The Security Executive Council (SEC) merged with the Business Security Advisory Group (BSAG). BSAG will become a part of the SEC, and all its partners and executive consultants will be added to the SEC faculty. 
BSAG is a consulting group formed by former chief security officers from major global corporations. BSAG’s principals include Dick Lefler (former vice president of Worldwide Security, American Express); George Campbell (former CSO, Fidelity Investments); John McCarthy (former global director of corporate security, Texaco, Inc.); John Thompson (partner, Oberman Thompson & Segal, LLC); and Randy Uzzell (former director of global security, Burlington Industries). Its executive consultants are Randy Arnt (former executive director of Global Security, Kimberly-Clark Corporation); Milt Brown (former chief of corporate security, CVS/Caremark Rx); Joe Carlon (former head of security, Exxon Mobil Corporation); Ed Casey (former CSO, Procter & Gamble); Wayne Gilbert (former vice president of worldwide security, Johnson & Johnson); George Miserendino (former head of security, Excel Energy); J. David Quilter (former head of security, NiSource), and Robert Sypult (former director of corporate security and emergency preparedness, Southern California Edison Company).