David P

Veteran Maritime Security Specialist


Marine Cargo Inspector


Charleston, SC

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Apply extensive career maritime experience in exceed company goals while making my team the very best in the field. Be the very best Team Player


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Strayer University Int'l Business 2012 Bachelor Degree
ABS Consulting, Inc Facility Security Officer 2010 Certification Degree
USCG License Evaluator N/A 1995 Certification Degree



Coordinated and conducted Terminal Facility annual physical security surveys, noting condition and workability of all equipment, devices and systems, deficiencies noted and recommendations for risk reduction and repairs or upgrades to the Chief of Police and Security VP.  Prime Advisor to Chief of Port Police and VP of Security on general physical security / personnel & property safety issues for 7 major Ocean Port Terminals, responsible for over $7B in export / import economy health of the Southeast US.  Earned highest “Exceeds Expectations” evaluation level in nine of 12 total categories on 2014 and 2015 annual performance reviews, with a 2.73 score overall, out of 3.0 possible (available on request).  Recommended for & received the SC Ports’ “Superior Employee Performance Recognition” Incentive Award (2012 to 2015).  Reduced Breaches of Security by over 70% in first full year as FSO, by re-prioritizing daily security perimeter zone checks by officers, entry access control procedure modifications and communicating clear expectations.  Active member & contributor on the Charleston Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) and the regional Emergency Management Coordination Committee (EMCC), actively engaged in anti-terrorism working group mission assurance / facility protection, Concept of Exercise planning and After Action Report writing.  I developed a Concept of Exercise (COE) and for and directed seven (7) annual anti-terrorism exercises requiring all eight SC Port Terminals, spread over 60 miles, to simultaneously complete their check-offs, attain and report Maritime Security / FP Level One, as a contingent preparedness (ordered by US Coast Guard) or response (self-initiated after an incident) action, dependent upon the Exercise. Wrote After-Action Reports containing future security program recommended guidance, approved by the Security VP.

Companies I like:

US Coast Guard Fed Svc; All Marine Inspection-Inspection Firms; Maritime Facility Security





Developed, scheduled and oversaw force protection training for 40+ security/police officers and 6 Sergeants, mission essential to maintain the safety of personnel and property, as well as achieving or exceeding compliance with federal facility goal requirements and procedures. Achieved success in convincing Port Management to use the Incident Command System in planning upcoming contingency exercises, planned events and responding to emergency incidents. Responsible for managing day-to-day physical security and access control at seven (7) major ocean Port Terminals, as well as investigating breaches, planning and ensuring the continuity of operations, & ensuring a working horizontal flow of policy & procedure updates to officers and command staff.