Mr. Hurley is a former pilot in the United States Navy where he served in multiple operational and administrative leadership positions while completing several shipboard deployments including to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Desert Storm, the liberation of Kuwait, and Counter Narcotics Law Enforcement Operations in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Since leaving active naval service he has held several senior leadership positions in operational risk, security, crisis management and organizational resilience distinguishing himself as a globally recognized expert in complex, best in class, security and protection.
His career also includes nine years at Goldman Sachs where he served as a Vice President in the Office of Global Security leading all aspects of physical security for the firm's global affiliates and subsidiaries. His responsibilities included high risk critical road, rail and port facilities and operationssupporting the firm's Central American mining operations, power plant operations, metal warehouse operations, global data centers and financial institution operations around the world.
In November 2011, Mr. Hurley was elected to the City of Summit, New Jersey City Council where he has served as chairman of the Public Safety Committee responsible for oversight, planning, strategic coordination and funding of the city's Police, Fire and Emergency Management programs protecting more than 21,000 city residents, more than 150 businesses and 10 public and private schools.
Mr. Hurley is an ASIS International Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and is a charter member expert in the Risk Assistance Network + Exchange (www.ranenetwork.com) specializing in Safety & Security and Global Due Diligence and Geopolitical Intelligence. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science (Intelligence & National Security Policy) from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and a Master of Science Degree in Management and Operations from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.