Global engineering and risk mitigation consultancy Telgian Engineering & Consulting today announced the addition of global security experts William Sako as Vice President and Richard Mahnke as Regional Practice Leader of its of security risk consulting practice. The company has also opened a new Chicago area office. Telgian Engineering & Consulting, a strategic business unit of Telgian Holdings, Inc., provides engineering and consulting services related to the protection of people, property, information and organizational mission against preventable losses.
As Vice President of Security Risk Consulting, Sako will oversee the planning and design of security projects for Telgian clients across a broad spectrum of industries. He brings more than 45 years of experience in the security field, including projects for government entities, Fortune 500 companies and public and private corporations in multiple sectors that include entertainment, healthcare, real estate, education, energy, military, embassy, hotel, correctional, religious and transportation. His leadership will help establish and grow Telgian’s Chicago area office, while ensuring clients across the country continue to receive premier security services.
Mahnke, a graduate of the College of Engineering of Marquette University, joins Telgian with more than 28 years of experience in security planning, engineering and design, and specific expertise in technical system engineering and management. Mahnke has also worked with all levels of the government, as well as with Fortune 500 companies, to deliver comprehensive security solutions.
“The addition of internationally recognized experts such as William and Richard in our new Chicago area office supports Telgian’s commitment to providing unparalleled fire, security and life safety engineering and consulting services,” said Jim Tomes, Telgian President and CEO. “The experience they both bring to the table will help ensure our clients receive the best possible service and continue to remain safe and compliant.”
About Telgian Engineering & Consulting
Telgian Engineering & Consulting, a strategic business unit of Telgian Corporation, is a full service global engineering and risk mitigation consultancy specializing in complex, multi‐discipline public and private sector projects. Telgian’s global security experts and fire protection experts provide innovative solutions related to the protection of people, property, information and organizational mission against preventable losses. We are also active in global code development organizations, as well as industry-leading organizations such as NFPA, SFPE and ICC.
Professional service offerings include: emergency management; environmental health & safety; fire protection engineering; loss control; operations continuity; risk management; security risk consulting; and related engineering and design, and construction administration services.
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