Bill Gaskill

Mr. Gaskill has over 20 years of extensive international experience with the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, U.S. Department of State, followed by 10+ years in the corporate sector. During his career at State, he developed and led comprehensive security programs in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Latin America. He was Chief of Security at five U.S. Embassies: Tel Aviv, Athens, Lima, Nicosia and Lome. He has worked in more than 144 countries and has an extensive network of global contacts. His areas of professional expertise include risk assessments, physical security, access control, guard force operations and management, counter terrorism, investigations, foreign security liaison, personal protection and Emergency Plans and Preparations. As Vice President of a Security Fusion Center, Bill has provided risk management advice and direction to major Fortune 100 defense industry, ultra high net worth and other clients. As Global Director for Security, Alem International, Bill planned and directed all facets of the security and risk mitigation strategies for the 2004 Olympic Torch Relay that took place in over 34 countries. Bill was commissioned as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Officer in the US Army immediately after college. Mr. Gaskill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Ancient History with a math minor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has a current Top Secret/SCI clearance. He has professional fluency ratings in Spanish, Greek, Hebrew and French, and has a working knowledge of Russian.