Securing Your CRE: Strategies for Active Assailant Preparedness
Includes a Live Web Event on 10/19/2023 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
In today's dynamic security landscape, ensuring the safety of your commercial real estate buildings is of paramount importance. Join us for an informative and practical webinar where we will delve into the critical aspects of safeguarding your properties and occupants from the threat of active assailants. We will also discuss critical issues on active assailant preparedness in commercial real estate and empower yourself with the information you need to make informed decisions and create safer environments for all.
By attending this webinar, you will equip yourself with the knowledge and tools necessary to protect your commercial real estate investments, tenants, and employees from the unforeseen threat of an active assailant. You’ll also be able to pass this valuable knowledge on to those on your team and cultivate a culture of safety for property managers, assistants, and other professionals working in commercial properties every day. Our speakers, comprised of security experts and industry professionals, will provide actionable insights to help you proactively mitigate risk and ensure the safety of your assets. Register today to secure your spot!
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
• Understand the active assailant threat and gain insights into the evolving nature of active assailant incidents, their motivations, and the tactics they employ
• Assess commercial real estate properties for potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses in security protocols
• Discover best practices for implementing security protocols, access control, and surveillance systems tailored to your building's unique needs
• Develop and fine-tune response plans that minimize harm and maximize the safety of occupants during an active assailant event
• Understand the importance of fostering a culture of safety and collaboration within your commercial real estate community
• Recognize and be informed of relevant laws, regulations, and liabilities associated with active assailant preparedness in commercial real estate
Vice President of Intelligence and GSOC Management
Sean is a protective intelligence practitioner with extensive global expertise. During his time with Allied Universal, and formerly AS Solution, he has developed a comprehensive intelligence program to support internal and client stakeholders, from managing embedded teams, providing intelligence and GSOC training and consulting, to spearheading the development of Allied Universal’s Center for Protective Intelligence which provides bespoke ad hoc and retainer-based protective intelligence support capabilities. Sean brings over 27 years combined intelligence experience with the U.S. Navy, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the private sector. Sean specializes in the development, sustainment, and professionalization of Intelligence and Operations Center programs by providing subject matter expertise in full scope documentation and operational flow development, training, mentorship, and quality control
Vice President, Director of Security
Matt Smith is the Vice President, Director of Security for JBG SMITH a Washington, DC area based commercial real estate firm and developer. Matt is a retired Police Captain from Arlington County, VA. where he served 25 years. Matt is actively involved with several industry associations locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally and has previously held the following leadership positions including Chair of the American Society for Industrial Security’s International Commercial Real Estate Council, Chair of the Apartment and Office Building Association (AOBA) of Metropolitan Washington’s Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Sector Chief for the FBI Infragards’s Commercial Facilities Sector for the National Capital Region. Matt is currently the chair of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s Emergency Preparedness Committee. Matt has a BS in Business Administration from Old Dominion University and a MS in Public Administration from Central Michigan University
Henry Miller (Moderator)
Mr. Miller is a subject matter expert and the lead consultant responsible for developing and delivering training related to workplace safety, emergency preparedness, workplace violence and prevention, and active shooter response.
Before joining Allied Universal, Mr. Miller served for more than 32 years with the Los Angeles Police Department with more than 20 years as a supervisor in the Counterterrorism Special Operations Bureau. He has extensive experience in private-sector security and has worked in executive protection, event security, and security consulting for more than 30 years.
As a supervisor, Mr. Miller was responsible for various high-risk operations including dignitary protection, special events planning, department-wide in-service tactics and firearms training, and significant crowd control incidents. He was the lead instructor and supervisor of the Defensive Tactics Unit, the Tactical Emergency Medical Team, and the Active Shooter Training Cadre. Mr. Miller was also a member of a multi-agency panel that met to develop the multi-tiered counterterrorism response system known as MACTAC.
Mr. Miller has hundreds of hours of experience instructing first responders and civilians in emergency, crisis response, and terrorism and active shooter response.