Christopher Stitt is Founder and CEO of CrisisLead, LLC providing security, crisis, continuity and leadership consulting services to global businesses.
Previously Chris was a Supervisory Special Agent with the Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service. In his 27-year career he has served abroad in Guatemala, Burkina Faso, El Salvador, Panama, and Iraq. Domestically he has served in the New York Field Office, Counterintelligence Investigations, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, the Washington Field Office and twice as Chief of Emergency Planning. He concluded his career as Deputy Regional Director for the Western Hemisphere in Diplomatic Security's International Programs Directorate. Prior to joining Diplomatic Security, Mr. Stitt was an officer with the United States Capitol Police and an Agent with the South East Counties of Ohio Narcotics Task Force.
Mr. Stitt is credentialed as a Certified Emergency Manager by the International Association of Emergency Managers, a Professional Continuity Practitioner by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and a Registered Presilience Practitioner by the Institute of Presilience and Risk 2 Solution Academy.
Mr. Stitt holds a Bachelor's Degree from Ohio University in Criminology and Psychology and a Master's of Science in Strategic Intelligence from the National Defense Intelligence College (now known as the National Intelligence University). He has worked as Adjunct Faculty at George Mason University since January 2020 teaching Crim 230 - Introduction to Homeland Security and Crim 462 - Homeland Security and Law Enforcement.
The Future of Emergency Management: Ensuring Global Enterprises Have Local Plans That Are Viable, Accurate and Useable - Oct 12, 2020, IAEM Bulletin, International Association of Emergency Managers, pp. 28-29
CRIM 462 - Homeland Security and Law Enforcement
CRIM 230 - Introduction to Homeland Security
National Intelligence University, Master's of Science in Strategic Intelligence
Ohio University, Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Psychology