Robert G. Lee, CPP, CDRP, CBCP, CFE
Licensed Private Investigator (CA PI 7572)
16335 Londelius Street
North Hills, CA 91343
Tel: (818) 893-2552 Fax: (818) 893-0169
CPP, CDRP, CBCP, CFE, PI (CA 7572)
Nearly 40 years of hands-on experience in both the Public and Private Sectors.
Active Association Memberships
BICEPP, SCESA, ASIS
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Mr. Lee has close to 40 years of experience in law enforcement, private security, safety, and emergency management. After he retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, he joined the St. Louis-based May Department Stores Company, eventually becoming Regional Director of Security and Safety for May Company - California. In 1988, he was appointed Vice President and Director of Corporate Security, Safety, and Emergency Management for a major financial institution. In 1996, when the financial institution was purchased, he joined up with Frank Borden to form Borden/Lee Consulting.
Mr. Lee has created procedural and operational manuals, plans and programs for financial institutions, retail companies, property management firms, colleges and universities, school districts, and government agencies. He has designed and evaluated Emergency Operations Centers (EOC) and Command Posts (CP) and has created and facilitated numerous tabletop and full-scale disaster exercises. He has a significant amount of experience as the EOC Director and/or Incident Commander (I/C) for a wide variety of incidents including responses to, and recoveries from earthquakes (Northridge, Loma Prieta, and Whittier Narrows), civil unrest (Los Angeles), fires (Oakland Hills, Malibu, and Laguna Beach), and hurricanes (Hugo and Andrew). His experience also includes managing numerous surveys and studies involving a wide variety of topics, such as security and anti-terrorism policies and procedures, physical security issues, risk and vulnerability assessments, business impact and business continuity analysis, and security and emergency management organizational structures in public and private sector agencies and organizations. He is also a CSTI-certified SEMS/ICS instructor.
Mr. Lee is the principle author of the Emergency Planning Handbook and a co-author of Human Links to Coastal Disasters and has had numerous papers and articles published. He has participated in training programs, workshops, lectures, and panel discussions worldwide. Mr. Lee has been a member of several national and international committees and organizations, including the United Nations Committee for Natural Hazard Reduction, as well as two presidential advisory committees. Mr. Lee served three terms as chairman of the National Standing Committee on Disaster Management for American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) and was recognized as the ASIS Volunteer Committee Chairman of the Year in 1995. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Business and Industry Council for Preparedness and Planning (BICEPP) since 1984. In 2002, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Fire Department Historical Society. In 2000, he served on a panel of experts who studied health, safety and security issues for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and in 2001 he served on a panel of experts at the prestigious H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment in Washington, DC.
Mr. Lee has received many awards and commendations for his accomplishments and leadership in the areas of security, emergency management, and safety, including the Benjamin M. Watson Award, the highest award presented by the California Emergency Services Association, and the SECURITY Magazine Executive Achievement Award. He studied Crisis Management and Public Administration at the University of Southern California and holds a number of professional certifications and licenses.