October 26-27, 2021Online

27th Annual

Bank Security Conference

Laser-focused on bank security for 27 years.

The 27th Annual Bank Security Conference

We will LIVE STREAM the full, 2-day event directly to YOU!



Jim Beveridge
OUR OBJECTIVES ARE...
  •    To help you meet the security function's mission.
  •    To reduce the opportunity for losses through internal and external theft or fraud.
  •    To protect all persons who are lawfully on the premises.
  •    To assist in the identification, apprehension and the prosecution of offenders.
  •    To recover missing, stolen or lost funds and property.
  •    To provide you with solid contacts in bank security to make you a better security agent.


A message from Jim Beveridge

Faced with the global pandemic that resulted in shutdowns, travel restrictions, and social distancing mandates, the past year was a challenging one for us all! We were forced to pivot from our traditional annual in-person and remote Bank Security Conference to a remote only program in 2020. While the country has come a long way in fighting COVID-19 and many areas are opening up, the 27th Annual Bank Security Conference, scheduled for Tuesday, October 26, and Wednesday, October 27, 2021, will be remote only again this year to alleviate any concerns or challenges we know many of you are still facing.

All of us at Bankers' Hotline are excited to bring another comprehensive training program to you and your staff at the convenience (and safety) of your location. We have assembled an outstanding team of professional speakers who are recognized leaders in their respective fields and an agenda packed with timely topics to help you develop, implement, and deliver a premier security program for your organization. As always, we have reviewed prior attendee evaluations for insight into the challenges you face today and what areas of focus are needed most for security, investigative, operations, and compliance professionals in the financial services industry.

In today's ever-evolving financial landscape, it is more critical than ever to ensure that you and your staff meet annual training requirements, that you are prepared for those difficult annual Board report questions, and that your bank's overall security program addresses today's wide range of physical and virtual risks. We will help you achieve those goals with a variety of informative presentations including safe deposit horror stories, embezzlement, check fraud and emerging trends, kidnapping prevention and survival, interviewing techniques to uncover deception and reveal when a suspect is lying, how to use Open Source Intelligence when conducting financial fraud investigations, FinCEN's financial crime overview and latest trends, and more!

As we have done in the past, all of the two-day sessions will be available for 90 days so that you can review the content when (and where) it is most convenient. This archive option provides the opportunity to receive this critical training regardless of ever-changing, busy schedules. You get all this (including a certificate of attendance) for one low price! Security training is essential, and we are here to help.

And there's more. Register before the early bird deadline and you can add a second registered attendee at no additional cost!

We look forward to meeting you virtually in October!

Jim Beveridge,
Editor, Bankers' Hotline Newsletter
Director, Bank Security Conference

Register today!

IN ADDITION TO YOUR LUGGAGE, YOU'LL TAKE HOME WITH YOU...
  •    A list of internal reports you should review to identify potential employee fraud
  •    Samples and best practices to develop policies and procedures for employees to report suspected instances of internal fraud
  •    A review of crime statistics which will include a look at those targeting elderly Americans
  •    A more detailed dive into the top 5 fraud schemes reported to the FBI
  •    New processes, policies and procedures affecting the branch environment
  •    Ten questions you will always be asked in any safe deposit lawsuit
  •    What to do if a wrong safe deposit box is drilled, and contents are remitted as unclaimed property
  •    How to defeat restraints to include rope, duct tape, and handcuffs.
  •    The importance of the "4 C's of Travel Safety"
  •    The ability to recognize voice patterns that can let you know if a person is deceptive in a dialogue
  •    The basic methodology for tracing cryptocurrency transactions
  •    The biggest risks in cryptocurrency transactions
  •    Basics on how to protect your identity online while searching and maneuver covertly
  •    How to search for unexpected items such as confidential and financial information
  •    How to prioritize your risk during a crisis
  •    Key parts of a critical incident management plan


DETAILS
DATES & TIMES

2-Day Workshop: October 26-27, 2021
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Eastern)
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Central)
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Mountain)
7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Pacific)

LOCATION
Remote Video Streaming to your location.

