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An executive management professional with over 30 years of national and international experience in public safety, global security, risk management, logistics, leadership development, training, public speaking, engagement, executive protection, law enforcement and HR.

Tom held positions as Director of Organizational Health & Security; Global Director of Security, Health & Safety; Sr. Security Mgr., Deputy Director Global Security; Chief of Police and Virginia State Police: Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Trooper; holds an in-active DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Served as Supervisor-In-Charge, provided advanced and personal security for 3 Virginia governor's trade missions to Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe and Honduras.

Conducted security assessments and executive protection for government contractor in Kuwait and Yemen. Managed safety & security for 300+ Field Service Reps for an armored vehicle upgrade program in Kuwait, in support of our war fighters in theatre.

A career Leadership Trainer for HR, presenting to front line and management – programs that build leaders, promote engagement and personal protection. Reinvents contract security teams, maintaining attrition at or below 10%.

As university police chief created a student/police initiative, Policing the Hip-Hop Generation, becoming the 4th safest campus in VA from 2nd highest number of crimes.

Led deployment of an enterprise-wide crisis response and business continuity plan - integrated control to mitigate and recover from business interruptions.

As Managing Director of Hall, Winston & Associates, LLC, partners with Houses of Worship to enhance security.

Tom’s successes are due to an ability to connect with people across generations, inspire performance, gain trust, encourage and motivate, resulting in mediocre teams becoming high performance teams.