Alliance Group Research (AGR) Corporate Presentation


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Many people have asked me to describe what type of company AGR was when I was there and it has always been hard to explain. I came across an old presentation that was used to explain the Company's capabilties so I thought that I would share it.

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Alliance Group Research (AGR) Corporate Presentation

  1. 1. 2437 Bay Area Blvd., Suite 140 Houston, Texas 77058 Phone: 832-588-5362
  2. 2. You are on the top of the world! Because you have just closed the largest overseas deal ever for your company.
  3. 3. Suddenly you hear gunshots - And the next thing that you see is
  4. 5. You Are In Shock – What Just Happened?
  5. 6. You have just been kidnapped!
  6. 7. There are only two possible outcomes - Which outcome would you prefer?
  7. 8. It All Counts! <ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-going Intelligence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decisive Action Options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Negotiation Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid Recruitment of Effective Local Informants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid Adaptability To Changing Situations </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Following The 6 P’s P rior P roper P lanning P revents P oor P erformance Waterborne Operations Aviation Operations Intelligence Operations Center Protective Details P&I Tactical Training
  9. 10. People take hostages all over the world Sometimes it’s purely terror and intimidation, sometimes it is just about money They make a demand AGR starts negotiating This is just one thing that we do the world over and we are very good at what we do
  10. 11. The world is full of threats which change daily from city to city and country to country. Making the world safer for you to do business. A crisis can erupt at anytime in any place 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
  11. 12. Global Threats Kidnappings Terrorism Major Financial Crimes Drug Offences Hazardous Environments Source: 1 2 6 3 4 8 9 5 10 7
  12. 13. The War on Terror
  13. 14. Who is Alliance Group Research (AGR)? We are many things to many people, some even compare us to -
  14. 16. AGR provides many of the same services of numerous government agencies for both private corporations and governments foreign and domestic. However, when the government is called in - <ul><li>It is after the event occurs - reactive </li></ul><ul><li>There is little discretion if any </li></ul><ul><li>The event must be of political interest to the government </li></ul><ul><li>Most Importantly – You Have Lost Total Control </li></ul>
  15. 17. Business Description <ul><li>Alliance Group Research (AGR) , headquartered in Houston, Texas provides corporations and government agencies with reliable options and solutions addressing simple to complex risks and threats in today’s business environments. </li></ul><ul><li>We offer separate yet interwoven disciplines in order to provide entities with a veil of protection with the agility necessary for safe and secure operations regardless of their operational environments. </li></ul><ul><li>As a single source provider, AGR provides full protection of assets supported by the most current intelligence gathered through a number of classified resources resulting in agile yet highly sophisticated suppression methods. This allows entities to protect assets, perform advanced situational analysis and receive multiple prosecutable options in a discrete environment while maintaining control of the situation. </li></ul>AGR operates three distinctive divisions; P rotection I ntelligence T echnology P.I.T. – Controlled Striking Power
  16. 18. AG Research Management and Staff <ul><li>Richard B. Cole – President & Chief Executive Officer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>25+ years Business Management, Business and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ross A. Leo - President – Technology Services Division </li></ul><ul><li>and Chief Information Officer </li></ul><ul><li>30+ years Information Technology Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Wolfgang W. Ziegler – President – Protection and </li></ul><ul><li> Intelligence Division & Chief Security Officer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20+ years State and Federal Law Enforcement, Security, Intelligence, and Investigations </li></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Operational Expertise Richard B. Cole , President and Chief Executive Officer Member ­ Information Systems Security Association Member – Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Infragard Houston Members Alliance Experience and Expertise includes – Sales and Marketing Startup Ventures Sales Force Development Sales Organization Capital Formation Reorganizations Strategic Analysis Strategic Partnerships High Profile Client Relations Product Line Launch Product Development Distribution Line Development Market Analysis Financial Analysis Operational Budgets Forecasting Cash Management Business Strategies Public Relations Contract Negotiations Human Resources Financial Oversight Legal Oversight Board Organization