COST

2-Day Workshop: $1295 (Remote Streaming)
We have reduced the price to the early bird rate from past years for all registering attendees.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (through 10/5/2021)
  •    Add (1) one additional user (who will also receive a certificate) at no additional charge. That's two (2) registered attendees for the price of one (1)!
  •    Archive access extended to 90 days
  •    Each registered attendee can stream to a different location (conference room or desktop) for convenience and social distancing.

TO REGISTER

Online:  2021 Bank Security Conference Registration
Phone: 800.660.0080
Mail: PO Box 1632, Doylestown, PA 18901
Email: bsc@bankersonline.com
Downloadable Registration Form (Print or fill electronically in Acrobat)

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Dawn Kincaid
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Eastern)
Embezzlement, Check Fraud & Emerging Trends

Earlier this year the Federal Trade Commission issued their latest fraud data, and it may surprise you that in the age of digital payments and electronic transactions fake check scams and check fraud remain in the "Top 10 Fraud Categories" and cases continue to rise. Check fraud can take many forms. Would you recognize an instance when it's presented at your institution? How can you educate your accountholders to help them avoid falling victim to these schemes? What is the process for reporting these scams?

Instances of fraud can be even more difficult to detect when they are occurring right under our noses. More and more regulatory enforcement actions and civil money penalties involve embezzlement by anyone from the frontline, to the loan department to the executive office. In fact, according to an FBI report, 60% of employees would steal if they knew they wouldn't get caught. Reassuring, right? In this session, we will also review the red flags which may indicate an instance of embezzlement at your institution. We will review specific, real-life scenarios and how you can protect your institution.

Some of the topics covered:

    Review of Current Fraud and Scams
    A thorough review of red flags for common types of fraud and scams facing your institution and its accountholders.

    Identify Red Flags for Embezzlement
    An overview of real-life and sample scenarios that could threaten your institution.

    Risk Management Practices
    A thorough discussion of risk management practices and controls over your risk management program.

    Effective Internal Monitoring of Employee Accounts
    A list of internal reports you should review to identify potential employee fraud.

    Understand the Reporting Process
    A review of reporting requirements to meet the requirements and guidance of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), FTC and other federal and state agencies.

    Implement Procedures for Employee Reporting
    Samples and best practices to develop policies and procedures for employees to report suspected instances of internal fraud, including the importance of various departments working together to identify and resolve cases of potential embezzlement.

    Dawn Kincaid
Dave McGuinn

Recent safe deposit vault burglaries, DEA & FBI search warrant raids, nationwide protester/rioter robberies, poor vault security, sloppy recordkeeping and many other nationwide horror stories have significantly impacted our safe deposit industry. Following these tragic events, financial institutions have unfortunately been confronted with many very difficult challenges, decisions, significant lawsuits and damaging newspaper and TV coverage.

Did you inherit the safe deposit area and then start wondering what liability might exist? Historically, this responsibility has been routinely passed from one security office to another with very little training or attention given to existing procedures or documentation. Unfortunately, only after a burglary, disaster or lawsuit occurs does management turn its attention to this area.

Whether you have 50 boxes or 5,000, this presentation provides a realistic and well-organized method of reviewing and auditing your procedures before a burglary or catastrophe occurs. Your speaker knows firsthand what to look for, from the most common errors to the not so common, but potentially costly mistakes. This presentation will help you review your own internal procedures.

Dave McGuinn
Greg Shaffer

The best thing you can do to prevent yourself from being a victim of kidnapping is to develop and use good "Situational Awareness". Other Talking Points will be: Recognizing "Pre-Incident Indicators to Violence"; understanding why we "rationalize our fears away"; developing a "Survival Mindset" and unleashing the "tool of violence" to either fend off your attackers, or escape their captivity. You will learn when is it time to "fight" and when is it time to "placate". You will be shown how to defeat restraints to include rope, duct tape, and handcuffs. You will understand the importance of the "4 C's of Travel Safety" - Cash, Contact List, Comms Plan, Credentials; and you will learn how to recognize & use improvised weapons. We will also discuss KFR (Kidnap for Ransom) insurance and how important it is to plan and rehearse what your employer and family will do in the event of your kidnapping.

Greg Shaffer
Glenn Foster

Glenn Foster, the originator and developer of The Kinesic Interview Technique will provide a brief discussion of the deceptive voice patterns that can let you know if a person is deceptive in a dialogue. The normal person's verbal pattern changes if they are withholding information and this quick discussion will provide a fast way of determining whether someone is lying.

