Security Management Resources® (SMR) is the most trusted security risk and resilience search and consulting services firm. Established in 1997, our focus is executive and professional level positions exclusively within these sectors. SMR has placed a diverse slate of candidates into senior level roles across a wide range of industries in over 75 countries.

We are a privately held, woman- and veteran-owned firm that has expanded through consistent organic growth. Our experienced team includes leaders in the fields of security, human resources, and talent acquisition.

We have established, wholly owned offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong and are uniquely qualified to work collaboratively across borders. We ensure you have sound counsel and solid hires no matter where your requirements exist.

A true niche-market specialist, SMR is a trusted partner for many of the world’s top organizations. Our clients reflect the wide variety of industries security professionals work in and include Fortune 100 and FTSE 100 companies as well as start-ups, non-profits, and small businesses.

Key Differentiators Offer a Competitive Edge

SMR combines the best aspects of an executive search and consulting firm with our focus on the security sector. The competencies through which we achieve success in this pursuit set us apart.

  • SMR is the sole firm with a focus exclusively on security risk and resilience that has been successful at globally placing top security talent since 1997.
  • Our team is comprised of well-respected members of the security, human resources, and talent acquisition communities we serve. This allows our clients unique, unfettered access to the best candidates and resources.
  • SMR’s proprietary candidate system offers a rich history of the security professionals you want to meet. Our technology and practices meet the highest standards of data privacy and integrity and are fully GDPR compliant.
  • Our multi-decade experience offers our clients the fastest time to fill for positions in our niche market.
  • Sterling reputation and impeccable references. SMR’s work is consistently awarded the highest praise from many of the world’s top companies.


SMR is committed to fair operating practices and we subscribe to the highest level of ethics and professional practices. Our strong ethics policy is the underpinning of our enduring business relationships and is at the core of what we do.

We consistently seek out partners, vendors and suppliers who embrace our core philosophy of diversity and inclusion. Our clients have confidence in their recruitment and consulting supply chain when they engage us.

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