GMR Welcomes Mary Gates as Vice President, Security Services
We are celebrating the addition of Mary A. Gates to the GMR Family! Mary has been working with GMR on a consultative basis for the last 5 months, but as of March 1, both Mary and GMR came to the foreknown conclusion… it’s a fit! Mary joins GMR as our Vice President, Security Services following a 30-year career in corporate security management, including 24-years with a leading global financial institution. Her experience includes investigations, physical security and project management, serving as a multi-state security manager, managing internal risks and control programs, consulting on policies, procedures and standards and serving as a security officer program compliance manager. Mary has led teams consisting of more than 90 employees and had budget responsibility for programs in excess of $65 million.
Mary is an international guest speaker on topics related to Active Shooter, Security Officer Management, Disaster Recovery and Financial Security Innovation during sessions at ASIS International, ABA Risk Management Conference, and the Ligue Internationale des Societes de Surveillance.
Mary is a Certified Financial Services Security Professional (CFSSP), a Certified Homeland Protection Associate (CHPA-III) and achieved the Diplomate designation from the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security.
Mary’s role with GMR will be to leverage her experience and relationships in bringing her envisioned Security offerings to the marketplace. She brings relevant experience and solutions to all sizes of the financial sector. Externally, Mary’s experience makes GMR formidable to our current and future client relationships. Internally, she is a key addition to the GMR family and a strategic add to our practice. GMR is thrilled to welcome Mary to our team!