Concentric has an experienced, in-house team of security and intelligence professionals who work with the best international security resources to provide unrivaled global coverage. Our diverse history of leadership in national security, law enforcement, military special operations, academia, Fortune 500 corporations, and global non-profits allows us to collaborate and solve complex challenges with innovative solutions.
Roderick began his career with Scotland Yard's Special Branch focused on international terrorism and the close protection of a prominent British cabinet member. Following his move to San Francisco, Roderick founded Concentric Advisors and served as CEO for seven years. His work during this period included the design and delivery of comprehensive security programs for a number of high-growth Silicon Valley companies.
Vice Admiral (Ret.) Mike LeFever, USN, has over 45 years of public and private sector leadership in high risk, complex security environments. He led disaster relief and humanitarian efforts, the full spectrum of warfare operations, and counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations. Renowned for building high performance teams, his leadership was directly responsible for numerous significant achievements that protected and enhanced the national security of the United States. Mike’s focus is on the intersection of risk, leadership, and technology.
Jeff became EVP of Concentric in 2017 after leading the Security Operations department since 2010. During his time with Concentric, Jeff has managed a multitude of highly complex and sensitive operations domestically and internationally. Prior to joining Concentric, Jeff served for 16 years in the United States Government.
Jerame leads Concentric’s Security Operations team. He has worked in over 40 countries delivering strategic security services working in government, non-profit and corporate roles. He and the team identify pragmatic solutions to complex risks in order to enable mission success for Concentric’s clients.
Tessa manages security operations and travel support for Concentric clients as a senior member of the Security Operations team. Additionally, Tessa leads Concentric’s 24/7/365 Global Security Operations Center (GSOC). Prior to joining Concentric, Tessa conducted investigative and analytical support for multiple teams at the FBI, including the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF).
José-Miguel leads Concentric’s internal InfoSec team, as well as Concentric Cyber. With over 20 years in the tech and cybersecurity space, he has a unique ability to integrate Information Security with all departments to achieve operational efficiencies, risk mitigation, and a culture of responsibility and awareness. He serves on the board of Cybersecurity NonProfit (CSNP), is heavily involved in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), is a published thought leader in the cybersecurity space, and is a frequent speaker on panels, webinars, and security events.
Ryan leads Concentric’s Strategy and Intelligence team and is responsible for getting clients the decision-advantage they need to stay safe. He specializes building cross-functional teams and designing holistic and integrated security and consulting services. Before joining Concentric, Ryan worked in dynamic overseas environments blending analytical, operational, and consulting expertise to build capabilities and provide solutions for clients around the world.
Lauren leads the intelligence team, designing and leading open source intelligence programs for Concentric’s clients. She specializes in connecting geopolitical events to client impact and monitoring domestic far-right groups online. Prior to her work at Concentric, she consulted for a number of federal government agencies across the national security sector and provided research and analysis for organizations including the U.S. State Department and the Stimson Center in Washington, DC.
Max is responsible for Concentric’s business development and client engagement program. He previously led the company’s protective intelligence team as well as the GSOC. Prior to joining Concentric, Max served in the US military and was a member of an Executive Protection team for an ultra-high-net-worth family. Max is a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and continues to consult on complex stalking cases.
Christian leads some of Concentric’s more unusual work – like rainforest protection in Central America, vaccinator access in Somalia, and intel operations in other complex environments. One of Christian’s current special projects is implementing Concentric’s “Green Security” initiative, which aims to reduce the environmental impact of our business operations and the security services we provide.
Lindsay is responsible for promoting Concentric’s mission while ensuring a positive experience for all of our employees. Lindsay oversees our recruiting, compliance, and personnel operations. She also ensures that Concentric’s guiding principles of Integrity, Collaboration, Relationships, Excellence, Creativity, and Results are present in all that we do. Whatever our employees need, Lindsay is there in support.
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