ATLANTA, July 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Security Associates (USA) announces the opportunity for ASIS members in Southern California to learn from a former ASIS International president what characteristics successful CSOs have in common. Ray O'Hara, CPP, is presenting "Ten Attributes of a CSO" at the ASIS International Greater Los Angeles Chapter's 1/2 Day Seminar at Sony Studios on July 31st.
Presently Executive Vice President of USA's International Services and Consulting and Investigations division, O'Hara is qualified to lead the CSO discussion by a lifetime of professional experience doing business with CSOs, working as a CSO himself, and serving as president of ASIS International. O'Hara's background is equal parts law enforcement veteran, corporate security manager, and contract security services executive. From supervising detective with the Los Angeles Police Department to corporate security manager for Fortune 500 firms Weyerhaeuser Company and GTE, to head of global consulting and investigations for some of the world's largest security companies, O'Hara's roles over the decades inform his unique perspective and understanding of fundamental CSO attributes.
O'Hara is one of several security professionals scheduled to speak at the seminar, including senior security executives with Sony Pictures Entertainment. The presentation topics include travel security, specifically managing corporate travelers to high risk countries, and managing security for major events.
Participants will earn 4 CPE credits for the seminar. Continental breakfast will be served during registration, from 8:00am to 8:30am. A deli lunch with a salad is also included in the enrollment cost of $50 per person. Register online at http://asislosangeles.org/Calendar.html.
ABOUT ASIS INTERNATIONAL
ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. The Greater Los Angeles Chapter sponsoring this week's event is one of more than 230 ASIS chapters around the globe. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry's No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.
ABOUT U.S. SECURITY ASSOCIATES
U.S. Security Associates (USA) is North America's security solutions leader, with 160 locally-responsive offices providing premier national security services and global consulting and investigations. The company provides career paths for over 46,000 security professionals serving several thousand clients and a range of industries. Innovative applications of leading-edge, proprietary technology enable USA to rank annually among the world's best training companies, meet the globally recognized ISO standard for quality management, and underscore world-class customer service with unparalleled accountability. USA's rise as one of today's largest security companies is a natural byproduct of these differentiators together with a commitment to investing in employee reward and development, giving back to local communities and relentlessly striving to be the best security company delivering Solutions for a Safer WorldTM. For more information, visit www.ussecurityassociates.com.
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