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Sterling L.

Glen Allen, VA 23059 (804) 641-8264 PROFILE
Passionate Corporate Security Specialist - Twenty years successful corporate and field experience in both the private and public sectors. Demonstrated leader with the ability to manage corporate security programs, protective operations, and investigations. Proven record of developing and leading corporate security / law enforcement teams. Accomplished professional in emergency and high-pressure situations. Well versed in the use of state-of-the-art electronic investigative equipment and fire alarm systems utilized for asset protection, surveillance, and investigations. Polished communicator with exceptional rapport and relationship building skills. Strong critical-thinking skills and expertise in statistical analysis. Decorated and distinguished for service in law enforcement and the military as demonstrated through upward mobility and promotions. Able to relocate. Project & Vendor Management Risk & Vulnerability Assessments Security Operations Management Security Intelligence & Logistics Presentations & Public Speaking Policy Development & Implementation Security Inspections & Investigations Crisis Management & Planning Performance & Process Improvement Customer Service & Relations Recruiting / Training / Development Facility & Personnel Protection Executive Protection Emergency Preparedness Employee / Labor Relations Multi-Site Management Data Collection & Analysis Team Building / Management

ALTRIA GROUP, INC. (parent company of Philip Morris USA), Richmond, VA 2008 2012 Security Specialist Site Security Manager for multi-regional corporate facilities encompassing corporate flight operations, numerous manufacturing complexes, and administrative buildings. Managed security infrastructure equipment maintenance and new installations, video and fire systems, employee safety / security, and access control. Developed and managed security policies and procedures including emergency action plans, comprehensive facility security risk assessments and physical security protocols. Served as Corporate Securitys main point of contact for background screening with respect to non-employees. Conducted corporate security briefings to staff and senior management for crime trend analysis and risk assessments for prevention, crisis management, and threat mitigation. Led high-level, cross-functional corporate investigations. Managed day-to-day operations of the enterprise security command center. Authored and directed security policies and procedures such as comprehensive facility security risk assessments, physical security protocols and contract guard force post procedures. Organized and conducted situational training exercises for Security Command Center and contract guard force staffing the center. Supervised contract security guard force across multiple sites. Evaluated guard staff levels for efficiencies and reduced staffing at 3 facilities, saving $75,000 annually while maintaining the same level of service. Implemented a layered security model utilizing technology and contract security guard force to protect $23 million in tobacco finished goods inventory from theft, sabotage, and adulteration. Appointed as Project Manager and subject matter expert to design and install video surveillance, access control and intrusion detection security technology for a 400,000 SF manufacturing facility. Saved $100,000 by employing costsaving methodologies that focused on utilizing recovered security equipment from decommissioned sites. Ensured project compliance with NFPA and OSHA requirements. Served as Project Manager and subject matter expert for an innovative parking structure security upgrade at a research facility, eliminating the potential of external threats and improving employee safety and security during after-hours. Created an enterprise tracking document to provide immediate identification and resolution of security equipment malfunction and downtime. Delivered security briefings to employees and contractors ensuring compliance with access control and proprietary information security policies. Supported tobacco manufacturing stakeholders as Corporate Securitys liaison for C-TPAT Tier III recertification. Managed intelligence reports to ensure safety of company employees while traveling abroad to countries such as India, China, Russia, Turkey, South America, and Dominican Republic. Created and executed site advance plans for the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, and Senior Leadership Team which included coordinating logistical travel plans, providing on-site security, CPR, AED and first responder medical aid during local and out-of-town events as executive protection lead. Meet qualifications to receive classification as an Armed Security Officer (ASOTSA). Prepared comprehensive residential security risk assessments for corporate executives with professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality that enhanced safety and security.

Established and maintained key public/private partnerships with federal, state and municipal public safety communities through collaborative communication and information sharing in support of various security events and initiatives.

Sterling L. Parker

Rsum / Page 2 1992 2008


[Henrico County is a jurisdiction of 244 square miles with a population of 300,000 that borders Richmond.]

Supervisor, Special Action Force Criminal Investigations Section (2007 2008) Supervised team of 9 Detectives of a covert unit that investigated and arrested violent crime offenders through engagement in clandestine surveillance operations. Worked in collaboration with federal, state, and metropolitan police agencies in support of assignments. Achieved the highest arrest rate of violent crime offenders over a 6-month period in history of unit. Recipient of the Silver Star for Bravery Award and the Meritorious Service Award. West Station Patrol Supervisor Uniform Operations (2004 2007) Supervised team of 13 police officers through their daily law enforcement responsibilities. Trained and mentored officers in preparation of their transition to the Criminal Investigations Section. Division Recruiter Personnel & Training Section (2001 2004) Attracted and selected qualified candidates for police staffing vacancies. Reduced staffing vacancies from a high of 75 to all-time low of 10 within 3 years.

Produced first recruitment DVD with links to online application process resulting in exponentially more candidates than previously used traditional attraction strategies. Pioneered the departments support of civic organizations by building relationships with the Henrico Chapter of the NAACP, the Asian American Society of Central Virginia, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as part of a focused Diversity Recruiting Campaign. Appointed by Henrico County Manager as member of the countys Equal Employment Opportunities Committee.

Operator, Site Survey & Intelligence Officer, SWAT Element Incident Management Team (1995 2007) SWAT Supervisor and manager of high-risk situations requiring special weapons, advanced tactical techniques, and advanced training.

Received specialized training and performed duties as a SWAT Counter Sniper, Aerial Platform Sniper, and Helicopter Rope Suspension Training (HRST) Master. Honored with the Meritorious Unit Award and Meritorious Service Award.

Patrol Officer (1992 2001) Certified Emergency First Responder

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, Andrews Air Force Base, MD Aeromedical Evacuation Technician 60th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Provided in-flight medical procedures and treatment of civilian and military casualties transported on military aircraft. Conducted numerous missions to deliver food and medical aid to survivors of natural disasters worldwide. Served as in-flight instructor for medical procedures and aircraft emergency response.

Held Secret Security Clearance. Selected by senior leadership to serve as Non-Commissioned Officer In-Charge of Mission Management. Second-in-command of 5-person medical team during Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm deployment. Presented with the Air Force Unit Commanders Award for Superior Performance.


Pursuing BA, Criminal Justice, American Military University Pursuing, Certified Protection Professional (CPP), American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) Managing Projects using Microsoft Project, American Management Association (AMA) Facility Security and Design, American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) Enhanced Violence and Threat Assessment, American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) Executive Protection Program, American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) ICS-300 Intermediate, National Incident Command System ICS-700, National Incident Command System ICS-00195, Basic Incident Command System, FEMA

Role of the Supervisor in Henrico County, University of Richmond Essentials of First Line Supervision, University of Richmond Certified Police First Responder Certified General Instructor, Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Supervisory and Personnel Management Course, University of Richmond Participating Member of American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS)