Executive Director, IFPO
Where she came from:
Began her career in 1980 with a contract security agency. Hired by IFPO in 1988; named Executive Director 1992
Developer of leading training materials:
Lead developer of CPO training curriculum, now in its 8th edition. Recently completed 4th edition of the security supervision and management curriculum. Authoring a book about the security industry as a career path for women.
Traveled to Saudi Arabia to teach the first group of women allowed to work for a security agency; was required to be completely veiled.
2015 recipient of the Karen Marquez Honors Award from ASIS Women in Security Council
2016 recipient of the IAPSC Charles A. Sennewald Distinguished Service Accolade