Dynamic, performance-focused, and detail-oriented professional; with broad-based experience in safety as well as security and surveillance operations, regulatory compliance, criminal procedures, personnel supervision, risk analysis, and public relations. Integrate verifiable military background and professional development into law enforcement, protection, and corporate settings. Serve as a versatile and dedicated self-starter; with strong work ethic and well-defined communication, technical, training, problem-solving, interpersonal, and strategic planning aptitudes. Demonstrate background in planning, managing, and developing complex investigations to ensure successful outcomes. Possess bilingual fluency in English and Spanish. Currently hold Secret Security Clearances with Department of State and Department of Defense.
Areas of Expertise
Security Management Organizational Leadership and Team Building
Intelligence Gathering and Analysis Employee Development and Counseling
Criminal Investigation Emergency Planning and Response
Crisis Management and Intervention Customer Service and Relations
Master of Criminal Justice, with Concentration in Emergency Management and Disaster Management
In Progress (Expected Date of Completion: May 2016)
American Military University | Charles Town, WV
Bachelor’s Degree in Social and Criminal Justice
With Specialization in Security Management, and Minor in History: 2013
Ashford University | Clinton, IA
Graduated magna cum laude | Golden Key International Honor Society | SALUTE National Honor Society for Veterans
SOC LLC | Chantilly, VA
Worldwide Protective Services (WPS) Program Jul 2012–Present
Render comprehensive protective security services in full support of the United States Department of State operations in Baghdad, Iraq; including close protection (CO) and during static and mobile operations.
Solely maintain and enforce high level of operation security (OPSEC) standards; and function as a proactive driver of designated team vehicles organization-wide.
Efficiently provide high quality customer service and close protection to the Department of State.
Expertly assisted the team leader in overseeing the entire aspects of daily team administration and training activities, as well as all protective services.
Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. | Huntsville, AL
Veteran Affairs Representative Nov 2012–Jan 2013
Conducted high-quality counseling services to all educating service members and their dependents on military-related benefits, and programs within the Fort Hood Community.
Proficiently utilized a wide array of counseling techniques and communication skills, which included motivational counseling.
Contributed in successfully providing the highest quality of customer service through daily evaluation and maintenance of reference materials for counseling support.
United States Army, 3rd Cavalry Regiment | Fort Hood, TX | 2010–2012
Platoon Sergeant | 1st Platoon, 4/3 Scout Cavalry Regiment Aug 2011–Jun 2012
Spearheaded the discipline, accountability, development, health, welfare, and training of 22 soldiers and 5 non-commissioned officers throughout the Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop.
Presided over specific training in deployment preparation, such as the implementation of police procedure by searching for fingerprints, photographing, recording, and conducting suspect activity within a crime scene into the Central Command (CENTCOM) Theater of operations.
Led counterterrorism initiatives through enemy activity investigations; intelligence collection and reporting intelligence during key operations; and analysis of enemy intelligence to be used by the troop commander.
Section Leader | 2nd Platoon, 1/3 Armored Cavalry Regiment Aug 2010–Aug 2011
Established a reputation for continuously handling increasing responsibilities by assuming the following roles:
- Detail leader accounted for all protection details
- A deployed supervisor in the Advise and Assist Brigade (AAB) in support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn
Rendered keen oversight to a diverse workforce during period in Iraq, in collaboration with the Iraqi Army and Iraqi Police; and maintained strong morale, discipline, and combat readiness of six soldiers.
Took part in effectively guarding, screening, and searching personnel, as well as employing biometrics on all personnel coming to the compound.
Master-planned and carried out personal security operations and close protection (CP) details in high-threat theatres; and significantly protected the Department of States and Department of Defense officials in all motorcade operations.
Successfully directed and provided the front- and back-entrance security of a compound; conducted vehicle search and seizure initiatives; and monitored CCTVs and the personnel guarding compound.
U.S. Army, 101st Airborne Division | Fort Campbell, KY
Cavalry Scout Team Leader | 2nd Platoon, 1/33 Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Oct 2004–Aug 2010
Assumed full accountability in conducting dismounted patrols; providing mounted and dismounted navigation; acting as proactive member of the observation and listening post; and initiating the data collection of the classification of routes, fords, tunnels, and bridges.
Applied the principles of escape and evasion, as well as camouflage, cover, and concealment (CCD).
Served as the Air Assault Cavalry Troop’s team leader deployed to Southwest Baghdad in full support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom VII; and played a vital role as a crewmember and driver in all operator maintenance duties on numerous vehicles and equipment.
Executive Security International *Certified Protection Specialist (CPS) Program: 2014
Academi *Guard duty and tower duty | Education on breaches and intrusions on a perimeter; and what to look for on suspected criminal’s vehicle, personal, and package screening at a controlled access center: 2013
The O’Gara Group *Emergency Response Team Training | Worldwide Protective Services: 2012
Assault School *Advanced Leadership: Proper Procedures in Dismounting a Hovering Helicopter, and Conducting Proper Load Logistics Using a Helicopter: 2009
Warrior Leadership School *Effective Management, Public Speaking, and Administrative Procedures: 2007
Lifesaving School/First Responder *Leadership and Advanced First Aid: 2005
Combative School *Advanced Mixed Martial Arts and Leadership: 2005
Cavalry Scout School *Leadership, Management, and Reconnaissance: 2004
Military Awards and Honors
Iraq Campaign Medal with Five (5) Campaign Stars | Army Commendation Medals (4)
Army Achievement Medals (2) | Army Good Conduct Medals (2) | Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon | Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (3) | Combat Action Badge | Air Assault Badge | Driver and Mechanic Badge
Microsoft Office Suite | Internet Applications | Typing speed of 65 wpm | Biometric Automated Toolset (BAT) | Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment (HIIDE)
2010 - present
2010 - present
Luis A. Pulido