Over 30 years experience as a security professional. I have served in a diverse array of environments, including military, Fortune 500 high-technology, homeland security, and most recently, as the director of security for a major hospital network.
I have taught graduate-level security management as an adjunct faculty member of Webster University. I served 20 years in the United States Air Force in a number of capacities, including security, intelligence, and air operations. I have also served as a logistics advisor to two foreign governments (Canada and the Republic of Singapore)
Internationally published, my work has appeared in a wide-array of trade and professional periodicals, including Security Management, Police, and Airpower Journal.
Education includes a BA (summa cum laude) in Criminal Justice from Rowan University and a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from Troy State University.
I am board certified in security management and hold the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) credential under the auspices of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS, International)
Additionally, I maintain the credential of Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) under the auspices of the International Foundation for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS).
Finally, I am the author of Udemy's free course, How to Succeed in your Security Career, which is currently nearing 1,500 global students.