Don Aviv is the President of Interfor. Prior to working for Interfor, Aviv was the head of Global Security & Investigations for a Fortune 500 technology company. He serves as the Vice Chairman of the ASIS International Security Services Council. Aviv is also an advisor to several companies that develop novel security and emergency notification technology.
Steve Hughes spent 25 years with the U.S. Secret Service, where he served as the 32nd Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office. He served on the protective details of President William J. Clinton and President George W. Bush. He is currently the Chief Security Officer at Elliott Management Corporation.
Scott Alswang served for 20 years in the U.S. Secret Service, retiring as the assistant to the special agent in charge of the New York Office. He provided protection services for US Presidents, Heads of State, Dignitaries, and currently provides services to high profile global executives and prominent individuals in the United States and abroad.
David Delew spent 30 years as Chief Executive of the Community Security Trust, and was responsible for providing security and fighting antisemitism across the United Kingdom. He was a founding member of the European Jewish Congress's Security and Crisis Centre. Delew was awarded an OBE citation from the Queen for his service to the Jewish community.
Greg Ehrie is the former Chief of the FBI’s Domestic Terrorism Operations Section where he was responsible for all domestic terrorism investigations throughout the US and oversaw the operations of the National Joint Terrorism Task Force. Previously he served as the Vice President of Law Enforcement & Analysis at the Anti-Defamation League. He is curently the head of security for the Port Authority.
Doug Farber is the former Director of Security for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as the Director of Security for the World Trade Center. Farber is a veteran of the Secret Service who was responsible for internal White House safety. He is currently serving as the head of security for Millennium, a global alternative investment management firm.
John Franchi is a former senior officer of the CIA, retiring after 29 years of distinguished government service which included high-level positions internationally and in Washington DC, as well as with the U.S. military and U.S. Department of State. He is currently the Director of Intelligence for Brosnan Risk Consultants in NY.
Prof. Dr. Bruce Hoffman
Bruce Hoffman is a tenured professor at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service where he directs the Center for Jewish Civilization, and senior fellow for counterterrorism and homeland security at the Council on Foreign Relations. He previously held the corporate chair in counterterrorism and counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation.
Carly Maisel is the Global CEO of Kirsh Philanthropies. She works closely with the Kirsh family advising on their philanthropic portfolios. Additionally, Maisel provides strategic communications and risk management guidance across their various entities. Prior to joining Kirsh Philanthropies, she held a senior security role in the Community Security Trust in the United Kingdom.
Mark Sullivan was the Director of the U.S. Secret Service, and held a variety of leadership roles in the organization for nearly 30 years. Sullivan serves on several Boards of Directors and Security/Safety Advisory Boards, and maintains a Top-Secret Security Clearance. He was one of the founders of Global Security Innovative Strategies and worked with the firm until 2017.
Mitch Silber is the Executive Director of the Community Security Initiative a partnership between the UJA Federation of New York and the JCRC of New York. A professional global political risk and intelligence analyst with more than 20 years of experience, he previously served as Director of Intelligence Analysis at the New York City Police Department.
Ira Weiss is the founder and President of SECINT Corporation, a security and intelligence company providing training, investigative, protective and strategic services to corporate, governmental, and private sector clients. Ira is a retired First-Grade Detective with over 20 years of law enforcement experience with the New York City Police Department, Intelligence Bureau.
Oren Baratz is the Senior Vice President of External Affairs at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Senior Advisor for Community Security at the Jewish Federations of North America advising on “Live Secure”. In Cleveland, he is responsible for overseeing the Community Security Initiative, leading the creation of one of the most extensive security systems for Jewish communities in the United States.
Claudia Lowy is the Founder & CEO of Arya, delivering high-impact and scalable community awareness training through Arya’s eLearning platform. Prior to establishing her new business, Claudia worked and volunteered in community security for over 10 years in her hometown of Sydney, Australia, and subsequently in Toronto, Canada, specialising in all strategic, operational and training matters pertaining to the development of community security infrastructure.