Glen Foster
Mac Tristan

You finally boarded your flight, stowed away your luggage, and are getting comfortable for the journey to your destination. But before you take off, the flight crew goes over the safety protocols. If you look around, you will notice that 90% of the passengers are paying no attention. We've all heard it before, one thousand times and can recite them in our sleep. But are we really paying attention? The announcements proceed:

"In the event of a drop in cabin air pressure, an oxygen mask will automatically drop in front of you. Place it firmly over your mouth and nose, secure the elastic band behind your head and breathe normally. If you are traveling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your mask on first, then assist the other person."

"Secure your mask on first" — You can't help the person next to you if you've passed out on their lap because of a lack of oxygen!

You can't help anyone until you're the best "You" you can be. You cannot help your organizations, nor your families until you focus on yourself first. Choose to work on yourself, first. Choose to become the best version of yourself. It all starts with you.

This talk will focus on the importance of working on our best selves first. It will cover four areas of our lives where we can all improve on in order to become the best version of ourselves. We will also discuss living our lives in our circle of influence rather than focusing on things we cannot control.

This class will cover:
– What does it mean to become the "best version of ourselves"?
– How do we fool ourselves into thinking that we are good enough as we currently are?
– Why are we letting 4 little words have a negative impact in our lives: "I don't have time".
– We will discuss four areas in our lives where we can focus on in order to become our best selves.
– We should not settle for being a second-rate version of someone else, nor a second-rate version of ourselves.

This session and topic are important because you are important. And people are counting on You!

Mac Tristan
Tim Bell
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Eastern)
FBI-FinCEN: Financial Crimes Overview & Latest Trends

While we focused on protecting our families and businesses during from the COVID-19 pandemic, criminals were exploiting our dependence on technology to go on a virtual crime spree. In addition to traditional internet based crimes, fraudsters targeted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), including provisions aimed at helping small businesses. As the pandemic and our response evolved, so did the variety of crimes surrounding the pandemic targeting both businesses and individuals.

Some of the topics covered in this session will include:
– A review of crime statistics which will include a look at those targeting elderly Americans
– A more detailed dive into the top 5 fraud schemes reported to the FBI
– Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) data statistics and the FBI's use of that data
– The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 and it's impact on law enforcement.

Tim Bell
Kevin MullinsPhil DeLuca

The business landscape has changed over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, and banks needed to alter their practices on the fly to keep operations intact. Now that branches are reopening, what has this global emergency event taught us about being ready for evolving operational and security challenges? How can banks leverage technology and systems they already have to realize even greater returns? How can technology continue to drive modernization in both staffing and procedural efficiency? What's the best way to address points of vulnerability that were made apparent during and after the pandemic? And as the world returns to normal, what does the future hold for the branch environment?

You'll learn:
– What are the main factors driving branch evolution/transformation?
– The safety of staff and customers is always paramount and, with growing concerns about potential emergency situations, where do branches start to address this?
– With increased scrutiny on efficiency and lower staff counts, is it finally time to seriously consider and implement a sole control environment? Can it be done safely?
– What new processes, policies and procedures are most affecting the branch environment? How can banks best cope with these changes and stay ahead of the curve?
– Safety isn't just the responsibility of the security department...what is the multi-departmental impact of the growing focus on safety and the challenges of securing branches?

Kevin Mullins
James Wood

This session will cover the fundamentals of cryptocurrency transactions and related investigation strategies, resources, and technologies. Attendees will gain a basic understanding of cryptocurrencies, transaction elements, mining, wallets, blockchain transaction tracing, exchanges, KYC standards, and transactional risk awareness.

– How do you trace cryptocurrency transactions on the Blockchain?
– What investigative tools are available?
– How can you differentiate between wallets, exchanges, and miner reward proceeds on a blockchain?
– What's the basic methodology for tracing cryptocurrency transactions?
– What are the biggest risks in cryptocurrency transactions?

