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 Expert  725114

Expert in Policy Analysis, Premise Liability, Human Resources, Threat Management, Homeland Security, etc.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

North Carolina (NC)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a litigation expert in cases involving claims of inadequate or negligent security, forensics, premises liability, and selected areas of both workplace safety and human resources.

He's also serving as a consultant to management on employment standards, safety, and security. Expert on workplace violence, NBC-TV News (network). Reviewer, Journal of Interpersonal Violence & Trauma, Violence, and Abuse. Consultant, Department of Homeland Security (first responder issues).

Directed projects funded by the MacArthur Foundation, Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Labor, and several other funders.

Evaluator and Consultant, U.S. Army Criminal Investigative Division.

Consultant in security assessments, planning, and evaluation, selected human resource practices (e.g., hiring, training), and forensics. Decorated by the U.S. Marine Corps for valor. Winner, national awards for leadership and excellence.

He is the author of peer-reviewed articles on security, special event security, workplace violence, hiring, training, and supervision.


A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction Program


business ethics


casualty insurance


computer system disaster recovery planning


disaster control


disaster planning


emergency management


disaster prevention


employee protection


employee right-to-know law




failure analysis




human error rate


human factors


human resources




insurance claim


legal ethics


maintenance safety


occupational safety


Occupational Safety and Health Administration


office environment


office ergonomics


police power




risk management


safety analysis


workplace safety and security


premises liability


homeland security




workplace violence


excess and surplus insurance


employment discrimination



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Charlotte, North Carolina;  Raleigh, North Carolina;  Greensboro, North Carolina;  Durham, North Carolina;  Winston Salem, North Carolina;  Fayetteville, North Carolina;  Cary, North Carolina;  High Point, North Carolina;  Gastonia, North Carolina;  and Concord, North Carolina.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1975   MPA   Management   Syracuse  
1975   MA   Policy Analysis   University of Pennsylvania  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1984 to 2008


Independent Consultant




Provide consulting services to employers, government agencies, and to attorneys

1981 to 1984




Executive Director


Established Institute as a major think-tank on occupational safety and security. Proposed and managed grants from Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Labor, MacArthur Foundation, Joyce Foundation, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and other funders. Recipient of four national awards from engineering, industrial hygiene, and public advocacy communities. Trainer, law enforcement (domestic and workplace violence; threat management). Numerous experiences as a public speaker, author, and contributor to working groups (e.g., government agencies, professional and trade associations).

1980 to 1981






Conducted a range of consulting services for clients that included Abbot Laboratories, Mitsui, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, The Joyce Foundation, First National Bank, City of Chicago, Council of State Governments (among others). Developed strategies for U.S. and Japanese corporations that have developed into business lines with revenues in excess of $50 million annually.

1977 to 1981




Staff Director


Supported policy development and lobbying on behalf of nation's governors influencing policies of the White House, Federal agencies, and opinion leaders to advance state interests. Periodically provided mediator services to governors to resolve conflict and to develop consensus on difficult issues.

1976 to 1978




Executive Assistant, Legislative Assistant


Advised Senators on legislative issues and appropriation matters, and related public policy concerns. Prepared public communications with media, key constituent groups, and executive branch agencies. Managed other Senate staff members working on policy analysis. Managed and participated in Congressional investigations. Served as Senate advisor on international negotiations.

1976 to 1977




Congressional Auditor (Investigator)


Participated in several Congressional Investigations that contributed to new initiatives, reform of existing policies and procedures, or critical fact-finding to benefit legislative policy makers. Recipient of meritorious service award.

Career Accomplishments:

International Association of Professional Security Consultants. Member, Institute of Management Consultants. Society for Human Resource Management. American Society for Training and Development. Society of Industry Leaders (Vista Research). The Military Order of the Purple Heart. American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership and Academics). Sigma Tau Delta (English).


William Steiger Award (Presented by the American Conference of Industrial Hygienists for leadership on job safety issues). Distinguished Service Award (Presented by Engineering News-Record, for balanced criticism of safety in the construction industry). Expert A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage (Presented for leadership and advocacy on job safety issues). Certification of Appreciation, Surgeon General, United States Public Health Service. Certificate of Merit, Comptroller General of the United States. E. Burton Mercier Alumni Service Award, Illinois State University.

Publications and Patents Summary

Several books and articles in the field

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Certified Cargo Security Professional Resource Guide Book  
 - New Zealand Security  
 - For the Defense  
 - National Council on Compensation Insurance Digest  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has worked with a wide variety of entities as a management consultant.
  • Produced security, safety and human resources training used by more than 400 businesses and government agencies worldwide.
  • Strategic planning and training consultant to state, Federal and local government.
  • Consultant, Department of Homeland Security for evaluating first responder grants (e.g., police, fire).
  • Consultant in security assessments, planning, and evaluation, selected human resource practices (e.g., hiring, training), and forensics.
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 advised attorneys or appeared as an expert witness in more than 100 lawsuits in 32 states involving security, human resources, forensics, employment discrimination, and safety matters.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in safety of parking lot on rural business premises.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:

Led supervisory and management seminars


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