Daniel A. Alabre is the Director responsible for all Michigan based clients local, national, and global interests and all operations inside Michigan. Mr. Alabre is based in Pinkerton’s downtown Detroit, MI office. He is a member of the Eastern Regional Security Management Team responsible for managing operations that take place locally, nationally, and internationally.


Mr. Alabre has been involved in the security field for over 33 years. He served twenty-eight years on active duty with the U.S. Army, retiring as a Colonel. Mr. Alabre spent the first half of his career as an Infantry Officer in various command and staff positions, mostly at Fort Bragg, N.C. The second half of his Army career had him working for the Defense Intelligence Agency in D.C., Haiti, Chile, Afghanistan, Nicaragua, and Mexico as the Senior Defense Officer/Defense Attaché.

During his career with DIA, Mr. Alabre played a leading role developing strategic programs, orchestrating, planning, and steering Department of Defense (DoD) programs within Mexico and other Latin American Countries. In Mexico, he was hand-selected by the U.S. Ambassador to lead the U.S. delegation of the Bi-national Law Enforcement Working Group, GC Armas. Mr. Alabre was the Principal Advisor to U.S. Ambassador, Office of Secretary of Defense and U.S. Northern Command, and Defense Intelligence Agency on matters concerning political, military and security issues, and implementation of $700M U.S. security cooperation strategy in partnership with Mexican officials. Mr. Alabre elevated bi-national coordination against transnational criminal organizations by adeptly coordinating between U.S. and Mexican intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Dan’s role was recognized by his unit’s selection by DIA as one of two “Units of Excellence” out of 130+ DAOs worldwide.

Mr.Alabre opened up Academi LLC’s first office in Mexico City and Latin America after leaving the military and then left to become an associate of W-Strategic Innovation S.A. de C.V. In those positions, he provided operational guidance to design and execute holistic security solutions for Mexican Government and corporations inside Mexico. He selected and formed partnerships, and managed programs to provide integrated solutions that are cost effective but the best technology and solutions to the client.

Mr. Alabre has training and experience in counter terrorism, surveillance, counter surveillance, interviewing and elicitation techniques and many other techniques acquired over his years in uniform.

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