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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Security and Premises Liability

Specialty Focus: Physical Security, Emergency Preparedness, Intellectual Property Protection, Risk Assessments, Security Systems, Evacuation Planning, Guard Force Management & Training, Use of Force, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Security Policies & Procedures, Security Awareness Training

Education: MS - Systems Management, University of Southern California; BS - Occupational Education, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

Years in Practice: 30+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 1


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Mr. Francis provides leadership to LFJ Consulting Services on its broad range of offerings in the areas of expert services, litigation support, security and crisis management. LFJ was established to serve Fortune 500 companies, law firms, schools, commercial real estate, governments and the security community. Mr. Francis has consulted on projects ranging from protecting infants in a neo-natal clinic to developing counterterrorism strategies with NYPD and other US government agencies. His focus in recent years has been to simplify organizational crisis management and assist clients in effectively establishing and training a Crisis Management Team. Mr. Francis' extensive experience in the security profession spans both government and industry. He has over 35 years of diverse experience in the areas of audio countermeasures, facility vulnerability analysis, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), distinguished person protection, counter-terrorism, high-threat environment security, facility planning, guard force management, strike contingency planning, emergency management, information security, and security management system development. Mr. Francis started his security profession as a Special Agent with the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations. He later managed the security and safety program for a major division of Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Inc. Mr. Francis capitalized on this broad expertise during his tenure at T&M Protection Resources and Kroll where he achieved the position of Senior Vice President at both companies. Both in his current role and his previous roles, he has been responsible for the development, planning and implementation of complete security programs. He has managed both a contract and proprietary guard force, developed and implemented security policies and procedures, developed and conducted security awareness training programs, and developed and implemen