receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Biography of Herman Statum, MS, CPP, CFE,
Herman Statum is a recognized authority on homeland security, and he served four years on the Executive Advisory Board of the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security.
He is board certified in homeland security at the highest level (CHS-V) and lectures on assets protection and emergency planning to various professional groups.
Mr. Statum is board certified in security management as a Certified
Protection Professional (CPP) is certified as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and he is licensed as a Private Investigator (PI).
He has a BS degree from Middle Tennessee State University where he was a Distinguished Military Graduate and a Kappa Delta Pi member.
Mr. Statum has a Master of Science degree, with highest honors, from the University of Southern California.
He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and a graduate of the United Kingdom Joint Warfare Establishment.
training in counter terrorism and chemical, biological and radiological weapons systems and he
managed the protection of diplomatic officials and senior military leaders in a high-threat international environment.
As an Airborne, Ranger and Special Forces officer with a Top Secret security clearance, Mr. Statum's
military service included 11 years overseas with two years in Vietnam combat units.
He served as the Operations Officer for the International Police at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe,
and served as a Branch Chief at the Headquarters
, Department of the Army Law Enforcement Division in The Pentagon.
At The Pentagon, Mr. Statum also served as the Executive Director of the Headquarters, Department of the Army Physical Security Review Board, which was the Army Secretary's principal group for managing the continuous protection of personnel, facilities, data systems and weapons of mass destruction worldwide.
prepared information for responses to
Congress and to state executives on sensitive enforcement and homeland security issues.
In Washington, D.C., Mr. Statum later served as a senior consultant with the Booz-Allen and Hamilton Consulting Firm in the development of a comprehensive security system for the Navy's newest TRIDENT nuclear submarine base.
Mr. Statum served several years in various leadership positions in the 38,000-member American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).
He was an ASIS faculty lecturer in certification review courses and assets protection courses presented nationwide.
He served on the Society's international standing committees on Crime Prevention, Transportation Security, Healthcare Security, and the Ethical Standards Committee.
created and presented the innovative Fema City and Titanville Emergency Planning workshops.
He was commended in writing by the nation's first Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for his vision and diligence in promoting understanding and cooperation between the Department of Defense, other government agencies and corporations involved in preparedness programs and emergency response operations.
served in the
Washington, D.C. Chapter of ASIS
as the Placement
Chairman, Programs Chairman, Vice Chairman and Chapter Chairman where he
guided the Chapter's growth to over 1,000 ASIS members making it the Society's largest chapter.
was elected twice for consecutive three-year terms on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Industrial Security
six-year term, he
served as a Vice President of the Society and served as a Director on the Board of the ASIS
As an adjunct professor, Mr. Statum developed and taught evening and weekend college courses in criminal justice and assets protection at two campuses in northern Virginia.
He served on the curriculum advisory committees of Belmont University, Northern Virginia Community College, Pennsylvania State University, and Virginia Commonwealth University.
served on the Loss Prevention, Auditing and Safety Steering Committee of the International Mass Retail
Association-the world's leading alliance of retailers and their product and service suppliers operating over 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers nationwide.
The operational plan he
wrote on Workplace Threats and Violence was presented at workshops and seminars and was praised by corporate security directors and business leaders.
This practical and effective plan was also
shared with businesses and corporations, including Texas Instruments
, Voice Stream
, Ace Hardware
, BP Oil
, and the Internal Revenue Service
In addition to his
current active participation in the American Society for Industrial Security and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
, Mr. Statum's
other affiliations have included the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners and the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security
He is a life member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and a life member of the ASIS International.
former positions include District Manager for an international security corporation; Director of Corporate Security for a 42,000- member footwear manufacturer and retailer with plants and branches nationwide; and Director of Security, Auditing and Training for the nation's largest farm and ranch supply retailer with 230 stores in 26 states.
Additionally, Mr. Statum was the Director of Information
Security at the nation's largest healthcare corporation; and was the first Director of Security for a large new shopping and entertainment complex in Nashville.
He is currently a management consultant and is a faculty member and member of the Board of Advisors of the World Institute for Security Enhancement.
Mr. Statum is also an instructor in criminal justice and ethics at Remington College and was a criminal justice instructor at the University of Phoenix and at Columbia State Community College.
is listed in the Who's Who In Law Enforcement and is listed in the Who's Who In Security.
other awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medals, Meritorious Service Medals, Air Medals, Army Commendation Medals, Parachutists Badges, and the Combat Infantryman Badge.
currently lectures to various groups and professional organizations and is a guest speaker at Cumberland University
and Mrs. Statum
were recognized as Generous Donors by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
was awarded Diplomate status with the American Board for Certification
in Homeland Security and the Certified in Homeland Security program in recognition for his
contributions to the program and to the security of the nation as a whole.
was also honored as the recipient of the annual Leadership Award of the American Board for Certification
in Homeland Security.