Dean CorreiaFormer Director, Corporate Security – Walmart Canada Corporation
Emeritus Faculty, Security Executive Council
Dean has had a career in operations and loss prevention in Canada spanning more than 20 years, holding senior leadership roles with global brands GAP, Starbucks Coffee, and Walmart. Dean is currently the Principal of Correia Security Resources and a Faculty member of the US-based Security Executive Council.
Dean is a Certified Protection Professional and Licensed Private Investigator whose other certifications include Handwriting Content Analysis, Interview/Interrogation, and Executive Protection. An experienced workshop facilitator and passionate public speaker globally, some of Dean's career highlights include successfully leading Walmart Canada's security event planning for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and the G8/G20 summit. Dean spearheaded the creation of Business Continuity and Crisis Management plans for Walmart Canada and Walmart Canada Bank. At both Walmart Canada and Starbucks Coffee, he played a key role in the creation, development, and implementation of auditing, workplace violence avoidance, and investigative programs that protected people and assets while delivering millions of dollars to the bottom line.
Dean is also a contributing editor of "The Business Continuity Essentials Playbook". The Playbook defines business continuity planning as a practice which identifies an organization's exposure to various risks while bringing together various resources in order to provide effective assessment, preparedness, response, and recovery from these risks negatively impacting the organization.