Mary A. Gates is currently the Vice-President of Security for GMR Protection Resources, Inc., and its wholly owned security consulting subsidiary, GMR 410, LLC. Prior to joining GMR, Mary was the Executive Director, Global Security & Investigations, JPMorgan Chase & Co., where she oversaw Firmwide Retail and Corporate Enterprise Security Risk Mitigation, Response and Training Programs, Operational Security Standards and Procedures, Proprietary & Outsourced Security Officer Programs and a bevy of other security processes and programs designed to protect the employees, customers, and assets of the Bank. Her experience includes leading multi-purpose teams, driving key initiatives to secure millions of dollars in funding to uplift personnel, implementing changes in legacy technology and physical security upgrades. Mary has led teams conducting complex physical security projects, business continuity initiatives, and multi-national investigations, to name just a few. Mary is a Certified Financial Services Security Professional (CFSSP) and holds the prestigious Level III Certified Homeland Protection Associate (CHPA-III) designation from the Global Society of Homeland Security Professionals. A recognized international guest speaker, Mary has presented on topics including Active Shooter, Security Officer Management, Disaster Recovery and Financial Security Innovation during conference sessions at ASIS, ABA and the Ligue Internationale des Societes de Surveillance. She previously served on the American Bankers Association Security Committee and the Briefing Advisory Board, and currently serves as an Advisory Member on the ASIS Banking and Financial Services Counsel. She currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for Take 2 Ranch, Inc. and is a member of the International Public Safety Association, Institute for Defense and Government Advancement, Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals, National Sheriffs Association, ASIS and ATMIA.
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