James Wood
Sandra Stibbards

Exploring beyond the boundaries and developing unexpected information in places you did not know exist using techniques to simplify and direct your results is just the beginning of what this training will do for you. Open source intelligence is more than just an ability to use the Internet. Special databases and offline sources are among the many rich veins of information that go unknown and untapped by the financial industry, intelligence analysts, business researchers, law enforcement, investigators, security personnel, EP teams, legal professionals, and financial researchers. You will learn various essential investigative skills:

– The Thought Process that will change the way you obtain information and open your mind!
– Basics on How to Protect your Identity while searching and maneuver covertly!
– Direct your Searches to obtain results quickly for Best Due Diligence!
– Find unexpected items such as Confidential and Financial Information!
– Use Social Networks and Media as an Investigative Tool!
– Learn to KYC (Know Your Customer) and KYCC (Know Your Customer's Customer)!

Sandra Stibbards
D. Glenn Foster

If a person is not being straightforward, they will have a mindset that goes three different ways and we will show you how to counteract this way of being deceptive. The three faces is one of the most accurate ways of matching and manipulating a deceptive person.

D. Glenn Foster
Art Fierro

In recent years we have learned that civil unrest can erupt without warning. Large demonstrations and gatherings can quickly turn violent resulting in personal injury to people and property damage to businesses.

Preparing for civil unrest is very similar to preparing for any natural or other manmade adverse event. How well we prepare for an adverse critical event and how rapidly and effectively we respond when an emergency, incident or crisis occurs are critical. Our actions (or inactions) can make the difference between keeping our people, assets and reputation secure, or not.

Benefits/Takeaways:
– Understanding the rhythm of managing a critical incident
– Examples of - Prepare, Deter, Detect, Respond, Recover for civil unrest
– How to prioritize your risk
– Key parts of a Critical Incident Management Plan
– What part does intelligence play in civil unrest?
– How social media plays a role in civil unrest
– What is, and what value, is a common operating picture?
– What technologies provide value in a preparedness and response plan?
– The importance of managing the balancing act between business continuity, risk management and crisis management

Art Fierro

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TESTIMONIALS

what people say

I attended the Security Officers Workshop in 2016 - which as always was Excellent!!!
Kathy D. Hutchinson VP/ Compliance Specialist & Security/BSA Officer, The Juniata Valley Bank
As always, a great conference full of relevant material and great speakers.
Julie Boyd Community Trust Bank
This year's conference was one of the best I have attended...There wasn't one session where I didn't learn something of value.
Christine Martin
I found this year's presenters simply awesome. Thank you for making this all possible. When I retire this year, I will be taking with me the memories of so many wonderful people that I have met over the many years and the knowledge that was gained by attending BOL's annual training.
Doug Young Champlain National Bank
Phenomenal conference...in 26 years of attending conferences all around the country, this one beats them all.
Robert Michels VP Security Officers, The First National Bank of Dennison
Having access to a live remote is perfect for those of us that are unable to attend in person. It is as if you are right in the room.
Kathie Pryor AVP Bank Operations/Security Officer, Community Bank Delaware
We participated via online, and thought it was a great way to learn so much without having to travel. We appreciate the content and the presentation delivery. It was well worth our investment and we will recommend your conferences for this very reason.
Deanna Voyles Senior Manager, Deposit & Security Operations, INTRUST Bank, Wichita, KS
Truly a great security program. Consistent high quality, and different subjects each year. You help keep me up-to-date. Keep up the good work!
Richard D. Miller Sr. VP, Cashier, Security Officer, Imperial Bank, Inglewood, CA
Best workshop ever!
Michele Beck Security Officer, Harleysville Savings Bank, Harleysville, PA

Speakers

Meet our professionals



Jim Beveridge

JIM BEVERIDGE

Vice President
Allied Universal Security Systems and Services

Jim Beveridge is a Vice President with Allied Universal Security Systems and Services. Prior to his current assignment, Jim had a very successful career in bank security, serving as the Senior Vice President in charge of Security at J.P. Morgan Chase (2004-2006), and Chief Security Officer for Bank One in Chicago (1996-2004). Following his bank security career, Jim owned and managed several very successful businesses in the Dallas/Fort Worth TX area. Most recently, Jim has served as Editor of Bankers' Hotline, a monthly publication for security and operations personnel serving the financial services industry. Jim holds a Master's degree from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA, and a BA from Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA. A recognized expert in Bank Security, Jim has lectured nationwide, and he has been published in numerous trade journals throughout his career.

