President and Founder
Mark Lee has over 35 years of experience in the areas of Homeland Security, Counter-Terrorism, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Global Corporate Security Operations and Corporate Security Governance.
He is a U.S Navy veteran having served 22 years in the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams. Highlights of his distinguished career include serving 9 years at SEAL Team Six, Training Officer at SEAL Team Three and Officer in Charge of the Naval Special Warfare Group One Training Detachment, Advanced Tactics Department.
After his military service, Mark was assigned the responsibility of developing and implementing the Continuity of Operations and Emergency Preparedness programs for U.S. Department of Homeland Security Headquarters and the Information Analysis / Infrastructure Protection (IAIP) Directorate, reporting directly to the IAIP Chief of Staff. While in this role he was directly responsible for the construction and build out of the alternate Homeland Security Operations Center and associated facilities.
Mark’s next assignment within DHS included service as the U.S .Department of Homeland Security’s Protective Security Advisor (PSA) to the State of Arizona. His primary duties included leading, coordinating and conducting security vulnerability assessments of national level critical infrastructure systems and assets. During crisis situations, Mark’s key duties included assignments to FEMA Joint Field Offices as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Infrastructure Liaison Officer. Additional engagements included coordinating DHS Critical Infrastructure Protection programs with senior State, Local and Tribal Government Officials.
In support of U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Level Special Events, Mark chaired the Critical Infrastructure Protection Working Group during planning efforts in support of Super Bowl XLII in Glendale, Arizona. During the same event, he also served as the Infrastructure Liaison Officer to the Federal Coordinator.
Mark’s private sector career includes both Domestic and International assignments with large multinational corporations in the Oil and Gas and Mining industries. His roles included assignments as the Global Corporate Security Manager for Champion Technologies Inc. (Now Nalco Champion) and assignments as the Regional Security Director for Newmont Mining Corporation’s North America and Africa based Operations.
Among other engagements for The Emeree Group, Mark is currently the Principal Physical Security Consultant to one of the largest Healthcare Systems in the Country.
He is a graduate of the Wharton School / ASIS International Security Executive Program and is Board Certified in Security Management (CPP), Business Resilience Planning (CBRM) and Business Resilience Plan Auditing (CBRA).
The Emeree Group, LLC is a security risk management firm specializing in assisting businesses and organizations worldwide with managing their security risks and reducing losses. We provide you with value based, sustainable security solutions. Let us assist you with developing and implementing security strategies and programs that align with your organization's mission and values, resulting in a security program that brings a risk-based focus to creating value for your business.