Gene Coon – Managing Partner

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Gene-CoonMr. Coon served with the United States Marshals Service (USMS) for 28 years, retiring in June, 2000 as Assistant Director and member of the Senior Executive Service.

During his career, Mr. Coon held a wide range of operational and management positions ranging from Deputy U.S. Marshal to Assistant Director. Mr. Coon’s experience spans the spectrum from starting new divisions to managing multiple, nationwide operational organizations such as the Witness Security and Court Security Programs. During this time he served on wide range of inter-agency Task Forces, Working Groups, Boards and Councils. He was also the Attorney General appointed Deputy Director for six months, managing day-to-day operations of the USMS.

Following retirement from the USMS he performed as a consultant to several private sector companies including MVM Security Inc., GBSG LLC, Omniplex World Services Corporation, Anteon Corporation, Aspen Systems Corporation and Alutiiq Corporation. He also worked as a writer/technical advisor for Paramount Productions and several independent filmmakers.

Additionally, he was recruited as the Executive Vice President and member of the Board for a new startup company, eProcessLink Corporation. He was also a Founder and elected Vice Chairman of the Board for FedSec, LLC a new startup security company. Mr. Coon was asked to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Wyoming Territorial Park, United States Marshals Museum, and later served as a Member of the Advisory Board with Interfuse Technology Corporation and The Energy Corporation, two new startup companies.

Mr. Coon re-entered Federal service after 911, working for the Transportation Security Administration as the Director of Federal Air Marshal and Industry Training, he managed and administered day–to-day activities for all Federal Air Marshal training, Federal Flight Deck Officer (Pilots) Training Program and for leading the development the Crew Member Self Defense (Airline Flight Crews) Training Program.

Mr. Coon’s community service included serving on the Crowfield Plantation Community Services Association, Board of Directors, as the elected Secretary and President and also on its Selection and Budget Committees. Mr. Coon is an active member of the Fraternal Order of Police, having served on the Budget and Bingo committees and he is a member of the Charleston Federal Executive Association. He also has served as part of the citizen review panel for the South Carolina Children’s Trust Fund, and he was appointed by the Governor to serve as a member of the South Carolina Foster Care Review Board.