This week’s Thanksgiving holiday offers us all an opportunity to pause and reflect on the things we are most grateful for. It’s a time to reflect on the people who give us the support we need to do what we do and who enable us to make a difference.

For me, I am extraordinarily grateful for the people who support us. I am thankful for our client partners who constantly motivate and challenge us. I am grateful for our employees, whose hard work, day in and day out, serving our clients make our company what it is today. And I am especially thankful for our officers and staff working during the holiday in order to give our clients peace of mind.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much, and you have helped us to achieve so much. Thanks for being with us. Happy holiday to you.


About Author: Edward B. Silverman

Mr. Silverman is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SOS Security LLC, where he oversees the company’s strategic vision and growth through unique service offerings and strong client partnerships. CEO since 1972, he has led the company’s transformation from a startup into a leading global security services provider, and fifth largest provider of security personnel in the United States. He attended the University of Maryland, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and received his Polygraph Examiner certification from the Backster School of Lie Detection in 1973. He is a licensed Private Investigator, a Certified Institutional Protection Manager (CIPM), and has been a CPP, Certified Protection Professional, since 1986. A member of ASIS International since 1972, Mr. Silverman is an active voice in the security industry. He serves on the International Security Foundation (ISF) Steering Committee, and is a member of the Overseas Security Advisory Committee (OSAC), which is established under the authority of the U.S. Department of State. He is also a member of the International Security Management Association (ISMA), the World President’s Organization (WPO) and the National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS). Previously, Mr. Silverman served as Chapter Chairman of New Jersey's Young President Organization (YPO). He is an honorary member of the Association of Former Agents of the Secret Service, an honor bestowed on him for his continued service, commitment and advocacy.