Board of Advisors
Marc Glasser’s career spans over three decades of public and private sector service including infrastructure protection, sustainability, resilience, security, business continuity, crisis management, law enforcement and education. Marc has worked in over 90 countries. He is most excited about technology and innovation. He is the founder of the recent start up Esilient™. Esilient™ promotes Technology Empowered Resilience™ through innovative technology application. He is the founder of Resilience Ready™, Managing Director Alpha Green LLC. The Alpha Green business triad is “Synergistic Technology, Sustainability and Resiliency Innovations”™. Marc is also the Director of the Innovation and Technology Institute™.
Marc’s US Government service has included serving as a Special Agent with the US Department of State and US Department of Transportation. He managed the critical infrastructure branch protecting the US National Air Space (NAS) for an eight-state region with approximately 200 staffed and 1,100 unstaffed facilities. He managed a Federal Continuity of Operations (COOP) program involving 12 western states and the South Pacific. He served as a Federal Emergency Response Official (FERO) and Regional Emergency Transportation Representative team member in support of the National Response Framework (NRF) Emergency Support Function #1 involving Federal responses to incidents of US national significance. He has served on a regional (comprising of an eight state region) Crisis Management Working Group (CMWG) representing security.
He has supervised or conducted over 600 threat and vulnerability assessments addressing natural disasters, technical disruptions and terrorist risks. He conducted Federal criminal, civil and presidential appointee suitability investigations. He has served in a Fusion Center and as a FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) and FBI Organized Crime Task Force member. He served on three US Secretary of State’s Protective Details. He served as a US Department of State Diplomatic Courier ensuring the integrity of Top Secret materials. He is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Glynco, Georgia. While attending college Marc served as a Texas Department of Corrections Correctional Officer at a Maximum Security correctional facility.
His academic affiliations have included serving as an Associate Professor at the Maryland University College (UMUC) and Adjunct Professor at the following: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV); Regis University; National University; and Henley-Putnam University. He has taught or developed curriculum in over 50 different course subjects. He is the author of the Research Paper Guidance Checklist. He holds a Master of Science in Crisis and Emergency Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement and Police Science from Sam Houston State University.
He has presented at national and international conferences. His publications include industry, practitioner and academic peer-reviewed journal articles. His editorial service has included: The Homeland Security Review (academic journal) Peer Reviewer; Hotel Business Review, Editorial Security and Safety Board Member; and National Homeland Defense Foundation (NHDF), National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC), Peer-Review Judge.
His professional accreditations have included: CPP (Certified Protection Professional, ASIS International); CEM (Certified Emergence Manager); FABCHS (Fellow American Board for Certification in Homeland Security) requiring the following: Diplomate ABCHS (DABCHS), CHS-V, IV, III, II and I [Certified in Homeland Security, American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS)]; and; CORE (Certified Organizational Resilience Executive, The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience). Additionally, he is Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and HSEEP Train-the-Trainer Certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and FEMA Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planner's Train-the-Trainer Workshop Certified.
He is active in multiple professional associations, and has served or serves on numerous academic and editorial boards. His professional board and committee service has included: International Crisis Room 360 (application platform) Board of Advisors; GreenBiz Intelligence Panel Member; Monsoteria (Real Cyber-Threat Resilience) Board of Advisors; International Council of Security & Resilience Professionals (ICSRE) Board of Advisors; ASIS International Crisis Management and Business Continuity Council; ASIS International Academic and Training Programs Council; American Board for Certification in Infrastructure Protection; American Board for Certification in Dignitary and Executive Protection; American Board for Certification in Homeland Security National Course Review Committee; Nevada Statewide Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning Project (U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant funded project); and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Use of Force Review Board.
His professional affiliations have included: International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP); Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA); ASIS International; American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS); International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IAEIA); International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE); The International Society of Anti-Terrorism Professionals (ISATP); The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR), Business Continuity Institute (BCI); International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM); Association of Contingency Planners (ACP); American Association of University Professors (AAUP); and American Copy Editors Society (ACES).
Marc has traveled to 100 countries, has lived in 17 cities in three countries, and currently lives in the Seattle area. Marc enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, researching, writing, culture, traveling, nature and the outdoors, and supporting sustainability practices.