Guidepost Solutions announces “Centers of Excellence” and the promotion of Edward Batchelor to Executive Vice President

Sept. 29, 2022
Guidepost Solutions continues to prioritize unified global teams and information to provide clients with unmatched experience and service

NEW YORK-- Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in domestic and international investigations, compliance solutions, monitoring, and security and technology consulting, has announced the creation of “Centers of Excellence” across the Security and Technology Consulting Division. The deployment of these “Centers of Excellence” will enable an experienced global team to utilize resources and execute projects, regardless of geographic region.

In conjunction, Guidepost Solutions is pleased to announce the promotion of Edward Batchelor to executive vice president of the Security and Technology Consulting Division. With over 12 years of experience in physical, technical, and operational security design and consulting, Batchelor has developed results-oriented solutions tailored to meet the needs of clients and specific project requirements for the protection of assets in multiple vertical markets including higher education, corporate, institutional and government.

Guidepost Solutions’ security and technology consulting services, under the continued leadership of President John Torres, are operations-centric and supported by excellent technology design. The Security and Technology Consulting Division’s “Centers of Excellence” will shift the practice group to a service-oriented structure while continuing to deploy a holistic planning approach and a comprehensive risk assessment methodology to address the unique security needs and challenges faced by any company. Guidepost Solutions delivers the analysis, information, design, and guidance needed to elevate security programs to the next level and mitigate business risk. By bringing together similar subject matter experts into one unit, projects will be executed by a full team of resources, not to be limited by physical location.

“The creation of ‘Centers of Excellence will further push our objective of one team working together towards common goals to enhance global recognition in our clients’ markets while amplifying the quality of work and team development,” says Julie Myers Wood, CEO, of Guidepost Solutions. “The formation of these centers puts into action our distinctive approach of moving clients forward and we are excited to see how this restructuring of the Security and Technology Consulting Division can service our clients even more effectively.”

“As the world becomes more interconnected, Guidepost Solutions knows it’s our job to evolve with it. Our experts will work together to serve clients across all of their locations to provide every project with unmatched experience and knowledge that is not found across other security firms,” said Batchelor.

The “Centers of Excellence” structure will enable enhanced professional growth opportunities, with diverse teams spanning all practice groups. Guidepost Solutions, in response to ever-evolving client needs, has grown in the last few years with the creation of the following solutions:

  • Technology Design
  • Physical Security
  • Cybersecurity + Infrastructure
  • Risk + Emergency Management
  • Federal
  • Protective Services
  • Sports + Entertainment Security
  • International
  • Professional Engineering Services

You can learn more about Guidepost Solutions and its solutions here.