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Glenn Bass is a CPA and serves as Director of Recruiting Services for SI Placement. He has more than 12 years of executive search experience and previously worked for Clovis, a Maryland-based recruiting and staffing firm. Bass headed their executive recruiting division focused on senior‐level Accounting and Finance management professionals in the Washington, DC area. Bass is a trusted advisor and problem‐solver to both hiring managers ​and candidates, facilitating ​​​​sound business decision making and ensuring successful outcomes.

Campbell_Stephaniesized.jpg 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. ​


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 W​est 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.  ​


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. 

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As 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 confid​entiality, 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.​​

Jeremy Ornstein is the Chief Human Resources Officer for ASIS International, responsible for all human resource functions in support of the organization’s mission. Prior to joining ASIS​, he served as HR director for the National Committee for Quality Assurance and in human resources at American University. Jeremy received a Bachelor of Business Administration, Human Resources from Rochester Institute of Technology and a Master of Science, Organization Development from Johns ​Hopkins University. ​