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Leadership

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- Bob

Bob Hayes is the principal architect and founder of the Security Executive Council (SEC). He...
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- Kathleen ("K2")

Kathleen Kotwica, PhD, is EVP and Chief Knowledge Strategist for the Security Executive Council (SEC)...
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Professional Staff

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- Deborah

Deb joined the Security Executive Council at the end of 2021 and has been responsible...
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- Elizabeth

Since 2005, Liz Lancaster-Brisson, M.C.J., has been responsible for planning, processes and project management for...
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- Greg

Greg is the Director of IT and Product Technology for the Security Executive Council (SEC)....
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- Matt

An experienced law enforcement professional with over 11 years’ experience in security, public safety, and...
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- Rob

Director of Finance for the SEC, and experienced business and financial services professional with over...
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Emeritus Faculty

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Tom Bello

Tom Bello is a senior risk management and global security professional with 38 years of...
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George Campbell

Congratulations to George on being awarded the 2020 OSPA Lifetime Achievement Award! Click here for...
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Dean Correia

Former Affiliation: Wal-Mart Canada Corp. Dean has had a career in operations and loss prevention...
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Pam Dost

Pam Dost started her 40-year career at Boeing working on proposals and classified programs. She...
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Francis D’Addario, CFE, CPP

Congratulations to Francis on being awarded the 2022 OSPA Lifetime Achievement Award! Click here for...
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Phil Hopkins

Phil Hopkins retired in 2016 as the Vice President of the global security team at...
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Radford Jones

Rad Jones is an instructor in the School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, where...
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Jerome Miller

Mr. Miller is a military veteran with an extensive law enforcement background. He retired from...
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Gregory R. Niehaus

Gregory Niehaus is associate dean for research and academics at the University of South Carolina's...
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J. David Quilter

J. David Quilter is a Security Executive Council Emeritus Faculty Member and author of FROM...
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Dan Sauvageau, CPP

Dan Sauvageau retired from Fidelity Investments in 2019 as Senior Vice President of Global Security...
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John P. Slattery

John Slattery is a security consultant specializing in intelligence-driven solutions. He provides a wide array...
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Matt Vaughan CFE, CPP

Matt has 30 years of security and risk experience in multiple industries including technology, industrial...
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Subject Matter Expert Faculty

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Amy Ballard

Amy Ballard is a program facilitator for the Security Executive Council (SEC), the collective knowledge...
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Coral Gehring

Coral Gehring has honed her security skills as a 23 year career employee at The...
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Neil R. Johnston Subject Matter Expert, Security Executive Council

Neil Johnston offers experience as former Security Technical Operations Senior Manager of The Boeing Company...
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Patricia Ketchum

Tricia recently retired from a 30-year career at Fidelity Investments, a multinational financial services corporate...
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Bill King

Bill King boasts over 40 years of military and contract security experience. Bill spent 27...
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John Kingsley-Hefty

John Kingsley-Hefty is an experienced security consultant whose leadership, accountability, communication skills, and project management...
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Herbert J. Mattord

Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP is the Director of Undergraduate Education and Outreach in...
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John W. Piper

John W. Piper retired from the US Secret Service in 1991 after having served as...
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Steve Walker

Mr. Walker is a Senior Partner of the Foushée Group Atlanta, Inc. He has more...
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Michael E. Whitman, Ph.D.

Michael E. Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP is the Executive Director of the Institute for Cybersecurity...
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Advisory Board of Visionary Leaders

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Whit Chaiyabhat

Whit Chaiyabhat, CPP, MBCI, CEM, CBCP is the Vice President and Head of Global Security...
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Ted Fahy

In 2020, Ted was appointed Head of Global Security & Resilience for Organon (a small...
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Dave Komendat

Dave Komendat is the vice president and Chief Security Officer (CSO) for The Boeing Company....
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Herbert J. Mattord

Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP is the Director of Undergraduate Education and Outreach in...
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Geoff Shank

Geoff Shank joined Abbott as the Divisional Vice President, Global Security in November of 2016....
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Duaine Styles

Duaine Styles joined Globe Life in March 2015 and serves as their Chief Security Officer....
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Greg Wurm

Greg Wurm is the Vice President, Chief Security Officer at Anthem, Inc., a Fortune 23...
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