Francis Dâ€™Addario, CFE, CPP
Emeritus Faculty, Security Executive Council
Francis Dâ€™Addario leads the Security Executive Councilâ€™s Security 2020â„˘ and Next Generation Leadership initiatives. Previously, his cross-functional teams developed proven practices at Starbucks Coffee, Hardees Food Systems, Jerrico Inc. The Southland Corporation (DBA 7-Eleven) and Crime Prevention Associates. He is a co-developer of RED, an enterprise risk event reporting and analytics tool.
Dâ€™Addario is an accomplished all-hazards risk mitigation practitioner and strategy leader. His influence and vision are credited with measured results for anomaly detection, asset recovery, business continuity, compliance, cost avoidance, crime prevention, information protection, investigations, operational auditing, policy governance, profit contribution, supply chain quality assurance and team engagement. His executive committee experience includes Audit, Compliance, Governance and Information Security.
His cross-functional protection and profit improvement methodologies have been featured by Americaâ€™s Most Wanted, Christian Science Monitor, CNN, CSO, ISO Focus, New York Times, Security Management, and The Wall Street Journal. Audited risk reduction and profit improvement results include 50 â€“ 90 percent category casualty improvements and cost avoidance with estimated annual net contribution up to $26 Million (USD) after security cost. Francis has also served in volunteer leadership positions with ASIS, McGruff House, and The West Seattle Food Bank throughout his career.
Professional recognitions include Securityâ€™s â€śMost Influential, CSOâ€™s â€śCompassâ€ť, The National Food Service Security Councilâ€™s â€śLifetime Achievement awards and Jerrico Incâ€™s â€śManager of the Yearâ€ť. Team Citation honors: Operationsâ€™ â€śMost Valuable Distributed Support Serviceâ€ť and â€śSuper Spirit of Starbucksâ€ť for business continuity leadership following Seattleâ€™s Nisqually Earthquake and global headquarters evacuation/relocation.
Francis' publications include Not a Moment to Lose: Influencing Global Security One Community at a Time (Security Executive Council, 2009)
Areas of Expertise:
- A people-first approach to security
- All-hazards risk preparedness
- Security's return on investment
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