PROTECTING PEOPLE. MANAGING RISK. GLOBALLY. - copy - copy

PROTECTING PEOPLE. MANAGING RISK. GLOBALLY.

PROVIDING ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE SO YOU CAN MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS.
PROVIDING ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE SO YOU CAN MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS.
PROVIDING ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE SO YOU CAN MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS.
PAIRING ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY WITH HIGHLY TRAINED PROFESSIONALS.
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SocoSIX is comprised of a multigenerational team drawn from the worlds of active or recently retired Special Forces professionals, as well as the upper echelons of cutting edge corporate security providers. This leadership team and key partners represent over two centuries of combined experience in the military, diplomatic, intelligence, and security fields, while capturing the youth, vigor and technological prowess required for corporate success in the 21st Century.

Our unmatched talent alongside our highly experienced corporate and private security experts provides SocoSIX clients a full spectrum of solutions to achieve domestic and global security results.


Key Principals

James M Manzi II

Principal Managing Partner

James brings a unique skill set to SocoSIX, combining his extensive United States Army Special Operations background with a career of exceptional service as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Colonel Manzi has more than 30 years of special operations and law enforcement experience with a distinguished career engaging our Nation’s most difficult enemies, both domestic and abroad. Previously, James served as the chief executive officer.

 

George K. Butson

CPP, Managing Partner

During his more than thirty-year distinguished career, George held progressively important management and executive positions with recognized firms in the Connecticut, New York and New Jersey security markets, culminating in his appointment as the Apollo International President and COO for the Mid-Atlantic region. In 2016, he was one of the Founding Partners of SocoSIX Strategies, LLC, focusing on market development and in a business operations advisory capacity. George is a U.S. Army veteran and Life Member of the Association of West Point Graduates.

Ambassador Mark G. Hambley (Ret.)

Managing Partner

Mark Hambley develops discrete solutions for public, private, and governmental individuals and entities on a range of physical risk, travel, intelligence, assessment, surveillance, technological, and cyber-related issues. Mark is a veteran of over 32 years in the U.S. Foreign Service that included exposure to global political, economic, and environmental currents, with particular emphasis on the Middle East where he served as U.S. ambassador to Qatar and Lebanon.

Executive Leadership

Shannon Pressley

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer Shannon is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of SocoSIX, to include financial strategy, strategic planning and customer relations. Previously, Shannon served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for SocoSIX , responsible for all financial operations.

Patrick Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Pat Smith plays an instrumental role in strategic planning, operations, and leadership management within SocoSIX. Through his more than twenty years playing critical executive roles in local, national, and international contract security companies, Pat developed a sterling reputation as a pro-active developmental leader and strategic operator.

Kevin Crawford

Vice President, Information Technology

In a business climate where cyber threats are increasingly a day-to-day security concern, Kevin is our principal point of contact for technology planning and strategizing. In this capacity, he develops and implements the tools necessary to provide our clients with pro-active solutions for the full range of their technology needs. A key aspect of this role is to keep abreast of technology developments and cyber challenges on a real-time basis, a role which Kevin is singularly adept at performing in the context of a global business environment which is constantly changing.

Matthew Anderson

Vice President, Operations

Diane Schroer

Controller

Bill Hamon

Project Manager, Cybersecurity and Risk Assessment

Bill Hamon is a military veteran with extensive experience in cybersecurity and digital forensics. Mr. Hamon has a M.S. in Electrical Engineering, and experience in supply chain management and real time location systems. Mr. Hamon is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has his Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Vanessa Dodge

Director of Program Management

Jorge Becerril

General Manager - Mexico