U.S. Capitol "Freedom Requires Action" Speaker: Global Security Expert, Paul Viollis

Global Security Expert, accomplished author, TV personality, and entrepreneurial CEO Paul Viollis passionately delivers in-depth and interactive discussion on the issues that keep us all up at night. We are excited to have him as one of our speakers at our upcoming

"Freedom Requires Action: Culture, Companies, & Communities Uniting to End Sex Trafficking in America" event at The U.S. Capitol on January 28th, 2020.

Prior to assuming the Chief Executive position ofViollis Group International, Paul's professional business resume includes: CEO of Risk Control Strategies; President & CEO of Corporate Risk Consulting; Senior Managing Director for Citigate Global Intelligence & Security; and Vice President at Kroll, where he served on their post September 11th Threat Assessment Team. Over Paul's storied career in both law enforcement and security, he developed a diverse base of skills in various areas of the criminal justice system, ranging from his position as supervisor for the New York County's District Attorney's Office's Criminal Court Unit, Security Specialist/Supervisor under the United States Space Command, and CO of a Florida State Police Academy. He is a renowned public speaker and has served as a subject matter expert in private client security, workplace violence, behavioral analysis, workplace security, counter terrorism threat assessment, and is a Certified Master Anti-Terrorism Specialist under the Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board.

Paul is the author and lead editor for Jane's Publishing's book "Workplace Security:' Contributing Editor for Jane's "School Safety Handbook;' "Teachers Safety Guide; "Crisis Communications Handbook" and most recently co-authored his marquee book, "Silent Safety - Best Practices for Protecting the Affluent:' In addition, he tours yearly on the speaking circuit, presenting on issues ranging from workplace violence, private client security and workplace security. Paul is the Law Enforcement & Security Analyst for CBS News, Anchor of the daily CBS Radio segment 'Security Matters with Paul Viollis' and Host

of the CBS Audio podcast of the same name. He has been quoted as a subject matter expert in such outlets as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Worth Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, CFO Magazine, CSO Magazine , Robb Report and Business Insurance.

His professional affiliations include the Florida Police Chiefs Association, lnfraGard, and Business Executives for National Security. Paul holds the distinction of Honorary Assistant Attorney General for the State of Louisiana. He holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, a Master of Public Administration, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy.