Securitas USA Appoints Terrance W. Gainer as Senior Advisor

Monday, May 5, 2014

Frederick, MD - Securitas USA is pleased to announce that The Honorable Terrance ("Terry") Gainer, former Sergeant-At-Arms in the U.S. Senate, has agreed to serve as Senior Advisor to the company effective immediately.

In this new role, Chief Gainer will advise on security and law enforcement related matters after having served 47 years in law enforcement at the federal, state and local levels.  Terry began his career in law enforcement with the Chicago Police Department in 1968, spending years as a homicide detective and, after law school, became that agency’s Chief Legal Officer. 

Chief Gainer was then appointed Director of the Illinois State Police where he served for nearly ten years.  In 1998, he was named Executive Assistant Chief of the Metropolitan Police in Washington, D.C., responsible for all operations and, in 2002, he became Chief of the U.S. Capitol Police. Four years later, Chief Gainer was appointed as the 38th U.S. Senate Sergeant-At-Arms, the Senate’s chief law enforcement and administrative officer.

"We are very pleased that Terry has joined Securitas USA and look forward to his valuable contributions. His background and experience in security and law enforcement at all levels will strengthen our position as an industry ‘knowledge leader.’ He will be based at our Mid-Atlantic region office and will be available to advise senior management on security-related matters, including cyber, physical and personal security,” commented Terence McGrath, president of Securitas USA’s Mid-Atlantic Region.