Wayne B. Black has more than forty years of professional security experience in both the public and private sectors. He was selected as the Security Coordinator for the 2014 Jewish Olympics Maccabi Games in Boca Raton, Florida. He is the current security coordinator for special events on behalf of the FIDF (Friends of the Israeli Defense Force) in Palm Beach and Broward Counties. He routinely provides detailed threat assessments for schools, churches, synagogues, hospitals and other public facilities.
Wayne Black has personally supervised protection details and special threat assignments in the United States, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and South America. As a contractor for the US Department of Homeland Security after the events of 9/11, Mr. Black supervised a Red Team conducting threat assessments at national security events such as Top Officials IV and Super Bowl in Arizona. He and his team were engaged in 2010 to conduct a federally funded threat assessment and security survey at the Port of Miami and other US Sea Ports.
During the first Gulf War, Mr. Black designed and managed an accelerated security clearance program for the US Department of Energy. He also trained DOE officials in security operations and personal protection.
Mr. Black has been qualified to testify as an expert witness regarding security in Federal and State courts. He is a certified firearms instructor for pistol, rifle, and shotgun.
Mr. Black served as a law enforcement group supervisor in Janet Reno's State Attorney Public Corruption/Organized Crime Division in Miami. Prior, he was assigned to the United States Justice Department Inter-Agency Task Force at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration where he received numerous awards and commendations from the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney.