IMT Threat Assessment/Security Team

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Larry Johnson, Secret Service, Retired

Mr. Johnson’s public service began at the U.S. Secret Service, where he rose through the Agent ranks to become head of the agency’s investigative flagship, the Criminal Investigative Division. In this capacity Mr. Johnson directed and assumed oversight for all Secret Service (USSS) criminal investigations, involving critical Infrastructure protection, identity theft, credit card fraud, asset forfeiture, computer fraud, cyber/electronic intrusion crimes, cybercrime intelligence, forensic investigations and all international programs. The highly acclaimed “Operation Firewall” was one of the many investigative accomplishments during his Secret Service tenure.

Additionally, during his 24-year Secret Service career, Mr. Johnson served in multiple supervisory positions at the White House with the Presidential Protective Division in the Clinton and Bush Administrations as well as at the Office of Protective Operations, Inspection Division and the Minneapolis Field Office.

Mr. Johnson was the first Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Genworth Financial. At Genworth, Mr. Johnson established and/or led the IT Information Security Council, Fraud Management Council, Breach Incident Response Team, Supplier Risk Management Team, and Penetration Testing Team, Regulatory Teams (Sox, GLB, PCI and HIPPA) as well as being a strategic member of the Genworth Operational Risk, Compliance and legal review committees. Mr. Johnson also established from the ground floor a global security strategy (26 Countries) of policies, standards, procedures, metrics and best practices to ensure the continuity of security at a Fortune 200 Company with over $110 billion in assets.

Mr. Johnson has continued to establish security programs, policies and procedures around Information Security, Fraud Management, Access Controls, Monitoring and Executive Protection at a number of Fortune 500 companies after his tenure at Genworth.

Alex Echo, Secret Service, Retired

Mr. Echo spent 2 decades with the United States Secret Service culminating in supervisory positions as an Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Field Office, He has performed executive protection assignments in the United States, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Alex has an extensive background in executive protection, intelligence gathering and conducting complex protective intelligence and criminal investigations in both the government and private sectors. He speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish

Branch Walton, Secret Service, Retired

Mr. Walton retired from the U. S. Secret Service after 21 years serving on three Presidential details and retiring as a Field Office Special Agent in Charge. Mr. Walton’s other employment included stints as Director of Corporate Security for Cummins Engine Co.; U. S. Marine Corps; NCIS Special Agent; Faculty at Indiana University; Division Chief at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center; Ft Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport; and as a training consultant for several Homeland Security funded programs. He has authored many articles, books and videos in his area of expertise including workplace violence, dignitary protection, school safety, threat assessments, special event planning, and general crime prevention.

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Chuck Evans, FBI, Retired

Mr. Evans retired after with 27 years as a Special Agent with the FBI where he specialized in bank related criminal investigations including robbery, extortion, internal theft and fraud, white collar, terrorism, organized crime, homicide and drug investigations and undercover roles.  His current activities include background investigations, workplace violence consulting and protection, armed executive protection, fraud and theft investigation, surveillance, undercover civil investigation, asset location and physical security evaluation and consulting.

Kai Joy, IMT Security Team Coordinator

Kai specializes in threat assessment, executive protection, armed protection, and vulnerability assessments for corporations, pubic centers, high profile personalities, and non-profit organizations. Some of his clients include Microsoft Global Security, Eaton, Continental Tire, Mohawk Tile, Clear Channel and the Chicago Tribune Company. Mr. Joy maintains a national network of executive protection personnel.

Daryn Rollins, Enterprise Risk Management

Mr. Rollins has been a strategic partner to IMT for many years and is also Director of Operations / Executive Protection Services for Pinkerton Risk Management for the United States and Canada. He specializes in executive protection, enterprise risk management, computer forensics, cooperate investigations, site protection, surveillance, undercover operations, event protection, computer forensics and vulnerability risk assessments for corporations, manufacturing facilities, schools, sports arenas and public settings . He coordinates executive protection and travel security logistics for dignitaries and senior executives worldwide. He retired from the United States Air Force where he specialized in Emergency Management, Crash Fire Rescue and Close Contact Protection.