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Security Consultant

Maryville, Tennessee, United States
September 14, 2018

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Cell: 865-***-****


Experienced in the assessment of security postures at regulated chemical facilities and their adherence to Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS). Accomplished in the evaluation of perimeter security technology types and in developing scenario-based tests within operational airport settings. Experienced in power sector and airport security operational control (SOC) centers with working knowledge in a test bed control center environment.

Understands security information and event management systems with extensive experience in tracking performance measures. Microsoft Office proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Working knowledge of Microsoft Access, Visio, and Project. Holds a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Suitability security clearance and a FEMA DHS Contractor badge and security clearance.


ABS Consulting, Knoxville, Tennessee 2013 – 2018

Security Consultant

Provided consulting expertise in the assessment of regulated chemical facilities security posture and their adherence to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS). The CFATS regulation evaluated each facility’s Site Security Plan’s (SSP) ability to Deter, Detect, Delay, and Respond to potential intruders seeking to access the Chemical of Interest (COI).

-Performed reviews of Site Security Plans (SSP), ensuring compliance to the CFATS regulations

-Experienced in the assessment of Electric Company’s corporate buildings, substations, and control centers, submitting final reports on their physical adherence to FEMA 426 standards

-Co-authored the Critical Infrastructure Protection Best Practices document for the Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD) and the Programs Directorate (NPPD’s) Office of Infrastructure Protection, specifically sections on Physical Security and Perimeter Security

-Led team in appraisal of projected costs found in the planned measures section of over 1,800 CFATS facilities SSP’s

-Responsible for disseminating new ISCD (Infrastructure Security Compliance Division) directives through Web Based training tools and ensured adherence by the team by performing QA reviews of all submitted reviews

National Safe Skies Alliance, Alcoa, Tennessee 2008-2013

Lead Test Engineer

Oversaw security technology evaluations at the McGhee Tyson (TYS) / National Safe Skies perimeter control center test bed facility and at actual airport locations throughout North America. These evaluations provided Airport Security Coordinators (ASC) interested in purchasing such a system with a final report detailing actual system performance.

-Responsible for identifying security technology devices, capable of being deployed remotely, that improve the situational awareness around airport perimeters

-Oversaw the installation of each technology to insure vendor requirements were met

-The test bed utilized a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), to centrally locate alarms at a control center system enabling the evaluation of multiple technologies types

-Developed the Test Plans for perimeter devices using scenario-based evaluations to appraise the effectiveness of each security system

Oversaw the actual tests being ran and to address any potential issues that may arise

-Both attended (scenario-based) and unattended alarms were gathered and placed in to the Final Test report

National Safe Skies Alliance, Alcoa, Tennessee 2006- 2008

Data Acquisition Specialist

Oversaw and coordinated activities at the McGhee Tyson (TYS) airport perimeter test bed control center and conducted actual scenario-based tests under the direction of the Lead Test Engineer.

-Accumulated and Verified the attended and unattended test scenario results

-Worked with the Lead Test Engineer to insure the defined testing protocols within the Test Plan were understood and adhered too

-Maintained test facilities Computer Systems, Programmable Logic Controller, Weather and Sound Stations and archived all data relevant to testing and report generation

-Reported all irregularities to the Lead Test Engineer and worked with them to correct all discrepancies

MINDSET Security Group, Maryville, Tennessee 2004-2005

Technical Support Administrator

Provided Technical Support to Physical Security Workshops while networking with Federal, State, and local security, law enforcement, and Homeland Security professionals.

-Developed a physical security vulnerability assessment and strategy tool that conforms to U.S. Department of Homeland Security recommendations (FEMA-426)

Levi Strauss & Company, Knoxville, Tennessee 2001-2004

Off-Shore CAM Production Process Leader

-Developed and implemented off-shore tracking systems to analyze contractor performance in material utilization and fabric usage

-Developed and implemented one marker one contract production concept to all contractor sites, producing for LS&CO that reduced lead-time/production flow and cut costs


-Certification, American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) CPP, Anticipated completion date 12/2018

-Received Terrorist Threat and Mitigation Training (Chameleon Group, Inc.)

-Physical Security for Facilities Training Certificate (Homeland Defense Journal)

-Designing Physical Protection Systems Certificate (CH2M Hill Inc.)


-Member, American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS)


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-Tom McCoig,, 865-***-****

-Eric Gutridge,, 865-***-****

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