Research indicates that there is a significant gap between people who need minimal security measures and those who require full time executive protection. This gap includes high net worth individuals, top Fortune 500 executives and some celebrities. Typically, these individuals are extremely focused on the growth of their company or public careers and misguidedly believe they and their families are not at risk of physical, identity or informational damage. Statistics show, however, they in fact do have risk which should not be ignored.
In October of 2009, Rio de Janeiro was chosen to be the host of the 2016 Olympics, and preparations for the massive sporting event began in the South American country. Some Brazilians question whether the city is ready for the strain of such large events and claim the money pouring in is poorly administered. However, given the number of people coming into Rio, a plan to ensure the safety and security of the visitors must also be a part of the preparation.
AT-RISK, LLC has announced the addition of Shawn Groat to its Leadership Team as Director of Operations. Among other duties, Mr. Groat will manage day-to-day operations specific to protection and investigative matters, and provide management oversight of operational staff.
Few things can present a greater challenge than conducting the potentially hostile termination. Employers must be concerned about the likelihood of violence resulting from removing the one stabilizing factor that may keep this employee in check.
AT-RISK, LLC has announced the appointment of Kevin White as its Associate Director of Training and full-time member of the AT-RISK management team.