Edward P. De Lise, CPP
Senior Consultant - Principal
Mr. De Lise has provided consulting services to private and Fortune 100 corporations in every major industry and has personally conducted and managed investigations for over 35 years. He has served in Senior Executive positions with the industry’s largest and most reputable national and international security, consulting and investigations firms including Investigations Corporation of America (Vice President), OutSource Consultants (President), Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations (Managing Director & Vice President), Wackenhut Consulting & Investigations (Currently G4S) (Vice President) and Senior Vice President, W.T. Hill Consulting & Investigations, LLC.
In his career he has owned a number of successful business entities related to the Security Consulting & Investigations industry. Mr. De Lise holds Associates Degree in Applied Science degree in Police Science and Administration from S.U.N.Y. at Dutchess and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Marist College, New York. He has served as an adjunct professor in Criminal Justice Studies and has instructed a multitude of Security Consulting & Investigations management courses.
Having been a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) for over 28 years, he has been an active member of the American Society of Industrial Security International (ASIS) for 34 years. He served as a senior member of the Professional Certification Board (PCB) of ASIS, and chaired the original task force for the Certification for the Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) designation for ASIS International.
He sat on the Board of Professional Review of the PCB as well as the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee and remains an active consultant to the Board, co- authoring the Protection of Assets Manual (POA), the primary source for all certification testing in the industry. He is the author and Assistant Editor of the Professional Investigators Manual, the body of knowledge for the Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) designation. He remains active in a multitude of industry related associations and global networks.
Mr.. De Lise is a Vietnam Combat Veteran, serving with the 1st Combat Engineer Division (DaNang), 1st Marine Division, United States Marine Corps, and a former Detective, Beacon, New York Police Department.