MICHAEL VIOLLIS, SR., Ph.D.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Prior to assuming the Chief Executive position of RCS, Dr. Viollis’ professional business resume includes President & CEO of Corporate Risk Consulting, Senior Managing Director for Citigate Global Intelligence & Security and Vice President at Kroll where he served on their post September 11th Threat Assessment Team.
Over Paul’s storied career in both law enforcement and security, he developed a diverse base of expertise in various areas of the criminal justice system ranging from his position as supervisor for the New York County’s District Attorney’s Office’s Criminal Court Unit and Security Specialist/Supervisor under the United States Space Command and CO of a Florida State Police Academy. He is a renowned public speaker and has served as a subject matter expert in private client security, workplace violence, behavioral analysis, workplace security and counter terrorism threat assessment.
Paul is the author and lead editor for Jane’s Publishing’s book “Workplace Security”, Contributing Editor for Jane’s “School Safety Handbook”, “Teachers Safety Guide” and “Crisis Communications Handbook” and most recently co-authored his marquee book, “Silent Safety – Best Practices for Protecting the Affluent” with RCS President Doug Kane. In addition, he tours yearly on the speaking circuit presenting on issues ranging from workplace violence, private client security and workplace security. Dr. Viollis has appeared and been quoted in media outlets, including CNN, FOX NEWS, MSNBC, Reuters, ABC, CNBC, CBS, ESPN, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Wall Street Journal Radio, National Public Radio, CSO, Forbes, Robb Report, Worth, Business Insurance and CFO. Currently, he serves as a columnist for Worth Magazine on security issues and was recently featured in Leaders Magazine as an industry leader. Paul is also the host of “The Security Brief” at CBS’ Play.It network.
His professional affiliations include, Florida Police Chiefs Association, InfraGard, Business Executives for National Security, and the distinction of Honorary Assistant Attorney General for the State of Louisiana. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, a Master of Public Administration, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy.
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