Physical Security Operations Manager

Juan Hernandez has over 6 years of experience in both the corporate and private security sectors as a Corporate Security Officer, Security Concierge and Contract Security Supervisor. Juan oversees and manages large public and private events where BGI provides safety and security. He is a certified OSHA Safety Manager and assists in building safety inspections to make sure they conform to required standards. Juan assists with contract security Post Orders in high rises and movie studios and with contract security teams having the information, policy, and procedures necessary to run their day-to-day operations. He is part of BGI’s Physical Site Vulnerability Assessment Team and conducts physical security assessments at various locations across the United States.

Prior to his current position with BGI, Juan spent three years working as a Corporate Security Officer for the second largest home loan company in the country. During this time Juan was responsible for the safety and security of all employees. In addition, Juan supervised a security team of five officers responsible for patrols, property access, and CCTV monitoring. Juan and his team also led employees in emergency evacuation drills and building safety exercises in addition to training the company’s Emergency Response Team (ERT). Juan’s quick thinking and resourcefulness was recognized after he was able to extinguish a potentially disastrous fire.

He is currently attending California State University, Dominguez Hills and pursuing a B.A. in Sociology. Prior to CSUDH, Juan wrestled at the collegiate level for Santa Ana College where he earned the title of 2013 Southern California Regional Champion. That same year, Juan also earned All-American honors at the California State Championship.