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Kristin Lenardson

Vice President, Managed Risk Services


"Aut viam inveniam aut faciam." (I shall either find a way or make one.) - General Hannibal Barca

With over 22 years as a private and public sector Intelligence Analyst, Kristin Lenardson strongly believes risk-based analysis and proactive intelligence directly affect the security of any organization. Kristin’s experience with multiple Fortune 500 companies includes creating and managing change at all levels of intelligence, executive protection, and traditional physical security programs.

As an Intelligence Analyst with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Kristin concentrated on combating terrorism, public corruption, violent crime, transnational criminal networks, and white-collar corruption. She has trained law enforcement and intelligence officers from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Canada via the FBI’s Central American Intelligence Program (CAIP). Additionally, Kristin provided joint-operational support to the FBI, the United States Government, and Coalition Forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Earning her degree in Criminology from Valparaiso University, Kristin is also a graduate of the Kellogg School of Risk Management, International Security Management Association’s (ISMA) Senior Executive Leadership Program, the Independent Security Advisors Private Security Operations, and the Executive Protection Institute. She is a member of, and volunteers on, several professional groups within the security and intelligence industries including being a founding and current board member of the International Protective Security Board and past-President; Chair of the ASIS Executive Protection Community subcommittee for the Mentoring Program, the Chair of the Association of International Risk Intelligence Professionals (AIRIP) Protective Intelligence Committee, and a mentor for the Department of State Oversees Advisory Committee Women in Security program.