Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
Jim Savage is chief security officer and senior vice president of global security for Hunt Consolidated, Inc. in Dallas. He is responsible for all matters relating to the protection of personnel, critical corporate assets, pro-active preventive strategies and emergency preparedness programs. The innovative security strategies employed by Hunt represent the best thinking from a diverse set of practitioners including those in the military, law enforcement, medical community and high reliability organizations which are committed to success through continuous learning, training and adaptation.
Before joining Hunt, Savage was formerly deputy assistant director, Office of Protective Research in the U.S. Secret Service and held a number of notable assignments to include representation of the Secret Service Office during its transition to the newly created Department of Homeland Security. He also co-pioneered the Secret Service Critical System Protection Initiative (CSPI) in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University to identify and mitigate technology based risks that could compromise conventional physical security measures used to protect personnel and critical assets. Savage also participated in the Legislative Fellows Program of the U.S. Senate as a professional staff member for the Judiciary Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information.
He holds several memberships including the CSO Roundtable of ASIS International, ISMA (International Security Management Association), and IACP (International Association of Chiefs of Police). He is a board member for the Genesis Women's Shelter in Dallas, Texas. He is also a member of AFAUSSS (Association of Former Agents of U.S. Secret Service) and a founding member of the Operational Medicine Education Fund, a 501(c) 3 organization created in conjunction with the Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation which is dedicated to training public safety officers in critical trauma care.
Savage earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1979, has completed numerous government sponsored management programs and is a graduate of the U. S. Government Intelligence Community Senior Leadership Program.