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, and senior supervision of CIS consulting and training projects.
During his tenure with CIS, Mr. Gundry served as the architect of many of the company’s unique programs and branded services including the Guardian SafeSchool Program®, Anti-Terrorism Officer Division, and Guardian SafeWorkplace Program.
As a consultant specialized in managing risks of targeted violence, Mr. Gundry has provided expert assistance to a diverse range of schools, corporations, and government agencies. Examples 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, U.S. Central Command, and Vinnell Arabia.
Mr. Gundry is an expert witness on physical security, risk management, and emergency management. He is also a technical committee member for revision of the ASIS/ANSI Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention (WVPI) standard and new Active Assailant annex.
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 Article Posts
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III The following series of school security training videos is produced as a webinar edition of the one-day Integrated
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 On 02 January 2019, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) Public Safety Commission released its initial report
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
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III Few would debate that one of the most important factors in mitigating active shooter attacks is the speed
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