Wheeler Appointed as Maritime Sector Chief at InfraGard San Diego
Allied Universal®, has announced the appointment of Robert J. Wheeler, vice president – Aviation/Maritime Operations for Allied Universal’s National Government Services as Maritime Sector Chief at InfraGard San Diego. InfraGard is an FBI-affiliated nonprofit organization whose mission is to mitigate criminal and terrorist threats, risks and losses for the purpose of protecting the region’s crucial infrastructure and people.
“The appointment of Robert Wheeler for this prestigious position showcases Allied Universal’s leadership role in the maritime security sector,” said Mimi Lanfranchi, president – National Accounts & Government Services, Allied Universal.“His personal experience and reputation in the sector, combined with Allied Universal’s role in the maritime industry, makes Robert Wheeler the natural choice for this important leadership position.”
Wheeler has worked in the security industry for more than 20 years with both managerial and executive experience. He works with clients to solve operational issues with a particular focus on aviation and maritime ports. Additionally, he has prior public sector experience as a police officer, affording him unique opportunities for law enforcement liaison.
“I am honored to be selected as the newest sector chief in San Diego as InfraGard offers a solid partnership between the FBI and members of the private sector, with a diverse and encompassing body of business and security professional experts,” Wheeler said. “I look forward to being able to bring my security knowledge, training and experience to the committee, and more specifically the Transportation Sector.”