Ken Carter - Operations Support Manager - ExxonMobil
Ken Carter has worked with ExxonMobil for 17 years and
has served in a number of corporate security roles to include Global Security
Advisor, Expat Global Security Advisor in Indonesia, Executive Protection
Services Manager, and the Americas Regional Security Manager. His current
role is Operations Support Manager, with responsibilities in Risk Management,
TSCM, Workplace Violence, and travel security support. In the workplace
violence prevention area, Ken is responsible for the creation of, and
currently chairs, the Workplace Violence Threat Management Team and is a
current member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
Prior to joining ExxonMobil, Ken proudly served 14
years as a law enforcement professional for both the Midland Police Department,
in a patrol and detective capacity, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation
(Health Care Fraud, Violent Crimes, and the DEA HIDTA Task Force).
Robert Browning - Regional Security Manager - Chevron Global Security
He is the Regional Security Manager for the Americas with
Chevron Global Security. Bob joined Chevron in 2012 following a distinguished career in
law enforcement. He retired from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,
Firearms and Explosives (ATF) after 25 years of service as the Special Agent in
Charge of the Columbus, OH office where he managed all regulatory and
enforcement personnel in Ohio and Indiana.
Michelle has been with Exelon for 29 years and in
Corporate and Information Security for 16 years. She
currently manages a team of highly talented security specialists who ensure
compliance with the organization’s policies and procedures as well as protect
the personnel and assets of Exelon generation facilities within the U.S.,
Canada and supports London and international operations. Michelle
organizes and coordinates investigations involving allegations of criminal
matters, fraud, computer crimes, intellectual property and other security
issues with her team and develops risk assessments and security plans to ensure
compliance with multiple federal regulatory bodies. Michelle is an
active member of the Dam Sector Coordinating Council that serves as the private
sector interface with the federal government on issues related to the security
Rick Williams - Global Security Manager- Chevron Phillips Chemical
Rick Williams joined Chevron Phillips Chemical Company in January
2009, as the Global Security Manager. He is responsible for developing and
implementing corporate security programs to protect company personnel, assets, operations, information and reputation
globally. Prior to joining Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Rick
worked for the ExxonMobil Global Security Department for nine years. While at
ExxonMobil, he progressed through a number of assignments to include the Global
Security Department, Global Operations Manager. Prior to joining ExxonMobil,
Rick enjoyed a career in the US Secret Service for over 23 1/2 years until his
retirement as Special Agent in Charge of Investigative Support Division, in
January 2000. Rick currently serves on the Department of Security Studies
Advisory Board, Sam Houston State University, his alma mater. Rick is
also a former Chairman of the Board at ESC.
Jason Taylor - Regional Director Texas Department of Public Safety – Southeast Texas Region
Director Taylor has 21 years of law enforcement experience and currently oversees
Texas DPS operations in 35 southeast Texas counties which includes the Houston
metropolitan area, Galveston, Beaumont, Lufkin, Bryan-College Station, and west
to Columbus. DPS operations in the
Region include the Texas Highway Patrol, Criminal Investigations Division,
Texas Rangers, Aviation Operations, Crime Laboratory, Driver License,
Communications, and Intelligence and Counterterrorism.
Prior to his
current appointment, Regional Director Taylor served as a Major in the Texas
Rangers and was previously assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division,
and Texas Highway Patrol.
Jim Denman - EOG Resources – Loss Prevention Advisor
Prior to joining EOG Resources, Mr. Denman retired from the
Texas Department of Public Safety after 34 years assigned as a Texas Highway
Patrol Trooper, a Texas Ranger for over 10 years, a Texas Ranger Lieutenant for
10 years. Prior to that, he attended
Texas A & M University in College Station, TX. Jim is from San Antonio TX.
Jim is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of ESC.
R. Dillon, CPP - Pivot3 – Vice President Energy and Downstream
Darin is a business leader with 35+ years of broad experience working
in the electronic security and integrated systems industry. He consults with C-suite
leadership on issues concerning risks, regulations/policy and returns on
investments via improved process, automation, workflow, etc. He holds a Masters
in Security Management, teaches on Enterprise Security
Solutions to graduate
students plus routinely
speaks at conferences on regulatory matters, security trends plus
David T. Rainwater - Murphy Exploration and
Production Company – Manager, Global Security and Emergency Response
Mr. Rainwater provides direct and
supervisory oversight to all physical security operations, investigations,
crisis management, travel safety/security and emergency response throughout all
operating areas of the company.
