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  • Seven Citadels Consulting was instrumental in helping our team overcome and resolve several security challenges impacting our people and operations. As the trusted security advisor for the food industry’s largest contract manufacturer, we are pleased to continue this valued relationship.

    Rick Scalise, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder,
    Hearthside Food Solutions

  • As Lamb Weston, one of the world's leading suppliers of frozen potato products, transitioned to an independent, publicly held company in November of 2016, we needed the advice and counsel of a trusted security professional. Jim Dale and Seven Citadels Consulting were a perfect fit. They successfully guided us in the transition to ensure we continued to meet FDA required food defense measures and best practices. They also helped us develop a roadmap to mitigate future security risks and ensure the resiliency of our operations. We continue to use Jim and Seven Citadels Consulting and highly recommend them as a trusted security advisor.

    Rick Martin, SVP, Global Supply Chain Officer,
    Lamb Weston

  • Boys Town is changing the way America cares for children and families. In doing so, we are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for everyone at Boys Town; in Omaha and nationally. The security assessment and crisis management planning Jim Dale and Seven Citadels Consulting did for us in 2018 was outstanding. We won't hesitate to use them again.

    Barb Vollmer, Senior Vice President, Governance and Strategy,
    Boys Town

  • Our expanding global presence requires a strategic approach to assessing and responding to the Company’s security risks. Our first call was to Jim Dale and Seven Citadels Consulting. Jim’s knowledge and past experience as a Chief Security Officer helped us define our needs, set expectations, and to find the right security professional for Jacobs.

    James M. Durree, Vice President Global Risk Management,
    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

  • Lindsay Corporation is pleased to have a trusted relationship with Jim Dale and Seven Citadels Consulting. In the absence of an embedded subject matter expert, we partner with Jim to continually assess our corporate security practices. As a growing international company, his efforts have helped us improve security and reduce risk to our people, product, and property. Lindsay Corporation looks forward to continuing this beneficial relationship with Jim and Seven Citadels Consulting.

    Eric A. Arneson, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary,
    Lindsay Corporation

  • We retained the expert services of Jim Dale to assist us with an issue that needed an independent and objective assessment of a critical process within our Company. Jim’s knowledge and experience in this matter resulted in an implementation plan that brought direction and focus to our process. I would strongly endorse Jim and Seven Citadels Consulting, and would use them again as our trusted partner and security advisor.

    Chief Risk Officer, Global Risk Management,
    Avery Dennison Corporation

  • As one of the largest private, independent energy companies in the United States, Tenaska was pleased to work with Seven Citadels Consulting in developing an emergency response plan for our new corporate headquarters. Their experience and expertise validated much of our plan, and helped us to overcome some blind spots. We highly recommend their services and would use them again in the future.

    Delette Olberg, Vice President Public & Government Relations,

  • As a responsible community school district we want to ensure our students learn and grow in a safe and secure environment; hence our partnership with Seven Citadels Consulting. Their independent and professional assessment of our schools’ safety and security measures validated many of our efforts. Additionally, their knowledge and subject matter expertise illuminated other areas of concern and helped us to prioritize next steps in a cost efficient manner. We strongly recommend Seven Citadels Consulting.

    Mark Schweer, Superintendent,
    Lewis Central Community Schools

  • Guided by our commitment to educate students based on Catholic, Jesuit traditions we're focused on our students' success which includes providing for a safe, living and learning environment. Jim Dale’s counsel and expertise were a great benefit in selecting the best qualified candidate to lead our public safety department. We will not hesitate to engage Jim and Seven Citadels Consulting in the future should the need arise.

    John Wilhelm, Vice President for Administration,
    Creighton University

  • One of MHEG's values is to be "Employee-Focused" and that includes providing for a safe and secure workplace. Seven Citadels Consulting came highly recommended to us from a trusted business partner and we were not disappointed. We found them to be very professional, responsive, and thorough in the physical security assessments and workplace violence training they provided.

    John Wiechmann, President and Chief Executive Officer,
    Midwest Housing Equity Group

  • As the CEO and President of a Fortune 1000 company with an expanding global footprint, I needed a security risk professional who could think strategically but respond tactically. Jim Dale was my first choice as my chief security officer. He quickly developed a strategy and road map for business related security risk mitigation for the Company. Professional, knowledgeable and collaborative are only a few of the traits that describe what Jim brought to my leadership team.

    Rob van der Merwe, Former Chief Executive Officer and President,
    Paxar Corporation

  • As the safety and security supervisor for Bennington Public Schools, I had the opportunity to work with Jim Dale throughout the 2015-16 school year. Mr. Dale provided our district with a thorough and comprehensive description of our safety and security measures. Mr. Dale was knowledgeable, understanding, complementary, and informative when assessing our facilities and procedures. His expertise was an asset to Bennington. Mr. Dale’s recommendations for change, as well as validation of current practices have provided a more secure environment for students and faculty members in Bennington.

    Dr. Matt Blomenkamp, Principal,
    Bennington Jr./Sr. High School

  • Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca Public Schools are committed to providing a safe, secure environment for our students, teachers, and staff. To ensure that environment exists, we retained the professional security services of Seven Citadels Consulting to assess and validate our schools security and safety practices. We were very pleased with the results of their assessment, and would strongly recommend them to other school districts.

    Brad Buller, Superintendent,
    Syracuse Public Schools

  • Jim Dale served under my command in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. He was an outstanding Air Force Officer, a superb leader and exceptional investigator. I would welcome the opportunity to serve with him and for him to be on any team that I was privileged to lead…one of my very best!

    Francis X. Taylor, Brigadier General USAF (retired), Former Commander,
    Air Force Office of Special Investigations

  • Our mission at Temple Israel is to engage our community with a modern spiritual, educational and social Jewish experience that uplifts their lives. At the same time we want to ensure a safe environment for our congregants, students, and staff. We were very pleased with the professional insight Jim Dale and Seven Citadels Consulting provided us in assessing and enhancing the safety and security of the Temple and our Religious School. We will not hesitate to call on Jim again.

    Dennis Deporte, Executive Director,
    Temple Israel

  • Wanting to ensure we provide a safe haven for the innocent young victims of family crisis, neglect and abuse, we engaged the services of Seven Citadels Consulting. They were extremely helpful and professional in working with our team to assess potential security vulnerabilities, and revise our procedures to minimize risk to our clients and staff. We won’t hesitate to call on them again should the need arise.

    Peg Harriott , President and CEO,
    Child Savings Institute

  • The Business Ethics Alliance is pleased to partner with Seven Citadels Consulting as they join our Business Ethics Alliance Consulting Team. Beginning in 2013 the Business Ethics Alliance will offer local consulting services which focus on providing support for small, medium, and large organizations who wish to enhance best ethical practices. Jim Dale, principal and owner of Seven Citadels Consulting, has been heavily involved with the Business Ethics Alliance since 2008; and he brings years of practical experience in dealing with ethical issues in the private and the public sector.

    Dr. Beverly Kracher, President and Executive Director,
    Business Ethics Alliance