Meb West is a retired Army Ranger, Intelligence Specialist and decorated combat veteran of both OEF and OIF. As a security specialist, Meb has extensive experience consulting on Security Compliance Management (SCM); auditing security policies, procedures, and programs for large, multi-national organizations. He specializes in conducting New Market Entry security advances in both domestic and international arenas. He has conducted Risk Assessments (RA) and Business Impact Analysis (BIA) for Business Continuity Management Teams and steering committees with operations that span the globe, and has provided asset and personal protection to clients in Africa and the Middle East. In each of these dynamic environments his number one goal is to find innovative ways to make the client smile; to turn the cost of security into an investment that creates tangible value.
Meb has amassed numerous certifications in the security industry to include ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP). The Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board (ATAB) Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CAS), Executive Security International (ESI) Certified Security Specialist (CSS) and Certified Protection Specialist (CPS), the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS) Certified in Homeland Security – Level III (CHS-III) and the Institute for Business Continuity Training (IBCT) Certified Continuity Manager (CCM). He is a graduate of the Gavin de Becker and Associate’s Advanced Threat Management Academy, the IE Business School’s International Management for Security Professionals in Madrid, Spain, the ASIS/Wharton Business School Program for Security Executives, and the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation Executive Education Series.
Meb is also adept at contingency planning, business continuity consultation, as well as security force training and evaluation.
His experience and expertise has awarded him a coveted senior instructor position at Executive Security International (ESI), where he teaches in both the Executive Protection (EP) and Corporate Security Management (CSM) courses. There, he mentors prospective agents on the nuances of Threat Analysis, Assessment, and Management in both domestic and international environments. Meb also sits on the Board of Directors for ESI.
Meb has a Masters Degree in Security Management.