Instructor: Wendy Evans
Wendy Evans has spent 25 years conducting investigations and serving as a security professional. Her investigative experience began in the1980s as a news reporter at radio stations in Kentucky. Always interested in the police beat, Wendy was recruited by the Jefferson County Police Department in 1989. She was a patrol officer until the chief of police recognized her previous public affairs/investigative experience as a reporter, and she was appointed public information officer.
In 1996, she left the department for a career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Wendy was recruited by the FBI and attended training at Quantico, Virginia, in 1997. Wendy's first assignment as special agent was on the White Collar Crime Squad, where she investigated mortgage, bank and bankruptcy fraud. After the tragic events of 9/11,Wendy joined the Foreign Counterintelligence Squad, where she served until resigning in 2003 to care for her growing family.
She worked part- time conducting medical investigations from 2003 until 2004.In February 2006, Wendy joined Lockheed Martin as a security manager and ethics officer. She conducted or supervised hundreds of investigations at local company levels and for corporate Lockheed Martin. She very much values her time spent in the defense industry, where she regularly partnered with human resources professionals. Wendy is now the owner of Security Impact Group, a company whose mission is to keep our workplaces safe and employees wel- trained in managing difficult situations. Wendy has two school-aged children and a spouse employed with the FBI. She partners with retired FDLE agent Tom Davis in their work with the Security Impact Group, LLC.
Classes by this instructor
THE INVESTIGATIVE PROCESS; THOROUGH AND TIMELY INVESTIGATIONS - PDP0750 Provides first-line managers, supervisors, security professionals or human resources professionals tools and points to consider during an investigation. Also provides how to prepare and what it avoid in documentation. Includes preparation of the report that concludes the investigation.
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HANDLING THE WORKPLACE CRISIS - PDP0753 Heightens awareness and provides specific indicators of concerning behavior, before they reach a critical point in the work environment. Explains the reasons employees do not come forward to report concerning comments or behaviors and provides tips on how to enhance proactive reporting. Explores the importance of documentation and explains the value of a threat management or crisis management team in the workplace.