As a nationally recognized leader in the design and integration of security, life safety, data network and secure communications systems, Mr. Fitzgerald's innovative approach and solutions have earned him accolades as a security and countermeasures planner. Mr. Fitzgerald's extensive background of implementing anti-terrorism and counter-terrorism protection in government facilities nationally and internationally provides him an understanding of security issues on a global level. Mr. Fitzgerald is unrivaled in his ability to match the appropriate available countermeasures and technology with the degree of sophistication required. During assessments, planning and design phases, he is constantly balancing initial capital costs, life cycle costs, along with and operational impacts and effectiveness.
He is involved in all aspects of the planning and designing of security and communications systems that include:
Mr. Fitzgerald shares his expertise with others in a wide range of venues. He is currently a Council Vice President and former Chairman of the American Society for Industrial Security's Security Architecture and Engineering Council, has served as a member of the Professional Certification Board and Member of the Threat Advisory System Guideline Committee. He has produced and presented many continuing education courses for universities, associations, and national/international conferences. Mr. Fitzgerald is a sought after lecturer, presenting topics concerning anti-terrorism and counter-terrorism, penetration (black hat) exercises, vulnerability assessments, physical and electronic security design, operational policies and procedures, and communications planning and design to professional groups nationwide. Experience Highlights: 25 years experience in physical and electronic security, and diplomatic protection. Design of SCIF's and secure voice/data facilities in accordance with the Director of Central Intelligence Directive 6/9Project Experience: 67 American Embassies, 25 NATO Allied Embassies & Consulates, 38 Jail/prison facilities, 33 Courthouses,36 Federal, state & local government facilities.