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James Cameron, CPP

CEO/Founder

James Cameron is an ASIS International Board Certified Protection Professional, CPP, and has over 15 years’ international experience in both the security industry and the corporate sector as well. He currently is a member of the ASIS Executive Protection Council and has operated Security Concpets Group since 2009. Mr. Cameron is a combat veteran, having earned a Bronze Star for his actions during combat operations as a Sniper in Iraq. Mr. Cameron also has earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Systems.

Mr. Cameron has worked with the U.S. State Department as a member of the Diplomatic Security Services. There he served in multiple positions including Security Detail Leader for the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan. He ultimately finished as an instructor and subject matter expert for the High Threat, Dignitary Protection Division of the U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security Services.

 

Mr. Cameron’s experience spans the globe ranging from providing protection under hostile fire in non-permissive, high threat environments to providing first responder medical care during multiple mass casualty situations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Chad. Additionally, Mr. Cameron has travelled around the world teaching Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) techniques on the avoidance of harm to personnel assigned to permissive, semi-permissive, and non-permissive environments.

Mr. Cameron’s experience led him to Dubai, where he worked directly for the Royal family as head security liaison in charge of the Sheikh’s personal protection. Mr. Cameron’s responsibilities also included all training of security personal, advance travel coordination’s, and the security of international VIP visitors.

Since Mr. Cameron opened Security Concepts Group for business in 2009 he has raised the standards of protection, including implementing multiple added value benefits that others now try to imitate. Under Mr. Cameron’s leadership, experience and vision Security Concepts Group has grown from providing only Close Personal Protection to now offering a wide range of security solution services to include, the first of its kind, Active Shooter/Workplace Violence Preparedness Program.

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Matt McCall, CPP

Senior Risk Manager

Matt is an ASIS International Board Certified Protection Professional, CPP, and has over 15 years’ of international security experience.  Matt is a veteran having served with the 75th Ranger Regiment within the special operations command. 

 

Matt’s experience also includes over 5 years as a shift leader for multiple high threat diplomatic security teams while working with the Department of State Diplomatic Security Services.

 

Matt is an experienced Risk Manager with a demonstrated history of working with industry leaders. Skilled in Intelligence Analysis, Sales, Law Enforcement, Close Protection, and Physical Security. Ethical security professional with a total solutions mindset. 

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Anthony Nichter, ARM, CHE, CPP, CPS, CDTI

Legal Advisor and Security Consultant

David is a veteran in the security trade crafts with 30-years of active service involving research, writing, teaching, consulting, and protecting. Drawing upon his extensive practical real-world experience and comprehensive knowledge, verified by multiple in-service certifications, David provides expert testimony as a forensic analyst on matters of security due diligence, training, competency and adequacy of protection.

David is Board Certified in Security Management holding a Certified Protection Professional certification (CPP) with the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International). He is a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) with the American Hotel and Lodging Association, certified Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) Course Instructor from Professional Safety Training Consultants, Certified Protection Specialist (CPS) from Executive Security International, an International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) from the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners, an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) from the Insurance Institute of America and a Tourism Oriented Policing and Protection Services Practitioner (TOPPS) from the Southern Nevada Tourist Safety Association.

David has both attended and conducted over 300 workshops and presentations to many internationally chartered security, safety, insurance, risk control, management, and training organizations. He has authored over 25 articles that have been published in security newsletters and industry trade publications including; Access Control & Security Systems, Security Management Magazine, International Gaming & Wagering Business, and the Chainlink Security Newsletter

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Roman Garcia

Defensive Tactics Advisor, Global Security Threat Advisor

Roman is a US Army veteran with multiple deployments in hostile environments around the world. Since his time in the military Roman has become a subject matter expert in counter terrorism intelligence and both armed and unarmed defensive tactics.

Roman has been responsible for developing and executing training packages advising civilians, private contractors, law enforcement, federal agencies, and domestic and foreign special operation units. His recent focus has become specializing in global Threat Analysis, Risk Assessment and Crisis Management.

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Ed Lard, TC-P 

Medical Response Advisor and Executive Security Consultant

Ed is a US Navy Veteran and has over 15 years as a emergency medicine professional. Ed also has over 10 years working as a Protective Security Specialist with the US Department of State Diplomatic SecurityServices.

Just a few of Ed’s current medical certifications include; Certified Tactical Paramedic (TP-C), BCCTPC, Affiliate Faculty National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians NAEMT Tactical Combat Casualty Care Program (TCCC), Special Operations Forces Medic Course, Instructor, Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic, Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS).

Ed has responded to multiple “real world” mass casualty situations throughout the world and brings all his experience to being a highly sought after instructor to train police, SWAT, fireman and paramedic first responders specializing in large-scale crisis situations. Ed is also an active operator traveling into semi-permissive and non-permissive environments.