Amanda J. Vutsinas is a well-respected security professional, specializing in investigations, threat management, intelligence analysis and workplace and domestic violence prevention. Vutsinas has more than 13 years of private and public sector security experience, with leadership roles in Corrections and an Energy exploration and production company. Vutsinas is currently the Safety and Security Program Manager for GuideWell, Florida’s largest health solutions company. During her career, Vutsinas has monitored numerous threat groups, conducted both internal and external investigations, and managed threat incidents and business continuity operations. She also specializes in emergency management. Vutsinas has successfully implemented a corporate security threat management program which includes monitoring and managing threats, analyzing security data, conducting investigations, monitoring open source intelligence platforms and policy/procedure development. Vutsinas holds a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification from ASIS International. She is a member of Infragard and holds multiple certifications through the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) and The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Infrastructure Protection. Vutsinas holds a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Public Leadership and Management from Florida Gulf Coast University. She also holds a dual Bachelor of Science in Criminal Forensics and Criminal Justice from Florida Gulf Coast University.
COVID-19 has created a new temporary normal of employees working from home, leaving offices mostly empty, with the exception of essential personnel. GuideWell, a health solutions company, is no different.
Every year, according to a Justice Department study, approximately 18,700 violent workplace events are committed by an intimate of the victim: a current or former spouse, lover, partner, or boyfriend/girlfriend.
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