Our Team

The Dire Group and its network, bring years of experience and technique together to provide a level of service unmatched in the space. 

Eric Mack


An Operations, Security and External Affairs Specialist with a proven history of success, consulting in multitude of industries. A 20 year Licensed Private Investigator and Certified Emergency Manager. Specializing in Surveillance, Countersurveillance, Protection and Regulatory Compliance. 

Michael Whittaker


A Titan of the Security Industry specializing in Major Event Security, Vulnerability Assessments and Investigations. Founder of Prostar Professional Services Group and USPY Retail Shop. 

Greg Garner

Security Assessments & Training

An accomplished Army and National Guard Veteran. Former Department of Homeland Security Assessment Team Planner. Threat Mitigation and Training Specialist. 

Leslie Durant

Fire Safety & Hazmat

Retired Fire Captain with certifications in HAZMAT, OSHA, Confined Spaces and Threat Detection. Specializing in event venue threat monitoring and business risk analysis

Michael Richter

Executive Protection & Security

A retired Special Operations Police Officer and Executive Protection Specialist. Providing Security Assessments and Protection to CEO’s of Fortune 500 Companies and Celebrities in many countries across the globe. 

Joseph Nicholson

Security & Regulatory Compliance

Retired DEA Special Agent with 25 years of experience in the law enforcement field. The Former Director of Compliance for the Cannabis Control Commission, Massachusetts. Safety, Security, Compliance and Emergency Planning Expert