JAMES R. LEVINE : Executive President , Vance International , IncMr. Levine is a founder and member_of_the_Board_of_Directors of Vance International
helped to establish the infrastructure that made Vance
the nation's leading provider of executive protection.When the company expanded into the specialized field of labor disruption security , Mr. Levine
again played a leadership role in developing the Asset Protection Team's innovative approaches to security which emphasize non-confrontation and the use of photographic documentation on client's behalf.
Today Mr. Levine
is personally engaged in developing business for and working with clients of the Asset Protection Team and Work Force Staffing Team.He serves as a consultant to clients , helping them develop constructive , comprehensive security and workforce plans to deal with labor contingencies
advises clients on ways to enhance the security of their facilities.He
is a frequent speaker on labor disruption security , and has published articles on this and related topics.Prior_to joining Vance International , Mr. Levine was a Senior Executive Protection Agent providing protective services for U.S. and foreign dignitaries , senior executives , and celebrities
also performed threat analysis and vulnerability assessments for individual and organiza-tions worldwide.Before entering private security in 1980 , Mr. Levine was a police officer in Arlington County , Virginia
.His assignments included the S.W.A.T. team and coordinator for related in-service training
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTSAmong his
notable assignments , Mr. Levine
was responsible for organizing and managing a 20-member police detail as coordinator of special police security during the 1980 Reagan-Bush presidential campaign.As a police officer , he
was responsible for the organization and management of a 60-member police detail for three years during the controversial , violence-prone construction of a superhighway.Mr. Levine has participated in several diplomatic/VIP protection assignments including extended associations with former United_States Secretary of State , Henry Kissinger , and Egypt's former Deputy Prime_Minister , the late General Kamal Hassan Ali
was honored in 1995 with the Distinguished Sales and Marketing Award.His
most recent article Surviving in the Strike Zone was published in the March 1998 issue of Security Management magazine.
EDUCATIONM.A. , Forensic Science ; George Washington University
, Washington , D.C. ; 1979B.A. , Criminal Justice ; Kent State University , OH ; 1973Northern Virginia Regional Police Academy
Completed more than 1 , 280 hours of federal , state , and local police training.