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ASIS Cleveland Chapter

~ Advancing Security in Northeast Ohio ~
(formerly the American Society
for Industrial Security

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ASIS - (pronounced "AS- IS" )


What is ASIS? ASIS formerly was the American Society for Industrial Security, evolving over the past 50 years to become international in scope - having over 35,000 members worldwide.

Security and Loss Prevention Professionals, ASIS Cleveland, Advancing Security in Northeast Ohio


This website is designed primarily to serve our members. If you're a security pro or you have a serious, vital interest in security, you are invited to join. Security, military, law enforcement, attorneys, others welcome! Some membership benefits most valuable to members: Information, Education, Standards, Certification, Networking.

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  • NEW ITEM: UP-COMING NATIONAL EVENT and photos of well-attended October and November meeting, speaker, etc. Click right here on CALENDAR

  • NEW ITEM :  UPCOMING MEETING info below...scroll down

  • ITEM:  MEMBERS, download the sheet on Risk Assessment from our September speaker, Paul Hugenberg, Info GPS -click right here on:  CALENDAR

  • NEW ITEM:  Nominees and Officers for 2018 Announced! Click on OFFICERS (on this page)new leadership for 2018. See photo - CLICK RIGHT HERE ON Officers-Contact Info

  • NEW ITEM: FBI Top Ten Wanted, link at left in gray box


NEXT MEETING:  FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018ASIS Cleveland Chapter, logo, Security Professionals, Advancing Security in Northeast Ohio



Location:  Bratenahl Place Bistro - Confirmed
 Address:   One Bratenahl Place
                     Bratenahl, OH 44108

We have confirmed Bratenahl Place Bistro, an excellent and easily accessible, near east side location, only minutes from downtown Cleveland with ample parking. Eddy Road Exit, north toward the lake.

Google it or Bing Maps or map/info here:  Map to Bistro downloads or opens, new window

Friday, JANUARY 19, 2018
Networking        11:30 AM
Lunch                   12:00 noon

Presentation      Noon - 12:45 PM

"...information and security perspectives you won't get anywhere else..."


Jan SPEAKER & TOPIC:  Meet and talk with...

Rob Shuster
Vice President of Protective Services and Training


"Essential Best Practices for Workplace Violence Prevention and Management"

  • Introduction and objectives

  • Critical Mistakes that Organizations Make

  • Human Resources and Security- must work together

  • Developing Workplace Violence Policy reasonable foreseeability

  • Defining Workplace Violence categories of potential workplace violence

  • Employee Training - behavioral warning signs

  • Case Management Team - establish one and use them

  • Developing High Risk Termination Protocols

  • Third Party Assistance May Be Required

  • Proactive Measures and Response - preparation

  • Developing Specific Active Shooter Response Plans

  • Documentation of the Case Management Process

  • Training Resource Available

Prior to joining AFIMAC, Mr. Shuster spent most of his 30-year career with a global leader in uniform security and investigations services. There, he held various positions including: executive protection detail leader, director of training, vice president of corporate development, senior vice president of the asset protection team.

Mr. Shuster is a respected expert in security practices and training related to crisis management and response, labor disputes, close protection operations, special event security, security awareness programs, evasive & defensive driving, and executive protection program design. He has written corporate security articles and white papers, and has lectured for many noted organizations including the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), the International Society of Special Event Planners, the Young Presidents Organization, Penn State University, the Tactical Response Association, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Mr. Shuster has also served two (2) four-year terms on the private security advisory board for the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.

Other meeting information and purposes, see the CALENDAR

Meeting fee is $20 and includes lunch

How to register appears below


PLEASE REGISTER BY the Monday of the week of the meeting, by noon,

if at all possible - food must be ordered.



  1. To register, send an email to to say that you will attend.

  2. Credit card payments are accepted ONLY on the website here at Dues-Payments  page to pay in advance.

  3. Members should pay for their guests.

  4. Optionally pay at the door by check or with cash. Checks should be made payable to Treasurer, ASIS Cleveland.



 Chair:  Laurie Bosu
District Sales Manager, IdentiSys, Inc.

 Vice Chair:  Marti Lambert, CPP
formerly Security Supervisor, FirstEnergy Corp.

 Treasurer:  Kathy Tomco, CPP
Loss Prevention, Marc's Stores

 Secretary:  David Bly
ecurity provider

See photo at Officers-Contact Info


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(formerly American Society for Industrial Security)

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