Mark Withrow, CHPP, CFC, FABFE, CMI, FACFEI, CFLC

Mr. Mark Withrow, CHPP, CFC, FABFE, CMI, FACFEI, CFLC

Golden Gate Security Consulting
4300 Black Avenue # 5261
Pleasanton , CA 94566
Office: 925-699-8038

Introduction

-Nationally certified Forensic Consultant and Medical Investigator

-Nationally published author, lecturer, and instructor

-Workplace Violence Intervention/Hostile Terminations

-Violent Threat Mitigation/Risk Assessments

-Security standards and practices/Standards of care

-Vulnerability Assessments/Security Consulting

-Guard Performance/Inadequate or Negligent Security

-Crime Prevention/Site Security Design

-Use of Force and Over-escalation

-30 years combined law enforcement and security management


Areas of Expertise

  • Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs
  • Crime Foreseeability
  • Deadly/Excessive Force
  • Emergency Communications & 911
  • Fire & Life Safety
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Hotel Security
  • Human Resources
  • Inadequate/Negligent Security
  • Law Enforcement
  • Lighting & Illumination
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Parking Lots/Garages
  • Premises Liability
  • Safety
  • School Safety
  • School Security
  • Security Guards
  • Security Management
  • Surveillance
  • Terrorism
  • Violent Crimes
  • Workplace Violence

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant, Certified Homeland Protection Professional, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services current Security guard permits
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Forensic Expert Witness Association, California Crime Prevention Officers Association, Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, American Society for Industrial Security, National Sheriff's Association
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: National Conference presenter, subject matter expert on: Personal Safety/Situational Awareness, Emergency Preparedness, Child Safety Awareness, Foreign and Domestic Travel Safety Best Practices
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: None
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Fifteen cases
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Workplace violence, vulnerability assessments, security audits, risk assessment, security standards and practices, standards of care, use of force/over-escalation, guard performance, negligent/inadequate security
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 40 per cent
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 60 per cent
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: thirteen depositions
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2016
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: One time
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: One time
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Seven years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Security consulting, site assessments, penetration testing, site inspections, risk assessment, physical security measures (camera, motion detection, fencing...)
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: My rate continues to be $ 350 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: My standard rate remains at $ 350 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $ 350 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $ 350 per hour
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Refer to Retainer Agreement

References

Available Upon Request