Charles R. Alexander, B. Arch, Jackson, MS
Specialties:Architecture and Planning, Master Planning
Partner, Dale and Associates Architects, P.A. Thirty-six years of experience. Specialized in state, institutional, and municipal projects.
Jimmie F. Bradley, B.S., Del Rio, TX
Specialties:Security/Antiterrorism Training; Terrorism Risk Assessments; International Security Support
Instructor, U.S. State Department, Office of Diplomatic Security, Antiterrorism Assistance Program. Former Supervisory Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration. More than 38 years of experience in law enforcement and security. Senior Instructor at DEA National Training Institute.
Gary R. Cook, B.S., P.E., Ventura, CA
Specialties:Security Engineering, Antiterrorism Training, Cost-Benefit/Risk Analysis, Entry Control Point and Perimeter Security Evaluations
Owner of Security Design Services. Member of GSA Blue-Ribbon Panel on Protection of Federal Facilities against Terrorist Threats. Developed Facilities-Based Risk Analysis (FBRA) and Antiterrorism Training for the U.S. Navy. Former Director, Security Engineering Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, Port Hueneme, CA.
William C. Cunningham, B.S., C.P.P., Amelia Island, FL
Specialties:Security and Law Enforcement Research and Management Consulting
Founder of Hallcrest Systems, Inc., a leader in corporate and governmental security consulting and research. Principal author of the two most comprehensive reports on the security industry, Hallcrest Report I: Private Security and Police in America, and Hallcrest Report II, Private Security Trends 1970-2000. More than 30 years of management experience in business, security and law enforcement. Consultant to numerous Fortune 500 companies and federal agencies. Selected in 2008 by Security Magazine as one of the “25 most influential people in the security industry.”
Alphonse J. Dell’Isola, P.E., HRICS, FSAVE, CVS, Melbourne, FL
Specialties:Value Engineering/Planning; Life-Cycle Cost Analysis
An MIT graduate, regarded by many as the father of value engineering in construction. Formerly, for 20 years, Director of Value Management Division for the Smith Group, in Washington, D.C. Currently, he is a part-time consultant for selected firms. He is an author of several high-respected books on value engineering/life-cycle costing, and more than 100 professional articles. More than 45 years of experience encompassing over 1,500 projects worldwide, valued at over $300 billion. Validated life-cycle savings to clients exceeded $40 billion.
Mitchell R. Fenton, B.A.I.S., C.P.P., White House Station, NJ
Specialties:Hospitality and Private Club Industry; Security Consulting; Major Event Planning, Executive Protection within Hospitality Industry
Executive Security Director, Baltusrol Golf Club. Former security consultant for Blackwater Security Consultants and Sytex Security Group. Served with the U.S. Government in Iraq in 2003 as a security specialist. A decorated law enforcement officer in New Jersey for over 24 years. Published author and noted speaker on security issues facing the hospitality industry.
Cynthia Hetherington, M.S.M., M.S.L., Wayne, NJ
Specialties:Business Background Investigations; Business Intelligence; Due Diligence; Asset Investigations; Internet/Web Monitoring and Investigations; Data Mining; Intellectual Property Protection; Cyber Counterterrorism.
Owner/publisher of Data2know. Over 15 years of experience in research, investigations and corporate intelligence. Acclaimed published author of business books. Founder of Hetherington Group. Adjunct faculty member at Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
Eve Hinman, Ph.D., P.E., San Francisco, CA
Specialties:Blast Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation Design. Blast Modeling
Pioneered the field of blast engineering when in 1983 she became one of the first structural engineers investigating design solutions after the bombings of the U.S. Embassy and Marine Barracks in Beirut. She was listed as expert witness in the criminal prosecution of Timothy McVeigh after the Oklahoma City bombing. Published author in her field.
Andre N. Jackson, M.A., Washington, D.C.
Specialties:Security Systems Engineering, Anti-Terrorism and Public Safety Research and Analysis
Founder of ISSE LLC. Led and contributed to congressionally-mandated terrorism risk reports that systematically assessed the security of all critical U.S. infrastructure, including pipelines, mass transit, rail, highways, and aviation. Received global recognition in 2008 after submitting an award-winning asset protection research paper to ASIS. Coordinated Department of Justice emergency security response and threat assessments for the U.S. Attorneys Threat Management Program. John Hopkins University alumnus.
