AI Leader Attends OSAC Forum in New York

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In April, representatives from Andrews International (AI), an affiliate of U.S. Security Associates (USA), will be traveling to New York to attend the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) New York Forum.

In April, representatives from Andrews International (AI), an affiliate of U.S. Security Associates (USA), will be traveling to New York to attend the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) New York Forum. OSAC promotes security cooperation between the U.S. Department of State and American private sector companies that operate abroad. To better serve our many clients with overseas operations and concerns, AI is committed to taking advantage of the forum OSAC provides for sharing best practices and developing tools to cope with evolving challenges and security-related issues abroad.

John Keeney, Managing Director of Business Intelligence and Research for the C&I Division, will be attending the Forum and general membership meeting on April 21st. In his duties with AI, Keeney specializes in due diligence investigations, FCPA and Patriot Act compliance investigations, and business intelligence research. Keeney has managed, coordinated, and supervised investigations in over 120 countries on behalf of our clients in preparation of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other investment/business opportunities. Keeney is also involved in management of complex litigation support and financial fraud matters.

The OSAC New York Forum will feature presentations on The Health and Security Situation in Africa and Its Impact on the Private Sector, Cyber Threats, and Kidnapping and Ransom. Presenters include George Frederick from the U.S. Department of State; Amy Manson, President of Kari Corporation, and Robert Lady, President of R.L. International.

Keeney notes the importance of AI's participation in OSAC events. “OSAC events such as this Forum offer AI the opportunity to share knowledge and interact with other security industry professionals. AI is committed to maintaining security management best practices and keeping current on emerging risk trends. This type of continued education and collaboration is crucial to AI remaining strategically positioned to combat the threats that face our clients.”

About OSAC
The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) was created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to promote security cooperation between American private sector interests worldwide and the U.S. Department of State. The OSAC "Council" is comprised of 34 private and public-sector member organizations that represent specific industries or agencies operating abroad. The member organizations designate representatives to serve on the OSAC Council to provide direction and guidance to develop programs that most benefit the U.S. private sector overseas. A primary goal of OSAC is to develop an effective security communication network, consequently, OSAC invites all U.S. businesses, academia, faith-based groups, and non-governmental organizations to become constituents. Today, over 3,500 U.S. companies, educational institutions, faith-based institutions, and non-governmental organizations with 16,000 users are OSAC constituents.

About Andrews International, LLC
Andrews International, LLC headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is a full service provider of security and risk mitigation services with operations throughout the United States and internationally. The company offers uniformed security, consulting and investigative services, personal protection, special event security, training, alarm monitoring and response, and disaster emergency response services. Andrews International is an affiliate of U.S. Security Associates, one of America’s largest contract security services firms. For more information, please visit the Andrews International website at http://www.andrewsinternational.com.

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