|Chief of Security|
|US Smokeless Tobacco Company|
60089, United States
About Matt Hollcraft
Decisive professional with more than 14 years of experience managing information technology security, physical protection, investigations and business continuity programs in multiple industry sectors. Possess comprehensive understanding of actual and potential threats; assess vulnerabilities and implement cost-effective corrective actions. Knowledgeable of diverse range of operations and technology security systems and protective measures, including specialized procedures to ensure integrityl, compliance and continuity of operations. Extensive background in budget, project and personnel management; allocated and monitored resources up to $5M. Proven success in building and directing high-performing teams across multiple entities, divisions and geographic regions. Dedicated and motivating leader with effective presentation, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
Altria Group, US Smokeless Tobacco Company, Franklin Park, IL 9.2005 - Present
Chief of Security
Plan, develop and implement asset protection programs for a Fortune 1000 consumer goods company with over 50 corporate locations throughout North America, South America and Europe. Provide strategic advice and consultation to multiple corporate divisions.
Direct all aspects of asset and personnel protection, risk and threat assessment and operations security to include executive protection, corporate investigations, supply chain security, and protection systems management. Develop and apply enterprise wide security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure corporate reputation, integrity and legal compliance of USDHS and other governmental regulations.
Manage information asset, trade secret data and brand protection programs across 10 corporate entities, including secure electronic document libraries, data user/system auditing, intellectual property cataloging and labeling, anti-counterfeiting programs, trademark infringement defense and employee awareness programs.
Develop, implement and maintain global readiness planning to include fire protection, weather/disaster emergency planning, business continuity, disaster recovery and critical incident response plans. Identification of possible present and future threat exposures and recommend mediation measures.
Ensure effective cross-function coordination with corporate legal, information technology, human resources, environmental, health and safety as well as external law enforcement, emergency management and government agencies.
Manage budget, team and program development with a $5M budget and four direct reports.
•Lead a ten-member oversight committee to quarterly review controls, assess related risk, propose countermeasures and develop related policies and procedures. Implemented data assurance measures in compliance with ISO 17799/27001.
•Reduced annual security related costs by $500,000 through re-negotiation of contracts, eliminating redundancies and streamlining processes.
LEGENDS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, Beech Grove, IN 5.2004 - 9.2005
Interim Director of Corporate Security
Developed complete security program, including policies, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ethical compliance, financial responsibility and risk mitigation. Managed personnel security, investigations, contract security operations and tenant and employee safety and security awareness campaigns. Recruited, trained and managed three regional corporate security managers located in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky; managed $2M budget.
•Initiated measures to decrease criminal activity and reduce tenant risk through advanced design and installation of access control, video surveillance technology and fire protection systems.
•Developed and implemented policies, procedures, network architecture and security infrastructure in compliance recognized best practices.
INDIANA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION, Indianapolis, IN 5.1994 - 5.2004
Internal Security Operations Specialist, Rank: Criminal Investigator
Managed agency investigations, physical security systems and protection/auditing of information technology security systems throughout Indiana.
Performed risk assessments and developed mitigation plans for more than 4000 lottery outlets, 8 regional sales offices, a centralized distribution center and third party shipping logistics to insure safety and security of agency operations, personnel and property.
Designed, implemented and administered security processes and procedures, including facility and technology access systems, closed-circuit television camera systems, and personnel protection logistics.
Devised and coordinated disaster recovery, business continuity, critical incident and emergency preparedness contingency plans.
Researched, developed and standardized numerous procedures and policies to reflect industry best practices and enhance, protect and promote the security and integrity of agency operations.
•Led statewide program implementation; managed $1M budget.
•Developed, coordinated and served as instructor for agency information and operations security awareness training.
•Served as agency security liaison to Indiana Department of Homeland Security and Indianapolis Terrorism Preparedness Group.
•Managed over 30 projects, including the agency's physical/logical security systems request for proposal (RFP), as well as the system's design, installation, penetration and intrusion testing.
Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security, American Military University, College of Business, Science and Technology, Manassas, VA., 3.68 GPA, Graduation - July 2009.
Criminal Investigations College, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, Plainfield, IN
• Certified Protection Professional (CPP), ASIS International
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), (ISC)2
• Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM), Security Industry Association (lapsed)
• Criminal Investigator, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (lapsed)
• Six Sigma Lean Yellow Belt, Six Sigma Academy