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Jessica Claire
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Summary

SENIOR HOMELAND SECURITY PRACTITIONER INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS / EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT / RISK MITIGATION / TRANSPORTATION SECURITY Senior-level homeland security operations professional with 20+ years’ experience specializing in transportation security; expertise in preventing & deterring terrorist attacks, protecting against & responding to potential threats, and ensuring the safety & security of the global maritime transportation system. Leverages mastery of multiple Homeland Security domains to coordinate risk reduction efforts & protective security initiatives for internationally significant critical infrastructure. Leads & directs multi-functional, integrated teams to develop & implement critical asset & infrastructure protection policies, processes, initiatives, activities, & programs. Organized Section Chief, [Rank], with an exceptional understanding of [Equipment] maintenance and close supervision of personnel. Adept at creating and sticking to schedules and budgets. Successful at [Software] use and creative problem-solving.

Skills
  • Policy/program development
  • Performance improvements
  • Technical expertise
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Policies implementation
  • Schedule management
Experience
12/2016 to Current Commander, Section Chief, Program OF, US COAST GUARD | City, STATE,
  • Leads a diverse team that develops & maintains strategic relationships with senior officials of 32 foreign governments to promote compliance with international maritime security regulations and US Coast Guard (USCG) regulatory requirements
  • Provides highly specialized, technical subject matter expertise in a broad range of interdependent security disciplines for host countries that promotes the free-flow of international commerce
  • Liaison: Oversees and directs the liaison activities for international engagements with senior foreign officials and US embassy staff, ensuring attainment of international security standards, sharing of best practices, and representing the USCG with international stakeholders engaged in transportation security activities
  • Develops USCG positions through coordination & communication on a wide range of highly complex transportation security issues
  • Analysis: Manages the planning & execution of comprehensive analytical reviews of international transportation security issues, coordinates with DHS, Department of State, and the Department of Defense to identify & mitigate asymmetrical security threats and to develop future engagement strategies for vital trading partners
  • Collaboration: Fosters stakeholder networks and cultivates effective relationships to resolve intricate and potentially controversial transportation security issues involving the international community
  • Coordinates with regional entities, such as the Organization of American States, to reduce risk & improve the security capabilities for their member nations
  • Program Management: Plans, formulates, and executes proposed mitigation strategies for countries struggling to comply with international maritime transportation security standards
  • Capacity Building: Provides extensive support, advice, & cooperation to host nation governments to improve the security of the global maritime transportation system through comprehensive training & technical assistance activities.
12/2005 to 12/2016 Port Security Specialist SECURITY, US COAST GUARD | City, STATE,
  • Promoted maritime security infrastructure development & resource protection efforts for an operational area that spans four states (Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan) and encompasses 1,640 miles of shoreline, and 22,300 sq
  • Miles of surface water
  • Recipient of the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service in 2009
  • Managed risk & ensured secure transport for $8B worth of commerce passing through Wisconsin’s commercial ports on an annual basis, with a combined total weight of over 40M tons
  • Developed & designed a total package of simulation exercises & drills focused on enhancing the security of the maritime transportation system, strengthening port readiness, and testing response plans
  • Served as key member of exercise design team for a complex full-scale National Level Exercise
  • Prepared & implemented the unit’s five-year strategic Master Exercise & Training Plan, and advised on development, administration, and management of $30K exercise budget and continuity of operations (COOP) plans
  • Expanded affiliate & influencer relationships through outreach & networking in the maritime security community; efforts yielded a 15% increase in Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) membership
  • Incorporated state-of-the-art risk assessment criteria & methodology to secure port security grant funding, with over $50M in awards received during tenure for state & local stakeholders.
12/2002 to 12/2016 Lieutenant Commander, Senior Reserve Officer US COAST GUARD RESERVE, MARINE SAFETY UNIT CHICAGO | City, STATE,
  • Trained, developed, coached, managed, and mentored varied teams of up to 100+ USCG personnel that provided global anti-terrorism & force protection activities for high-value vessels & national security assets
  • Deployed twice to the Middle East in support of the Global War on Terrorism and awarded two Army Commendation Medals, a Coast Guard Commendation Medal, and a Coast Guard Achievement Medal
  • Applied expertise in counter-terrorism, force protection, and maritime law enforcement to successfully complete complex maritime security missions in the Arabian Gulf within a dynamic threat environment
  • Served as a valued resource liaison between U.S
  • Forces and host nation officials on maritime security operations that eliminated disruptions to the movement & protection of high-value vessels
  • Embedded with US Army as Team Leader for the farthest forward deployed USCG personnel actively engaged in Operation Iraqi Freedom & Operation Enduring Freedom.
Education and Training
Expected in to to MA | CENTER FOR HOMELAND DEFENSE, Security Studies NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL, SECURITY, MONTEREY, CA GPA:
Expected in to to MS | Management FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ORLANDO, FL GPA:
Expected in to to BS | Business Administration UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, ORLANDO, FL GPA:
Expected in to to MA | Security Studies , , GPA:
Expected in to to ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP), FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner | , , GPA:
with world-class government & private sector training; offers demonstrated excellence in: Risk Management Critical Infrastructure Protection Capacity Building & Technical Assistance Crisis Management Threat & Vulnerability Reduction Intelligence Optimization International Relations Senior Official & Stakeholder Engagement
Accomplishments
  • WALT DISNEY WORLD COMPANY, Lake Buena Vista, FL
  • Ecurity Investigator – 6 years Regional Loss Prevention & Investigations Manager – 3 years
  • Ecurity Operations Special Event Security Investigations & Case Management Asset Protection
  • Xecutive & Dignitary Protection Visitor Screening Behavioral Observation & Analysis
  • Uard Force Management Intelligence Collection & Analysis Canine Operations
Certifications
ASIS INTERNATIONAL (2013) – Physical Security Professional (PSP) FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (2009) – Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) ASIS INTERNATIONAL (2005) – Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

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School Attended

  • NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL, SECURITY
  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

Job Titles Held:

  • Commander, Section Chief, Program
  • Port Security Specialist
  • Lieutenant Commander, Senior Reserve Officer

Degrees

  • MA
  • MS
  • BS
  • MA
  • ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP), FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner

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