Bill Edwards leads the Security Design & Consulting group, which is part of our Protective Design & Security practice. He and his team are experts in counter-terrorism, counter-theft, cybersecurity, electronic and physical security and provide customized solutions to protect clients’ critical assets and investments. He has managed several complex, multi-million dollar projects in the U.S. and internationally. Partnering with architects, building owners, developers and public agencies, Bill takes a holistic approach to security and utilizes leading-edge technology and expertise. He designs security solutions and upgrades to new and existing infrastructure, which includes structural hardening, ingress and egress routes, surveillance and counter-surveillance systems as well as guard mount procedures and patrolling operations. Bill has extensive experience in such areas as strategic planning, intelligence gathering and analytics, inter-agency communications, policy development, staff training and decision support.
M.A., National Security and Strategic Studies, U.S. Naval War College
M.S., Public Administration, Central Michigan University
B.A., English Language and Literature, San Diego State University
A decorated U.S. Army colonel, Bill has held leadership positions throughout his 27-year military career, including commanding a battalion in Iraq for 14 months.