  18. 20. Technical Expertise Ross A. Leo, President – Technology Services Division CISSP – Certified Information Security Systems Professional CISM - Certified Information Systems Manager ABCP - Associate Business Continuity Planner CHS III – Certified Homeland Security Technical Expertise Systems Analysis and Design Information Security Program Development and Execution Risk Management Programs Design and Implementation Site Planning and Installation Disaster Recovery/Contingency Planning Configuration Management and Control Network Analysis, Planning, and Installation Information Systems Auditing Information Technology Assessment and Impact Analysis Facilities Management and Maintenance (Centralized)
  19. 21. Protection and Intelligence Expertise Wolfgang W. Ziegler , President - Protection and Intelligence Division Chief Security Officer CPP - Certified Protection Professional PCI - Professional Certified Investigator CHS-III – Certified Homeland Security Certified Hostage Negotiator Protection/Intelligence Expertise includes - Complex Investigations Organized Crime Computer Crimes Racketeering Fraud Embezzlement Narcotics Smuggling Homicides Surveillance Drug Enforcement Sex Crimes Counter Surveillance Conspiracies Money Laundering Interrogation Search and Seizure Hazardous Environments Survival Training Smuggling Trends Violator Identification Threat Assessment Electronic Crimes Advanced Explosives HAZMAT Security Awareness Dignitary Protection Mobility Licensed Airline Transport Pilot, Fixed Wing Aircraft including Single Engine, Multi-engine, Executive and Boeing Jets
  20. 22. Service Offerings AGR delivers interwoven reliable options and advanced technologies to safeguard information, human and physical assets. Our options create an agile yet highly secure operational environment necessary for today’s ever changing threats. Litigation Support Human Asset Protection Knowledge Transfer Information Systems Security Physical Asset Protection Alliance Group Research
  21. 23. <ul><li>Service Offerings (partial listing): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asset Protection Programs (IT and Physical): design, planning and execution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aviation Asset Protection and Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigative Services: Contraband, Fraud, Death, Embezzlement, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk Management: Assessment, Reduction, and Countermeasures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitive Intelligence: Research, Comparative Context Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information and Intellectual Property Protection: Investigation, Reclamation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Capital Protection, Preservation, Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executive/Dignitary Protection, Preservation, Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kidnap, Ransom and Extortion (KR&E) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forensic Investigation and Analysis: Physical, Financial and Information Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assault Response Training: Driving, Munitions, Tactics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compliance Audit and Evaluation: FFIEC, Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Expert Prosecution Support and Testimony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fraud Investigation and Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network Investigations and Vulnerability Assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Systems Platform Preparation and Hardening </li></ul></ul>
  22. 24. Providing Global Coverage 1 2 6 3 4 8 9 5 10 7   Corporate Headquarters Areas of Operation
  23. 25. Corporate & Professional Affiliations <ul><li>The American College of Forensic Examiners International (ACFEI) </li></ul><ul><li>The American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) </li></ul><ul><li>The American College of Fraud Examiners (ACFE) </li></ul><ul><li>The International Security, Audit and Control Association (ISACA) </li></ul><ul><li>Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) </li></ul><ul><li>The FBI-Commercial Collaborative Association (Infragard) </li></ul><ul><li>The American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD) </li></ul><ul><li>The International Society for CISSPs (ISC2) </li></ul><ul><li>The Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) </li></ul><ul><li>The Premiere Security Education Certifier – EC Council </li></ul><ul><li>The International Assoc. of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) </li></ul><ul><li>Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) </li></ul><ul><li>International Association of Counter-Terrorism Investigators (IACTI) </li></ul>
  24. 26. Interesting Kidnapping Statistics* Less than 30% of all kidnappings are reported and involved - 23% Business People 27% Dependents of Business People i.e., Spouse, Children, Parents 14% Non-professional Employees 8% Journalists 8% Government Officials 3% Project Engineers Kidnappings occurred in – 73% Latin America 15% Asia Pacific 9% former Eastern Block and Soviet Union and Africa 3% North America * Source KR&E Insurance
  25. 27. Breaking Headline News Bomb explosion kills man in Vegas outside Luxor hotel You never know – Who, Where, When, Why or How 6 Bomb-Plot Suspects Have Medical Ties Men drive blazing jeep into Glasgow airport in new attack Mexican politician slain in city as he drove down a main city road in Monterrey Mexico suspends almost 300 high-ranking Federal police officers for corruption London Bombing London Bomber Neurosurgeon Luxor Hotel – Las Vegas Mexico Federal Police Corruption
  26. 28. Some Relate AGR and The Services We Perform To -
  27. 29. By Taking Risk Seriously Makes The World Safer For You To Do Business.