Pinkerton Government Services Names New Senior Vice President of Homeland Security Division

Pinkerton Government Services (PGS) has named Marty Strones senior vice president and director of operations for its Homeland Security Division, effective immediately. His primary focus will be to oversee all primary security contracts between PGS and the Federal government. He reports to Ron Harper, chief executive officer, and will be based in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Strones has a strong and diverse 40-year history in federal government security that includes positions at Department of Energy Headquarters and field positions, direction of national-level inter-agency weapons of mass destruction exercises, and critical Department of Defense (DoD) positions with significant combat experience. He has recently directed national technical security projects for the Federal Aviation Administration and DoD. His previous experience also includes serving as general manager of protective services at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

"Marty's specific expertise and proven record of operations management success will be invaluable to PGS as we aggressively pursue opportunities to assist in protecting the nation's critical infrastructure," said Harper.

Headquartered in Springfield, Va., PGS provides security, fire, and emergency services for government agencies and their contractors that are required to meet specific federal government regulations. It operates in 32 states with over 4,000 dedicated security specialists.