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 Expert  723705

Expert in Physical Security, Risk Analysis, Threat Assessments, Vulnerability Assessments

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Louisiana (LA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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This expert is a Board certified Physical Security Specialist (PSP) and has served the security industry for over 27 years. He has designed and managed the installation of over 400 security systems in major corporations. He is the author of a widely read industry publication on physical Security systems

Expert routinely performs Risk Assessments for clients throughout the United States and offers services to clients in other countries. He is a physical security systems expert with extensive technical skills and in depth industry knowledge. Services included in the Risk Assessments he provides are Security Policy Goal Setting, Threat Analysis and Vulnerability Studies resulting in complete designs for security systems and an estimate of probable cost.


vulnerability analysis


physical security




security management



This expert has broad experience in many different types of physical security systems. His in depth knowledge includes most every type of electronic security product plus a wide range of techniques in applying these products. His expertise also includes more traditional security mitigation methods such as facility design to improve the efficiency of security systems, perimeter security in unique environments and the application of advanced communications systems in monitoring these systems.

security system


access control system


burglar alarm


electromechanical control system


electromechanical device




video security system


electronic article surveillance


surveillance system


video surveillance

This expert has assessed security requirements in nearly every type of industrial and commercial environment available. He has performed risk assessments for statewide university systems, medical complexes, major corporate offices and high rise office buildings. Expert has assessed and designed systems for oil refineries including the U.S. Department of Energy, the U. S. Postal Service and many other Federal, state and local government clients. He has also performed Risk Assessments to comply with Public Law 110-53 for the transit industry.

bank security


cargo security


casino security


college security


commercial security


construction site security


courthouse security


government security


high school security


hospital security


hotel security


industrial security


mall security


premises security


school security


transit security

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New Orleans, Louisiana;  Baton Rouge, Louisiana;  Kenner, Louisiana;  Gulfport, Mississippi;  and Biloxi, Mississippi.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1981   BS   Business   LSU  
2002   PSP   Physical Security   ASIS International  
      International Assoc of Professional Security Consultants  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to





Sr. Consultant


Chief designer and project manager

1981 to 1998


Card Access Systems





Chief designer and President

1970 to 1981


The Bell System


New Business Development


Technical Services Manager


Managed a group that designed interstate and intrastate data communications networks for Bell System customers.

Career Accomplishments:

ASIS International IAPSC Infragard


PSP Licensed LA contractor

Professional Appointments

Regional Vice President ASIS International

Publications and Patents Summary

Author: Handbook of Security Systems Author: Numerous articles on physical security

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Butterworh Heinemann  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1998 to 2004   State of LA   Sr. Security Consultant   Designed and implemented statewide security network for state medical facilities

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Conducted threat assessments to determine security requirements
  • Conducted vulnerability assessments to determine exposure to threats
  • Prepared system design to mitigate threats
  • Managed bid process to identify and select appropriate vendors
  • Project management to implement and verify specified systems
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Need.
  • Plant security expert for consulting on manufacturing plant security and access control.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has served as an expert witness and can provide skilled forensic examination of physical security circumstances to assess if reasonable care was taken in the protection of people and property. He can provide services to either side of the litigation.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Surveillance expert for consulting on in Security Systems.
  • Video surveillance expert needed for consulting on M/V BRIMSTONE.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
This expert has developed considerable industry knowlege based on his years of experience in Risk Assessments and system design. He is the past chariman of ASIS 29 and the past Regional Vice President for ASIS International. He is a member in good standing of International Association of Professional Security Consultants and the National Infrastructure Protection Program provided by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Infragard.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

This expert is the author of a widely used indsutry publication on physical security systems.

He routinely develops security protocol training for client personnel

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

This expert has extensive experience in vendor selection and maintains a database of key providers for a wide range of security products. He provides a full range of bid management services including identifying potential vendors, soliciting offers, evaluating bids and source selection

Other Skills and Services

This expert has exceptional analytical skills and brings to the project techniques and processes that have been tested and perfected during nearly 30 years of service to the industry. He is able to clearly articulate and document complex security issues in a way that is understandable for non-security managers.


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