Dan Cronin has joined SOC as Vice President of International Programs. In this role, he manages our overseas contracts and operations.
Dan comes to SOC with more than 23 years of security and law enforcement expertise as a former Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) senior leader. As the senior security officer for several U.S. Embassies and Consulates abroad, Dan supported missions in Greece, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, and Uganda. Dan also served domestically including his most recent assignment as Deputy Assistant Director of High Threat Programs where he oversaw the security operations in the State Department’s Highest Threat/Highest Risk locations. With experience in program management, construction design review and implementation, and global operational excellence—Dan is an effective communicator and leader of diverse and multi-disciplined teams.
Dan spent his career protecting personnel, facilities, and information and has actively worked on tactical, operational, and policy associated issues in the pursuit of the overall mission. Dan developed successful training programs designed to prepare people for high threat environments and global risk management. Dan is adaptable as shown through a career learning new countries, diplomatic issues, and navigating international relations. Dan received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland.