Written by: Douglas R. Kane & Paul Michael Viollis, Sr., Ph.D.
As the nations financial crisis continues to make headlines, many affluent families clear and present dangers may be flying under the radar. Wealth brings considerable attention and security exposure to families across the globe. Many take appropriate countermeasures only after costly, disruptive or embarrassing events unfold. Since the inception of Risk Control Strategies (RCS), we have provided security solutions for the high-net-worth community to include some of the most affluent families in North America. At the behest of many and driven by copious experiences, it was our desire to craft a true, personal security best-practice reference book for the affluent and their advisers. The information to follow will crystallize the various risks families face every day. We will provide pragmatic advice and strategic counter-measures that can be immediately deployed to contain a crisis, as well as recommendations to preemptively mitigate risk. These pages will provide you with our proven methodology for protecting the wealthy and providing them with peace of mind.
Douglas R. Kane
Prior to co-founding and becoming President of Risk Control Strategies, Inc. Mr. Kane was a 27-year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) where he developed his expertise in criminal investigations, strategic planning, crisis resolution, and tactical leadership of comprehensive investigations and security matters worldwide. Mr. Kane was selected to become team leader on the FBI Hostage Rescue Team, the only full time civilian counter-terrorism team in the world. Mr. Kane is also a contributing author to a variety of magazines and trade journals and has been a guest on various media outlets such as FOX News, CNN, and MSNBC.
Paul Michael Viollis, Sr., Ph.D.
Prior to co-founding and becoming CEO of Risk Control Strategies, Inc., Dr. Viollis’ thirty year professional resume includes supervisor with the NY County District Attorney’s Office, specialist/supervisor under the United States Space Command, Police Academy CO and team leader on a post September 11th Threat Assessment Team in NYC. Dr. Viollis is a five-time author, a media consultant to all major outlets around the world such as CNN, FOX , MSNBC, CBS, ABC, ESPN, BBC, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, National Public Radio, Forbes, CFO, Reuters, CSO and columnist for Worth Magazine. He is a subject matter expert in private client security, workplace security and workplace violence.