About us

Sentinel Security Solutions is a full service global security consulting firm serving as trusted global security advisors to high net worth clients, Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, large event and sports venues, and government clients.

We identify and deliver human capital, technology solutions, security training, and develop strategic security assessments and plans. Our focus is to aid startup and existing companies to establish robust security plans and processes covering all functions from hiring to executive protection to event and residential/facility security; educate clients and industry about the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policies and programs.

Our renowned DHS experts are leaders of procedures, policies and programs. Leading companies through DHS certification, reducing company liability in acts of terrorism. Facilitating Safety Act adoption, helping anti-terrorism solutions to reach the market.

We're proactive with active shooter planning and serve on Security Panels for Chief Security Officers, Human Resources, and General Counsels sharing best practices and expertise. Our experts have appeared on major news networks as a subject matter expert on law enforcement and homeland security situations, policies, and procedures.

Our Leadership

Charles MarinoCharles MarinoChief Executive Officer

Charles is a former supervisory special agent with the United States Secret Service, previously serving under three presidents. He is a prominent Global Security Expert with extensive experience developing and executing complex security and operational strategies, plans, protection programs and budgets for the U.S. government, high net worth clients, major sports teams, and Fortune 500 companies.

He provides expertise on protective methodologies, global security, homeland security, investigation, protective intelligence, executive protection, event security, active shooter mitigation, asset protection, crisis management, crisis communications and security technology.

Charles is a frequent contributor on major news networks providng expert analysis for homeland security, law enforcement, and national security situations.

He attended the prestigious National War College in Washington, DC, and earned a Master of Science degree in National Security Strategy.

Stacy AguilarStacy AguilarCredential Program Coordinator

Born and raised in California, Stacy Aguilar received a Bachelor of Arts with a Double Major in Political Science and Global Studies with an emphasis in Latin America from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Stacy has extensive experience in the professional sports industry, working in international competitions and football development initiatives with FIFA and Concacaf. Most recently, she was in charge of the development and execution of credential and access management at the Chase Center in San Francisco, home of the Golden State Warriors.

Aside from having a passion for football at a very young age, Stacy is a strong advocate towards the development of women’s football and is a graduate from the second edition of the FIFA Female Leadership Development Programme and Harvard’s Essential Management for Emerging Leaders course.

Russ ButlerRuss ButlerSecurity Consultant

Russ Butler is an accomplished Security Professional with almost four decades of operational experience, spanning some of the most specialized areas of UK Law Enforcement at both National and Global levels and now incorporates contemporary Sports, Concerts and other highly attended Public Entertainment Events.

He is a subject matter expert in ‘Domestic Executive Security’ programs, ‘Secure Executive and Sports Team Travel’, as well as all aspects of venue security including; ‘Effective Perimeter Design’, ‘Procuring and Deploying’ contemporary technologies – ‘CCTV’, ‘Visitor Management’ systems, ‘Access Control’, ‘Security Screening’ including ‘K9’ services, ‘Person/Vehicle/Baggage and Mail’ screening, and ‘Hostile Vehicle’ mitigation.

Jon DubinJon DubinSecurity Consultant

Upon graduation for the The John Marshall Law School, Jon worked as an Assistant States Attorney for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office from 1998 to 2003. In June, 2003 Jon was hired as a Special Agent with the FBI, graduating from the Academy in October, 2003.

Jon spent 15 years assigned the the San Francisco Field Office. In that time Jon spent 4 years working Counter Intelligence Investigations, 6 years working Gang and Violent Crime Investigations while assigned the the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force, and 5 years assigned to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. While on the JTTF, in addition to investigating terrorism related events, Jon was the FBI San Francisco Special Events Coordinator. In that role, Jon was primary liaison between the FBI and local law enforcement or private entities, to support local and national events throughout the Bay Area. These events included several World Series events, Fleet Week, high level corporate functions as well as Super Bowl 50 in February, 2016.

In addition to the investigative work described, Jon was on the FBI San Francisco SWAT team for 13 years, six of which were as a Team Leader. Jon was also a Firearms Instructor for 13 years with the FBI San Francisco Division.

Bernard CorryBernard CorryTraffic Management Associate

Bernard fulfilled over 24 years with San Francisco Police Department, specializing in the Traffic Division in San Francisco. He has met with, developed and coordinated large scale traffic plans, traffic re-routes, staffing for city staff, coordinate closing and opening streets. Bernard has accomplished many feats, including coordinating the first World Series parade at the ending at City Hall.

In his experience, Bernard has managed annual and various other large events. Events, such as Nike Marathon, Bay to Breaks, the San Francisco Marathon and many others has tens of thousands of partipicants that are managed with Bernard and his staffed teams. Some notable non-annual large events include the two Giants World Series parades, U.S. Open at the Olympic Club and Super Bowl 50 Events in San Francisco.

Martin GilvaryMartin GilvarySecurity Consultant

Martin is an experienced Security Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the law enforcement and corporate security community, especially within the Technology Sector. Strong in the areas of Corporate Physical Security, Investigations, Crisis Management, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Management.

Martin served with the FBI as a Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent for 22 years, addressing numerous matters, to include Violent Crimes Major Offenders (VCMO), White Collar Crime, International and Domestic Terrorism, and Counter-Intelligence. Martin additionally Supervised FBI San Francisco Division’s Firearms and Defensive Tactics Training Unit, and worked for the CIA’s National Clandestine Service.

In the Private Sector Martin served as LinkedIn’s Head of Global Security and Risk Management, leading all of LinkedIn’s Physical Security Programs, and their cross functional Risk Management, and Crisis Management Programs from the physical security perspective. Martin also speaks Mandarin Chinese at an intermediate level.

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