The President/CEO of Prestige National security has over 16 years of combined experience in the military, law enforcement and private security industry. He was a Marine Infantry Sergeant/Squad Leader with numerous tours overseas with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom from 2003 till 2006. Mr. Henderson was a law enforcement officer and a Marine Reservist before being called back into active duty from 2009 till 2011. He led and conducted operations across the continent of Africa as a small contingency team assigned to Marine Forces Africa. He provided mentorship and advising in combat tactics, law enforcement tactics, hand-to-hand combat, and leadership to various foreign military, security, law enforcement, and border control units. Mr. Henderson then worked on classified contracts in the Middle East, under the Department of Defense, where he conducted high-risk static and personnel security and consulting for U.S. government employees.
During his career, Mr. Henderson has trained over 3,300 allied foreign forces, over 2,000 fellow Marines and Sailors, as well as numerous American civilians and security personnel. Mr. Henderson has held instructor positions in rifle and pistol marksmanship, was a non-lethal weapon and taser instructor, Military Support and Stabilities Operations instructor, instructed riot control and urban tactics, anti-terrorism, as well as defensive tactics.
Mr. Henderson has achieved the following commendations and awards: Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ “M”, Marine Corp Good Conduct Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment x4, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terrorism Service and Expeditionary Medals, National Defense, a Presidential Unit Citation, member of Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society-Kappa Kappa Chapter, and Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society-Iota Chapter. He is a member of, as well as a certified PSP® Physical Security Professional, Board Certified in Physical Security with the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS). He earned a bachelor’s degree in Intelligence Studies from American Military University.