It’s Under Control - The Podcast for Global Security Professionals

Charting Your Career Path in Security Risk Management - Kathy Lavinder, Founder of SI Placement

May 20, 2021

This week on It's Under Control Jake Allen is joined by Kathy Lavinder the Founder of SI Placement.

SI Placement specializes in recruiting for security and investigative resources.  For over 20 years Kathy has worked with some of the biggest businesses in the world and helped them land top talent for critical roles in security management. Kathy has cultivated a truly fascinating career. She moved through broadcast journalist and private investigation before shifting to specialized recruitment and is full of advice that will benefit our listeners, regardless of career stage. In this episode, she shares insight into what makes a successful security expert and how to source that talent, the differences between contingent and retained search firms and insightful tips on the dos/don’ts of the field, and a timeline of her career reinventions over the years.

Kathy is truly one of the best in the business. Between her captivating and engaging personality and highlight reel of life and career experiences, you are not going to want to miss what she has to say!

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