Experienced, bilingual, Dignitary and Executive Protection Specialist. Over 25 years of combined law enforcement and corporate protection service. Strong background leading and performing high level, sensitive protective assignments and criminal investigations. Adept at working at all threat levels in multiple environments. Understand the rigorous demands of high level corporate executive protectionn, where discretion, preparedness and adaptation to constant change are intricate to an exact and flawless job performance.
Advanced protection training
Advances and event security
Motorcade tactical driving
Top secret clearance
Emergency first aid training
Broad security network
Corporate Executive Protection Specialist June 2013 to CurrentMacAndrews and Forbes Inc. - New York City, NYProvide Executive Protection for the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and his family. Responsible for coordinating all travel security related logistics with the executive staff, aviation unit, law enforcement and other security services. Conduct site advances and event security surveys. Provide threat assessment analysis, investigative support and render solution strategies to mitigate risks.
Executive and Dignitary Protection Consultant July 2008 to CurrentGlobal Operations, La Vista consulting - New York City - Bogotá, Colombia
Served as advisor and consultant to the protection detail of the Colombian Defense Minister. Provided solutions and experienced based support at all levels. Transportation and communication logistics, command and control review, physical security surveys focused on perimeter and entry control systems. Press event coverage, evaluation of protection teams and personnel selection.
Global Patrol Reality Show- Bogotá, Tumaco - Colombia
Provided personal security and logistical support to an American film and production team through out Colombia S.A.. Assembled and served as liaison to a multi law enforcement team engaged in real time enforcement. Developed and coordinated emergency medical and evacuation protocol for all U.S. team.
La Vista Consulting Group- Cuernavaca, México City - México
Served as Director, curriculum developer and lead instructor of a bilingual Executive Protection course. Trained over sixty members of a high profile protection detail in all aspects of protection.
Detective Investigator and Protection Specialist January 2002 to April 2011NYPD, District Attorney's Office, New York County - New York City, NY
Assigned to the Dignitary Protection of The District Attorney of New York County, The Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau. Daily obligations included logistical coordination with the Executive Staff of all local and international travel. Coordinated with staff emergency protocol, interagency liaison, press conference coverage and related needs of his office. Responsible for event advances, site security surveys, threat assessment and intelligence gathering.
Prior to this assignment, I assisted the District Attorney Detective Squad in all aspects of criminal investigations.
Dignitary Protection Specialist, Latin America Liaison February 2001 to December 2001NYPD Intelligence Division - New York City, NY
Assigned as Shift Leader to the Protection detail of the former Mayor of New York City the Honorable Michael Bloomberg. Responsible for the execution of all moves and security needs of the Mayor, while under the most elevated terrorist alert. Served as liaison for the NYPD to Latin America. Responsible for coordinating with the United States Department of State, the United States Secret Service and foreign protective details the visits of heads of state and other dignitaries to New York City.
Detective Investigator and Undercover July 1989 to February 2001NYPD Organized Crime, Colombian FBI Task Force - New York City, NY
Served as Detective investigator with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and HIDTA, on joint long term investigations. As an undercover, infiltrated Colombian cell organizations leading to numerous arrest and successful prosecutions. Received "Top Secret Clearance" and "FBI, Undercover Certification".
Emergency Medical Technician September 1986 to July 1989New York Marriott Marquis - New York City, NYProvided Security and Emergency Medical care and support to all guests, events, executive staff and employees while at the property. Responsible for quick medical assessments and referrals, while maintaining a low profile and secure environment for the guest.
Completed : Law enforcement, Executive ProtectionFederal, State and private. - New York, N. Carolina, Virginia
Advanced Executive Protection Training Course, U.S. Training Center.
Dignitary Protection Course, NYPD.
United Nations Security Training, NYPD / U.S. Secret Service.
Special Weapons training, NYPD / FBI.
Criminal Investigative Course, NYPD.
Interview and Interrogation Technique Course, John E. Read and Associates.
Certified Fraud Examiner Course, District Attorney's Office New York County.
Undercover Certification, FBI.
Emergency First Aid / Trauma training. NYPD/ MacAndrews and Forbes.
CPR and AED certified, NYPD / MacAndrews an Forbes.
Active Shooter training, NYPD.
Licensed New York State Armed Guard.
Federal HR 218, certified to carry a Concealed Weapon in all fifty States.
Emergency Medical Technician Level 1, St. Vincent's Hospital.
Two Semesters : Criminal Justice, 1988John Jay College - New York City, NY, USA
Two Semesters : Criminal justice, 1993Mercy College - Bronx, NY, USA