Eddie M. Reeder III joined Five Star Global Security (FSGS) in 2017. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from North Carolina State University in 2007 and 2010, respectively, and his project management certificate from Cornell University in 2019. Much of his previous work experience has been spent in project and program management in the public sector, which has largely consisted of community trend analysis, including crime, terrorism, and natural disaster risk. Aside from assisting with the management of the organization’s domestic and overseas contracts, the research and investigative skills he has acquired throughout his professional career have been used to collaborate with those in the intelligence community to develop a detailed and realistic threat picture for FSGS’s clientele. Reeder has also received extensive training in executive protection and active shooter awareness/response. His work experience includes providing both armed and unarmed protection for professional athletes, entertainers and business executives; CONUS and OCONUS.