The McLean Group announced that Marc Gruzenski has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director. Gruzenski will lead the firm’s Security Practice focused on the cybersecurity, physical security and security risk management sectors.

Gruzenski joins the firm after serving as Director of Global Security Technology and Director of Information Protection at The Walt Disney Company, where he led global teams in protecting people and intellectual property for the most iconic brands in America to include Twenty-First Century Fox, ABC, ESPN and many others. Prior to that Gruzenski was Chief-Intelligence and Analysis, Global Asset Protection for the world’s largest consulting firm, Accenture, where he led threat intelligence and response operations for 285,000 employees working in 120 countries. He started his professional career serving his country as an officer in the U.S. Army and as a case officer in the Central Intelligence Agency.

Mitch Martin, Senior Managing Director, The McLean Group, said, “We are pleased to announce the addition of Marc to our investment banking team. Marc and I have known each other for 20 years and his character and industry expertise are unmatched.  He brings with him an astounding background in the Technology and Security industries having served in public, private and government sectors. By appointing Marc to lead our Security Practice we are continuing to position The McLean Group as the preeminent middle-market investment bank in the security, intelligence and critical infrastructure segments.”

Gruzenski is active in a number of industry associations, including the Overseas Advisory Council, Defense Security Advisory Council and Security Industry Association.