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20-Year Secret Service Veteran Joins Security Team

We are proud to announce the addition of Tim Keener, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Secret Service, to the Hawk PI Security Team. In his role as Director for Global TSCM and Physical Security, Tim will develop and deploy comprehensive strategies and programs for security assessment, planning and implementing to create technically secure environments for sites, events and individuals.

ATLANTA (Jan. 22, 2019) – Hawk Professional Investigations has hired Tim Keener, a former U.S. Secret Service Physical Security Specialist, as Director of Technical Surveillance Counter Measures (TSCM) and Physical Security. While with the Secret Service, Mr. Keener was most recently responsible for assessing, planning, and implementing secure environments for the President and the Vice President of the United States, as well as foreign heads of state and others as directed worldwide.

In addition to his expertise in electronic surveillance countermeasures, Mr. Keener is also experienced in all facets of physical security including site assessment, chemical, biological, and radiological threats, detection and mitigation of explosives, as well as fire and life safety.

Mr. Keener will work out of HPI’s Atlanta office, developing and implementing security plans for sensitive facilities, communication systems, and individuals engaging HPI to provide heightened physical and technical security. He also maintains an active top secret (TS/SCI) clearance and will support HPI’s innovative counter surveillance team.

“New surveillance and threat vectors are being discovered every week,” explained HPI founder and CEO Thomas P. Hawkins, Jr. “We have expanded our security resources to meet those threats. Tim will provide HPI clients with world-class support for security assessment, planning, and execution, resulting in additional safety and privacy for key personnel and confidential data. We are proud to add him to our highly accomplished security team.”

For more information about Tim Keener and his role at Hawk PI, view his profile or contact us to speak with Tim.


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