Telgian Engineering & Consulting (TEC) recently announced the appointment of Lauris Freidenfelds as Senior Project Manager. In this position, Freidenfelds will be responsible for the project management of complex projects focusing on security for the healthcare sector.
Freidenfelds brings more than 40 years of security consulting experience to TEC, including extensive knowledge of operational security, technology and emergency management programs.
Prior to joining TEC, Freidenfelds served as Director of Security and Emergency Preparedness for Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. There, he supervised and directed emergency management personnel and operations including planning, organizing, budgeting and directing security programs and activities. In addition, Freidenfelds was responsible for the development and coordination of disaster preparedness plans, as well as the mitigation of, preparation for, and recovery from hazards and disasters.
Nationally recognized for his industry expertise, Freidenfelds specializes in security for the healthcare sector. He has provided security consulting for some of the country’s most recognizable facilities, from the Mayo Foundation, to Memorial Hermann Hospitals, to University of Chicago Hospitals and US Veteran’s Administration Hospitals, plus more.
Freidenfelds is also a sought after speaker and has presented numerous workshops and seminars at national conferences such as the IFMA Conference, ISC West, ASIS Chicago and NFPA. In addition, his technical papers and informational security articles can be found in Info Security Magazine and Security Technology & Design, among others.
Freidenfelds earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois. Additional training includes criminal investigations and interrogation, as well as police officer training at the Chicago Police Academy.
About Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC
Telgian Engineering & Consulting is a full-service global engineering and risk mitigation consultancy specializing in complex, multi-discipline public and private sector projects. We provide professional services related to the protection of people, property, information, and organizational mission against preventable losses.
Telgian is a provider of strategic/enterprise risk management, fire protection engineering, industrial security, environmental health and safety, emergency management, operations continuity consulting, and construction administration services.
Our professionals are dedicated to delivering value through effective protection solutions that meet today’s risk challenges. In addition to a uniquely global perspective, we also provide in-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal compliance matters.
Since 1985, Telgian has worked hand-in-hand with clients such as architects, engineers, owners, developers, risk and facility management firms, construction teams and government agencies. In addition to security for the healthcare sector, we serve industry sectors that include government, commercial, education, hospitality, industrial, and transportation throughout the US and abroad.
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