James is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by The American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) and has also achieved the designations of Airport Certified Employee (ACE) – Security and Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) by The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
James has nearly 2 decades of experience in the fields of Security Management, Physical Security, Emergency Management, and Aviation Security. Throughout his career, James has held almost every position in the private security industry, beginning as a Security Officer and up through the ranks to the Executive level. His expertise and knowledge include: risk & vulnerably assessments, threat analysis, risk mitigation, crisis management, business continuity planning, creating and implementing corporate policy, planning and managing the utilization of manpower & physical resources, Human Resources and Compliance. James’ experience has involved high-level security planning and coordination with Local, Federal and State agencies. During his career, he has obtained extensive experience with high risk locations and has intimate knowledge of transportation and heavily populated facilities.
James is also well versed in Aviation Security regulations set forth by the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Customs & Border Protection and the Federal Aviation Administration. His knowledge in these areas include, but are not limited to: Transportation Security Administration Security Regulations 49 CFR 1540, 1542, 1544 (Aircraft Operator Standard Security Program) and 1546 (Foreign Air Carrier Model Security Program).
James is an active member with the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) and in the Security & Law Enforcement communities. James also acts as a liaison with the NYPD, Port Authority Police, Joint Terrorist Task Force, Department of Homeland Security, as well as with other Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.
James holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Management from St. Francis College.