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BILL EDWARDS

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Bill Edwards

CPP, PSP, PCI, CPD | CEO and Owner

Bill is a well-respected Business Executive and Operations Strategist offering over 35 years of experience in operational/technical security, strategic planning, project management, intelligence program oversight, homeland security and defense, and organizational development.  Bill is one of 265 people globally who have earned the ASIS “Triple Crown” certification standard for security and safety professionals. 

Bill was a Principal in Protective Design and Security for Thornton Tomasetti; a globally recognized structural engineering firm. As an organizational leader, he has been instrumental in expanding the organization’s global footprint by providing strategic direction in the startup of a new security consultancy division focused on providing comprehensive security-driven risk mitigation approaches and business continuity solutions.  

Before this, Bill served as the Director of Intelligence for the Special Operations Command North where he oversaw the successful unification of interagency communications in support of homeland defense. He additionally earned recognition for transforming a struggling $400M DoD technical intelligence program as the Capability Director for the US Army’s Intelligence Center, and served as a Commander in the U.S. Army, overseeing strategic military and intelligence operations in theatres across the globe.

 

From 2009 to 2011, Bill served as a Commander and Director of Operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. In this highly complex leadership role, he oversaw a U.S. Army Battalion of 800, a $50MM operating and contract budget, and numerous governances, economic development, and security readiness programs. He additionally managed 2 major US. Base facilities, as well as numerous outposts, located throughout a geographic region comparable in size to the State of Kentucky. Lastly, he led the Brigade’s Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) network defeat operations. 

Bill is a published author of, Inside Abu Ghraib:  Memoirs of Two U.S. Military Intelligence Officers, and an editorial writer for Forbes, ASIS International, Security Industry Association (SIA), and Security Magazine. He is routinely invited to speak at nationally attended security industry symposiums. He holds two Master’s Degrees in National Security and Public Administration and most recently attended Harvard’s Executive Negotiations and Duke University’s Executive Leadership programs. 

Based on his strengths as a contextual leader, Bill has proven his ability to serve as an agent of change by identifying and resolving enterprise-level issues, creating identity, and harnessing the "power of the team". He has extensive experience in high-profile security projects in a myriad of markets.

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