Mr. Shaffer served in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for twenty years, including 6 years on their elite Hostage Rescue Team or HRT; conducting tactical operations across the globe. Mr. Shaffer supervised, developed and implemented the security plan for the 2011 NFL Super Bowl hosted in Dallas, Texas, while assigned as a Supervisor on the FBI Dallas North Texas Joint Terrorism Task Force. His FBI career also included assignments in the San Francisco Field Office, the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC), and he was selected by the FBI Director as the first FBI Legal Attache assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, Hungary. Mr. Shaffer started his professional career as a line-officer in the US Coast Guard where he served for eleven years and commanded the Coast Guard Cutter Point Steele. He also served as the Commandant's Liaison Officer to the U.S. House of Representatives. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the United States Coast Guard Academy.. Mr. Shaffer currently is the founding partner in SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP (www.shaffersecuritygroup.com), a global security and tactical training specialty firm based in Dallas, Texas.