Bryan Warren, MBA, CHPA, CPO-I is President and chief consultant at WarSec Security and has over 34 years in the healthcare security, safety and emergency management fields. He has conducted healthcare security assessments and training workshops across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia and holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and an MBA with a focus on legal foundations of healthcare. Bryan is a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator as well as Certified Protection Officer Instructor and has served on a number of national task forces including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Department of Health and Human Services Office of Infrastructure Protection and the Joint Counter-terrorism Assessment Team (JCAT). Bryan is a Past President of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), a former Field Liaison Officer for the NC DHS Information Sharing And Analysis Center (ISAAC) and a volunteer leader in numerous professional associations. In these roles he has published a wide variety of articles and position papers and provided presentations nationally and internationally on the healthcare environment. Bryan has been named as one of the Top 20 Most Influential People in Security in the US by Security Magazine and as one of the Top 30 Voices in Healthcare Security by Forbes magazine. Bryan was awarded a copyright for his innovative process for determining appropriate staffing levels for security in healthcare facilities (see details below) and was honored as the only private sector security representative to the World Institute for Nuclear Security summit in Vienna, Austria to discuss the enhancement of security for nuclear materials in healthcare facilities worldwide. Bryan was privileged to serve on The Joint Commission's Standards Review Panel for the creation of their first standards regarding Workplace Violence in healthcare and is working with Joint Commission International on similar efforts regarding hospitals outside of the U.S. He lives in Gastonia, North Carolina with his lovely wife and two spoiled dachshunds, Jake and Lucy.