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​LTC Edward D. Clark, US Army Special Forces (R)                                     

​​ed bio-3.jpgMr. Clark is the company’s Principal Consultant and President of Executive Interface, LLC, a firm specializing in risk management and security training and operations. Mr. Clark humbly offers 24 years of experience as a Special Forces Officer (Green Beret) and has 15 years of operational experience in combat and security assistance missions throughout the Middle East and Africa. After 9/11 Mr. Clark was actively recruited to serve as the Director of the US Army’s Homeland Security Threats Office. It was this assignment that drove him to reverse engineer the CARVER targeting tool to conduct vulnerability assessments on Nuclear Power Plants, Food and Agriculture commodities, and other national assets to include the Ground Based Mid Range Missile Defense System. The Department of Homeland Security (US Coast Guard) reached out to Mr. Clark to serve as their senior security consultant to assist them in evaluating over 4,000 facility security and emergency response plans as they implemented the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA 2002). In addition to his serving as the Lead Consultant to the White House Homeland Security Council’s Bio-terrorism Team, he also applied his cutting edge techniques in developing US Northern Commands Red Team Program and developing a comprehensive security plan for a $4 billion natural gas project in war-torn Nigeria. In support of DHS’ current trend to manage risk at a strategic level, Ed has project managed the development of a strategic risk management and trade resumption plan for some of the Nation’s largest Port Areas. Mr. Clark possesses a BA in Criminal Justice, a Masters Degree in Computer Information Systems, is an expert in information security, and is a graduate of the following ICS courses: 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800. Mr. Clark is a master trainer and has managed the business of training for both public and private entities. He is currently sought by many Homeland Security think tanks to provide mentorship and deliver seminars on the latest Homeland Security topics. He is also a graduate of the US Army Senior Leaders Course on Chemical Biological Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Attacks and a member of Madison's Who's Who. Mr. Clark recently served as the Senior Security Consultant for the DHS Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standards Program and is currently serving as a Team Lead on TSA’s Pipeline Security Assessment Program.


Mr. Harry Fleming

harry.jpgMr. Fleming is the Senior Security Consultant and Lead Investigator for our team. Harry was a full time working police officer for over twenty years, serving in various capacities during his tenure to include, patrol, traffic, narcotics investigation (both overt and undercover operations), special operations (street crimes), criminal investigations, and his last assignment of patrol sergeant. He has served as a member and team leader of a multi-agency narcotics entry team and as the tactical commander for the multi-agency SWAT team in his area. Harry developed many programs that involved the training of law enforcement personnel in the use of firearms and other tactics to include serving as a master instructor at the famed Thunder Ranch Shooting Academy. Harry Fleming holds a Master Peace Officer License, Police Instructors license, Firearms Instructor license, NRA instructor’s license, Defensive Tactics Instructors license, as well as many other certifications that pertain to firearms training, SWAT tactics, and emergency operations. Has is experienced in conducting vulnerability and threat assessments for schools and critical infrastructure as well as developing armed response programs for maritime landbase security forces. Harry has also been instrumental in developing training and facilitating drills and exercises to include live fire training and tactics for US Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces.

Mr. Don Alexander…  

Don is a retired Special Forces Officer with over 26 years of operational experience in both combat and security assistance missions throughout the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Alexander is an expert in intelligence management and production, counter-terrorism techniques, and security assessments. He has trained hundreds of students to use the CARVER targeting tool as well as having used it to plan and conduct special operation against enemy infrastructure.  He has developed in depth training programs for organizations that include military and law enforcement/first responders on subjects that include medical trauma and treatment a​nd urban operations.  Mr. Alexander over 25 years experience in training development, planning and implementing emergency response plans, and conducting security assessments.  Mr. Alexander has a BA in Business Administration. 


Tristan Flan​​nery…

Tristan served in the US Army Ranger Regiment for 5 years before being honorably discharged to become a private contractor. After his discharge from the service, Mr. Flannery served in Iraq from 2004-2005 as a security contractor supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers “Captured Enemy Ammunitions” program. The mission was to remove as many munitions from cache and depot sites across southern Iraq in order to hinder insurgent IED making capabilities. Mr. Flannery then volunteered to support the US Department of State’s “Worldwide Personal Protection Service” task from 2006-2008 as a protective agent, based at the US Embassy in Iraq. He served on the Iraq Protection Detail in which he personally safeguarded the lives of U​S Diplomats, Foreign Dignitaries and Congressional Delegations. In the summer of 2008, Mr. Flannery began working in direct operational support to a national level intelligence agency. He has worked in both Iraq and Afghanistan since then. Mr. Flannery has successfully served his country since 1998 in a variety of roles, with eight years of experience on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan. He speaks fluent French and German.​


Mike Payne...

My security career spans three decades and is highlighted with; 1) a 21 year career in the US Army, Special Forces where my actions and leadership led to numerous successful multi-cultural initiatives with both private sector and governmental agencies and their staffs on national and international levels; 2) my selection as one of the first of eight civilians to be certified by the US Department of State, Diplomatic Security Training Center, as a High Threat Close Protection Instructor with duties including selecting, training, and fielding members of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's close protection detail and other US Department of State, Diplomatic Security Service high threat diplomatic missions and; 3) successes as a contractor in the development and training of US and US allied nation law enforcement and militaries.

My experience in the US Nuclear Power industry provides me with a wealth of knowledge in analyzing threats and developing effective and time tested response solutions. My military service and subsequent employment in the critical infrastructure protection industry have afforded me the opportunity to conduct numerous blast analysis for all types of infrastructure.​