GPS' owners and leadership team host over 75 years of security industry experience.
Sam Rosenberg, CEO
Sam, the Founder of GPS, is widely known as a personal protection security expert. Sam has appeared on many news broadcasts as subject matter expert discussion violence prevention, threat management, and personal and enterprise security. Sam served in the U.S. Marine Corps, is the author of two books, and he invented and earned a double patent for the Response Pen, a tactical safety instrument. His list of accomplishments also includes the development of many training programs, including ASSERT (Active Shooter Survival Escape & Response Tactics), which focuses on teaching people what to do if they come face-to-face with an armed intruder.
The list of individuals and teams Sam has trained include CEO's, celebrities, professional athletes, soldiers, and members of Congress. To add, Sam has had the opportunity to act as a close protection specialist for high profile clients such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Anthony Robbins, Warren Buffet, Michael Phelps, Tom Cruise, and many others.
Joe Bellissimo, Director of Protective Services
Joe joined GPS after serving a long and distinguished investigative career with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Energy, and the FBI. In his 20+ years as a professional investigator, Joe was a crucial part of hundreds of investigations involving the full spectrum of disciplines, including intricate, high-profile work such as the post-9/11 anthrax investigation. As a Postal Inspector, Joe acted as a federal law enforcement agent trained to investigate a wide range of criminal matters, working closely with all levels of law enforcement. Joe also served as a Special Agent for the Department of Energy, Office of the Inspector General, where Joe oversaw investigations involving complex fraud cases.
Joe has been a firearms instructor for more than two decades, and he brings his Secret Service training to good use when working with GPS clients.