Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Sexual Harassment, Human Resources, Security, and Workplace Violence

ID: 724871 Missouri, USA

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As a trainer, speaker, author, and consultant, Expert is internationally recognized for his expertise in high-risk HR issues, including sexual harassment, where he has recently testified as an expert in federal court. He also provides case consulting and expert witness services to attorneys with workplace violence cases and security failures.

In addition to his work as a conference presenter and keynote speaker, he appears frequently in the media and on the Internet, as a source on workplace violence, domestic violence in the workplace, and school security. He co-wrote one of the first business books on workplace violence and has interviewed three workplace murderers in prison.

Expert holds a B.S. in Psychology, a B.A. in English, an M.A. in Security Management, and a doctoral degree in Business Administration (D.B.A.). He has been a trainer for over 27 years and is board certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM); a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS); and as a Certified Threat Manager (CTM) by the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP).

In 1999, Expert retired from the San Diego Police Department, where he had worked since 1984, both as a full-time officer and later as a reserve sergeant. He has written seven police tactical books and several hundred articles on police officer safety issues. He is the past San Diego Chapter President for the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP).

For 13 years, Expert was a Course Leader for the American Management Association, teaching HR and supervision. He was an adjunct professor for Criminal Justice at USC, Chapman University, and Grossmont College and for Management at San Diego State University and Cal State Fullerton.

Physical, corporate, and industrial security, to include city and county governments.

Contract trainer for large California municipal insurance provider since 2000
Course leader for the American Management Association since 1996
Threat assessment consultant for employee violence issues for several dozen cities and counties in California


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2000 Degree: D.B.A. Subject: Business Administration Institution: California Coast University
Year: 1996 Degree: M.A. Subject: Security Management Institution: Webster University
Year: 1984 Degree: B.A. Subject: English Institution: University of San Diego
Year: 2011 Degree: B.S. Subject: Psychology Institution: California Coast University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1987 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director Department: HR and Security
He is the primary consultant and trainer for all HR and security-related training programs.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1984 to 1999 Agency: San Diego Police Department Role: Police Officer and Reserve Sergeant Description: Full-time officer, Domestic Violence Unit investigator, reserve sergeant.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP)
Licenses / Certifications
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from HRCI
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS
Certified Threat Manager (CTM) from ATAP
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has published 26 business and law enforcement books, including one of the first books on workplace violence prevention (1994).

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness services in HR-related issues, workplace violence awareness and prevention; hiring, discipline and termination; sexual harassment; security failures, foreseeability and prior notice.
Training / Seminars
He has given training and seminars on:

Sexual harassment prevention.
Workplace violence prevention for managers, supervisors, and employees.
Management and supervisor leadership training programs.
Marketing Experience
Expert's marketing experience includes public work on 26 published books on business, leadership, customer service, police tactics, firearms, library security, and workplace violence issues.
Other Relevant Experience
Frequent keynote speaker at industry conferences.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish Moderate proficiency

Fields of Expertise

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