Concentric has an experienced, in-house team of security and intelligence professionals who work with the best international security resources to provide unrivaled global coverage. Our diverse history of leadership in national security, law enforcement, military special operations, academia, Fortune 500 corporations, and global non-profits allows us to collaborate and solve complex challenges with innovative solutions.
Roderick began his career with Scotland Yard's Special Branch focused on international terrorism and the close protection of a prominent British cabinet member. Following his move to San Francisco, Roderick founded Concentric and served as CEO for seven years. His work during this period included the design and delivery of comprehensive security programs for a number of high-growth Silicon Valley companies.
Vice Admiral (Ret.) Mike LeFever, USN, has over 45 years of public and private sector leadership in high risk, complex security environments. Mike’s success at the intersection of risk, leadership, and technology stems from his experience and expertise in leading disaster relief and humanitarian efforts, the full spectrum of warfare operations, and counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations. Renowned for building high performance teams, his leadership was directly responsible for numerous significant achievements that protected and enhanced the national security of the United States and private sector growth and profitability.
Jeff became EVP of Concentric in 2017 after leading the Security Operations department since 2010. During his time with Concentric, Jeff has managed a multitude of highly complex and sensitive operations domestically and internationally. Prior to joining Concentric, Jeff served for 16 years in the United States Government.
Jerame leads Concentric's Client Services division, overseeing the Intelligence, Security Operations, Investigations, and Embedded Services teams. He has over 20 years of experience delivering strategic security solutions to government, non-profit, and corporate stakeholders. Under his leadership Concentric's subject matter experts identify, develop and implement security solutions to enable mission success for Concentric's clients globally.
Laura is the Concentric staff integrator to support senior level decision making requirements as well as manages special projects on behalf of our Executive Chairman and CEO. In doing so, Laura utilizes her unique range of tactical and strategic experience from 12 years as a Naval Intelligence Officer supporting elite special operations in combat zones and diplomatic opportunities around the world.
Joe leads the Investigations team at Concentric. He brings more than two decades of experience in geopolitical risk, intelligence, and strategic advisory in government, private institutions, and international organizations. In past work, Joe has advised C-suite executives and heads of state, and his overseas assignments and client engagements have spanned the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe, and Asia - many in hostile environments or frontier markets.
Lauren leads the intelligence team, designing and leading open source intelligence programs for Concentric’s clients. She specializes in connecting geopolitical events to client impact and monitoring domestic far-right groups online. Prior to her work at Concentric, she consulted for a number of federal government agencies across the national security sector and provided research and analysis for organizations including the U.S. State Department and the Stimson Center in Washington, DC.
Jim leads the Protective Operations team at Concentric. He brings more than two decades of experience in developing comprehensive security programs and risk mitigation strategies for high-profile individuals, organizations, and large scale domestic and international events.
His experience includes operating in high risk environments spanning six continents. Prior to joining Concentric, Jim served more than twenty-four years in the United States Secret Service.
Tessa manages security operations and travel support for Concentric clients as a senior member of the Security Operations team. Additionally, Tessa leads Concentric’s 24/7/365 Global Security Operations Center (GSOC). Prior to joining Concentric, Tessa conducted investigative and analytical support for multiple teams at the FBI, including the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF).
Laurel is responsible for our embedded programs, managing employee teams that provide dedicated full-time expertise for our clients. She focuses in customized program management for client feedback platforms and systemic employee engagement and growth. Before joining Concentric, Laurel supported risk management and remote operations in high-Arctic expedition consulting, and ran embedded teams for experimental engineering programs with tech partners.
Max is responsible for Concentric’s business development and client engagement program. He previously led the company’s protective intelligence team as well as the GSOC. Prior to joining Concentric, Max served in the US military and was a member of an Executive Protection team for an ultra-high-net-worth family. Max is a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and continues to consult on complex stalking cases.
Christian leads some of Concentric’s more unusual work – like rainforest protection in Central America, vaccinator access in Somalia, and intel operations in other complex environments. One of Christian’s current special projects is implementing Concentric’s “Green Security” initiative, which aims to reduce the environmental impact of our business operations and the security services we provide.
Monica manages the marketing, brand strategy, and event planning for Concentric. Utilizing her 10+ years of experience in the hospitality and financial services fields, she brings project management, big-picture thinking, creativity, and a healthy obsession for analytics to the excitement of the security and intelligence field.
Leading through our company mission and focus on culture, Lindsay is responsible for our Human Resources team. By way of our guiding principles: Integrity, Collaboration, Relationships, Excellence, Creativity, and Results, our HR team supports recruiting, compliance and the Concentric employee experience. Lindsay is here to support the needs of our employees.
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