James A. Francis led the Security Consulting Services division of T&M from January 2007 until June 2014 and currently serves as a Senior Consultant. With over 30 years of experience in the security industry, Mr. Francis has served as a consultant to both private industry and government in the areas of facility vulnerability analysis, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), executive protection, counter-terrorism, security management and security systems development.
Prior to joining T&M, Mr. Francis was a Principal Consultant, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Aggleton & Associates, a security consulting and security systems design firm. He began his professional career as a Special Agent with the U.S. Air Force, Office of Special Investigations, and later served as Manager of Security for a major division of Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Inc. Mr. Francis received his Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and his Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from the American Society of Industrial Security, and a Certified Facility Security Officer (CFSO) from the U.S. Department of Defense.