Guardian Alliance Technologies, Inc. Welcomes Lonny Wilder To Its Advisory Board

September 23, 2020

STOCKTON, Calif., September 23, 2020, Guardian Alliance Technologies, Inc. announced today the addition of Lonny Wilder to its Advisory Board.  Lonny is a career executive and specialist in the field of Public Safety training and communications.   Together, Guardian and Lonny will collaborate on initiatives that improve the Guardian Background Investigation Management Software and broadly expand awareness of Guardian among public safety leaders nationwide.

Ryan Layne, CEO of Guardian, stated, “We are extremely excited to be working with Lonny as we continue to build trust within the law enforcement community.  Lonny’s long-standing dedication to and reputation within the law enforcement profession will be instrumental as we continue to establish high-level relationships with governing bodies that help to shape and influence the adoption of new technologies and standards that will further advance best practices within law enforcement.”

Lonny previously served on the Technical Committee for the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) and was also the Project Manager and GSA Contract Administrator for the creation of the DHS funded U.S. Customs and Border Protection Television Network (CBP-TV), a seven year Master Services Agreement delivering training and emergency communications 24/7 to 540 CBP encrypted satellite sites.

“This time in our history has given rise to extreme challenges for Law Enforcement administrators and the counties and municipalities charged with the daunting task of supporting the ever-present and critically needed resource of public safety.” Wilder stated. “At no time in my over three decades of serving the Law Enforcement community have I seen a more dire need to focus on the betterment of hiring and retention practices of police personnel.

Through their innovative cloud-based and AI-centric software, Guardian Alliance Technologies has carved out a position as leader within the fast evolving arena of technology-based resources serving America’s brave Men and Women in blue. Lives are at stake and timing is critical. At exactly the right time Guardian answered the call to serve the greater good by substantially raising the overall integrity of managing what is clearly a gaping void in the very foundation of protecting our communities at large. I am both excited and honored to be supporting the efforts of this innovative and ground-breaking company.”

More About Lonny Wilder

Most recently, Lonny served as Vice President and General Manager of the Critical Information Network, a Public Safety Group comprising the Law Enforcement Training Network (LETN), Professional Security Training Network (PSTN) and the Fire and Emergency Training Network. Lonny also served on the start-up team for LETN in 1989 and in 1998 wrote the original business plan that began the company’s migration to the e-learning and online training space.

As Program Administrator for the DHS funded Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC’s) Rural Policing Institute, Lonny spearheaded a training initiative delivering on-line training to rural police departments nationwide. 

In 2002, Lonny authored the grant and secured the award from the DHS Office for Domestic Preparedness providing training and emergency communications to every Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement agency in the states of New Hampshire and Kansas. From 1989 – 2007 Lonny served as Contract Officer and Project Manager for the Continuing Services Agreement with the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration directing all production and Project Order Compliance for NHTSA’s Law Enforcement training curriculum.

In 2011, working in concert with the National Association of School Resource Officers, Lonny completed production of an 11 hour video-based online curriculum specific to Campus Security. Over the past thirty years, Lonny has been a speaker and active participant in numerous events, committees and advisory boards within the community of Law Enforcement and numerous Public Safety constituent associations.

About Guardian Alliance Technologies

Guardian Alliance Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to protecting the integrity of the law enforcement profession through innovative solutions, technology, and strategic partnerships aimed at improving the process of vetting and hiring law enforcement professionals.

In addition to proprietary technology solutions, Guardian is proud to be regularly adding other, like minded companies and individuals to the Guardian Alliance, which is a consortium of community members, business leaders, law enforcement professionals, risk mitigation specialists, public safety officials, academia, NGOs, government officials, as well as like-minded industry partners that are committed to positively impacting their communities, cities and states by helping to support and advance the law enforcement profession.


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