Meet the Leaders

GTAC senior leadership include a non-practicing attorney (with extensive expertise and experience in due diligence investigations and with organizing, managing and conducting monitorships), as well as a former Regional Export Control Officer (ECO) with the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), U.S. Department of Commerce (with global experience in identifying the illicit acquisition and transshipment of sensitive U.S. origin commodities by suspected foreign adversaries). We are trained and experienced in conducting insider threat investigations, intelligence collection physical security, close protection, intellectual property protection, background checks and due diligence enquiries, asset tracing, cartel & criminal antitrust investigations, covert surveillance  & countersurveillance.

Meet GTAC’s Leadership:


Our consultants retired from long and successful, international careers with the Diplomatic Security Service, U.S. Department of State, with the US Secret Service, with the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and with “alphabet agencies” such as the DOJ and the FBI. Others have corporate security backgrounds and were either consultants (with extensive experience throughout Europe, MENA, the Caucasus, Russia, Turkey, Central Asia and China), or Directors or VPs Corporate Security for large, international companies, such as Dana Adams. Our consultants based in Europe and the Middle East include Mehmet Teköz in Turkey, and Pjotr, our Senior Intelligence Analyst. From Russia are Vladimir Maksimov and Natalia Shipitsina, both Global Trade and Compliance Specialists served in various positions at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia. Our Senior Consultant Intelligence & Operations, Carl W. Pike, is a retired Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).