Marc Glasser’s career spans over three decades of public and private sector service including infrastructure protection, sustainability, resilience, security, business continuity, crisis management, law enforcement and education. His U.S. Government career spans over two decades encompassing the fields of homeland security, emergency management and law enforcement. . Marc's U.S. Government service includes serving as the Region 10 Chief of Regulatory Compliance with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Transportation and U.S. Department of State.
Marc is involved with the two risk management and technology start up venture Esilient™ and Resilience Ready™. In another start up role, Marc Glasser will be the Director of the Innovation and Technology Institute™ or other name TBD. Marc also serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for the homeland security venture capital firm Responder Ventures, LLC.
Marc’s current U.S. Government service is he works for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as the Chief of Regulatory Compliance (CRC) for DHS Region 10 comprising of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. As CRC Marc serves as an advisor to the Regional Director on all matters related to the Infrastructure Security Compliance Division. Additionally, Marc is responsible for administering the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program and leading regional efforts to coordinate with other federal, state and local representatives and spearhead regional CFATS-related outreach and engagement.
Marc’s previous U.S. Government service included serving as a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Transportation. He managed the critical infrastructure branch protecting the U.S. National Air Space (NAS) for an eight-state region with approximately 200 staffed and 1,100 unstaffed facilities. He managed a Federal Continuity of Operations (COOP) program involving 12 western states and the South Pacific. He served as a Federal Emergency Response Official (FERO) and Regional Emergency Transportation Representative team member in support of the National Response Framework (NRF) Emergency Support Function #1 involving Federal responses to incidents of U.S. national significance. He has served on a regional (comprising of an eight state region) Crisis Management Working Group (CMWG) representing security.
He has supervised or conducted over 600 threat and vulnerability assessments addressing natural disasters, technical disruptions and terrorist risks. He conducted Federal criminal, civil and presidential appointee suitability investigations. He has served in a Fusion Center and as a FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) and FBI Organized Crime Task Force member. He served on three U.S. Secretary of State’s Protective Details. He served as a U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Courier ensuring the integrity of Top Secret materials. He is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Glynco, Georgia. While attending college Marc served as a Texas Department of Corrections Correctional Officer at a Maximum Security correctional facility.
His academic affiliations have included serving as an Associate Professor at the Maryland University College (UMUC) and Adjunct Professor at the following: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV); Regis University; National University; and Henley-Putnam University. He has taught or developed curriculum in over 50 different course subjects. He is the author of the Research Paper Guidance Checklist. He holds a Master of Science in Crisis and Emergency Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement and Police Science from Sam Houston State University.
He has presented at national and international conferences. His publications include industry, practitioner and academic peer-reviewed journal articles. His editorial service has included: The Homeland Security Review (academic journal) Peer Reviewer; Hotel Business Review, Editorial Security and Safety Board Member; and National Homeland Defense Foundation (NHDF), National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC), Peer-Review Judge. Marc in in the process of writing a terrorism fiction novel with the working title of Terror Chasm.
His professional accreditations are or have included: CPP (Certified Protection Professional, ASIS International); CEM (Certified Emergence Manager); FABCHS (Fellow American Board for Certification in Homeland Security) requiring the following: Diplomate ABCHS (DABCHS), CHS-V, IV, III, II and I [Certified in Homeland Security, American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS)]; and; CORE (Certified Organizational Resilience Executive, The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience). Additionally, he is Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and HSEEP Train-the-Trainer Certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and FEMA Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planner's Train-the-Trainer Workshop Certified.
He is active in multiple professional associations, and has served or serves on numerous academic and editorial boards. His professional board and committee service has included: pEp Security (digital communications) Advisory Board Member, Puget Sound Business Journal Business Advisory Program Member, International Crisis Room 360 (application platform) Board of Advisors; GreenBiz Intelligence Panel Member; Monsoteria (Real Cyber-Threat Resilience) Board of Advisors; International Council of Security & Resilience Professionals (ICSRE) Board of Advisors; ASIS International Crisis Management and Business Continuity Council; ASIS International Academic and Training Programs Council; American Board for Certification in Infrastructure Protection; American Board for Certification in Dignitary and Executive Protection; American Board for Certification in Homeland Security National Course Review Committee; Nevada Statewide Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning Project (U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant funded project); and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Use of Force Review Board.
His professional affiliations have included: International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP); Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA); ASIS International; American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS); International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IAEIA); International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE); The International Society of Anti-Terrorism Professionals (ISATP); The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR), Business Continuity Institute (BCI); International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM); Association of Contingency Planners (ACP); American Association of University Professors (AAUP); and American Copy Editors Society (ACES).
Marc has traveled to 100 countries, has lived in 17 cities in three countries, and currently lives in the Seattle area. Marc enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, researching, writing, culture, traveling, nature and the outdoors, and supporting sustainability practices.
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