As Reopening Becomes Reality, Guidepost Solutions Focuses on Helping Businesses Safely Welcome Back Staff Via New Pandemic Support Solutions
May 26, 2020, Washington, DC – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in security consulting, compliance, and investigations, is pleased to announce the rollout of its Pandemic Support Solutions guidance to help organizations mitigate risk and create safe working and operational environments as they prepare to reopen. Guidepost’s unique comprehensive approach includes technology solutions, operational plans, policies, procedures and training, and physical and cyber security measures. Whether an organization is contemplating where to begin with its efforts to reopen or needs specific, targeted advice, Guidepost’s experienced team is ready to provide leadership and strategic guidance.
Guidepost Solutions Launches National Security Practice Headed by Former Senior FBI Official
Stephanie Douglas promoted to president of new division
April 15, 2020, Washington, DC – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations and security consulting, today announced the establishment of its National Security practice and the promotion of former senior FBI national security official Stephanie Douglas to president of the division. The group will assist companies and law firms in managing and meeting the challenges of complying with the ever-growing and complex array of government regulation in key areas including the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), sanctions and export controls, cybersecurity, and more. Douglas will split her time between the San Francisco and Washington, DC offices.
Seasoned Investigator Joins Guidepost Solutions
Christopher Kim Hiring Reflects Continued Expansion of Financial Investigations and Compliance Services
April 8, 2020, Washington, DC – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations and security consulting, announced the hiring of Christopher R. Kim, Esq. as a senior managing director. He brings over 23 years of investigative and legal experience involving criminal and international sanctions cases. Prior to joining Guidepost Solutions, Kim’s practice was focused on international financial institutions (e.g. World Bank Group) sanctions matters, internal corporate investigations, and monitorships involving the U.S. government.
Guidepost Solutions Enhances CFIUS Compliance Capabilities, Appoints Kenneth Mendelson as Senior Managing Director
January 22, 2020, Washington, DC – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations and security consulting, today announced the hiring of Kenneth Mendelson, CISSP, CIPP, PCIP as a senior managing director. Mendelson is an experienced consulting executive working for more than 25 years at the intersection of law, information technology and public policy. He specializes in compliance matters related to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and Team Telecom.
Federal Monitor Approves NYCHA’s Heat Action Plan
Detailed protocols and procedures for heat outage response, repair, prevention
and resident communication
December 5, 2019, New York, NY – Federal Monitor Bart M. Schwartz and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) today issued the Heat Action Plan. The plan details the requirements for responding to a heat outage at every development and for providing alternative heating community spaces during prolonged outages. It also implements training for NYCHA’s staff and specifies how NYCHA must communicate, meet with and solicit feedback from the Resident Association Presidents and other residents.
November 7, 2019
Federal Monitor Bart M. Schwartz and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced the Action Plan that will govern the expenditure of $450 million in New York State capital reimbursement funds for the purchase and installation of new elevators and boilers at identified developments (the “GDA Action Plan”).
Top Enforcement Officials From New York State Department of Financial Services Join Guidepost Solutions
Matthew L. Levine and Megan Prendergast Millard Add Significant Expertise to Financial & Regulatory Compliance Services
July 23, 2019, New York, NY – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, and security consulting, has appointed Matthew L. Levine as president of Financial and Regulatory Compliance Services and Megan Prendergast Millard as a senior managing director. The two join the firm from the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), where they both worked on some of the most significant investigations and enforcement actions conducted by DFS in recent years.
Guidepost Solutions Bolsters Data Management and Governance Capabilities, Welcomes Two Senior Managing Directors
Liam A. Ferguson and Courtney H. Fletcher Bring Decades of Technology Experience
May 29, 2019, New York – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, monitoring, and security consulting, announced that Liam A. Ferguson and Courtney H. Fletcher have joined as senior managing directors. Ferguson will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, while Fletcher will work out of Washington D.C. Both join Guidepost Solutions from The Claro Group, a financial and management consulting firm.
City & State Names Guidepost Solutions Chairman Bart M. Schwartz to Inaugural Law Power 50 List
Schwartz recognized as a major outside influencer on New York government affairs, based on his long and distinguished legal career
May 14, 2019, New York, NY – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, monitoring, and security consulting, is proud to announce that Bart M. Schwartz, Chairman, has been named to City & State’s inaugural Law Power 50 list. City & State’s lists of the most powerful people in New York have previously featured recognized leaders from the real estate, higher education, and technology sectors and takes into account the opinion of insiders and experts in each respective field, ranking those on the list based on their achievements, track record, and sway with powerful politicians. Mr. Schwartz is recognized as the eleventh most powerful person in New York politics working in law.
