Board of Directors
William G. Gross

William G. Gross is the 42nd Police Commissioner of the City of Boston. He has served the people of Boston for 37 years. After joining the department in 1983 as a Boston Police Cadet, he graduated from the Boston Police Academy in 1985. He spent years as a patrol officer, patrolling the many neighborhoods of Boston. He was also assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force and the Drug Control Unit, as well as being an Instructor at the Boston Police Academy. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2004 and rated Sergeant-Detective in 2006. The majority of his supervisory years were spent serving the neighborhoods of the Dorchester section of the city.

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Stacia Hylton

Ms. Hylton began her 35-year law enforcement career as a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1980. During her tenure with the U.S. Marshals Service, she rose progressively through the ranks holding several key positions in diverse mission areas, including 10 years in the Special Operations Group. She was selected to serve as an instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy; as well as Witness Security Inspector; Chief of Judicial Security; Chief Deputy, District of South Carolina; and Assistant Director for the Prisoner Operations Division. She also served as the Agency’s Incident Response Commander for national disasters and emergencies, Chair of the Merit Promotion System and as the Agency’s Deciding Official. In 2001 she was Acting Deputy Director for the agency.

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Cathy Lanier

Cathy Lanier has come to be
known for her game-changing leadership. Prior to serving in her current role as Senior Vice
President and Chief of Security at the National Football League, Lanier held the position of Chief
of Police with the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) from 2007 to 2016.

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Howard Safir (†)

Mr. Safir is publicly known for his service as Commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) and Commissioner of the New York Fire Department (FDNY). As Fire Commissioner from 1994-1996 Safir visited every firehouse and led efforts to re-organize and re-equip the department, including with life-saving bunker gear. As Police Commissioner from 1996-2000, Safir led an unprecedented reduction in crime while also reducing citizen complaints and establishing the department’s Courtesy, Professionalism & Respect program, those words still painted on the side of every police car in New York City.

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Brian L. Stafford

Mr. Stafford retired as the Director of the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) after thirty-one years of service and as a distinguished U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam. He currently serves on a number of non-profit and for profit boards. Prior to being appointed Director, Mr. Stafford held several leadership roles at USSS and was responsible for the safety of seven Presidents. During his tenure as Director, he initiated a significant growth strategy focused on diversifying the agency’s workforce and improving the quality of life for agents and other personnel. Under his leadership, USSS established the nationwide Electronic Crimes Task Forces, and also created the National Threat Assessment Center, working with the Department of Education to prevent threats of school violence.

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Haywood "Woody" Talcove

Haywood Talcove is Chief Executive Officer, Government, LexisNexis Risk Solutions. In this capacity, he oversees strategic business activities concerning all customer operations, sales, marketing, communications, consulting, corporate development, and ecosystem activities. His commitment to customers’ needs has empowered LexisNexis to develop market leading solutions that have enabled customers to stop fraud, catch bad people, and enable digital government. Talcove also serves as CEO for LexisNexis Special Services Inc. (LNSSI), a separate subsidiary.

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Rick Trainor

Rick Trainor is Chief Executive Officer of the Business Services business unit of LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Named to this position in July 2009, Trainor directs the unit's world-wide strategy, market and product direction, and manages the sales and vertical marketing teams for the business unit's financial services and corporate customers. In addition he manages the company's content acquisition, bulk content fabrication, sales and licensing, along with managing two specialty businesses also owned by LexisNexis: VitalChek and Signature Information Solutions.

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Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Richard J. Tubb

Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Richard J. Tubb is the Physician to the President, and Director, White House Medical Unit, the White House, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for providing direct support and advice to the President of the United States, and he oversees all healthcare services within the White House, Camp David, the Western White House, aboard executive aircraft, while deployed and at contingency locations. The general develops the international medical intelligence infrastructure, and deploys the medical elements necessary to support the global reach of the President, Vice President and their supporting staff as well as U.S. Secret Service, the White House Military Office, U.S. State Department and other Presidential support elements. He serves as senior medical adviser to the White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. He advises the Director of the White House Military Office on, and directs all joint service, interagency and international operational assets in, medical contingency planning and execution supporting the continuity of the presidency and an enduring constitutional government. He also advises the White House Chief of Staff on implementation of the 25th Amendment of the Constitution.

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Henry A. Udow

Mr. Udow is the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary for the RELX Group, the parent company of LexisNexis. Mr. Udow has extensive experience managing global legal and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) departments at large multi-national companies in publishing, information solutions and consumer goods industries.

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Alan Wade

Mr. Wade currently serves as the President of Wade Associates Inc. Before joining the private sector, he served the federal service for thirty-five years, retiring as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). During his tenure as CIO of the CIA, he also served as the CIO for the United States Intelligence Community.

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