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T&M Protection Resources Names Joseph Russo Vice President of Special Operations

Russo brings extensive experience from U.S. Secret Service

February 04, 2004

New York, NY —T&M Protection Resources has named Joseph Russo Vice President of Special Operations. Russo will be responsible for executive protection operations, client relationship management and quality assurance programs,reporting directly T&M Protection Resources Chairman and CEO, Robert Tucker.

"Mr. Russo’s 20 years with the U.S. Secret Service, including his most recent post as Special Agent in Charge of former President Clinton’s detail, will provide our clients an added level of expertise and knowledge" said Tucker. "His combination of knowledge and local and international contacts will be a tremendous asset to our clients and our organization."

During Mr. Russo’s most recent assignment as Special Agent in Charge of President Clinton’s detail, he was responsible for the overall physical security and protection for the former President and Senator Hillary Clinton including their residences and offices in New York and Washington, D.C. Mr. Russo’s previous positions with the U.S. Secret Service include assignments as Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge in the New York Field Office Protection Squad where he was responsible for the supervision of all security arrangements involving Secret Service protectees in New York City. During this assignment, Mr. Russo was appointed as the New York Field Office Coordinator for all designated National Special Security Events in New York City, including the United Nations General Assembly of 2001 and the World Economic Forum of 2002. He was previously assigned as Special Agent for the Vice Presidential Protective Division in Washington, DC.

“Mr. Russo brings a vast executive protection experience and skill set to T&M and its clients,” said Gary Ross, Director of Global Security Operations, Time Warner Inc., “In addition, his strong criminal investigative background should assist T&M as they expand their investigations services.”

Joseph holds a BA in Criminal Justice from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY and previously served on the City of New Rochelle Police Department.

About T&M Protection Resources
Established in 1981, T&M Protection Resources provides high-level security, executive protection, explosive detection canines, and technology countermeasures to leading corporate, institutional, and private clients, including financial institutions, property management firms and high net-worth individuals. Through its recent acquisition of Forensic Investigations Associates (FIA), T&M now also offers expertise in corporate due diligence, fraud and forensic investigations, litigation support, and global intelligence services. T&M's multidisciplined approach involves management and operational security teams carefully drawn from the highest ranks of federal and New York City law enforcement, as well as from leaders in the private security industry.

For more information, please contact T&M Protection Resources at 212-422-0000 or visit our web site at