U.S. FinTech FinCrime Exchange Launches on West Coast, Expands Global Footprint
Organizations including FINTRAIL Solutions, Guidepost Solutions, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to share information on financial crime typologies on May 8th in San Francisco
May 8, 2019, San Francisco, CA – FINTRAIL Solutions LLC, a world-class financial crime consultancy company serving the North American FinTech and RegTech markets, today announced the launch of the FinTech FinCrime Exchange (FFE) West Coast. This follows the successful launch of the FFE East Coast in November 2018. The FFE is an open forum that brings together a global community of FinTechs to collaborate on best practices in financial crime risk management.
ROCHESTER DRUG CO-OPERATIVE HIRES EXPERT COMPLIANCE AND
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT ADVISORS
Forms New Controlled Substances Compliance Committee
May 7, 2019 — (Rochester, NY) — The Board of Directors of the Rochester Drug Co-Operative, Inc. (RDC) has hired two prominent compliance experts to serve as members of the RDC’s newly formed Controlled Substances Compliance Committee (CSCC). Bonnie Jonas, co-founder of Pallas Global and an eighteen-year veteran of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), was appointed committee chair, while Louis J. Milione, Senior Managing Director of Guidepost Solutions and the former leader of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) diversion control operations, was appointed as the CSCC’s subject matter expert. RDC board member Stephen Giroux was appointed as a board-level member to the CSCC to work alongside these two experts.
Guidepost Solutions Welcomes Three Seasoned Compliance Professionals
Daniel Brownell, Dennis Walsh, and Elan Parra Bring Significant Investigatory and Litigation Experience
April 23, 2019, New York. – Today, Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, monitoring, and security consulting, appointed Daniel D. Brownell and Dennis M. Walsh as senior managing directors, and Elan D. Parra as managing director, based in its New York headquarters.
Guidepost Solutions Announces New Leadership for Sports & Entertainment Practice
March 18, 2019, New York, NY – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, and security consulting, welcomes James T. Hayes, Jr. to the Guidepost Solutions team as vice president of the Sports and Entertainment practice. Mr. Hayes will be responsible for leading the practice and strengthening relationships with existing and past clients including the NFL, NBA, San Francisco 49ers, Notre Dame, Atlanta Braves, Dallas Cowboys, University of Phoenix Stadium, the NCAA, and others.
Guidepost Solutions Acquires Custom Information Services
Expands Presence in Latin America and Miami With Acquisition of Global Investigations Firm
March 6, 2019, Washington, D.C. – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, and security consulting, today announced the acquisition of Custom Information Services (CIS), a specialized provider of bespoke investigation, intelligence, and reputation management services in the Americas. CIS’s deep experience in Latin America significantly expands upon Guidepost Solutions’ existing offering in the region for clients facing a broad range of investigations challenges.
Multinacional de investigaciones Guidepost Solutions llega a Colombia
Marzo 6, 2019, Washington, D.C – Guidepost Solutions, líder mundial en investigaciones, consultoría de seguridad y compliance (cumplimiento), anunció la compra de la multilatina Custom Information Services (CIS) -proveedor de investigaciones especializadas, inteligencia y manejo de reputación- con extensa experiencia en América Latina. La operación permite expandir la oferta de Guidepost Solutions para clientes que enfrentan grandes desafíos en materia de investigaciones, justo en un momento en que los temas de transparencia a nivel público y privado han adquirido importancia geopolítica.
HUD Announces New Monitor To Help New York City Housing Authority Address Chronic Housing Problems
Bart M. Schwartz to ensure compliance with recent agreement with New York City and NYCHA
February 22, 2019, New York, NY – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today announced its intent to select Bart M. Schwartz to serve as the federal monitor to ensure the New York City Housing Authority satisfies the conditions of a recently announced agreement to correct chronically poor housing conditions endured by its residents.
Guidepost Solutions Announces New Leadership in its Security & Technology Consulting Division
John Torres to drive global strategy as president of the division
February 20, 2019, Washington, D.C. – Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, and security consulting, today announced the promotions of John Torres to President, Security & Technology Consulting (STC) and Matthew V. Wharton, Sr. to President, Strategic Accounts. Torres also heads the firm’s Federal Practice.