Vinoble Appoints Gus Cecchini to Lead Counter Terrorism & Risk Assessment Division

Homeland security holding company appoints former NYPD Counterterrorism Unit member to lead division


MALIBU, Calif. -- Vinoble, Inc., a holding company seeking to identify long-term growth opportunities in the areas of homeland security, security information systems, and other security services, announced that Gus Cecchini has been appointed to lead the company's Counter Terrorism & Risk Assessment Division.

Effective immediately, Cecchini will join the company as an advisor. His responsibilities will include overall management of the company's Counter Terrorism & Risk Assessment Division, as well as the coordination and implementation of educational seminars in counter terrorism training, risk assessment and executive protection.

Cecchini served for more than 20 years on the New York City Police Department and worked exclusively in the Department's Counter Terrorism Unit for the past three years, joining the Unit at its inception following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He has received substantial training on counter terrorism measures from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the United States Military. In addition, he has completed coursework in federal law enforcement risk assessment and security; studies in chemical and biological agents at the Department of Justice; and coursework in risk assessment and method of instruction at the FBI Academy.