Frank Rodman has spent his career protecting diplomats, CEOs and billionaires. Think Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela, Michael Dell, Madeleine Albright. Not to mention the many others who work hard to keep their names out of the headlines.
TorchStone, a consulting firm specializing in strategic security solutions for multinational corporations, high profile individuals, and high net worth families, is pleased to announce the addition of Lance Root as Olympics Program Manager. Mr. Root recently retired after a 26-year career as a Supervisory Special Agent in the Diplomatic Security Service of the U.S. Department of State.
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Having a billion dollars sounds like great, doesn’t it? But with all that money comes a whole new set of problems. A fortune buys you not only mansions, private jets and custom cars but a list of threats like assault, kidnapping, blackmail and burglary.
A recent study by Rothstein Kass highlighted the increasing use of personal security services among single-family offices. A number of factors are contributing to this, including a culture of freely available information through the internet, civil unrest and political uncertainty, according to Frank Rodman, president of the security advisory firm TorchStone Global.
The digitally interconnected nature of our society extends throughout the range of human activities, spanning social communication, family member interaction, business networking, education, financial transactions, medical care and travel. Moreover, these information exchanges are now proliferating across mobile networks, and highly private information is managed and moved across the internet by a diverse cast of characters (banks, telecommunications companies, media conglomerates, technology firms, etc.).