Advisory Committee Member Profile
Matthew D. Hollandsworth, CISSP, CPP
Director, Corporate Security, Facilities & Safety
Areas of Expertise
Principles Of Customer Relationship Building, Customer First Culture, Navigating Politics Of Change
Matt is currently the Director, Corporate Security, Facilities and Safety at AMERICAN SYSTEMS, which is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States and is a government services contractor focused on delivering valued services to our customers in areas of national priority.
Matt has over 23 years of experience in his field. His reputation and network of security professionals is extensive and has allowed him to lead and participate in several visible organizations throughout the community, including the NISPPAC, PSC, ASIS International, NDIA, and NCMS. These committees and working groups have allowed Matt to be a key player in the implementation of the industrial security program within the federal government, and to be a guest speaker in many different forums. Matt has been very successful in driving the need for convergence between physical and IT security and has built very strong relationships to help further this goal.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Strayer University and a Master of Arts Degree in Security Management from Webster University. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Northcentral University, with an expected graduation date of 2021. He also holds several prestigious certifications in the field, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC), Industrial Security Oversight Certification (ISOC) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
Matt is a native “Washingtonian”, and lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia with his wife, Danielle, and four children.