GARY L. GARDNER, President & CEO of TOTALeACCESS a security consulting firm. He brings over forty years of investigative, security, intelligence, analysis, forensic, technology, management and teaching experience to the national and international business and law enforcement communities. His career spanned more than thirty years of diverse service with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in various capacities including executive management, as Supervisor/Co-Commander of both the renowned Bank Robbery and Terrorism Task Forces in New York City Office. Then, at FBI Headquarters where he oversaw cutting-edge investigative information technology and crisis management. Mr. Gardner is also a multi-topic instructor having lectured at the FBI Academy and internationally on a variety of subjects.
He served as NASCAR’s Director of Security, overseeing all aspects of NASCAR’s corporate and event security, investigations; physical and cyber security; international security, employment screening and executive protection. He collaborated with the US Department of Homeland Security to establish the first evacuation guide for large sporting events.
Currently, Mr. Gardner established TOTALeACCESS specializing in state-of-the–art security, risk/crisis management, intelligence collection/analysis, investigations, information security/cybercrime, training.
Mr. Gardner is a decorated U.S. Army Ranger veteran with service in Vietnam and a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor of Science.
He currently serves as Chairman of the InfraGard National Board of Directors where he has led strategic growth of programs and membership to over 70,000. He is also a member of the National Center for Spectator Sports Security and Safety (NCS4) Advisory Board and their Conference & Summits Director.