As a Marine in 1998 when U.S. embassies were bombed in the East African capitals of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya, Randy Jones decided “right then and there” to go into USMC’s embassy security program.
Global expansion and working outside of American borders keeps Ryan Knisley on his toes. As senior director of security for Walmart, Knisley says that “with the lines being blurred,” risk-planning takes on a new dimension.
Chad Pohle takes a personal approach to security, always striving to “turn negatives into positives,” a challenge he has embraced since his college days when he worked overseeing adults in a group home, as a nightclub bouncer, in executive protection and as a secret shopp
After his five-year stint as a military police officer in the U.S. Army, Randy Johnson wasn’t sure what direction his career would take. His brother, a Target store manager, got him a job as “a regular floor-walking store detective,” he said.
Chris Hinger oversees an asset-protection field team that is responsible for 250 stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The team’s core responsibilities are shrink reduction and store safety, including investigations, training and audits.
Nate Frazier has worked in loss prevention on four continents, soon to be five. While there are cultural differences to be learned and applied to his international work, he said that what he brings home is that “at the end of the day, people just want to protect their bu
Martha Entwistle, editor of Security Systems News, talks to Simon Harris about IHS's acquisition of IMS Research and what the deal means for the research company's coverage of the physical security market.