Ty Smith


Ty Smith is the Founder and CEO of VRS. He is a retired United States Navy SEAL Senior Chief. Prior to retiring from the Navy, Ty completed a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management from Ashford University, and a Master of Business for Veterans from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. After […]

Sanjit Singh


Sanjit Singh is a serial startup founder and revenue leader with expertise in sales, marketing strategy, and business development. He is currently Founder & CEO of Boltt, which provides fractional sales leadership for startups. Prior to that, he co-founded LeadCrunch, a San Diego based AI Marketing startup, which raised $18M and built the company to […]

Chris Lord


Since his graduation from USC over 25yrs ago, Chris has been an active leader with several local universities and executive networking groups around topics and sessions that help practically enable people to be better prepared for the real-world. Although his background is Aerospace Engineering and he worked on the Space Shuttle, don’t be fooled.. He […]

Jody Gessow


Mr. Gessow is the Managing Partner of DivCore Capital Equity Partners and a General Partner at DivcoWest. From 2007-2012, Mr. Gessow was the West Coast Partner and Managing Director of One Equity Partners, the private equity platform of JPMorgan. Prior to joining OEP, Mr. Gessow was a partner at Oak Hill Partners. He co-founded K.K. […]

Trindl Reeves


Trindl Reeves has been a Principal for Marsh & McLennan Agency (formerly Barney & Barney) since 2006. With over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Trindl’s leadership is grounded in her expertise in risk management and health & welfare consulting. She was made Chief Sales Officer in 2010 by the insurance brokerage’s ownership […]

Michael Bottenberg


Michael Bottenberg is an advisor  of Vigilance Risk Solutions and leads the company’s emergency planning practice and curriculum development team. He is motivated by a desire to make people, organizations, and communities more safe and secure. Prior to joining the VRS team, Michael served as a United States Marine Corps Logistics Officer. His military career […]

Jon Russ


Jon Russ is a security expert with an extensive background in U.S. Army Special Operations and Corporate Security. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master of Science in Cyber Security from National University. He has in-depth knowledge of global security trends and uses […]

Tony Mauriello


Tony Mauriello serves as General Counsel, representing Vigilance Risk Solutions since its inception. Mr. Mauriello is responsible for legal, corporate governance, long-term incentive and equity compensation strategies, risk management, corporate audit services and government affairs. Prior to joining VRS, Mr. Mauriello spent 14 years as a corporate transactional attorney at large international law firms in […]

Victor Villalobos


Victor is the Director of Intelligence for Vigilance Risk Solutions. He is passionate about creating safer communities through the advancement of intelligence-led security programs. Victor’s experience includes Intelligence and Security for one of the largest financial institutions in the world, leading the Physical Security Risk Analysis Program.  He previously served in the U.S. Marine Corps, the […]

Derek Dahlin


Derek Dahlin is the Assistant General Counsel, Derek worked in both legal and operational roles with startups in a variety of industries, including medical technologies, consumer goods, and commercial construction. Derek earned his Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration from the University of San Diego and his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of […]