David Jacquet, CEH, CEL, CCE, CISP, Portland, ME
Specialties:IT/Network/Computer Security; Penetration Testing, Application Testing, Compliance
CEO of InfoSecurus, Inc. Owner of Certified CSI, LLC. More than 10 years of experience in IT. Formerly, President of Red Cell Security. Published 12 IT books and taught at Bowdoin College, MIT, and the French Naval Academy.
David W. "Woody" Johnson, Jr., M.S., Atlanta, GA
Specialties:Security Planning, Major Event Security, Risk Assessment, Investigative Support, Crisis Management Planning and Support
President, Johnson, Maples & Associates. Former Special Agent in Charge, Atlanta, and 28 years with the FBI. More than 35 years of experience in security and law enforcement. Received Presidential Meritorious Award, 1996. Led federal response planning for the 1996 Olympic Games.
Hamid Kaber, San Jose, Costa Rica
Specialties:Security Master Planning, Large Scale Security Systems Design, & Specification, Vulnerability Assessments.
Independent security consultant with more than 35 years of experience. Past VP of Electronic Control Systems, Latin America, VP ALAS (Latin American Security Association, Central America) and Senior Security Engineer, Systech Group, Inc.
Steve Keller & Associates, B.A., Ormond Beach, FL
Specialties:Museum/Art Security; Historic Sites; Libraries; Cultural Properties
Principal of Steve Keller & Associates, Inc. Steve Keller is the pre-eminent expert in museum, high value collections, and cultural property protection. Clients include the Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, Harvard University, Statue of Liberty and 500 other cultural clients. He provided security for such treasures as the Magna Carta and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Alan Kruglak, M.A., M.S., Germantown, MD
Specialties:Security Systems Integration; Security Technology; Security Business Management.
Principal, Genesis Security Systems LLC, one of the nation’s most successful security integration firms. Former owner of GIC Security systems. Founder and President of National Security Integrators, a national network of security integrators. More than 29 years of experience in managing and growing security businesses. Author of four several highly-successful business books on managing security integration businesses.
John E. Menechino, Jr., B.A.; J.D., Atlanta, GA
Specialties:Construction, Government Contracts and Surety Law
Partner, Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP. Practicing construction, government contracts and surety litigation for over 20 years. An author and lecturer on various aspects of construction law and litigation. Concentrates his practice in complex private, as well as public, construction-related matters, including security design and litigation cases. Mr. Menechino's practice also includes training on various types of dispute avoidance techniques.
Roy B. Mann, M.L.A.; A.S.L.A., Austin, TX
Specialties:Environmental Design, Landscape Security, Landscape Architecture
Founding Principal of The Rivers Studio LLC. Co-author of Safety and Security Handbook for Corps of Engineers Outdoor Recreation Areas (Instruction Report R-82-1). More than 40 years of experience in park and outdoor recreation facility safety and security. Recipient of 30 national and state professional awards
David Morrell, Ph.D., Santa Fe, NM
Specialties:Creative consultant in security, espionage and counter-intelligence, and "thinking outside the box."
New York Times best-selling author of 28 books, including the award-winning First Blood, which introduced the world to Rambo. Co-president of the International Thriller Writers organization. Considered by many to be the father of the modern action novel.
Kevin D. Murray – C.P.P., C.F.E., B.C.F.E., Oldwick, NJ
Specialties:Eavesdropping Detection Audits (Advanced TSCM) and Counterespionage Consulting
Murray's Eavesdropping Detection Audits are part of business and government security programs worldwide. He has a 30-year record of successfully solving business leadership's privacy concerns. Mr. Murray is especially well-known for his technical and procedural innovations, and "The Core Sweep" – quarterly inspections of Boardrooms and executive suites. He has written six textbook specialty chapters on his craft and has a BS degree in Criminal Justice (cum laude). He is also an advisor to the Espionage Research Institute. Services are directly available throughout the Americas, EU and selected other countries. Corporate TSCM program management is available worldwide
Robert L. Oatman, B.A., C.P.P., Towson, MD
Specialties:Executive/VIP Protection; Executive Protection Training
Owner and founder of R. L. Oatman & Associates, founded in 1989, one of the nation’s premier executive protection service and training companies. Clients include top national executives and major corporations. Former Commander of the Baltimore County Police Department Intelligence Division. Retired as Major and Chief of Detectives. Published author on executive protection and terrorism.
