Sam is board certified with over 20 years’ experience in security risk management. At the tactical level, Sam addresses hundreds of workplace violence situations and helps clients respond to natural or man-made disasters every year. Sam operates at a technical level, developing site security surveys, managing benchmark studies, and calculating facility security risk levels. At a strategic level, Sam advises clients on industry best practices, security programmatic development, and helps align security measures to corporate culture. From tactical/technical to strategic, Sam Stone, Director of Nashville and Atlanta (acting) helps Fortune 500 clients address threats in a sophisticated and methodical manner.

Career Highlights

Has successfully evaluated hundreds of facilities for compliance to security regulatory requirements, vulnerabilities, and security performanceAfter working at Pinkerton for one year, Sam was quickly promoted to Director due to his excellent work performance 

Work Experience

Sam began in the Marine Corps from 2004 to 2008, Security Police Officer (SPO II), with the Department of Energy from 2008 to 2011, and Security Risk Analyst for the Department of Homeland Security from 2011 to 2016. Starting out in Pinkerton Operations Manager in 2016, Sam was promoted to Director in 2017 and has overseen hundreds of protective operations, managed numerous investigations, and continues to help clients all over the US avoid cost associated with loss or harm.

Education & Training

BA Intelligence Operations, American Military University

MBA, Lincoln Memorial University


Risk Analysis, Management, Strategic Security, CTPAT, CFATS, NERC-CIP, Physical Security Evaluation, Calculation/tracking tool development, Excel-Word-PPT, Enterprise Security Risk Management, Tactician, Intelligence Analysis, Leadership


Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATPAP)




English and Spanish (Elementary)

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