AlliedBarton Appoints Former FBI Official to Board of Directors

AlliedBarton Security Services, a premier provider for highly trained security personnel, appointed Chris Swecker, a retired Assistant Director at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), to the Board of Directors of AlliedBarton's parent company, Allied Security Holdings.


Swecker served 24 years with the FBI before retiring as Assistant Director of the FBI's Criminal Investigative Division. His tenure with the FBI included serving as Acting Executive Assistant Director with responsibility for nine FBI divisions encompassing over half the FBI's total resources. Swecker also served as the FBI's on-scene commander in Iraq where he led a team of FBI agents examining counter-intelligence and terrorism matters. Following his career with the FBI, Swecker was Corporate Security Director for Bank of America where he led investigations, physical security, international security and executive protection.


"As the leading provider of security personnel, AlliedBarton is always looking for new opportunities to provide additional value to our clients," said Bill Whitmore, Chairman, President and CEO of AlliedBarton. "Swecker's deep experience in law enforcement, national security and corporate security will provide considerable insight and value to our company and our clients."


"AlliedBarton's commitment to their clients and providing the industry's best trained security officers is the cornerstone of its success," Swecker said. "I look forward to lending my experience to support AlliedBarton's continued growth and industry leadership."

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