Peter E. Ohlhausen, B.A., Annandale, VA
Specialties:Security and criminal justice research; security surveys; technical writing and editing
President of Ohlhausen Research, Inc. Formerly senior editor of Security Management magazine. Revised Protection of Assets Manual. Conducted projects for Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Justice, and many others.
Lynn C. Oliver, B.S., C.P.P., Dulles, VA
Specialties:Security Guard Force Operations and Management; Pay and Staffing; Security Contracting; Security Regulations and Training
Owner and founder of American Security Programs, Inc., a “quality-first” provider of security officer services. Formerly executive with Pinkerton and MVM. Member of Board of Directors of National Association of Security Companies.
Robert Quigley, C.P.P. Alexandria, VA
Specialties:Explosives, Threat Analysis, Special Event Security
Principal at Threat Research, Inc. A 28-year veteran of the FBI provided threat analysis and security planning at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, national political conventions, and major special events. Former Chief of FBI Bomb Data Center, faculty member of FBI National Academy, and Director of Investigations for Appropriations Committee, U.S. Congress.
Tiffany S. Rad, M.A., M.B.A., J.D., Portland, ME
Specialties:Computer Law, Cyber Crimes, Business Management, Intellectual Property Protection.
Attorney at Law. Adjunct Professor for computer law, ethics, and intellectual property in the computer science department, University of Southern Maine. President of ELCnetworks LLC, a high-technology consulting firm that does intellectual property management, product development, and business consulting
Dennis R. Schaffer, D. Ed, Houston, TX
Specialties:Technology Transfer; Quality Management, Training Program Development, Best Practices, Work Process Improvement
Principal at Schaffer & Associates LLC. Formerly, Senior Quality Training Manager, Texaco; Quality Improvement Administrator, Rockwell International. Dr. Schaffer has more than 40 years of experience.
Yoram Shalev, Israel
Specialties:Security Systems Design; Developing Security Concepts; Perimeter/Border Security; Command & Control Integration
Senior consultant and manager, SISC 2000 Ltd. Formerly Senior Consultant with ICTS Global Security. Past projects include Israel’s border terminals and passages; Ben Gurion Airport; Olympic Village, Athens; Marine, Army & Air Force Bases.
William L. Tafoya, Ph.D, New Haven, CT
Specialties:National Security/Information Protection & Security/Cybercrime
Professor, Criminal Justice Department, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences, University of New Haven. Retired Special Agent, FBI. Gained national prominence for his contributions in the infamous Unabomber (UNABOM) neo-Luddite, Theodore Kaczynkski, investigation. First law enforcement officer to make investigative use in 1993 of the Internet & World Wide Web.
Louis A. Tyska, C.P.P., Hollis, NH
Specialties:Transportation; Logistics Security & Investigatins
Past President of ASIS. Independent consultant. Former Vice President of Protective Services for Fidelity Investments, Corporate Director for Global Security, Revlon, Senior Special Agent & Chief Cargo Security Branch, U.S. Customs & Border Protection.
Victor A. Vella, Port Hueneme, CA
Specialties:AntiTerrorism, Security Training Development; Penetration Testing, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
Principal of Antiterrorism Dynamics Consulting. More than 28 years of experience in security and antiterrorism. Chief of Antiterrorism Services Program, U.S. Department of Defense (NAVFAC ESC). Formerly, Director of Law Enforcement/Security, U.S. Naval Facilities, Northern Europe.
Bill Zalud, Bensenville, IL
Specialties:Security Industry Research; Market Studies & Sizing
Bill Zalud is editor of Security Magazine. He covers the broadest sectors of the security industry from chief security officers to security directors/managers, information security managers, facility managers and human resources management. Mr. Zalud has been in the industry since 1972. His work on the Web, in his Blog and within his print magazines cover more than 250,000 professionals a month.
William A. Zinnikas, Martinsville, NJ
Specialties:CBRNE Threat Assessment and Response, Counterterrorism, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Crime Scene Management, Emergency Response Planning, Special Event Security and Management, Training and Exercises
Principal at W. A. Zinnikas, LLC. Retired Supervisory Special Agent, FBI, with more than 32 years of service. Former Squad Supervisor on Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) in New York City and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Coordinator for the FBI’s New York Field Office. Responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing actions to prevent acts of terrorism and for managing the investigation of terrorist incidents, threats, and hoaxes involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosive (CBRNE) materials.