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David W. Nicastro CPP, CFE

Following a distinguished career that took the former Marine Security Guard and member of the U.S. Secret Service from his post at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut to the White House and, ultimately, into the highest echelons of corporate America, Dave founded Secure Source, Inc. in 1993, a premier global risk mitigation and executive protection firm whose original mission, to provide a first-class professional security service with a wide range of service capabilities, is still intact today. Following the acquisition by Global Options, Inc. in 2006, Dave and his original leadership team re-established Secure Source in 2010.

Dave has published numerous articles and has been a featured expert on security issues for major television networks providing best practices insight on the most challenging problems facing countries and corporations today.


Professional Experience
  • Officer United States Secret Service
  • Vice President, MVM, Inc, Washington, D.C.
  • Director, Worldwide Security, Koch Industries, Inc.
  • President & Founder, Secure Source, Inc.
  • Outsourced Director of Security, multinational corporations
  • Senior Vice President, GlobalOptions, Inc. Associations
  • 25-Year Certified Protection Professional

  • Associations
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Life Member
  • American Society for Industrial Security
  • Energy Security Council, Board of Directors
  • Association of Former Agents of the U. S. Secret Service

Dave holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from the University of Maryland.