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m-greenMacDonnell Security Risk Management

MacDonnell Security Risk Management has a 50-year history of providing services to the port community and has delivered training and risk-management services to the maritime industry since 2003. With a history of developing new opportunities for management and technical professionals to learn in unique and innovative ways, MacDonnell is expanding its range of training options to deliver programs in a variety of flexible and cost-effective ways.

In July 2010, MacDonnell and the FSU staff who developed the PortStar security training system joined forces to offer the program nationally and internationally. With access to 480 online lessons, ports and first responder agencies can use the DHS-recommended blended learning approach, which combines online lessons with on-site trainers, increasing training capacity and quality while reducing costs.

The PortStar team

The PortStar team members combine their interdisciplinary skills around one objective: to guide and support organizations as they develop high performance workforces.

Business Development

Fred Wilder, USCG Ret., has more than 35 years of professional experience in government affairs, military operations, business development, and business-to-business sales. He as a strong background in the maritime community and strong sales experience.

Product Development

Judd Butler holds an MS in Educational Psychology and Learning Systems from Florida State University and has 14 years’ experience as an instructional designer and performance consultant working with the U.S. Army, navy, and Coast Guard.

Technology and Support

Steve Schultetus holds MS degrees in both Experimental Psychology and Computer Information Systems backed by 10 years’ professional experience with Web-based systems and technologies. Most recently, he led technology product development for a leading e-learning company.

Instruction and Support

Kristin Brown holds a BFA in graphic design from Florida Southern College and a BA in history from FSU and has experience in print and web design as well as mixed media. She also has several years’ experience as a management analyst with the Florida Department of Education.