Tim Bell

Tim Bell

Supervisory Special Agent
FBI/FinCEN

Supervisory Special Agent Timothy Bell is assigned to the Money Laundering, Forfeiture and Bank Fraud Unit at FBIHQ where he is detailed as the Liaison Officer to the Department of Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). As the FBI's subject matter expert on Bank Secrecy Act regulations and anti-money laundering best practices, he is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a Certified Global Sanctions Specialist, and a Certified Fraud Examiner. In nearly 22 years with the Bureau, SSA Bell has worked a variety of criminal violations and managed diverse programs. For several years he led the National Joint Terrorism Task Force. Prior to that was a program manager responsible for development and deployment of the FBI's case management system. SSA Bell began his career assigned to the New York Field Office, where he specialized in long term undercover operations that focused on securities fraud, money laundering and foreign currency exchange fraud.

Mike Donahe

Mike Donahe

Contractor, Security Risk Management
Kroll

Michael Donahe is a contractor with Kroll in its Security Risk Management (SRM) practice, based in Reno, Nevada, and the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Vetizens, a 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to resource, educate, equip, and empower veterans for success in employment and life. In his consulting role with Kroll's SRM practice, Michael is responsible for Business Resiliency planning which includes Risk and Threat Assessments, Business Continuity, Crisis and Critical Incident Management, Information Technology Disaster Recovery, and Emergency Preparedness strategic planning, policies, plan and procedures development, and exercise validation.

Prior to co-founding Vetizens, Michael was the director of Crisis and Critical Incident Management at MUFG Union Bank. In this role, Michael re-engineered and designed the group's crisis and critical incident management (CCIM) and business continuity management framework and implemented the first Americas region-wide CCIM program. Michael's career also includes time as a consultant focused on business resiliency services; crisis consulting at Marsh USA and disaster response services in support of IBM and their clients.

Michael's nearly 29 years of service in both the Army and Air National Guard of Massachusetts and California provided him assignments and opportunities from the age of 17 through the years to achieve the rank of Sergeant Major.

Michael leveraged his military experience in the areas of Military Support to Civilian Authorities and Incident Command and began an entrepreneurial path with a focus on security, risk, crisis management, business resiliency and disaster management consulting. This path provided him real-world disaster experience through his post-risk assessments and planning resulting from the 911 World Trade Center terrorist attack, and on-site response supporting the 2004 Banda Aceh, Indonesia Tsunami, the 2005 Peru Earthquake, and the 2007 Bangladesh Cyclone, along with other client-related consulting and disaster support.

Michael is a Disaster Recovery Institute International Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP)

Art Fierro

Art Fierro

Vice President, Risk Advisory and Consulting
Allied Universal

Art Fierro is a Vice President at Allied Universal where he assists clients in the areas of Security Consulting, Investigations and Intelligence, Executive/Personal Protection, and Threat, Disaster, and Emergency Response. A former FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Art was involved in the investigation and management of resources in violent crime, white collar crime (fraud), including information technology breaches and intellectual property theft, critical infrastructure protection and undercover and sensitive operations in criminal and national security (counterintelligence & counterterrorism) investigative programs. After 21 years with the FBI, Art served in Chief Security Officer and Corporate Security Executive roles in various industries with expertise in Critical Incident Management, Business Continuity, Security Business Analysis, Enterprise Security Risk Management, Threat Management, Physical Security, and Investigative Programs. He is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Protection Professional (CPP).

















D. Glen Foster

D. Glenn Foster

Consulting Investigator/Interviewer
Developed the Kinesic Interview Technique

D. Glenn Foster, the father of The Kinesic Interview Technique, is recognized as the leading exponent, practitioner and teacher of the renowned interview and interrogation system.

A born teacher, Glenn put his B.Sc. from Auburn University and his M. Ed. to good use teaching high school in Georgia until the financial demands of a young family found him turning to police work. Serving first with the Atlanta Police Department and then as a polygraph examiner, Glenn launched himself into his life-long study of the deceptive behaviors of humans in stress.

Teaming up with Frederick. C. Link, they originated The Kinesic Interview Technique. The publication in 1980 of their book of the same name established the early fundamental Kinesic principles. Glenn continued to develop The Kinesic Technique while working as a consulting investigator/interviewer for law enforcement agencies and private organizations. As his reputation for effortlessly extracting information that solved cases spread, so did the demand for him to pass on his interview and interrogation techniques to legal and law enforcement officers.

