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Associates

Thom Carr

Thom Carr started his law enforcement career after proudly serving with the United States Army. During his 26 years with the Indianapolis Police Department he served with great distinction in several command positions. In his time with the IPD, he received specialized training in Special Weapons and Tactics and Hostage Situations with the FBI, Homicide and Major Crime Scene Investigations at Northwestern University, Secret Service Dignitary Protection Advanced Training School, Certified Fire/Arson Investigator, National Fire Academy, Basic Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Law Enforcement Certification from the Drug Enforcement Administration and Critical Incident Management Command.

After retiring from the IPD, Thom was solicited by the City of Marco Island, Florida to assist in the development of their new police department. His duties included investigating backgrounds of potential employees, selection and purchase of new equipment and supplies, interviewing and hiring of new employees, developing policies and procedures and general supervision of all employees. He served for 12 years with the MIPD retiring in 2011 as the Chief of Police.

Thom was also successful in continuing his military career in the Army Reserves from his release from active duty to his retirement in 1995. Thom achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. On active duty, Thom graduated as a Rotary Wing Pilot, an instructor in the Army’s Flight School and served a tour on the General Staff at Fort Rucker, Alabama. In the reserves, he served as Provost Marshall, Battalion Commander and USAR School Secretary.

Thom holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Police Administration from the University of Indianapolis. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy 153rd Session and served with the FBI in Washington , D. C. as an Executive Fellow assigned to the Violent Crimes and Major Offenders Section.

Thom Humann

Thom started his law enforcement career in 1986 as a Reserve Officer with the City of Brookfield Police Department in Brookfield, WI. In 1988 he joined the United States Marine Corps, and proudly served during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After he ended his military service in 1992 he accepted a position as a correctional officer with the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department in Waukesha, WI. In 1998, Thom accepted a position as a law enforcement deputy with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office in Naples, FL.

During his career with the CCSO, Thom was promoted to Sergeant, served as supervisor for the award-winning DUI Task Force, received training in traffic homicide investigations and traffic crash reconstructions, became a Certified Drug Recognition Expert, and served as patrol supervisor in the North Naples and Golden Gate Estates districts. Thom received seven Century Awards from MADD for making at least 100 DUI arrests in a calendar year and one Millennium Award for making at least 1,000 DUI arrests during his career.

Paul Miyares

Paul Miyares has over 29 years of law enforcement experience and is a retired Police Major from the Coral Gables, FL Police Department. During his time with the department, he received over 140 commendations including 3 distinguished service medals and two life savings medals.

Paul is a certified police instructor, has attended multiple investigative and command courses, and was cross designated a U.S. Customs Agent. He attended and completed the Department of Homeland Security Civil Disturbance Command Course and the Miami-Dade Police Department Command Course.

Paul was a supervisor for 22 of the 29 years he was with the CGPD. He supervised the Traffic-Homicide Unit, Driver Impairment Enforcement Program, patrol squads and communications section. Paul also commanded the Special Patrol Section which included all uniformed specialized units (Canine, Traffic Homicide, Bike Patrol, Motorcycle Unit, Marine Patrol Unit) and also was in charge of special events for the CGPD.

Throughout his career, Paul was directly involved in the security of every U.S. President and Vice President since the Reagan administration during their visits to the South Florida area. He was also involved in security operations for His Holiness the Dali Lama, and Presidents and other high profile political figures from many foreign countries.

Nicholas Moreno

Nicholas has over 25 years of martial arts experience and specializes in the development and instruction of curricula with an emphasis on defense / control tactics, weapon of opportunity, and joint locks and manipulation.

Training is customized to the end user and specific applications which fall within the client’s scope of application and agency or employer’s use of force continuum are taught. These highly sought after custom training modalities are in high demand by law enforcement officers, military operators, private security providers, and civilians who want to learn a system that utilizes gross motor skills which are applicable in a variety of real world situations.

Prior to his relocation to Naples from San Diego, Nicholas taught as a subject matter expert to active duty military personnel at Camp Pendleton where he contributed over 1600 hours of instruction to the Martial Arts Instructor (MAI) programs. During his tenure in California, Nicholas trained many elements of the military and law enforcement community including Marines, MARSOC, ATF, US Marshals, Navy SEAL SQT/Dev Gru, and NSW-ATC combatives staff.

Nicholas was promoted to Senior Sensei/Lineage Holder in Military Combative Blade in October of 2014 at WFTBN Edson Range (Weapons Field Training Battalion) Camp Pendleton by Ex SPF Greene Beret, Grandmaster Harry Greene.

In November of that same year, Sensei Moreno and Grandmaster Greene were invited to the Marine Corps Ball, where they received accolades and were honored for their contributions and commitment to active duty service personnel.

As Director of Defensive and Control Tactics for Naples Security Solutions, Nicholas brings a wealth of experience and credentials to serve our clients. Nicholas has held a 2nd degree Black Belt in Kempo since 1999, and has also been an avid practitioner and student under Rickson Gracie Blackbelt Luiz Claudio of LCCT Combat Team since 1998.

