Director of Security, Investigations and Compliance at Avis Budget Group. Responsible for leading the team of Security Managers and Analysts in ensuring the security and protection of 32000 employees, brands and assets. Retired Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation with over twenty years of experience conducting high level sophisticated public corruption investigations, major white collar crime investigations, Human Intelligence (HUMINT) trained. FBI representative to the Meadowlands Sports Complex encompassing MetLife Stadium, the Sports Arena, New Meadowlands Race Track and the American Dream Entertainment complex. FBI liaison to the NFL,Giants and Jets sports franchises, concert events and international soccer matches for ten years. FBI military liaison to Picatinny Arsenal for sixteen years conducting criminal investigations into Public Corruption/Fraud against the Government, while providing threat and vulnerability assessments to the installations Commanding General, Senior Executive Service, Garrison Commander and Picatinny Police. FBI Airport Liaison Agent (ALA) for Teterboro Airport and Morris County Airport under the Civilian Airport Security Program (CASP), for ten years providing threat assessment to airport management and law enforcement partners. Maintain Top Secret/SCI, Q clearance with polygraph.
Director of Corporate Security, Investigations and Compliance for the Americas.
Managed and coordinated diverse internal and external investigations for the security teams in locations throughout South and North America.
Managed the overall company security strategy and assisted the senior leadership team in coordinating the company's response to "high-profile" matters posing significant risk to the Company.
Directly responsible for creating and managing strategic and operational security and compliance project and programs, projects and staff overseeing key functional areas.
Served as the department's focal point for fraud related incident response, planning, prevention, mitigation and execution to mitigate losses and drive profit scenarios. Directly lead and managed aspects of the development and continuous monitoring of the Company's risk based and automated anti-fraud detection program.
Created, directed and managed the implementation of security and anti-fraud projects, policies and procedures. Researched, planned and deployed state-of-the-art technology solutions and innovative security management techniques.
Worked with Internal Audit in assessing, developing and responding to critical and emerging fraud risks and implementation of internal controls to reduce loss exposure.
Responsible for planning, coordinating, measuring and reporting on security, anti-fraud and compliance related functions and initiatives to senior leaders on a routine bases.
Developed, implemented and managed a risk-based anti-corruption compliance program in partnership with internal teams.
Directed investigative due diligence screening compliance program for third party relationships which include but were not limited to; vendors, agents representative and joint venture partners with internal teams.
Continuously evaluated internal control structures to help identify weaknesses and associated risks to employee exposure to fraud, corruption, bribery or kickbacks.
Supervised Garret Mountain Resident Agency (GMRA), public corruption/white collar squad, there after maintained Relief Supervisor status. Managed fourteen special agents and three support personnel. Interacted on a daily basis with corporate legal representatives, the United States Attorney's Office and Federal, State, County, and Local law enforcement executives. Managed the FBI investigative teams at the Meadowlands Sports Complex during all events for the last ten years. Managed all FBI investigative matters at Teterboro, Morristown Airports and Picatinny Arsenal Military installation during the aforementioned period. Conducted HUMINT operations against high valued objectives which the U.S. Government Intelligence Community was a party too. Generated case activity for substantive investigative squads based on National and New Jersey Federal law enforcement priorities. Counselor and Instructor at the FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia.
Manager casting operations, evaluated, assessed, hired and trained employees in efficient steel making and melt shop operations. Responsible for the safety of thirty employees, maintenance of operation, quality of the product, and training of employees. Accountable for the timely construction of the melt shop, and casting facility during the construction phase of the TRICO project.
Managed and directed one hundred fifty six union employees, managers and supervisors in the Continuous Casting Division at USX Corporation, Fairfield Works. Managed the consumables, equipment, and maintenance budget for the casting facility.
FBI HAZMAT Team, trained at Sandia National Labs, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Pantex Plant, Savannah River National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory on sensitive nuclear material. Advanced training in interview and interrogation, FBI firearms instructor, Crisis Management trained.
United States Patent holder
Recipient of numerous FBI awards and commendations
Team Leader Critical Incident Response Team
FBI HAZMAT Team Leader.
Airport Liaison Agent
Member Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
Member Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents Association
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