Today's Guest


Carlos Francisco or The Corporate Security Translator

Carlos Francisco

Carlos Francisco also know as “The Corporate Security Translator,” is a graduate of the University of Central Florida's Criminal Justice program, a Certified Protection Professional, and a prior Law Enforcement Officer.

In the last 23 years, he has led the security teams of some of the largest corporations in the world, including Walt Disney World, Amazon, and Facebook. He also has had the awesome responsibility of leading security teams during major international events such as Super Bowl 50, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, World-Class Marathons, and many more.

Additionally, Mr. Francisco is often a guest speaker at global conferences, university student organizations, and collegiate criminal justice courses. He has a book coming out in June called “So, You Want to Get into Corporate Security,” hosts a security podcast, and is a corporate security influencer through The Corporate Security Translator.

In this episode

[00:41] Welcome to Episode 25!
[02:44] Transitioning from a Government career to corporate or private security.
[05:22] What's different in the private sector and how Carlos prepares people for this shift.
[07:23] The three phases of a relationship.
[11:45] Important tips for private sector interviews.
[20:20] You can only be a sheep dog for so long.
[24:51] Marketing Minute: Your marketing message should repel and attract.
[26:44] Have you ever been afraid?
[29;40] Get a “”Battle Buddy”” and be humble.
[33;58] What Carlos thinks is awesome about corporate security.
[37:13] Carlos' book “So You Want to Get Into Corporate Security.”
[42:31] The future of Corporate Security.
[45:13] How to connect with Carlos Francisco.

Resources discussed on the show

  • LEO2CEO – A resource for cops who want to start their own business.
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