Paul Michael Viollis, Sr., Ph.D.


Paul Michael Viollis

Prior to assuming his current position, 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 Dr. Viollis 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 Countys District Attorneys Offices Criminal Court Unit and Security Specialist/Supervisor under the United States Space Command to CO of a Florida State Police Academy. He is a renowned public speaker and has served as a subject matter expert in workplace security, counter terrorism threat assessment, workplace violence, private client security, police training, exam validity, school violence and domestic violence. Dr. Viollis has been involved in thousands of investigations and specializes as a security advisor for the affluent community as well as in workplace violence behavioral analysis of which he is currently recognized as one of the foremost experts in the world.

He has authored books ranging from personal security for the affluent, workplace violence and workplace security. He is also the author and lead editor for Janes Publishings book Workplace Security and most recently co-authored Safe & SoundSecurity Solutions for the Affluent. 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, ABC, CNBC, CBS, ESPN, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, National Public Radio, CSO, Forbes, Worth, Business Insurance, CFO and Reuters.  Currently, he serves as a columnist for Worth Magazine on security issues.

Dr. Viollis has served on the Board of Directors for the Society of Federal Workers Compensation and the Advisory Board for the Florida Partnership of Safety & Health. He is a regular speaker at multi-industry conferences and has served as an adjunct professor at Barry University. His professional affiliations have included National Criminal Justice Honor Society, Fraternal Order of Police, Business Executives for National Security, the National Safety Council, and the distinction of Honorary Assistant Attorney General for the State of Louisiana. He received his bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College, an MPA from the University of Central Florida and earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy with a major in Business Administration from Madison University.