Nathan Mousselli

Nathan is a proven cyber security expert and accomplished law enforcement professional with over 14 years of experience at the United States Secret Service (USSS) and the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

A U.S. Veteran who served and received an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Marine Corps., Nathan is a court recognized subject matter expert in digital forensics, and is Naples Security Solution’s Director of forensics and cyber investigations.

Nathan was also recognized as one of Homeland Security’s foremost cyber forensics experts. A member of the New York Electronic Crimes Task Force, Nathan led investigations in all aspects of computer and network forensics, incident response and provided expert testimony specifically with crimes and attacks targeting the financial sector.

Nathan can provide expert consultation for C-level executives addressing their needs in providing accurate and timely incident response and forensic services for the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber security incidents.

Nathan was also a successful and proven diplomat who has prepared and delivered high level briefings to U.S., foreign and private sector officials on current digital threat assessments, vulnerabilities and computer forensics. He served as DHS Attaché to Russia who managed DHS’s international priorities and mission, interactions, budget, investigations and relations at the US Embassy Moscow.

Ron Nihill

Ron Nihill served 26 years in Law Enforcement. Three years as a local municipal Police Officer and 23 years for the Connecticut State Police. During his tenure with the Connecticut State Police, Ron held the ranks of Trooper, Trooper First Class, Detective and Sergeant. He worked in various Troops patrolling and supervising Troopers in criminal and motor vehicle investigations on the highways and towns in the State of Connecticut.

Ron spent years in criminal investigative units including the Statewide Narcotics Task Force and the Statewide Cooperative Crime Control Task Force (Gang Unit) as a Detective and a Supervisor of very complex undercover investigations. Ron played an integral role while assisting many local, state and federal agencies plan and execute large scale criminal investigations that have led to hundreds of arrests, convictions, and large seizures of illegal narcotics and weapons.

Ron has been assigned to several high profile dignitary protection details including the Connecticut Governor’s protection detail, and he also assisted the U.S. Secret Service and the Diplomatic Security Service with advance planning and the protection of Presidents, Vice-Presidents, First Ladies and their families.

Ron attended the D.E.A. Undercover Narcotics School and the Top Gun Narcotics School hosted by the New Jersey Statewide Narcotics Task Force and American Prosecutors Research Institute. He has completed over 500 hours of certifications related to Narcotics Investigations, Gang Investigations, Surveillance, Counter-Surveillance, Domestic and International Terrorism, Statement Analysis and Detection of Deception, and served as a Defensive Tactics Instructor and Field Training Officer.

Mark Pergoli

Mark Pergoli served 23 years of service in the U.S. Marshals Service achieving the grade of Senior Inspector. For 20 of those years, he was assigned to the prestigious Federal Witness Protection Division. Mark provided security and safety for hundreds of government witnesses and their immediate dependents whose lives were in danger as a result of their testimony against drug cartels, terrorists and organized crime members. Mark was also assigned as a case manager at agency headquarters, conducting program operations, analyzing and verifying intelligence, and ultimately determining the feasibility of accepting and relocating witnesses.

Mark performed advance work and protective services both domestically and internationally in high threat areas like Colombia and Mexico while assigned to the U.S. Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General and U.S. Drug Czar. Mark’s protection experience also includes covering over a dozen United Nations General Assembly Sessions, acting as the head coordinator between the U.S. Marshals Service and State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service for Protection Details.

Mark assessed, evaluated and educated foreign police agencies on developing a Witness Protection Program in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and South Africa. He coordinated investigations with international law enforcement partners to apprehend fugitives abroad. Mark also tracked and captured fugitives in the United States using both traditional methods and sophisticated technologies including electronic and aerial surveillance.

Mark has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin.

Geronimo “Jerry” Garcia

Naples Security Solutions offers the polygraph services of Geronimo “Jerry” Garcia, a federally trained and highly credentialed former polygraph examiner for the federal government. In 2001, Jerry received his training in Psychophysiological Detection of Deception (PDD) testing from the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (renamed Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment) in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He conducted high profile polygraph examinations for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and safeguarded our homeland and interests abroad by detecting and deterring acts of espionage, sabotage, and terrorism worldwide. He also conducted criminal diagnostic testing covering a wide range of criminal activities (theft, murder, kidnapping, arson, fraud, corruption, and others) as well as due diligence and compliance screening testing (witness protection, personnel security, applicant screening, and others) as a polygraph examiner for the FBI. Jerry is an active member of the American Polygraph Association and supports various polygraph and interviewing and interrogation training initiatives throughout the U.S. and abroad.

A 21 year veteran of the FBI, Jerry worked with federal and state prosecutors as well as criminal and civil defense attorneys on cases involving national security, espionage, cyber crimes, fraud, theft, murder, arson, organized crime, crimes in the high seas, and other significant cases worldwide. Jerry is a court-recognized expert and a certified fraud examiner and is an active member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. In addition, Jerry has created interactive training programs for various industries and presented anti-fraud/crime strategies at conferences throughout the U.S.