Jim Francis joined T&M in January 2007 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of its Security Consulting Services division. A highly recognized security industry consultant, who once headed security consulting for Kroll Security Services Group, Mr. Francis was chosen to lead the expansion of T&M’s security consulting services business. His division provides security threat analyses, risk assessments, emergency preparedness and crisis and business continuity planning services to major corporations, financial institutions, property management firms, major sports franchises, chief executive officers and high net-worth private clients. Jim joined T&M with an extensive 30 year career in security having been a consultant to both private industry and government in the areas of facility vulnerability analysis, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), executive protection, counter-terrorism, security management and security systems development.
Prior to joining T&M, Mr. Francis was a Principal Consultant, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Aggleton & Associates, a security consulting and security systems design firm located in Tarrytown, NY. He began his professional career as a Special Agent with the U.S. Air Force, Office of Special Investigations, and later served as Manager of Security for a major division of Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Inc. Mr. Francis received his Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and his Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from the American Society of Industrial Security, and a Certified Facility Security Officer (CFSO) from the U.S. Department of Defense.