G4S Announces New Leader for North American Training Institute22 August 2012
Joseph A. Finley, Jr., Ph.D., has joined the company as Director of G4S North America Training Institute (NATI)
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) is proud to announce Joseph A. Finley, Jr., Ph.D., has joined the company as Director of G4S North America Training Institute (NATI). Dr. Finley brings an extensive safety and security track record combined with an impressive background in educational administration and teaching leadership.
With more than 37 years as a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and higher education leadership experience, Dr. Finley is highly qualified to lead and further develop the training programs and curriculum at NATI, which is the only corporate university for the U.S. security industry.
“I am very excited to be joining G4S as it fuses my educational and law enforcement background. In my experience, G4S’s NATI has tremendous depth and supports our goal of providing quality, well-trained security officers to serve businesses and government,” said Finley. “As an education and security professional, it was important to know that the training programs delivered by NATI stand up to rigorous review and support our core value of providing our customers with the Best People. I look forward to providing my expertise to continue to develop outstanding training programs, curriculum and initiatives.”
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. has been recently honored by the industry-leading Training magazine, winning the Training Top 125 Award for the fifth year in a row for its security officer program. G4S was ranked among the best by a panel of industry experts. Training magazine is considered the leading business publication for learning and development and HR professionals.
In recent G4S client surveys, quality of training continues to be a primary factor for selecting and continuing their long term relationship with G4S. This is reinforced by a 2011 employee survey, where 90% of employees stated that they were trained to perform their job well.
Michael E. Goodboe, SVP and Regional Human Resources Director, G4S North America said, “We welcome Dr. Finley to G4S in this important role and look forward to his leadership of this integral component of our success.”
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) provides security officers with specialized skill sets and multiple levels of training, experience and qualifications to meet any customer's specific needs. G4S officer programs include the Custom Protection Officer® (CPO), Upscale Security Officer (USO) and Property Resource Officer (PRO) designations.
G4S also provides security officers with specific training in various market sectors, including Chemical/ Petrochemical, Government Services, Commercial Real Estate, Healthcare, Residential Communities, Higher Education, Financial Institutions, Rail and Mass Transit.
About G4S Secure Solutions
G4S Secure Solutions is the nation’s leading security company, providing a wide range of security services and technology solutions. The G4S expertise in analyzing security needs and developing specialized programs enables customers to reduce the total cost of ownership for security and related services, and focus on quality improvement and risk reduction. For more information visit: http://www.g4s.com/us.
G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specializes in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit http://www.g4s.com.