Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III
Vice President of Special Projects
Craig Gundry is the Vice President of Special Projects for Critical Intervention Services (CIS) and world-recognized expert on managing risks of targeted violence. Mr. Gundry is responsible for the design and development of new service initiatives, strategic programs, operational infrastructure, and senior supervision of CIS consulting and training projects.
As the lead architect of the Guardian SafeSchool Program® and CIS Anti-Terrorism Officer division, Mr. Gundry is responsible for strategic program design and doctrine, development of personnel training standards, policies and procedures, operational support infrastructure, and client-specific program integration.
As a consultant, Mr. Gundry has provided expert assistance to a diverse range of schools, corporations, and government agencies. Some of his clients include Achieva Credit Union, American Automobile Association, Carpenter Technology Corporation, CF Industries, Corinthia Hotels, European Central Bank, European Commission, European External Action Service, Florida Blue/GuideWell, The Richman Group, TECO Energy, and U.S. Central Command.
Mr. Gundry is a court-qualified expert witness on physical security, risk management, and emergency management. He is also a technical committee member for the new ASIS/ANSI Active Assailant WPV standard and the Chairman of the Certifying Board of the International Association of Counterterrorism and Security Professionals (IACSP).
Mr. Gundry is the author of numerous articles on security and workplace violence prevention topics. He also provides expert commentary on school security, terrorism, and workplace violence issues for news media organizations including Al-Jazeera, BBC, CNN, The Blaze, USA Today, and every news outlet in the Tampa Bay region.
Mr. Gundry is the lead instructor for the S2 Institute’s Anti-Terrorism Officer course and advanced seminars on security risk assessment, active shooter preparations, physical security, and emergency management planning. His previous students include over 3,000 security professionals from over 40 nations. He also lectures on school security and anti-terrorism topics for John Jay College of Criminal Justice and presents PSP® certification exam preparation courses for ASIS International.
Recent Blog Posts
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III Part One of this article surveyed concerns expressed by Critical Intervention Services regarding school ‘target hardening’ measures proposed
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III Purpose and Background On 02 January 2019, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety (MSDHS) Commission released
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III Robust security risk management programs integrate a number of approaches to reduce the risk of active assailant
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III Like the film Ground Hog Day, every time an act of mass violence captures the public’s attention we
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III Parts One and Two of this article discussed the importance of safe rooms in active shooter planning, physical
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III Part One of this article discussed the importance of safe rooms in active shooter planning, physical security principles
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