Jack Farmer is an executive and technical consultant with international corporate clients and U.S. government agencies, including federal, state and local law enforcement for unique, challenging, and highly successful intelligence and security programs. He has extensive experience in establishing and managing integrated security programs, executive protection, criminal investigations, facilities security, emergency preparedness, and crisis management. Jack serves all public safety and corporate sectors, with experience in the medical, technology, supply chain, gaming, entertainment, and construction industries.
Previously, as a Strategic Intelligence Specialist for Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations, Mr. Farmer was central for analysis, reporting and law enforcement liaison during several homeland security incidents, including the bombing at the Boston Marathon and the active shooter incident at the Washington, DC Navy Yard. Additionally, he led the intelligence efforts for evacuation of client staff, including Executive Protection action teams, from overseas danger areas. Prior to that, as a Senior Security Specialist at Booz Allen Hamilton, he was a Senior Law Enforcement Intelligence Analyst representing the U.S. Army North at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). His work focused on the identification and tracking weapons of mass destruction, terrorist threats, and human trafficking on a Joint Terrorism Task Force. Other assignments included: Senior Intelligence Analyst for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); an Intelligence Operations Advisor for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Intelligence Plans and Exercise Officer for DHS; and Field Reports Officer for DHS. As a Senior Security Specialist, he additionally conducted numerous threat and vulnerability assessments and training for the U.S. Treasury Department, Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Congress.
Formerly, Jack was the Director, Global Physical Security, for a business operating unit conducting cryptologic development for transfer and storage of bank data at PricewaterhouseCoopers. There, he was the Program Manager for integrated security of facilities in the U.S., UK, and Australia. He drove implementation of nontechnical information and operations security; managed planning for emergency preparedness and crisis management; managed internal investigations of information compromises, security violations and incidents. Jack also directed and managed vetting and special investigations of vendors, affiliates, and partners. Prior to that, Jack was a Senior Member of the Advisory Staff at Computer Sciences Corporation, specializing in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems and the Planning Director, Field Operations and Training at Systems and Defense Services International for police training and explosive ordnance removal.
Jack served 23 years in the U. S. Marine Corps which included various worldwide command and operational assignments that included planning, operational liaison and detached assignments with U.S. and foreign intelligence services, Cabinet-level Departments, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Coast Guard, Public Health Service, DEA and state and local public safety officials. He executed numerous special security and humanitarian assistance operations; planned and executed operations with the Joint Special Operations Forces and foreign special operations forces; and evaluated and secured locations for safe haven facilities capable of supporting operational teams and designated personnel, determining requirements for positive and redundant secure communications, transportation and operational control. He planned, supervised and conducted executive security and protective services for senior officials of the Department of State, Department of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency at overseas locations and within the United States, and led the Commandant of the Marine Corps’ personal security detail. Additionally, Jack instructed at Department of Defense schools on tactics, specializing in deception, denial operations and OPSEC. He was a member of a select interagency committee for manipulation of information for counter espionage and targeting of ISR systems.
Jack has an Masters of Arts in HR Management/Organizational Development, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and is a Distinguished Graduate of the Postgraduate Intelligence Program, Defense Intelligence Collage. He is a Qualified Human Trafficking Investigator and has professional certifications as a Criminal Investigator and Criminal Profiler, Professional Security Instructor, Certified Information Technology Architect and Six Sigma Green Belt, with extensive training in field craft and tradecraft. Jack has received numerous awards and commendations from U.S. agencies and foreign governments.