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Sentinel Consulting Welcomes Security Veteran as Senior Advisor

Sentinel Consulting has announced that George W. Anderson has joined the firm as a senior consultant.

Drawing on his multi-faceted career in law enforcement and security management, the company says Anderson will provide Sentinel customers “a broad and sophisticated perspective to address their security challenges.”

During 30 years with the New York Police Department, Anderson rose to the rank of deputy chief and served in a variety of assignments, including staff, police academy commander, and patrol services bureau.

He then moved into the private sector, serving as vice president of operations for Allied Barton Security Service, managing the company’s multimillion-dollar custodial services business portfolio in Manhattan and the River Valley. ‘Hudson.

There he supported clients in all categories of businesses including but not limited to healthcare, commercial real estate, museums, aviation and cultural institutions. Six years ago, he took on the role of director of security for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at the World Trade Center site in Manhattan, where his team relied on a depth and breadth considerable number of security technologies.

Throughout his accomplished career, he has balanced the management of people, process and technology to maximum effect and he continues to leverage these skills to create secure environments for Sentinel customers, the company says.

Anderson will also be involved in new business development. His involvement in several professional organizations presents an opportunity to expose the value of Sentinel’s services to a wide range of high profile security players.

Anderson served as chair of the Private Sector Liaison Section of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), championing the value of public/private partnerships, and is past president of the NYC chapter of SSHA.

In 2015 he received the Eugene Casey Award from the NYC Chapter, and in 2019 he received the Insightful Practitioner Award from the Security Industry Association.

Sentinel President and Founder, Paul Benne, PSP, CPOI, said, “At Sentinel, we are all delighted that George has joined us as a Senior Advisor. His diverse and comprehensive knowledge of protective services will be a great addition to our team. We look forward to leveraging his wealth of knowledge to provide our customers with best-in-class service. »

“I look forward to the opportunity to work with Paul and his team,” said Anderson. “I look forward to working with current Sentinel customers and exposing future customers to the value Sentinel brings to our profession. From security technology solutions to project management, Sentinel is, in my experience, one of the most successful and a great partner. »

Anderson earned a master’s degree in criminal justice from SUNY Albany and is a graduate of the International Security Management Association’s Leadership Program at Georgetown University. He has shared his passion for policing and security management with the next generation of security leaders as an Adjunct Professor at John Jay College, Department of Law and Police Science, and Marist College .