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SANTA ANA, Calif. -- October 28, 2019 -- Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America, recently hired Joshua Skule as the Senior Vice President of the Risk Advisory and Consulting Services division. Skule will be responsible for enhancing this division as a leading national and global provider of differentiating consulting, investigations and protective services.
Skule joins Allied Universal after a distinguished 21-year career in the FBI, where he was recently the Executive Assistant Director for Intelligence leading the organization’s Intelligence Branch. In this role, he served as the strategic leader of the FBI’s intelligence program with centralized authority, responsibility and oversight for all the bureau’s intelligence work. In addition, he managed a global workforce of 5,000 personnel and a National Intelligence Program budget of over $3 billion.
“Josh’s vast expertise in security intelligence, counterterrorism and his previous work with Chief Security Officers (CSO’s) across the industry will be a great asset for our clients as we support their strategies to identify and mitigate risk and prevent loss as well as protect people, infrastructure and assets globally,” said Ty Richmond, President of Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting Services and International.
During his career, Skule was co-chair of the Domestic Security Alliance Council (DSAC), which is a strategic partnership between the US federal law enforcement and over 500 CSO’s from private industry companies that enhances communication and promotes the timely and effective exchange of security and intelligence information. As the Deputy Assistant Director within the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division, he developed a long-term strategic roadmap for technology investment in the bureau’s highest priority program. He nurtured extensive outreach to international law enforcement and intelligence partners to enhance information sharing.
Skule graduated from the Naval Academy with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He was a U.S. Marine Captain and led teams in multiple challenging deployments around the world. In 2017, he was the recipient of the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Service.
Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting Services integrates security consulting, investigations, personal protection and threat, disaster and emergency response with traditional security services and technology systems to present a comprehensive picture of risk and actionable solutions to enhance security program effectiveness and ROI.
About Allied Universal
Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America with over 215,000 employees and revenues over $7.3 billion, provides unparalleled security services and technology solutions. With offices located throughout the nation as well as internationally (Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom), Allied Universal is responsible for protecting client sites covering multiple specialty sectors such as higher education, healthcare, retail, commercial real estate, government and corporate campuses, etc. Supported by vast experience gained from being in business for over 60 years, Allied Universal provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Through world-class customer service, highly advanced systems and cohesive technology solutions…Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.