Ken Kocher has joined the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) board of directors. Kocher will join the nine-member board of directors in developing and refining FAST’s strategic plan and identifying the foundation’s annual goals.

Ken Kocher is the Founder and President of Force Security Solutions, a managed security solution provider located in the Washington, D.C., area. Kocher is a retired police officer from Montgomery County, Maryland, who has over 40 years of combined experience in law enforcement, physical security and security consulting.

Before starting Force Security, he also worked in retail security, as well as with Science Application International Corp. (SAIC), one of the largest government contractors, where he was responsible for providing security risk assessments, consulting and recommendations for electronic security technology to state and federal government agencies for some of the most secure facilities in the in the United States and the world.

“We are honored to have Ken Kocher join the FAST Board,” said Paul Hevesy, chair of the FAST Board of Directors. “His leadership, experience and knowledge in the security industry over the last 20+ years will be a tremendous asset to our board. We look forward to Ken’s input and guidance as we continue our mission to connect passionate and innovate professionals with new opportunities across the security and life safety industry.”