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John Guandolo

  • Vice President, Strategic Planning
  • Vice President, Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Engagement Group, National Security


    Acting as the founder and President of Guandolo Associates, LLC, John Guandolo dedicates his professional life to providing operational and strategic consultations related to threat-focused circumstances. John Guandolo’s work also involves training and education for local, state, and federal organizations. He retains a wide range of experience within leadership and security roles. His work with the FBI's Washington Field Office Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team for nearly a decade provided him with a deep understanding of tactical and operational security measures. Mr. Guandolo also operated as an Advanced Capability Medic with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Throughout his career, John Guandolo traveled around the world to places including Asia, Europe, and Africa. As an expert in matters relating to national security, he remains a highly regarded specialist in his field and continues to advise law enforcement, members of congress, the National Guard, community leaders, and even the intelligence community on related topics. Mr. Guandolo, particularly studied on the subject of the global Islamic movement, served as coauthor of Shariah: The Threat to America, a comprehensive book on Islamic issues and threats within the United States.

    Professional experience

    Vice President, Strategic Planning

    Strategic Engagement Group, National Security

    December 2008 - Present


    Bachelor of Science

    United States Naval Academy

    June 1985 - May 1989(4 years)