Resourceful and professional executive manager dedicated to maintaining order and public safety. Expertise in developing and administering department budget, evaluating and motivating personnel, establishing and implementing the goals and objectives for department and overseeing homeland security programs. Vigilant and candid professional with over 25 years of experience providing protection, security and safety to diverse populations of the communities where I served. Possesses superb analytical skills to resolve problems and conduct comprehensive threat and risk assessments to protect the public. Excellent conflict-resolution, interpersonal, qualitative, quantitative and leadership abilities. An effective communicator who is able to build consensus and develop excellent relationships with members of the community. Excels in challenging and highly stressful environments.
Prior associations as of August 21, 2020:
Past Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System (ILEAS) Governing Board – delegate Illinois Terrorism Task Force – Member of Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Committee Fraternal Order of Police FBI Terrorism Liaison Officer Committee Board member Delegate, FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System Illinois Chief's of Police Association Illinois Sheriff's Association Lake County Chiefs of Police Association National Internal Affairs Investigator's Association Illinois Search and Rescue Council – Certified Team Member, Internal Affairs Seminar, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, 2015; Internal Affairs Investigations, Public Agency Training Council, 2003; Department of Homeland Security Sponsored Training – over 600 hours; Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program Training, 2014; Enhanced Level Threat and Risk Assessment, FEMA; Critical Incident/Incident Command Management Training; Department of Homeland Security Critical Incident Management; Certified in the National Incident Management System(ICS 100,200, 300, 400, 700, 800); Department of Homeland Security, Transit Terrorist Tactics, DHS; WMD - Hands on Training- Center for Domestic Preparedness ; FEMA EOC Management and Operations
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