Addition of Prominent Experts Strengthens Firm’s Rapidly Growing Transportation and Aviation Security Practice
WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 – Command Consulting Group (CCG) is pleased to announce the addition of two former government officials to its growing transportation security practice based in Dallas, Texas. Rear Admiral James P. Schear and Mr. Dana Brown join CCG’s team of prominent leaders from across the homeland and national security mission space, providing expert advisory services to governments, corporations, and high net worth individuals and families.
“I am honored to have served in the U.S. Secret Service with Mr. Dana Brown, and pleased that he has joined us here at CCG. Dana led a distinguished career in the Secret Service, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Federal Air Marshals. His expertise will be a significant asset to our clients,” stated CCG Partner Mike Restovich, former Special Agent with the Secret Service and Assistant Administrator at TSA, “Admiral Schear also brings CCG an enormous amount of credibility and respected expertise in the field of transportation security. We are building a unique, diverse transportation security practice, and these individuals will play integral roles on that team.”
Admiral Schear brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to CCG, after having served at the highest levels of the transportation security community for over thirty years. He recently retired from TSA, where he served in numerous positions as a member of the Senior Executive Service, including Deputy Assistant Administrator for Aviation Security in the earliest days of the agency, Federal Security Director for three major airports, Area Director for Security Operations for three regions of the U.S., and Executive Liaison to North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). In the private sector, Admiral Schear’s private sector experience includes serving as Vice President of US Airways. He retired from the U.S. Navy at the rank of Rear Admiral,
Mr. Brown joins CCG as a recognized expert in aviation security operations, and also brings extensive experience in criminal investigations, protective operations, and financial crime from his three decades in federal law enforcement, bolstering the breadth of CCG’s diverse practice areas. Mr. Brown served as Director of the Federal Air Marshals and Assistant Administrator for Law Enforcement at TSA. Mr. Brown also served at the U.S. Secret Service (USSS), most notably as Assistant Director and Chief Financial Officer for the Office of Administration where he managed the Secret Service’s first ever $1 billion dollar of combined budget authority. Earlier in his Secret Service career, Mr. Brown served as Deputy Assistant Director for Operations in the Office of Protective Intelligence and Special Agent in Charge for both the Financial Crimes Division and the Asset Forfeiture Division.
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Command Consulting Group (CCG) is an international security and intelligence consulting firm that provides advisory services to governments, corporations, and high net worth individuals and families. Members of the CCG team helped lead the efforts to overhaul and modernize many of the agencies responsible for the security of the United States and implement major reforms in the areas of intelligence and information sharing, technology deployment, and interagency coordination. CCG’s solutions help clients meet their unique security challenges and are based on experience gleaned from years of service in leadership positions at the White House, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, the military, and private industry.