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Career Coaching


Career Coaching

Campbell_StephanieHiRes Stephanie Campbell is Director of Recruiting for Si Placement, a niche executive recruiting firm specializing in the security and investigations industries. Mrs. Campbell holds an MBA from the Rice University Graduate School of Business. During her time at Rice she served as the President of the Rice Chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs and the Conference Chair and Host of the annual Women in Leadership Conference (WILC). WILC provides female and male business leaders with a unique forum to gain thought leadership on professional development issues important to women in today’s workforce. The conference also offers significant opportunity for corporations and industry leaders to directly contribute to the development of women leaders in the community.

Prior to pursing her MBA from Rice, Campbell worked as a government relations associate at the Washington, DC lobbying firm Potomac Partners DC. Campbell served clients in the transportation and infrastructure industries as well as assisted public municipalities navigate the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Her interest in healthcare policy lead her to assist the Texas Medical Center’s Health Policy Institute as a research consultant focusing on innovations in healthcare workforce. Her career started in Washington, in the office of House Armed Services Committee Chairman, Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon. Campbell graduated in 2010 with a bachelor of science in political science from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama.

TonyMike Hurst CPP, has been recruiting in Security and Fire since 1992 and is a Director of HJA Fire and Security, Recruitment Consultants. He is also the joint founder of

He is an active ASIS volunteer leader and was awarded the President’s Award for Merit in 2016 and Named in IFSEC top 10 ‘Most Influential’ people in security 2017

David Lammert is recognized as one of the Security Industry’s most sought-after recruiting professionals, having established a reputation for exceptional quality of search strategy and execution on crucial security management and leadership positions.

Prior to founding Pinnacle Placements Executive Recruiting Firm, a boutique firm serving clients nationwide, David established and led the security search practice of the largest West Coast based executive search firm in the United States.

Focused exclusively in security recruiting, he is a trusted partner recruiting CSO’s, CISO’s, and top-tier talent for a wide range of security roles and organizations. His positive and calm demeanor, strategic approach and “in-it-to-win-it” discipline help him to successfully complete the most daunting search challenges.

David’s career prior to search includes accomplishments in the hospitality and business services sector (fifteen years).

Born and raised in Nebraska, David is a Midwesterner at heart. His upbringing instilled in him a hard-work ethic that translates into his approach to recruiting. “Fully-engaged, unique, detailed, extensively networked, trustworthy, reliable, great listener, attuned“. These are some of the words clients and candidates use to describe David’s contribution to their recruiting efforts and careers.

David earned his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science from the University of Nebraska. In his “off” hours, David enjoys time with his family, two dogs and all things college football.

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Kathy Lavinder has more than 17 years of experience identifying and placing high level security managers and related personnel. Lavinder’s clients have included corporations, financial institutions, accounting firms, law firms, consulting firms, academic institutions, insurance companies, healthcare organizations, NGOs and non-profits in the U.S. and internationally.

Lavinder turned to recruiting after working in corporate investigations and journalism. As an investigator and manager with Investigative Group International Lavinder directed a team of investigators, security, and research specialists working on long-running, multifaceted engagements including security audits, internal investigations, thefts of intellectual property, anti-competitive practices and anti-trust litigation matters, as well as due diligence and fraud investigations.

Before that Lavinder was with ABC News in New York as a writer/producer and a manager. Prior to ABC, Lavinder was News Director of WBZ Radio in Boston and was a television reporter and anchor in Roanoke, Virginia. Lavinder has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a Master’s degree from Georgetown University.

Lavinder is regularly quoted in national publications on security and talent acquisition issues. She is an active member and volunteer of ASIS International where she serves as the career expert in the ASIS Career Center.

TonyAs a Board Certified Career and Leadership Development Coach, Tony McKeon has helped well over a thousand professionals make major career moves. For years, leaders in government and private sector security and law enforcement have relied on his coaching and professional resume writing assistance when pursuing new jobs.

Adhering to strict terms of confidentiality, Tony has helped dozens of professionals from private sector security, the FBI, DOJ, CIA, ATF, U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Secret Service, and other agencies take their careers to the next level.

Tony has been a stalwart in the executive coaching field for over twenty years. Elements of his leadership development coaching work are embedded within performance management programs in a number of leading companies.

Tony holds a BS degree from Northeastern University.
TonyGlenn Bass serves as Director of Recruiting at Security and Investigative Placement Consultants LLC (SI Placement). Glenn has over 15 years of executive search experience focused on Security, Investigative and Finance related roles. He is a member of ASIS International and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Prior to moving into executive search, Bass spent eight years in public accounting as a CPA with both a regional firm in New York and then in Washington, DC with Grant Thornton. Bass has proven to be a trusted advisor to hiring managers and candidates, facilitating successful hiring decisions and sound career moves. Bass received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Maryland's School of Business.