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Lorraine’s Success Story

ASIS Women in Security Keynote Q & A Event Featuring:

Lorraine Consiglio Global Security Director of Cigna


Speaker Bio: Lorraine has been a member of the Cigna Global Security Team for over 25 years.  As a manager, she shares responsibility for the physical security of the Cigna population and company assets. In addition to engaging in executive protection, facility security surveys and business continuity planning, she designs and delivers security awareness education programs, influences security policy and practices, and investigates reports of criminal behavior of employees in and outside of the Cigna workplace

Prior to working with Cigna, Lorraine was a Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service (1984-1995), providing physical protection and logistical planning for U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents and foreign dignitaries. Additionally, she conducted fraud, counterfeit and threat investigations relating to U. S. Treasury violations.

Lorraine has traveled extensively throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe in the course of her career. She has also participated in security planning for an Olympic Games sponsor, and is a member of the Association of Agents of the United States Secret Service (AFAUSSS) and American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS International).

Lorraine earned her MBA at the University of New Haven, CT, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice at SUNY College of Technology, Utica, NY.

Lorraine will be interviewed by our Chapter’s Women in Security and Young Professionals liaison Lipsa Panda MBA, bring your questions and grow in your profession

Chapter WIS and YP Liaison Lipsa Panda MBA

Please reach out to our Chapters Women in Security, and Young Professionals Liaison Lipsa Panda with any questions, comments, or suggestions for any ASIS International Women in Security (WIS) or Young Professionals (YP) matters. Lipsa is looking for new topics and speakers to help our Chapter bring this important initiative forward. Email her today.




Past July 28: Community Policing and Use of Force – The framework of a modern police officer. ASIS Young Professionals Keynote Q & A Event

Learning objectives:

  • Defining police work as a profession not just a job.
  • President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing-
  • The oath of office and how that applies to community policing
  • Define Protect and Serve
  • Understanding the profession through the framework of scholar, statesman, and guardian
  • The importance of capability development
  • Understanding the price of incompetence

Please join us for this special ASIS Young Professionals seminar Led by our Chapter board member Al Sparaco CPP of Baker Street Associates, and Keynote speaker ASIS member Josh Zabin. Josh is the Law Enforcement Liaison for the Southern Connecticut Chapter of ASIS International. Josh will answer a series of topic centric questions, and through Lipsa participants will be able to make comments and ask additional questions.

Speaker Bio: Joshua Zabin:  Josh is a retired Captain with the Fairfield Police Department who served 32 years in law enforcement. Josh is a certified police instructor who has also chaired town committees and regional nonprofits. A member of ASIS International, Josh is an established leader with a strong vision for community outreach and has partnered with universities and community groups on strategies to reduce off-campus conduct issues.


Past July 16, 2020 Monthly Chapter Meeting with Keynote

Topic: Covid-19 Supply Chain Challenges from Manufacturing to your Office and Home.

In this information packed zoom meeting Mark Gaudette, CPP lead a discussion of the interruption and pressures on the supply chain during this current and future Pandemics and how it will impact your buying habits now and in the future.  We learned how to better prepare for the next event both in the office and at home.

Mark’s Bio:

Supply Chain Security Expert Mark Gaudette, CPP

Mark Gaudette, CPP, CFI, LPC is a Board-Certified Security and Asset Protection Executive with extensive experience in all aspects of retail and physical security. He is the Director of Asset Protection for an independently owned supermarket chain doing business in New England. Mark frequently presents at national trade conferences as a subject matter expert in Asset Protection and Security.  He serves as ASIS Senior Regional Vice President, and on the ASIS Retail Asset Protection Council/ Community.   Mark is the principle at Lismar Associates, a security consulting firm providing a wide range of security, protective services and training for their client organizations.


Our Past June 30, 2020 a Women in Security Keynote Event.

Topic: Cybersecurity in the Age of Pandemic

Topic Highlights:

  • What is Cybersecurity in the Age of Pandemic?
  • Current legislation on cybersecurity and data privacy
  • Defining exploits, vulnerabilities, and backdoors
  • The New Global threat landscape – How to protect your company
  • Understanding supply chain responsibility
  • Importance of lifecycle management and account/password policies


Cybersecurity expert Antoinette King, PSP

We are proud of this this special Women In Security (WIS) seminar Led by Lipsa Panda MBA, CISA our chapters WIS Liaison, and Keynote speaker ASIS member Antoinette King, PSP, and she is Chairperson of the Hudson Valley, New York ASIS Chapter – Antoinette answered a series of topic centric questions, and through Lipsa participants were be able to make comments and ask additional questions. Speaker Bio: Antoinette is a Board Certified Physical Security Professional (PSP). She has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Bachelors of Science in Managing Security Systems, and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management.

Antoinette actively participates in many industry associations. She is an active member of ASIS
holding positions as Chapter Chairperson of the Hudson Valley Chapter, member of the Women
in Security (WIS) Global Council, member of the WIS Publications Committee, and WIS
Strategic Alliance Committee. Antoinette is also an active member of the Security Industry
Association (SIA), serving on the Ethics Working Group, Data Privacy Advisory Board, and the
Cybersecurity Advisory Board, and is a member of Women in Cybersecurity (WiCys).


Our Past June 11, 2020 Meeting: The Future of Emergency Response – Pandemic, Technology, Security, and the NFPA Codes

With All of the Disruptors in Our World, How Do We Anticipate Future Needs?” Speaker Wayne Moore, PE

 Topic Highlights:

    • A Mass Notification System is not just Another System
    • Cybersecurity Impact on the Code and Systems
    • The Pandemic Changes to our World:     Remote Inspection
    • NFPA 241 – Be Prepared!


Our Speaker NFPA Codes Expert Wayne D. Moore

With NFPA code expert Wayne Moore as the speaker

 Wayne is a licensed professional fire protection engineer, is a Vice President with the fire protection engineering and code-consulting firm, JENSEN HUGHES and is located in the firm’s Warwick, Rhode Island office.


Our Past May 26, 2020 event: Social Stigma for Women in work life balance. A Women in Security Event. Thanks to Lipsa and Marti!

Our Speaker Marti Katsiaras PSP, CHPP, MSyl

Please join us for this special Women In Security (WIS) seminar Led by Lipsa Panda MBA, CISA our chapters WIS Liaison, and Keynote speaker ASIS member Marti Katsiaras PSP, CHPP, MSyl the Global Manager, Public Safety and Physical Security at ADP, and she is the Chairperson of the Toronto CA ASIS Chapter – Marti will answer a series of topic centric questions, and through Lipsa participants will be able to make comments and ask additional questions.

Our past May 14th, 2020 meeting topic was : COVID 19 Pandemic Response to Recovery – Thank you Jeremy Prout!

Jeremy Prout, CPP Regional Security Manager at International SOS

We learned from the international expert on security department response, recovery, and preparation in the face of global pandemic.

Bio: Jeremy Prout, Regional Security Manager, East Region, International SOS and Control Risks

 As Regional Security Manager, East Region for International SOS and Control Risks, Jeremy is responsible for providing travel security assistance and assessments for clients in the Eastern United States. Prior to joining International SOS, he served as a Security Manager for several premier organizations. Jeremy served for 6 years as a Marine Corps Officer, specializing in overseas security, training, and risk management. Jeremy holds an M.S. in Global Affairs from Rutgers University and is a Certified Protection Professional, Board Certified in Security Management.