Prior to joining Murphy, he spent a
career with the Texas Department of Public Safety, serving in the Texas Highway
Patrol and Texas Rangers. Prior to that, Mr. Rainwater served in the
United States Marine Corps.
Tim Foley - Athos Group – Security Risk
Tim Foley joined Athos Group after a successful
career as an attorney, Special Agent and Senior Executive with the United
States Secret Service and Director of Security for Spectra Energy, a Fortune
500 energy company. He serves as Athos’ Director of Risk Management Services,
assisting corporate clients in major construction project security management,
security of physical assets, protection of key personnel and company brand, and
special events and major venue security. His extensive experience in protest
management and oil and gas pipeline projects has made him a subject-matter
expert for companies facing security and community relations challenges in
their multi-billion-dollar projects.
Robert F. Ream III - Helmerich and Payne
Inc. – Director Global Security
Robert Ream is Helmerich and Payne Inc.’s Director of Global
Security based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
From 2018- mid 2019, Robert was Anadarko Petroleum Company’s
Director of International Security.
Robert held this role as part of the Houston based Corporate Security
Department, but spent extensive amounts of time in North and East Africa. Prior to joining Anadarko, Robert
was BHP Billiton Petroleum’s Senior Manager for Global Security, Crisis and
Emergency Management. Robert held this role from April of 2013 through the end
of 2017. From 2002-2013, Robert was Shell
Oil Company’s Regional Security Manager for the Americas Region. Prior to joining Shell Oil Company, Robert
served as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Coast Guard where he
served 20+ years in both the Active and Reserve components.
Rob is also a former Chairman of the Board at ESC.
Satterwhite - Houston Police
Department – Assistant Chief
Satterwhite is a community-oriented law enforcement executive with the Houston
Police Department (HPD) with nearly 30 years in law enforcement in the fourth
largest city in the United States and the most diverse urban city in the
world. He is the Assistant Chief over
the Homeland Security Command and is responsible for protecting Houston and the
surrounding region. Chief Satterwhite is
a lead-from-the-front problem solver focused on building trust with the public
and the men and women within the organization.
accomplishments are overseeing the safety and management of Super Bowl 51 and
the World Series in both 2017 and 2019, successfully managing the myriad
protests throughout the city over the past five years, and serving as the
incident commander in response to one of the worst natural disasters to ever
strike the United States in Hurricane Harvey.
Mitch Price - Cheniere Energy - Vice President
and Chief Security Risk Officer
Mr. Price provides executive
oversight to all physical security operations, IT Security and the Enterprise
Crisis Management Program.
Prior to joining Cheniere,
Mr. Price served as the Global Security Manager at Murphy Oil. Prior to his career at Murphy he served as a
Supervisory Special Agent with the U. S. Secret Service and the Department of
Homeland Security. Prior to that, Mr. Price served as a commissioned
officer in the United States Marine Corps. Mitch is also the former Chairman of the Board at ESC.
Mark Dawson - Homeland Security Investigations
- Special Agent in Charge
Dawson has direct oversight of investigations, enforcement initiatives, and
operations targeting transnational criminal organizations that exploit
America’s travel, trade, and financial systems for illicit purposes within the
area of responsibility of the HSI Houston office.
to this assignment, Mr. Dawson was the Deputy Special Agent in Charge HSI
Laredo, Texas, with direct oversight of the HSI Laredo, HSI Brownsville, HSI
Harlingen, HSI McAllen, and HSI Falcon Dam offices. This area of responsibility includes over 300
miles of international border, 22 ports of entry, 7 U.S. Border Patrol
checkpoints, and over 325 law enforcement officers and support personnel.
Dawson has served in several roles at HSI headquarters including his role as
Operations Chief in Domestic Operations.
Mr. Dawson began his law enforcement career in 1997 as a U.S. Border
Patrol agent in Laredo, Texas.
Peters - Lewis
Energy Group - Global Security Manager
Mike Peters joined the Lewis Energy Group in 2011 and is
currently the Global Security Manager. Mike manages the physical security
operations, investigations and Emergency Operation centers in South Texas,
Mexico and Columbia.
Prior to joining the Lewis Energy Group, Mike served with
the San Antonio Police Department for 33 years working in Patrol,
Investigations, Planning and Narcotics. In 1994 Mike founded and was made
commander of the Technical Operations Unit. In 2008 Mike retired from the
police department, took a weekend off and went back to work for the department
as the technology manager for SAPD and the security manager for the City of San
Mike is currently the Vice-Chair of the board of Directors