New Jersey Commissioner
Jan Gilhooly is a 29-year veteran of the United States Secret Service. During his career, he was assigned to the NY Field Office and the Presidential Protective and Inspection Divisions. He was also the Special Agent in Charge of the NJ Field Office and supervised “Operation Firewall,” an international, undercover organized crime cyber-investigation. During his tenure, Mr. Gilhooly worked in 55 countries and received 20 awards for performance and special acts. Prior to that, Mr. Gilhooly served with the Department of Justice. He was also Inspector in Charge of U.N. 50, Inspector assigned to the White House Security Review, and Law Enforcement Executive in Charge of OPSAIL 2000. In 2002, he supervised protective activities at Superbowl XXXVI and the Winter Olympics. More recently, as the NJ DHS Protective Security Advisor, Mr. Gilhooly was the liaison to the DHS in Washington, D.C. and those NJ entities responsible for securing the state’s critical infrastructure.
Mr. Gilhooly is President and CEO of Archangel RTR, LLC, a consulting firm which provides risk/threat reduction services to clients that include Fortune 100 companies and foreign governments. In that capacity, he has led intelligence survey teams in the Middle East for U.S. Intelligence Agencies, specializing in infrastructure and harbor facilities. Mr. Gilhooly was also a security consultant to the FIFA World Cup games. Mr. Gilhooly has lectured at numerous police academies and academic institutions on stalking behavior, prediction of dangerousness, protective security measures and building law enforcement partnerships. He is a recognized expert in the areas of risk and threat assessment, major event security, risk management and interpretation of intelligence information. He has served on the Adjunct Faculty of Seton Hall University and has developed the “After the Badge” course to transition law enforcement executives to private industry.