Pinnacle Talent

TITLE: Chief Security Officer


CID: 222640

Executive Candidate Profile

A senior leader known for leading state-of-the-art security organizations for multibillion-dollar, multi-site companies. Forge and sustain cross-functional relationships to steer security strategies and operations.

Astute problem solver and innovator who creates and oversees cost-effective programs and processes that lower enterprise risk and protect assets and employees. Lead exceptional teams, including senior staff and contract resources.

Repeatedly tapped for national, high-profile engagements, including membership on the National Sheriff Association’s public/private sector committee and the American Petroleum Institute’s security committee.

Executive-Level Collaboration | Stakeholder Relations | Program Design & Development | Enterprise Risk Management Security Risk & Vulnerability Assessments | Law Enforcement Relations | Workplace Violence Awareness & Prevention Executive & Employee Protection | Access Control | Regulatory Compliance | Insider Threat Avoidance/Mitigation

Recognition / Achievements

  • Earned recognition from Security Magazine as the #4-ranked security program nationally within the energy sector.

  • Reduced risk by 40%+ for a $12.6B Fortune 500 company through enterprise-wide security program development.
  • Introduced best-in-class security operations, leadership practices, and programs for a Fortune 25 company, building a unified, fully integrated security organization across multiple sites.
  • Singlehandedly created the University of Findlay’s U.S. Department of Homeland Security-certified pipeline security training for first responders that earned national recognition as the gold standard.
  • Hand-selected as 1 of 12 charged with developing an industry-wide standard for security risk assessments (SRAs), delivering the universally approved API-780 standard used throughout the petroleum and petrochemical industry.
  • Created programs such as Workplace Violence Prevention, Insider Risk, Security Risk Assessment, and Business Continuity and Response Plans.

Education / Designations

  • Master of Criminal Justice, Homeland Security Administration

  • Bachelor of Arts, Management & Organizational Development
  • Certified Police Officer, State of Ohio

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