Wren, a provider of video surveillance solutions since 1983, announced today that Jeff Floreno has joined the company as Director of Security Operations and Strategy. Floreno brings 30 years of government and corporate security experience to Wren and most recently served as Global Security and Compliance Director for Georgia Pacific.
In his new position at Wren, Floreno will be responsible for directing product development strategies, leading Wrenâ€™s efforts to more closely integrate video and access control, and developing overall security strategies for education, government and retail markets.
"Jeffâ€™s three decades of corporate and top-level government security experience offers Wren great insight into practical security strategies for integrating video even more closely with other security tools like access control for improving overall security for our customers," said Andrew Wren, President, Wren. "His extensive knowledge of security in both corporations and the school environment will also ensure that the capabilities we build into our future video management system software are those that will deliver the greatest value and performance to customers."
Florenoâ€™s career includes top-level security management positions with esteemed corporations including Northrop Grumman, 3M and Georgia Pacific. At Georgia Pacific, Floreno also championed a loss prevention program designed to address vulnerabilities in Georgia Pacificâ€™s $2.5 billion timber procurement supply chain. At 3M, Floreno worked with internationally renowned forensic psychiatrics to develop a workplace violence program that continues to be utilized on a national basis. At Northrop Grumann, Floreno was responsible for the development, implementation and management of security programs. Ultimately, he was cleared at the Top Secret Level with a special background investigation and given multiple Department of Defense and User Agency Accesses, DOE Clearance, and Intelligence Agency Access, a testament to the sensitivity of his position and responsibilities. During his last two years, Floreno was appointed Contractor Security Manager for the B-2 Bomber Program.
"Wrenâ€™s longevity in the market demonstrates its commitment to providing customers with superior technology and services," said Floreno. "I look forward to sharing my perspectives on security needs of corporations and spearheading product development initiatives that will further position Wren as a leading provider of security solutions in retail, education and government environments."
Floreno served as founding treasurer of the Atlanta Chapter of Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), and has presented at some of the leading security conferences including International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC) and the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS). He is also a member of the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and the National Association of School Safety & Law Enforcement Officers (NASSLEO). He is certified by the Texas School Safety Center to perform School Safety and Security Audits.
Wren is focused on providing solutions that help schools, businesses, and government organizations use video as a critical part of their security, operations and risk management, using it proactively to increase the bottom line. For more information, please visit www.wrensolutions.com.