Daniel F. Donohue, CPP


Dan Donohue has been involved for more than 30 years in development of protection and crisis management programs for corporate personnel and assets in the United States and more than 40 countries. His expertise is in risk analysis, security administration/loss prevention, security system design, crisis management, executive protection, travel security, and due diligence/intellectual property investigations.

Most recently Donohue served as the Deputy Chief Security Officer at Caterpillar where he developed a wide range of enterprise security programs. He held senior management positions in the Incident Management Group, Kroll Associates and Pinkerton’s Risk Management practices. He has also been the director of security for a major regional banking corporation and held various management and consulting positions in the Ackerman & Palumbo consulting firm. He served as Chairman of the DHS Critical Manufacturing Sector during the 2016-2017 term.

Donohue has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Fordham University, a Master of Arts in psychology from the University of Missouri and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He served as a U.S. Army Special Operations officer in Vietnam and Kuwait and retired as a senior Military Intelligence officer. He was an operations officer in the Central Intelligence Agency’s Clandestine Service in Southeast Asia and India. He speaks Spanish and French.