include equipment, procedures and people, or install, operate and maintain those systems.
Professional Certified Investigator (PCI®) – Holders of the PCI® certification have demonstrated education and/or experience in the fields of case management, evidence collection, and case presentation.

Education:
• B.A. Degree, Criminal Justice, Aurora University. 1979
• Master’s Degree, Management, Webster University. 1989
• Illinois Police Training Academy. 1972
• Illinois Police Firearms Instructor Academy 1974
• John Reid & Associates, six Interview and Interrogation Training Courses
• Dale Carnegie Train the Trainer Courses 1994-1999
• Dale Carnegie Public Speaking-6-weeks-1994 (Highest Achievement Award)
• Walt Disney Management Program 1999
• Participated in more than 100 law enforcement and private security seminars
Professional Appointments
Active board member for Life Abundant Ministries and Aldie Counseling Center.
Accomplishments:
November 2018 Panel speaker with Department of Homeland Security panelists for an ASIS International Webinar sponsored by Johnson Controls Inc. sharing best practices for protecting houses of worship.
September 2018 Speaker on Reducing Risks for Soft Targets at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
July 2018 Conducted a webinar for InfraGard (FBI sponsored organization) on the security risk analysis process.
June 2018 Guest speaker at ASIS Panama City, Panama Chapter. Topic: Security Risk Analysis process; a comprehensive approach to mitigating risk and preventing at-tacks on critical infrastructure.
June, 2018 Interviewed by Security Guy TV regarding the topics: Increasing Employee Awareness, Surveillance Detection and Security Risk Analysis to reduce soft target risks scheduled for presentation at the Global Security Exchange in Las Vegas, September 2018.
May 2018 Critical Infrastructure and Security Resilience Course (CISR) (Anti-terrorism Administration ATA) started May 2017 in Mexico. He served as one of the 4 subject matter experts who rewrote the CISR course in 2016 for ATA and then served as lead facilitator for the CISR course several times in Mexico City. Mexican law enforcement officials credited the ATA Program along with Expert and his team for their assistance serving as facilitators which helped Mexico staff to write their own CISR course which is now used throughout Mexico.
Publications and Patents Summary
International Publications: 6

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
8 years in law enforcement; former licensed private investigator; expert witness cases--missing funds; truck crash; homicide at work; death while in police custody. Longest single deposition was 10 hours. Expert witness in 12 cases to date.
Training / Seminars
Attended approximately 100 seminars in law enforcement, security and business. Trainer at a national academy for managers in the cash-in-transit/armored car industry.

Additional Experience:
• Instructor for Criminal Law, BCC College, Newtown, PA
• Experienced in criminal and civil investigations.
• State licensed Private Investigator. (Multiple States)
• Police and NRA Certified Firearms Instructor
• Experienced in security vendor selection and vendor management
• Responsible for the security of 50 high risk facilities operating in New York City, Philadelphia, Newark, Trenton, Boston, St. Louis, Chicago, Washington D.C., Detroit, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Baltimore and other locations throughout the U.S.
• Served as an instructor at Brink’s national training academy for 10 years
• Conducted security audits and surveys at high risk facilities to ensure compliance with security, safety, operational policies and government regulations
• Experienced with contingency resilience planning and vulnerability assessments
• Experienced in operational due diligence for mergers and acquisitions

Other Security Leadership Experiences:
• 2013-2016, Board Member, Risk Manager and Volunteer for E.O.F. Ministry serving the Homeless in Beaufort County, SC; responsible for Risk Management within the organization.
• 2016-2018 InfraGard Sector Chief SC Chapter Commercial Facilities
• 2012-Present, ASIS Chapter Chair, Savannah Low Country Chapter #undisclosed.
• 2013-2014 ASIS International Physical Security Council member.
• 2008-2010 Risk Manager for AHTN. Developed and managed a Security Program for 200 volunteers. Advocates for the Hungry and Those in Need. Bucks County, PA.
• 2008-2110 Vice President, Board of Directors with responsibility for Risk Management at Aldie Drug & Alcohol Facility, Bucks County, PA. Managed risk and conduct-ed Risk Assessments for 2nd largest drug treatment facility in PA.

Marketing Experience
35 years of leadership experiece in security management with 27 years of senior leadership experience in the armored car/ cash-in-transit industry serving in the roles of branch manager, area general manager, district manager and regional vice president. Direct reports included: Loss prevention managers, branch managers, transportation managers, regional controllers, sales executives, currency processing managers, ATM managers, training manager, district manager and coin managers.
Other Relevant Experience
Accomplishments Cont.:
January 2018 Selected to serve on Technical Review Committee for Active Assailant Annex to the ASIS/Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention American National Standards institute (ANSI)
December 2017 Speaker on Security Guy TV ASIS International (Security Risk Assessment).
November 2017 Guest speaker at the Fort Bragg Museum teaching the Security Risk Analysis Process for Fayetteville, N.C. community House of Worship leaders.
August 2017 Presenter for an ASIS International Webinar on Protection for Soft Targets.
April 2017 Department of Homeland Security shared documents via their Nation-wide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (NSI) Product for protecting faith-based organizations. These documents were created by ASIS International Cultural Proper-ties Council-House of Worship Committee which he chaired and created these draft Security Risk Assessment documents, leading this project initiative.
April 2017 Interviewed by ASIS International via a podcast recording regarding cur-rent and emerging threats against houses of worship and cost effective protective strategies.
December 2016 Speaker on the Security Risk Analysis Process at the South Carolina InfraGard Conference in Greenville, S.C. InfraGard is an FBI sponsored organization that works with the private sector, with a mutual sharing of best practices to protect critical infrastructure.
November 2016 Conducted a webinar titled, "Security Protection for Houses of Worship" with One-Call Now which is a communication resource for 10,000 churches.
November 2016 Speaker at The International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum (IAASF) in November 2016 in Newcastle, England. IAASF is a leading conference and exhibition, covering the international protection of arts. IAASF provides those involved in the protection of arts and antiquities with a professional learning experience and understanding of existing and emerging threats.
September 2016 Speaker at ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Orlando, Florida on the topic, Soft Target Hardening Strategies.
February 2016 selected to serve on ORM Technical Committee to develop the, Securi-ty and Resilience in Organizations and their Supply Chains Standard. This Standard recognizes the complex risk landscape facing organizations and their supply chains requires an integrated, comprehensive and systematic risk‐based approach for manag-ing risks to enhance sustainability, survivability and resilience, as well as identify and pursue opportunities for improvements. Document was released June 16, 2017.
December 2015-2017 Committee Chair for ASIS International House of Worship Committee Cultural Properties Council. Chaired a Security Risk Assessment Process white paper which was approved by ASIS International. On August 19, 2016 this Security Risk Assessment document was circulated globally to all ASIS Members and is available for all ASIS members for download on the ASIS International website on the Cultural Properties web page.
December 2015 and April 2016 Presented the Security Risk Analysis Process at the Bluffton, SC Police Department before 80 area House of Worship leaders from Georgia and South Carolina.
2015 Selected and served on the technical review committee for the Risk Assessment Standard developed by ASIS International and The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) approved August 3, 2015. This standard provides guidance on developing and sustaining a coherent and effective risk assessment program including principles, managing an overall risk assessment program, and performing individual risk assessments, along with confirming the competences of risk assessors and under-standing biases.

Adjunct Professor teaching Crimes in US Business.

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