PHOENIX, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- IPSA International, Inc., (IPSA) an
international investigative consulting firm, is pleased to announce Lewis
(Lew) Merletti has joined the firm's recently created Board of Advisors.
The Board of Advisors is tasked with providing advice to IPSA's
leadership with respect to matters identified by the executive team
including: the Company's operating strategy and activities related to
potential Company acquisitions and international expansion plans.
Mr. Merletti is currently the Senior Vice President for the Cleveland
Browns of the National Football League. He is responsible for executive
managerial tasks and management of organizational structure, including
disaster recovery, all facets of security and serving as the liaison with
local city government officials.
Mr. Merletti is a 25-year veteran of the United States Secret Service
and served as the agency's 19th Director prior to joining the Cleveland
Browns organization. In his role as Director, Mr. Merletti was responsible
for all Secret Service protective, investigative and administrative
programs worldwide. Other positions he held in the agency include Assistant
Director-Office of Training and Special Agent in Charge of Presidential
Protective Division (responsible for protection of Presidents Reagan, Bush
and Clinton and the First Families). Throughout his career Mr. Merletti has
gained extensive experience with complex criminal investigations, major
task force operations and Secret Service counter-terrorist operations.
"I am honored to have Mr. Merletti join our Board. His international
experience leading an organization as large and complex as the Secret
Service, combined with his inherent understanding of IPSA's service
offerings, presents a unique opportunity for us," stated Dan Wachtler,
IPSA's President and CEO.
Mr. Merletti noted, "I'm pleased to join IPSA's team of professionals.
IPSA's commitment to safeguarding our Nation's financial institutions
coincides with my belief that it will take great efforts to make and keep
the world a better place. In the war on terrorism there is no substitute
for America's strength and sense of purpose, and that strength and sense of
purpose lies within the efforts of each of us."
IPSA International, Inc. is an international risk advisory firm which
provides clients in the corporate, financial and legal communities with
high-end investigative consulting services. IPSA's preferred practice areas
are: Anti-Money Laundering, Asset Location, Intellectual Property, Fraud
Investigations and Due Diligence services.
Contact: Jillian Bernaiche
SOURCE IPSA International, Inc.