Verden, G. Michael

Verden, G. Michael, CPP

Founder and CEO at The Lake Forest Group

With an extensive career as a police officer, Secret Service agent, Director of Security for the National Basketball Association, and founder and CEO of The Lake Forest Group, G. Michael Verden understands how to apply security best practices in unique settings to safeguard people, property, and assets. Verden employs methodologies learned in a 21-year career as an agent for the Secret Service protecting the President, First Lady, heads of state, and large-scale events such as the Olympics and the Super Bowl to identify vulnerabilities and implement proper risk management techniques. Verden was born in Tipperary, Ireland, and grew up in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in law enforcement and from Indiana State University with an M.S. in criminology.

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