Over the last 35+ years Glenn has instructed thousands of law enforcement personnel from agencies as diverse as US Army counterintelligence and the US State Department, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Mexican Police Kidnapping Units, State Farm and Blue Cross Blue Shield fraud investigators, Bomb Squad officers and Arson investigators, through to federal, state and local law enforcement departments. He has also taught professional bodies of judges, trial attorneys, psychiatrists and psychologists and has lectured in Europe on behavioral analysis.

Dawn Kincaid

DAWN KINCAID

SVP Bank Operations/Compliance
Brode Consulting Services, Inc.

Dawn Kincaid began her banking career while attending The Ohio State University. She has 20 years experience in client service, operations, information technology, administrative and board relations, marketing, and compliance. Most recently Dawn served as the Senior Vice President of Operations for a central-Ohio-based community bank, where she created and refined policies and procedures, conducted self-audits and risk assessments, and organized the implementation of new products and services. Dawn has served in the roles of Compliance, BSA/AML, CRA, Privacy, and Security Officer. She has led training initiatives, prepared due diligence information, completed a variety of regulatory applications, coordinated internal and external audits and exams, and presented for numerous state associations.























Dave McGuinn

DAVE MCGUINN

President
Safe Deposit Specialists

President of Safe Deposit Specialists, is a former banker with 50 years of safe deposit experience and is often referred to nationwide as the safe deposit GURU. In all 50 states he has trained over 350,000 safe deposit employees and managers and has served the industry as President of American Institute of Banking and the American, Texas and Houston Safe Deposit Associations. Dave is a featured speaker for the American Bankers Association, Independent Community Bankers of America, and National Association of Federal Credit Unions and over 100 nationwide financial associations. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, New York Magazine, Readers Digest, Fortune Magazine, Washington Post, Associated Press, National Public Radio (NPR), Canadian Broadcasting Corp (CBC), British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC), AARP, Bottom Line Financial, FDIC, CUNA, CNN, CBS, ABC, FOX, NBC Nightly News, Inside Edition, Crime Watch and Court TV on current safe deposit issues. McGuinn has created numerous training programs and his Regulatory/Compliance Manual, Policy and Procedures Handbook, Audit Manual and Disaster Recovery manuals are now the accepted standard for the industry.

Kevin Mullins

Kevin Mullins

VP, Emerging Market Sales
3SI

Kevin Mullins is the Vice President of Emerging Market Sales for 3SI. In his current role, Kevin leads 3SI efforts to identify and penetrate new and emerging markets through the creation and execution of vertical market strategies. Kevin joined 3SI in 2020 after a long-term business relationship with the company as the CEO of SaferMobility.

Recognized as a business strategist and technology innovator, under his direction, SaferMobility grew to be a world leader in mobile safety through video transmission. Kevin's diverse background includes multiple roles in investment and commercial banking during which he built the reputation as a tactical innovator, utilizing technology for strategic management and increased revenues. Having created systems for market analysis and IP valuations, his transition to the software sector was straightforward. Kevin left banking in 2010 to serve as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BankSecure Technologies, the parent of All Clear System, LLC. All Clear System was the first mobile safety technology to assist the financial services industry in the security mandates as directed by the Bank Protection Act. Later, Kevin took the position as Chief Executive Officer of SaferMobility, a company that markets proprietary video integrations of mobile safety, information sharing, and ENS technologies.

Kevin is considered an industry forerunner in the realm of mobile video and cloud storage applications, speaking nationally on these subjects. He has published numerous white papers and is an author in over seventeen business journals. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia's College at Wise, Virginia; the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville; and the Graduate School of Bank Investments and Financial Management at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Outside interests include family activities, wine collecting, and fundraising for St. Jude Children's.

Greg Shaffer

Greg Shaffer

Senior Vice President
US Bank Corp

Greg Shaffer is recognized across the globe as a subject matter expert on Terrorism, Personal Security, and Active Shooter Events. Greg served in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for twenty years, including 6 years on their elite Hostage Rescue Team (HRT), conducting tactical operations across the globe. Mr. Shaffer's assignments included supervising the Dallas FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, the San Francisco Field Office where he worked on a Drug & Gang Task Force, and the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC). He was the first FBI Legal Attaché assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, Hungary.

