Hillard Heintze Recruits Experienced DHS Supervisor and Special Forces Veteran to Join the Firm’s Growing Security Risk Management Practice

Nathan Hunt Brings Decades of Expertise in Program Management, Project Development, Training, Cost Analysis and Control and Incident Command And Control.

CHICAGO, IL, May 15, 2017 – Hillard Heintze announced today that Nathan Hunt, who most recently served as Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chicago Field Office, has joined the firm’s Security Risk Management team. As Senior Director, Hunt will advise and support the ability of Hillard Heintze clients to develop cohesive, prevention-oriented programs, strategies and countermeasures to manage their security-related risks, threats and vulnerabilities.

Hunt brings more than 30 years of experience in security-focused management, development, training and implementation. Before joining Hillard Heintze, he worked for the DHS as a supervisory federal law enforcement officer, a role in which he planned, directed and lead DHS personnel in a security force tasked with safeguarding transportation infrastructure, protecting the traveling public and instilling confidence in the nation’s transportation sector.

“Nathan’s extensive background in security and law enforcement – demonstrated at some of the highest levels of our government – speaks for itself,” said Arnette Heintze, the firm’s Chief Executive Officer. “His long track record of program management, project development, training, cost analysis and control, and incident command and control will expand our capacity to support our clients on matters of security risk management.”

Earlier in his career, Hunt was a U.S. Army Special Forces officer and Detachment Commander. As an expert in operational and logistical planning in support of special operations contingency and training missions throughout the world, he led integrated multi-service teams involved in security operations and planning and worked extensively with host-nation forces to plan and execute highly sensitive, high-risk missions and initiatives across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Hunt earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the prestigious U.S. Naval War College and is an active member of ASIS International.

Hillard Heintze’s Security Risk Management practice assesses, develops, implements and oversees strategic and complex security risk management initiatives for Fortune-ranked global business and other major public and private organizations. Services offered include security risk consulting, security program development, independent security studies and executive protection program services, emergency preparedness and crisis management, active shooter planning, social media monitoring and analysis, and private client and family office services.




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Stephen Grant

Chief Communications Officer

Hillard Heintze