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Stephen M. Harney
 

EXECUTIVE STAFF

STEPHEN M. HARNEY, J.D., PRESIDENT
sharney@isa.us.com
Stephen M. Harney is President and CEO of Internal Security Associates, LLC, a firm specializing in the conduct and direction of high level security assessments and details, executive protection assignments, internal security audits and fraud investigations, as well as in the establishment of comprehensive physical and personnel security standards.

He has assisted major airlines, insurance industry clients, educational institutions, Fortune 500 corporations, the Social Security Administration, as well as the U.S. Departments of Justice, Defense, State and Treasury, in securing sensitive facilities and in substantially reducing losses attributable to theft, fraud and corruption. He has served as Special Agent in Charge, Director of Security and as Regional Director of Internal Affairs for a federal agency now within the Department of Homeland Security. As the agency’s Director of Security he was responsible for physical and personnel security operations at over 300 government facilities, both domestically as well as in foreign countries. Mr. Harney served as Intelligence Liaison Officer to the Vice President’s Joint Task Force Command Center, and later completed a comprehensive review for the Office of the U.S. Attorney General focusing on drug interdiction operations, physical security breaches and internal corruption along the Southwest border of the United States. He has served as Assistant General Counsel for the Executive Office of Public Safety, and following the events of September 11, 2001, he was appointed Security Advisor to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

In his internal security capacities, Mr. Harney has significant expertise directing complex security operations, investigations, security risk analyses, as well as in designing security systems and procedures that minimize the potential for security breaches and liability. He has either directed or participated in many high level security operations, including events associated with the 2004 Democratic National Convention, high profile political and corporate events, coordination of security details for Prime Ministers and visiting Heads of State in concert with federal agencies, and finally as a former Senior Special Agent on loan to the U.S. Secret Service during his government career. Mr. Harney has also established training seminars for civilian and government agency officials that are designed to strengthen internal controls and procedures as well as to reduce the potential for internal theft, fraud and violence in the workplace.

As a practicing attorney, Mr. Harney has been a participant in numerous seminars on the topic of violence and is a recognized expert on the subjects of physical and personnel security. He is a certified instructor with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, a graduate of Suffolk University Law School, and holds an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University.

Mr. Harney is a licensed private investigator and a member of the American Society for Industrial Security, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers’ Association, as well as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

 

BRIAN J. PATTULLO – CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
bpattullo@isa.us.com
Brian J. Pattullo is the Chief Operating Officer of Internal Security Associates, LLC, a firm specializing in the conduct and direction of high level security assessments and details, executive protection assignments, internal security audits and fraud investigations, as well as in the establishment of comprehensive physical and personnel security standards.

Mr. Pattullo began his career as a Patrolman with the Andover Police Department in July 1981. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1991 and then appointed to the position of Chief of Police in March 1998. Under Chief Pattullo’s direction, the Department was frequently recognized for its professionalism, integrity and outstanding service.

In his tenure as Police Chief, he was an active member of many law enforcement organizations and related groups.  He was Chair of the North East Regional Homeland Security Council (NERAC) where he was actively involved in school safety and security as well as the implementation of the Automated Critical Assessment Management System (ACAMS).  He participated in a pilot group with other Chiefs that developed the School Threat Assessment and Response System (STARS) that is currently in use on a State and National level. Additionally, as Chair of NERAC he played an integral role in the development of the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and Continuity of Government (COG) plans which can be utilized by municipal and private institutions. Chief Pattullo served as Director of the Emergency Management as well as the Local Emergency Planning Committee for the Town of Andover.  He has served as President of both the North Eastern Massachusetts Municipal Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) and the Essex County Chiefs of Police Association. Chief Pattullo was instrumental in the establishment of the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission, Inc. and served as President of that organization since its inception through 2013.

His many affiliations include the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Police Executive Research Forum, Massachusetts Chiefs of Police, and New England Association of Chiefs of Police. Mr. Pattullo also serves the Andover Federal Credit Union as its Executive Board President and as an Adjunct Faculty Member of Hesser College where he instructed on a wide variety of Criminal Justice topics.

Mr. Pattullo received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Merrimack College in 1986 and a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Western New England College in 1998. He has attended the Law Enforcement Executive Development Series at the Federal Bureau of Investigation as well as the Babson College Leadership Institute.

 








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