Mr. Shaffer started his professional career as a line-officer in the US Coast Guard where he served for eleven years and commanded the Coast Guard Cutter Point Steele. His most recent endeavors are the launching of his new book title: "Stay Safe – Security Secrets for Today's Dangerous World" and hosting Investigation Discovery Channel's docu-drama, "Body Cam – Behind the Badge". He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the United States Coast Guard Academy; and a Master's Certificate in Strategic Intelligence from the Australian Institute of Police Management. Mr. Shaffer currently is the founding partner in SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP (www.shaffersecuritygroup.com), a global security and tactical training specialty firm based in Dallas, Texas.














Sandra Stibbards

Sandra Stibbards

Owner, President & Licensed PI
Camelot Investigations

Sandra Stibbards opened her investigation agency, Camelot Investigations, in 1996. Ms. Stibbards specializes in Financial Fraud Investigations, Competitive Intelligence, Counterintelligence, Business and Corporate Espionage, Physical Penetration Tests, Online Vulnerability Assessments, Brand Protection/IP Investigations, Corporate Due Diligence and Internet Investigations. Ms. Stibbards has conducted investigations internationally in five continents.

Ms. Stibbards has performed investigations for clients in the Financial Industry (Financial Institutions and Brokerage Firms), Security & Executive Protection Corporations, Airline Industry, International Retail Industry, Medical Supply & Pharmaceutical Industry, Accounting Agencies, Law Firms, Healthcare Facilities, and Investigation Agencies as well as Government Agencies. Ms. Stibbards clients include several Fortune 500 and international companies.

Ms. Stibbards has been providing training seminars and presentations on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) internationally since 2010. The course was created originally for the US Federal Government and some of the businesspeople and businesses in attendance have included financial corporations, retired intelligence agents, licensed private investigators, law enforcement, security companies, software companies, computer forensic corps., aerospace companies, accounting firms and law firms. The presentations help prepare participants to protect and expand their businesses and information as well as grow with the changes.

Mac Tristan

MAC TRISTAN

Chief of Police (retired)
Coppell Police Department

Mac Tristan is a 38-year law enforcement veteran with over 25 years of command rank experience who has successfully led and transformed the cultures of two police organizations. He began his career with the Carrollton, Texas Police Department, rose through the ranks before leaving as an Assistant Police Chief after 30 years of service. He left Carrollton to become the Coppell, Texas Chief of Police on January 24, 2011 and served the City of Coppell for 8 years, retiring in November 2018. While at Coppell, Mac worked at building a great culture of service, to its citizens, community and its employees.

He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the Senior Management Institute for Police, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the U.S. Army War College Strategic Implementation Seminar in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.

Mac has has worked with the Chinese National Police in Hangzhou, China, has lectured in Stockholm and Gothenburg, Sweden with the Swedish National Police and has twice been invited to speak at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium. He was the keynote speaker at the Leadership in Policing conference in Vaxjo, Sweden, Linnaeus University in May 2015 and in August 2019 was invited to speak in Mexico City at a conference of Police Academy Directors. Chief Tristan is on the adjunct faculty of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, Plano, Texas. He is past president of the Texas Police Association and regular instructor for TPA's Leadership Conference.









James Wood

James Wood, CPA/CFF, CFE

Founder
Verature Forensics

James Wood, CPA/CFF, CFE is the founder of Verature Forensics. He has overseen and been involved in hundreds of forensic accounting matters throughout his career and is a recognized expert in fraud investigations, forensic audits, damage calculations, fund tracings, asset recoveries, cryptocurrencies, and money laundering analysis. Mr. Wood's experience includes six years with the FBI as a forensic accountant and supervisor, where he conducted complex financial crime investigations throughout the United States and internationally. Mr. Wood was the head of the FBI's Forensic Accountant Support Team stationed at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C., from 2014 to 2016. Mr. Wood has testified in state and federal courts as an expert witness and provides financial analysis and expert consulting services for clients in civil and criminal matters, mediations, and other dispute situations. In addition to his forensic accounting practice, Mr. Wood has held adjunct faculty positions at the George Washington University, American University, and is currently an instructor at the University of Utah.









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