John Friedlander is a senior manager with Kroll's Security Risk Management practice, based in Austin, Texas. John has a varied security operational and administrative background, and for 20 years has directed security management operations for clients that include leading financial firms, property management organizations, and high-net-worth individuals.

Prior to joining Kroll in August 2012, John was Director of Security for the Wells Fargo national account, Jones Lang LaSalle. The assignment covered security management and oversight of the portfolio, including senior executive offices, trading floors, data centers, critical infrastructure, and building management systems. His additional responsibilities were fire and life safety planning and preparedness, continuity of operations, emergency preparedness, security operations management, security system management, and federal law enforcement liaison.

Earlier in his career, John was Senior Security Consultant with Prudential Financial. His primary responsibilities included assessments and planning and implementation of asset protection programs and systems across the enterprise. John served as an adjunct professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice from 2008-2014.


Professional Experience

Over a 20-year career, John has led a wide variety of security-related assignments that have included security consulting services, security force management, business continuity, and risk management for residential and retail interests. John has successfully completed many security projects encompassing:

  • Physical security assessments
  • Security planning reports
  • Security management evaluations and RFPs
  • Security awareness training program development and seminar presentations


Education and Certifications
  • M.S., Protection Management, CUNY, John Jay College
  • B.F.A., Film & Television, New York University
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
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